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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three police sergeants dead, suspect killed in East Oakland

Given the shooting of 5 police officers and the recent gang shooting in Palo Alto, we need to reevaluate our PC approach...

Original post made by Sharon on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Clean it up!, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:41 am | 26 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School test scores rise, but ethnic gaps persist

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Original post made by mary on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Lynn, on Oct 30, 2008 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Pink-ribbon sweatshop' sale on Sunday

The NorCal Gals — otherwise known as Gunn High School teachers — are throwing a fundraiser Sunday to sponsor...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New studio unveiled at Palo Alto Children's Theatre

The completion of a newly renovated dance studio in the Palo Alto Children's Theatre complex will provide more than 500 dance...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Nov 27, 2009 at 10:35 am | 3 comments | 2498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Girl, woman are shot in East Palo Alto

A 6-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman were injured in East Palo Alto Thursday evening when a suspect approached a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by FORSHAMEPALOALTO, on Dec 6, 2008 at 1:12 am | 5 comments | 2498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Jones Family/Eppie's Daycare Fund (EPA plane crash)

According to the Mercury-News, a fund has been set up to help rebuild the home and day care center that were burned down...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 19, 2010 at 1:15 am | 1 comment | 2498 Views

SPORTS

Noyola, Taylor named first team All-Americans

Lindsay Taylor and Teresa Noyola attended high schools within easy walking distance of each other along the Embarcadero,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 2498 Views

SPORTS

Team USA coming to Stanford following gold-medal effort

Currently ranked first in the world, the U.S. women's Olympic water polo team cemented that rating Sunday when it downed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 6, 2012 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 2498 Views

SPORTS

Another setback for Stanford's Andy Brown

Senior forward Andy Brown will miss yet another basketball season due to an ACL tear; this time in his right knee. Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 2498 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saudi religious police ban pet cats and dogs

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Original post made by Jane on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Your Pussy My Mouse, on Aug 2, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 4 comments | 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cheers greet return of power to Palo Alto

Cheers went up in many Palo Alto homes and businesses late Wednesday afternoon when electric power surged back shortly just...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Feb 19, 2010 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Jazz marks its 40th-anniversary season

In its 40th year, the Stanford Jazz Workshop keeps spanning the decades. The coming festival season, announced this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 2498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund recipients awarded $232,000 in grants

Grants totaling $232,000 were awarded to 44 local nonprofits Monday (April 25) thanks to donations raised by the 17th annual...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Chales Halterman, DDS, MA, on May 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools win lottery for tax-credit bonds

Palo Alto schools have won the lottery -- the lottery for up to $25 million in "Qualified School Construction Bond" tax credits,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 11, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 11 comments | 2497 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: New HSR challenges

Strong criticism about the financial viability of the High-Speed Rail project is making it more likely that its funding plan...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA prepares for Page Mill lawsuit negotiations

East Palo Alto officials and the city's biggest landlord will begin negotiations next week in hopes of settling more than...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. Phil show on teen pressure airs tonight

A Dr. Phil television episode entitled "Teens Under Pressure," for which researchers conducted interviews in Palo Alto, will...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Carolyn, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 2497 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 | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Demographers cite 'unusual' school ups, downs

In a "most unusual year" for Palo Alto school demographics, kindergarten enrollments this fall were "surprisingly high,"...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by PAUSD Mom, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:11 am | 16 comments | 2496 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man for cleaver attack on California Avenue

Police have arrested the man suspected of attacking a fellow restaurant employee with a cleaver on California Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:40 pm | 32 comments | 2496 Views
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