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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

SFO Shuttle Bus at Caltrain Station

Last few days I have seen a bus in the Palo Alto station parking lot marked 'SFO Shuttle Bus.' I can't find anything on...

Original post made by Lauren T on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 12, 2011 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to the nice bench at the corner of Bryant and Churchill?

It was such a nice bench, and in a very shaded corner of our town. I used to love to sit there and read a chapter of my...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on May 11, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1386 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 | 1385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian backs bill to limit sales of drugs with DXM

A proposal by two Palo Alto police officers to limit the sale of certain cough medicines to minors is one of four constituent-generated...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 5, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot murder trial to focus on domestic violence

In the weeks and months before firefighters found Jennifer Schipsi's body in a burnt cottage on Palo Alto's Addison Avenue,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

California unemployment rate rises again

One in eight California residents was unemployed as of December 2010, state officials said in a report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 14 comments | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man, 75, for threats over aerobics class

A 75-year-old man who was angry about noise from an aerobics class was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Meredith, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 1385 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Animal Services holding fundraiser

Palo Alto Animal Services will hold a fundraiser Saturday (March 19) from 1 to 4 p.m. at its headquarters at 3281 East Bayshore...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 6 comments | 1384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avenidas salutes community contributors

Six accomplished community members, selected from a list of more than 40, can add being winners of the annual Avenidas Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Substitute Teachers

Is it the time of year, illness amongst staff, staff meetings, parent/teacher conferences or what, because my child has had...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by JLS Parent Too, on Feb 25, 2011 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 1383 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: A silver lining for American women's volleyball

Logan Tom's Olympic journey began in 2000, while she was a sophomore at Stanford. In fact, four days after the United States...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 1383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Iowa votes in a few weeks

Never mind that a small group of farmers get such an undue influence on the conservative choice to run against obama - that's...

Original post made by Flay on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Central, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 33 comments | 1383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley — and are potent reminders that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not all the credit, on Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 5 comments | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

summer ideas for teens

Any ideas for summer activities for a kid too old for camp, too young to work? (14) Particularly interested in leads for...

Original post made by amom on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 1382 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol Consumption in Bowden Park

On Thursday, September 27, between 3:30 and 6:00 pm, ten women and one man drank 8+ bottles of wine in the presence of more...

Original post made by Jan Hutcheson on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views

SPORTS

who's going to the Orange Bowl?

Stanford is playing in the Orange Bowl on January 3. How many of you folks are going to the game? Or are you going to let...

Original post made by real Stanford fan on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Price of Privilege' author to speak to class

Marin County psychologist Madeline Levine, author of "The Price of Privilege," is among the guest speakers in a parenting...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1382 Views
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