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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tunes and tradition

Palo Alto High School Choir Director Michael Najar leads the annual Paly Choir Reunion -- a Paly tradition for more than...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Meg Waite Clayton, on Dec 1, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 1845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small grass fire smokes up Foothills Park

A small but smokey grass fire in the Wild Horse Valley area of Palo Alto Foothills Park blackened less than a quarter acre...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Political sign nabbed

This afternoon at about 5 p.m. I was stopped in traffic across from Wilkes Bashford at the Stanford Shopping Center. In...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by was not me, but, on Jun 8, 2010 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 1845 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

spill baby spill

CNN is reporting that another oil well blew up in the Gulf of Mexico this morning. 13 workers went overboard and there is...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 1845 Views

SPORTS

Roberson helps Stanford women rally to hoops win

Briana Roberson earned her first start and played like she wanted to stay there, scoring a career-high 21 points as the 11th-ranked...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Chatham Forbes, on Jan 24, 2015 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US court allows apartheid claims

"A United States judge has ruled that lawsuits can go ahead against several companies accused of helping South Africa's...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2009 at 11:53 am | 3 comments | 1845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arne Duncan to deliver Foothill College graduation address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at Foothill College commencement ceremonies June...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by bummer, on Apr 13, 2010 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 1844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police interupt attempted break-in at JLS

Palo Alto police cited a juvenile male with attempted burglary Sunday night after he and two others were caught trying to...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 13 comments | 1844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Meet the Chief' session to be held tonight

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns is hosting the monthly "Meet the Chief" public meeting today at 7 p.m. The meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 21, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 4 comments | 1844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict is in on 'Montagues and Capulets' case

A 16-year-old teen whose attempted murder case took on modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by DA did his job, on Sep 12, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How are we going to pay this year after year?

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/toby_harnden/blog/2009/02/26/25_57348__what_barack_obamas_budget_will_cost_each_taxpayer Ok,...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fannie and Freddie execs got bonuses too

These companies also got massive bailouts and the execs got bonuses. The democrat-led bailout circus never ends. See the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by QQ more, on Mar 21, 2009 at 11:41 am | 6 comments | 1844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment rate continues to rise

The unemployment rate in California was 10.1 percent in January, up from 9.3 percent in December, according to the latest...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family argument at Town & Country ends in stabbings

An argument between an older stepfather and 21-year-old stepson ended in the stepfather being stabbed several times with...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 27, 2010 at 11:09 am | 12 comments | 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business tax likely on November ballot for Palo Alto voters

There's a good chance Palo Alto will put a business license tax on the November ballot, Councilman John Barton warned a downtown...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by g, on Jan 23, 2009 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No coverage of latest Alma Plaza issue

I am really surprised that the Weekly has had no stories about the latest development in Alma Plaza saga. [Portion removed...

Original post made by Alma Plaza watcher on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by I like Mr Moss, on Apr 17, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 1843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Times and Places to sign the Maybell Referendum

Fellow Palo Altans: Thanks for all the support you have expressed for the Maybell referendums. We are a grassroots group...

Original post made by Maybell Referendum Supporter on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Need Noth PA location, on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly invites community to see anti-hate film

Palo Alto High School invites the community to see and discuss the film "Not in Our Town: Northern California," in which...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transforming the teaching profession - Joel Klein

It would be interesting to know what teachers think about these recommendations. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-klein/transforming-the-teaching_b_200616.html ...

Original post made by Interested on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by David Cohen, on May 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school counseling returns to school board

In the charged debate over guidance counseling services at Gunn High School, Superintendent Kevin Skelly has suggested hiring...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by data dizzy, on Jun 13, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 33 comments | 1843 Views
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