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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Winning School: Lessons from a Highly Successful Massachusetts High School

This is a fascinating account of how a high school makes itself successful. Are there any schools like this in Santa Clara...

Original post made by CoolSchool on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 1030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Sikhs try to raise awareness

Local Sikh philanthropist and entrepreneur Narinder Singh Kapany sees the Aug. 5 shooting in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Really, Sharon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who put up the happy signs along Embarcadero?

Has anyone else noticed the series of cheerful signs affixed to telephone poles along Embarcadero Road? They say things...

Original post made by downtowner on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 1030 Views

SPORTS

Lin gets 20 as Rockets topple Chicago Bulls

With four starters getting at least 20 points, including 20 by Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin, the Houston Rockets scored...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dubs, on Dec 26, 2012 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two HP directors resign, chair steps down

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced Thursday, April 4, that its board chair, Raymond Lane, would step down, and two of its board...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Apr 7, 2013 at 6:28 am | 5 comments | 1030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto bids farewell to popular planning director

Palo Alto on Monday gave an emotional sendoff to Planning Director Curtis Williams, whose mild-mannered leadership, passion...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen, on Jun 25, 2013 at 9:51 am | 10 comments | 1030 Views

SPORTS

Parry proves he made the right decision to play football at Stanford

Few thought David Parry could play football at the major-college level, but he knew he had the talent. "I had a bunch of...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by AUGUST JUHL, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail critics prepare for debate over project's costs

As the California High-Speed Rail Authority prepares to release its long-awaited business plan next month, legislators and...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Grandiose proposal needs careful study

The makings for an unusual public-private-nonprofit development that would transform the city's western gateway at El Camino...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 14, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any Alternatives to the "New" KGO Talk Radio Format?

I ask this because I think the "new" KGO format without the local personalities is truly horrible. It's like a bland repeating...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Mar 27, 2012 at 12:34 am | 4 comments | 1028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn SWAC(Student With a Camera) holds its second portrait fundraiser!

The photo department at Gunn High School is holding a fundraiser in honor of Mother's Day! SWAC is a professional, affordable...

Original post made by Gunn SWAC fundraiser! on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1028 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HSR or just better R

The following makes a lot of sense. Run a Train Thatís Fast Enough 05/11/2011 By William Lind As part of his infrastructure...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on May. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

A popular Palo Alto food-truck event that helped revive a defunct, Embarcadero Road shopping center has hit the skids, just...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by lindaloo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 4 comments | 1027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Caution and skepticism needed on transit-center lease

It is ironic that at the very time the city is promoting a community discussion about the future of the area surrounding...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 30, 2014 at 12:19 am | 10 comments | 1027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mother of U.S. senator dies in Palo Alto

Edith R. Wyden, 91, a resident of Palo Alto, died June 19 of advanced Alzheimer's disease. Wyden was the mother of U.S. Sen....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Quite a task, on Jun 21, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Double Dip Recession, State Budget, Palo Alto Schools.

We are really worried now. Having invested millions in a house on the idea that our 3 kids could go through top PA schools...

Original post made by Suzy on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by City/PAUSD, on Aug 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Demolition of Palo Alto Bowl: a Violation of Both ADA Code and United States Code

If you don't join us around 2:15 or so at Palo Alto City Hall, then please call and/or e-mail the city councill!! _____________________________________________________________ Asi...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pilot error caused East Palo Alto plane crash

A plane crash into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Feb. 17, 2010, was most probably caused by the pilot's failure to follow...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 1026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: Caring for the community

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees -- Jean Coblentz, Ken Sletten, Jill and Boyd Smith, Phyllis Moldaw...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by mtothekw21, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1026 Views
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