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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 | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police report uptick in residential burglaries

Palo Alto has seen a "significant increase" in residential burglaries since the beginning of June, police announced Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 5 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how is palo alto high's math entrance test?

I am going to be a freshman at palo alto high next fall. I live in another state right now. I'm taking algebra now and I...

Original post made by new student on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Thursday

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air-quality officials today to issue the third Winter Spare...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kumar, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 1278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hurt during Palo Alto strong-arm robbery

A woman was injured in Palo Alto during a strong-arm street robbery after a man absconded with her purse Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1278 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers rank among the best in CCS

Local swimmers rank among the best in the Central Coast Section heading into the section prelims on Friday and finals Saturday...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on May 7, 2013 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life, Women's Gym, closing - sadly

All the members are devastated. We love our women's gym, with tasteful decor, pleasant music, nice friendly staff and members,...

Original post made by Butterfly Life Member on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stakeholders Committee for 525 San Antonio Property

I read with amazement that School District staff are recommending that a stakeholders committee should be set up to decide...

Original post made by Judy on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by bill g, on Nov 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 6 comments | 1277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly semester grades not available until January 17

It was so great to look forward to a stress-free, finals before Winter Break but how can Paly administration think it is...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is Anthony Weiner being pressured to resign?

Weiner is a major supporter of liberal causes. We should not throw him out! The lesson is Bill Clinton, who did much worse,...

Original post made by Lauren on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online Silent Auction to Benefit Peninsula Family Service's Education Initiatives

Peninsula Family Service Hillsborough Auxiliary members Susie Huetteman, Crickette Brown Glad and Patti Rosenthal are co-chairing...

Original post made by angelita8 on Feb. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP to keep personal computer division

HP announced Thursday it will keep its personal computer operations, stepping away from a suggestion by a former CEO in August...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:56 am | 17 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

From English learner to master teacher

When he arrived at Gunn High School as a 14-year-old newcomer in 1995, Ronen Habib spoke so little English he was placed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee: 'Discourage' private talks on projects

Seeking to bring more transparency to Palo Alto's development process, a City Council committee is calling for an end to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by No Backroom Deals, on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police puzzled by Jan. 5 burglary

Mountain View police are puzzling over how a burglar managed to get into an apartment located in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1276 Views
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