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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss K-5 writing, hear OCR update

Palo Alto's kindergarten through fifth-grade students will be assessed this year through a new districtwide writing prompt...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 1473 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh reportedly signs with the 49ers today

Jim Harbaugh won't be returning to the Stanford football team next season after he reportedly signed a five-year deal with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 8 comments | 1473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neurosurgeon remembered as 'hero' to his children

As a doctor, Doyle John Borchers III loved helping people, people others might have written off. As a man, Borchers loved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Daniel O'Donnell, on Mar 6, 2011 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

There You Go Again, Obama ...

First, I voted again for Barack Obama for President as I did in the last election, even though I did have a great but perverse...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 10 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Design plans for Roth Building get approval

Plans to open the Palo Alto History Museum at the historic Roth Building at 300 Homer Ave. ramped up Wednesday when the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by neighborhood resident, on Feb 19, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn seniors throw their stress to the wind

Gunn High School seniors threw their academic stress to the wind Friday in the school's annual Paper Toss. Senior Class...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jason Strober, on Jun 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Apple to build new campus in Cupertino

Interesting to compare how Cupertino is handling this campus that Apple is proposing to build for 12,000 people versus how...

Original post made by common sense on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 11, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 5 comments | 1472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will happen with compost made from human sewage sludge?

Central to the arguments of the proponents of Measure E is that anaerobic digestion will produce a rich ‘compost’ derived...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$78,000 in jewelry stolen from Addison Antiques

A thief or thieves made off with at least $78,000 in jewelry from a Palo Alto antique store on May 22, Palo Alto police Agent...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sorry for your loss, on May 31, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 5 comments | 1472 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's VanDerveer named WBCA Coach of the Year

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been named the 2011 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division I Head Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Great Job!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A helping hand for kids

When Nina first wound up in a homeless shelter six years ago, escaping an abusive relationship, her main concern was immediate:...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Scruffy, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic, housing top list of citizen concerns

Traffic congestion and a dearth of affordable housing continue to frustrate Palo Alto residents, even as most of them continue...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A message from Hayley Krolik

Hi parents, Read the full statement here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/11/14/a-message-from-hayley-krolik...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1471 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls advance to state basketball finals again

Two special achievements will be on the line when the Pinewood girls' basketball team defends its state championship next...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rich Altmaier, on Mar 20, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views

SPORTS

A chance to win Stanford's 100th NCAA title

==B Stanford roundup== The Stanford athletic department is still looking for its 100th NCAA title and the second-ranked...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 16, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Most Likely, Sculptures by Brian Wasson at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents an exhibition of sculptures by artist Brian Wasson in Mohr Gallery from...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stubborn two-alarm fire damages Palo Alto garage

A fire of initially undetermined origins broke out shortly after 9 a.m. today (Thursday) in a well-stuffed garage in the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views
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