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SCHOOLS & KIDS

college financial aid

my kid is currently applying for ivy league colleges. we do not know how the financial aid would work for him, we have institutional...

Original post made by mom on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Grab Bag Theater presents: "Anything Goes"

The Grab Bag Theater presents “Anything Goes!” This musical comedy, set onboard an ocean liner and featuring classic Cole...

Original post made by Maddie Napel on May. 5, 2012
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

No more 12th grade honors English next year

My son (11th grader at Paly) was told today that next year there will be no English H offered for seniors. So that leaves...

Original post made by yet another one on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by yet another one, on Jan 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1323 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to arson, vandalism

A 34-year-old Palo Alto man was charged with vandalizing and setting two fires at a business he co-owns in San Carlos pleaded...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 13, 2013 at 8:12 am | 3 comments | 1323 Views

SPORTS

The long journey ends with a national title

The second time around had to feel even sweeter for Stanford women's water polo coach John Tanner. After all, it's been a...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Grace, on May 17, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 1323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire board to consider modifying its compensation philosophy

19 July agenda item: MENLO PARK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT PROPOSED REVISIONS TO BOARD POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 14, 2011
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Our Right to Know and Label GMOs

Recently my son and I attended a training in downtown Palo Alto to gather signatures for an initiative to require the labeling...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:40 am | 11 comments | 1323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA Hospital Opens New Mental Health Center

A crowd of active military personnel, veterans, hospital staff and community members looked on as a pair of golden shears...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Daniel Drake, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 1323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City passes 2012 budget, seeks union concessions

Palo Alto officials approved the city's 2012 budget Monday night with little discussion, no protests and one glaring asterisk. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:30 am | 15 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected Cupertino gunman shot by police

The suspect in the killing of three people in a shooting at the Lehigh Cement Company plant near Cupertino early Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2011 at 4:40 am | 6 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man faces more felonies after highway shooting

An East Palo Alto man who is charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 faces...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two armed robbery suspects arrested in Menlo Park

Two suspects in the attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 14 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Acterra executive director to retire

Michael Closson, who has led the Palo Alto environmental nonprofit Acterra for a decade, will retire as executive director...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 1322 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Priory girls all set for their WBAL showdown

A third straight title in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) will be on the line when first-place Sacred Heart...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Knight Time, on Feb 10, 2011 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Elegant trains Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12398 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by mmg_garcia, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's ambitious bike plans ready to roll

Palo Alto's drive to make local streets safer for bicyclists and pedestrians will get a boost tonight (Monday), when the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Oh please, on Nov 9, 2011 at 11:49 pm | 32 comments | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands buildings - old becomes new and new left to rot?

Why, I wonder, at the Baylands have they just redone the old Scout building and opened it as something new and special and...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley cash to fund Stanford Hospital

Stanford University has launched a $1 billion fundraising campaign to build its new hospital and invest in medical research...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by venkatrao, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 5 comments | 1321 Views
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