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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School libraries in Palo Alto embrace digital age

As technology spawns a profusion of student options for researching and completing school projects, Palo Alto's two high...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 2011 Lacrosse Player Dies of Meningitis

ST. LOUIS—A college student in St. Louis has died after contracting bacterial meningitis. Washington University undergraduate...

Original post made by Saddened on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on May 10, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's English shortcomings - what to do?

My child goes to Paly and has a math teacher whose English is oftentimes hard to understand. In fact, the teacher's English...

Original post made by Parental on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by An increasing problem, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. Vew mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Menlo Park Parent, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 31 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man gets nine months for August robbery

A Menlo Park man received a sentence of nine months in San Mateo County jail Monday (Oct. 18) after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes man in Palo Alto

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday night north of Churchill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by vwflat4driver, on Feb 20, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 17 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

A law that forces mental health treatment

To commit, or not commit? That is the question for many families and advocates in the mental health system. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Abuse, on Feb 15, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1379 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unruly Peninsula Creamery patron arrested

A Peninsula Creamery patron was arrested Sunday night after grabbing a waitress and punching two other customers who tried...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by tip, on May 5, 2011 at 3:02 am | 5 comments | 1378 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer is named to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, architect of one the nation's elite women's basketball programs over the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sport Fan, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto resident earns men's soccer honor

==B Of local note== Santa Clara University keeper Larry Jackson from East Palo Alto has helped the Broncos post three...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by RYSC Coach, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1378 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students apply design principles for social solutions

Can "design thinking" help to solve poverty and racism? Middle school students in East Palo Alto brainstormed for solutions...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Innovate, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Getting into the groove

Kathleen Barkats (left) and J.R. Russ, dance students visiting Stanford University from Washington D.C., practice for an...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 25, 2010 at 1:53 am | 2 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

TRANSITIONS ... Gary Baum's colorful six-year tenure as Palo Alto's city attorney will come to an end this month, when Baum...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly championship game broadcast tonight

Newspapers are reporting that the game will be on CNSCA. That channel is blacked out on DISH due to some dispute. BUT DISH...

Original post made by Bob Carlstead on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by update, on Dec 17, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public invited to inspect Gunn student invention

The community is invited to inspect a solar egg incubator created by a student team at Gunn High School as part of program...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by scientist, on May 2, 2013 at 11:20 pm | 5 comments | 1377 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Electronics, jewelry taken in four burglaries

Electronics and jewelry were taken in four residential burglaries during daylight hours in Palo Alto Tuesday (Jan. 24), Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 1377 Views

SPORTS

is running up the score in a football game bad sportsmanship?

Just asking....

Original post made by lucky on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda Sunday evening, according to a San...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by jimmy the biker, on Feb 7, 2010 at 7:32 am | 10 comments | 1377 Views
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