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AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 1914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demographics, Depression & Destiny

Demand for large-lot single family homes will drop nationally from 56 million today to 34 million in 2025a whopping reduction...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

new Stanford study says CA high school graduation test discriminates against girls

According to this Stanford study, high school graduation rates for girls (of all races) has dropped much more than rates...

Original post made by Sarah on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Math Textbook Adoption

I understand that PAUSD is required by the state of CA to update its math curricula every seven years. Can someone tell...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 6, 2009 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kicking for a spot on the team

Girls varsity soccer tryouts are held on the brand new field along the El Camino Real frontage of Palo Alto High School....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Field, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Robotripping' bill to become law Jan. 1

It took more than seven years, but a proposal by two Palo Alto officers to restrict sale of certain cough medicines to minors...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for DUI, altered gun

A man arrested on a drunk-driving charge Sunday night in Palo Alto was found to have a handgun that had been altered with...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by midtown 50 yrs, on Mar 26, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 7 comments | 1913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'There was fire everywhere,' crash witness reports

"There was fire everywhere," an eyewitness to this morning's plane crash in East Palo Alto recalled. The witness, Betina...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 1913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stats on people who post topics - informal survey

With the complaining about censoring topics, I thought Id conduct an informal survey of the people who have poasted topics....

Original post made by Peter on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Jul 4, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 14 comments | 1913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police receive $300,000 anti-gunfire grant

A new project to reduce gun violence in East Palo Alto has received a $300,000 "Smart Policing Initiative" grant from the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Malia, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamacare to more than double premiums for individual insurance in the Bay Area

Despite recent attempts to portray the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a winner for California citizens, regarding premiums,...

Original post made by John on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 14 comments | 1913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spring in Guadalupe Gardens, San Jose

Annual Spring in Guadalupe Gardens event celebrates gardening, environment A celebration of the out-of-doors, with...

Original post made by Friends of Guadalupe on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1913 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV crashes on Highway 101, driver trapped

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Mountain View used the "jaws of life" to rescue a 30-year-old man Wednesday after his SUV...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Jul 5, 2009 at 7:53 am | 16 comments | 1913 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 | 1912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paint spillage along Oregon expressway and on to Ross

There is an obvious large amount of white paint that has was spilt on to the roadway stretching from Oregon expressway turn-off...

Original post made by Craig on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local passes Good Samaritan gift forward

After realizing his leather wallet had slipped out of his pocket during a trip to the Starbucks in Sharon Heights, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 22, 2011 at 5:30 am | 14 comments | 1912 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for assaulting prostitute

A Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday night, Nov. 29, after allegedly punching a prostitute and threatening her with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by homeless , on Dec 2, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1912 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College wrestling pioneer Lee Allen passes away

Two-time Olympian Lee Allen, a pioneer of the Menlo College women's wrestling program and head coach for nearly a decade,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Ali Nazari, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heritage tree falls in Menlo, where plenty hear

Money doesn't grow on trees, but apparently it does grow if you chop the tree down. After an hour and a half of late-night...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 18 comments | 1912 Views
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