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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. 1365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burglar robs Midtown Safeway on Thanksgiving

A burglar made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from Safeway in Midtown Palo Alto by hiding in the store and opening...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Olsen, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Golden opportunity to acquire downtown post office

Palo Alto residents have been picking up their mail and buying stamps at the downtown post office since 1932, but change...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Massive Sierra wildfire could affect Palo Alto water source

The Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which provides Palo Alto with its water, could be affected by the huge wildfire burning near...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 pm | 15 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dish Access

For local walkers and runners seeking access to the Dish trail, Stanford has proposed replacing about half the available...

Original post made by Marcia Sterling on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 1364 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal's top defense is making a strong case for itself

There is growing sentiment that this season's Stanford defense is better than last year's, and might be one of the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Royal Wedding Fever- What was it abou?

Now that Ive returned to Palo Alto its time to sum up my experience of royal wedding fever in London and seek to make...

Original post made by Alice L. Glass on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Glass, on May 13, 2011 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T fixes iphone problem in San Francisco, would Palo Alto NIMBYs kill this fix here?

AT&T is deploying wide-area WiFi hotspots around downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf to give iphone users data connectivity...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festival of the Arts hits Palo Alto this weekend

This year's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts features gourmet food vendors, live bands, kids' activities and a kinetic sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 1363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

a Palo Alto resident for Vice President?

Over the last couple of days, the Romney campaign has been floating the name of Condi Rice for Romney's Vice Presidential...

Original post made by condi on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 1363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances to Open Division football finals

Sophomore quarterback Keller Chryst threw for 240 yards and four touchdowns and ran for yet another to lead Palo Alto to...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Another Correction Noted, on Nov 28, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 1363 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Outrage over homicides leads to tips

After decades of adhering to a "no-snitch" culture, East Palo Alto residents are coming forward with tips about recent murders...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jul 29, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 10 comments | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Research space, condo proposal heads to council

Even by Palo Alto standards, Harold Hohbach's seven-year quest to build a mixed-use development featuring condominiums and...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Upgrade, on Oct 4, 2011 at 7:59 am | 10 comments | 1362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn/Paly vs. Menlo, Castilleja, etc.

On another forum, someone who graduated from Paly more than 20 years ago wrote a very thoughtful post comparing Gunn/Paly...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by horizons, on Dec 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto soccer team drops opener to defending champ

Of local note The nationally No. 1-ranked Palo Alto 93 Blue has some work to do if the local 18U boys' soccer team has...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 1362 Views
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