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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tenure celebration fetes newly permanent teachers

Forty-two Palo Alto teachers as well as Jordan Middle School Principal Greg Barnes were honored for achieving permanent employment...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Tenure Info, on Apr 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 26 comments | 1162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Holocaust Survivors Share Stories in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

To truly understand the fear, the pain and the atrocities of the Holocaust, you must listen to those who survived. In honor...

Original post made by lew697 on Apr. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1162 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B High jump -- ==McKown, Kylie (Mtn View) 5-6, McDonald-O'Brien, Michelle (St Ignatius) 5-6, Downing, Hayley (Aptos) 5-4,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Dew, on May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prowling teacher aims to save big money for schools

Can simple behavior changes by teachers -- shutting doors, unplugging classroom televisions -- save millions of dollars in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baylands Habitat Degradation

The Baylands levy trail from Palo Alto and Mountain View is being subject to continuing habitat degradation and little is...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 7, 2011 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1160 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim for USC next fall

Competing just across the street from Stanford, it seemed only natural that Palo Alto High's Jasmine Tosky eventually would...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jonathon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 1160 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds murder conviction in 2003 shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday upheld the murder conviction and sentence of life without parole of a Vallejo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by TINA R, on May 23, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

SPORTS

It's Beckham, Donovan and some fireworks at Stanford

The stands at Stanford Stadium have rested quietly the past six months, the echoes of Luck-inspired yells slowly faded. But...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 1160 Views

SPORTS

Second straight title offers historic finish for Gunn girls

The Gunn girls' basketball team made some history by winning its second straight Central Coast Section championship on Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim H, on Mar 5, 2013 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to revitalize Edgewood Plaza moves ahead

A shopping plaza anchored by a Fresh Market grocery store and featuring a small park for residents to gather could soon take...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jacinto, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 9 comments | 1159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Omnishambles of Patraeus and Benghazigate

I know the American press and in fact all media worldwide like sex scandals, but please stop looking at this as a sex scandal...

Original post made by The wool is not being pulled over my eyes on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon hates Jews, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 24 comments | 1159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team headed to National Science Bowl

Five Palo Alto High School students will spend five days in Washington, D.C. in April -- courtesy of the U.S. government...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Another mom, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 43 comments | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sunday celebration honors 'King's Dream'

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Annual Community...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital's projected impacts downgraded

As Stanford University's massive hospital expansion glides toward Palo Alto's approval, its projected impacts on local traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jan, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:01 am | 8 comments | 1158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities managers form bargaining unit

The City of Palo Alto Utilities managers have formed a new employee association that they hope will strengthen their bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by any member name hah, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 1158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate Tuesday on Palo Alto's ballot measures

The two city ballot measures that Palo Alto voters will decide upon in the Nov. 8 election will be the subject of a forum...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1158 Views
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