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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sisters juggle academics with life at the VA

When Amber and Julie Jacobson tell classmates at Gunn High School they live down the street at the VA Hospital, they're astounded...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sister Joann Heinritz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 1833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Joe the JOKE Smitian, Trees vs Solar Panels Joe. Is steering clear of the Cal Ave tree crime

AKA Nanny Joe. He needs a new more fitting name. Sen Joe "The Joke" Simitian felt that trees are more important than Solar...

Original post made by fireman on Oct. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Late-night brawl at nightclub leads to arrest

One person was arrested following a bar fight in the Monte Carlo nightclub on Castro Street early Saturday morning which...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by carlito ways, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 5 comments | 1833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Budget Forum in Silicon Valley

The Concord Coalition is hosting a conversation about options to reduce the federal budget deficit. The forum is free to...

Original post made by stephen levy on Sep. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Weekly to tweet Tim Geithner talk today

The Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online will tweet U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's Palo Alto talk live today,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 8 comments | 1833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Campaign signs go missing -- so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Closing the 'digital divide' east of Bayshore

A decade ago East Palo Alto embarked on an effort to "close the digital divide" that was separating less-affluent communities...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murder

An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 18, 2014 at 10:19 am | 7 comments | 1833 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

100+ room hotel at Stanford Shopping Center?

A 100-plus room hotel is part of a major expansion plan for the Stanford Shopping Center, most likely situated along El Camino...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Katy, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children and trees unite on Earth Day

Students at Nixon Elementary School in Palo Alto teamed with volunteers from Canopy to plant a tree at the Nixon campus in...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Parent, on Apr 23, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 1832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More than 200 arrested in Bay Area for DUI

Fatalities were down and DUI arrests were up both statewide and in the Bay Area during the California Highway Patrol's maximum...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:03 am | 5 comments | 1832 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls fall just short of a title in De Anza Division finals

==B Girls' track and field== One Robinson sister helped the Gunn girls' track and field team finish third at the 2010...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Track Athlete, on May 7, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

has Obama beaten the Bush recession?

Today's Wall Street Journal estimates that the national economy (GDP) bottomed out during the spring and should swing upward...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:34 am | 14 comments | 1832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident to ride in Rose Parade

Palo Alto resident Debra LaVergne will participate in the traditional "Tournament of Roses" parade that precedes the Rose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Didn't see it, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks new vision for South El Camino Real

How do you rebuild a neighborhood? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10687...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SJ Airport Loses 1 M Passengers; HSR Races On

SJ Airport Loses 1M Passengers; HSR Races On The San Jose airport had 1 million fewer passengers last year. In 2007,...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 6, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Taking tolerance one step further

Learning to use diversity for positive social change will be the aim of a Sunday (May 15) workshop hosted at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on May 16, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Whooping Cough

Found a study published by the Royal Society, the prestigious U.K. based science group, saying the whooping cough outbreak...

Original post made by mom on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by a dad, on Nov 14, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

SPORTS

Lin is named the Player of the Week in Ivy League basketball

Harvard senior guard Jeremy Lin from Palo Alto High has been named the Player of the Week in the Ivy League for helping the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Local gurl, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1831 Views
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