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PALO ALTO ISSUES

FACEBOOK IPO makes it hard for startups

This Facebook IPO disaster is indirectly a disaster for start-ups in the valley wanting to IPO soon. It was insanely...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Eileen Wright, on May 23, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After-school childcare for Palo Verde Elementary students

We've just moved to Palo Alto and my 2 kids are enrolled at Palo Verde Elementary. I'm looking for information about the...

Original post made by LisaB on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1227 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 | 1226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The achievement treadmill

There is some irony that the same week we learn that Palo Alto is the most educated city in California, if not the nation,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Yes but, on Nov 20, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 1226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight in a classroom at JLS today??

My child came home from JLS today full of gossip about fire alarm going off due to a fight in a classroom. Of course,...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by to the JLS parent, on Sep 21, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 8 comments | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash victim was Stanford visiting scholar

The man who died early Saturday when his car hit a tree and parked vehicle on Middlefield Road was a visiting scholar at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 1226 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins fourth straight NorCal tennis title

Despite missing a trio of players, including No. 1 singles player Andrew Ball, the Menlo School boys' tennis team captured...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by GWP, on May 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium In Tap Water Of 89% Of US Sampled Cities

Look at San Jose levels .. not sure how to obtain similar statistics for Palo Alto http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/212079.php...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Day of Service'

The City of Palo Alto will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of community service. Projects...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm in, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist airlifted from Skyline crash

A motorcylist suffered major head injuries in a crash with a truck Sunday afternoon on Skyline Boulevard just south of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Definition of censorship

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=19272 Bill Johnson says: "But please don't use innuendo about...

Original post made by Censorship is on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Listening for inspiration

East Palo Alto participants in the after-school program Foundation for a College Education got a chance to meet U.S. Supreme...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by npr, on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

SPORTS

Mexico, New Zealand lose; the U.S. ready for Colombia

==BI Women's World Cup == Despite the best efforts of Stanford women's soccer players Teresa Noyola and Alina Garciamendez,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer to be inducted into Hall of Fame

==BI Women's basketball == While the majority of her illustrious coaching career has been spent patrolling the Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Aug 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Audrey Rust to retire as head of Peninsula Open Space Trust

Audrey Rust, who has led the Peninsula Open Space Trust for 24 years, will retire as president this summer, she announced...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1225 Views
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