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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nurturing kindness, resilience in middle school

Katherine Baker can relate to the Type A moms in Palo Alto -- she remembers having been one herself. "I wanted everything...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dauch, on Aug 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paper or Plastic or...?

Good News: Another Green Doom Disproved -- Plastic Doesn't Outweigh Plankton in the Oceans Ronald Bailey | January 7,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 1277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debt Ceiling reached

from the WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703421204576325583050561022.html "The U.S. government is expected...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on May 17, 2011 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested for possession of graffiti paraphernalia

Two men with vandalism histories were arrested Thursday morning in Palo Alto in connection with graffiti tagging. Richard...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by picasso, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rookie' coach has Stanford water polo team unbeaten

Junior Olympics Mark Hernandez is in his first season as a coach for the Stanford Water Polo Club girls' program. Hernandez,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 5, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 1277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Caltrain cuts Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14511 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 8, 2011 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Writing tutor recommendation?

I have a child that's going to 6th grade this fall, and I'd like to get him a tutor on writing. Appreciate any recommendations....

Original post made by zs on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 1276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekly takes home seven journalism awards

The Palo Alto Weekly won seven awards for its work in 2010 at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner in Foster City...

Original post made on May. 22, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 23, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 1276 Views

SPORTS

USA women advance to World Cup championship against Japan

==B The finals: Sunday, 11:45 a.m.; ESPN== It has been 12 years since the United States last reached the finals in the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by CaliAli, on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 1276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family hosts lemonade stand for cancer research

On Saturday, 9-year-old Jacob Goebers and his family will be hosting a lemonade stand. But this is no ordinary stand. Goebers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man fires gun after hip-hop festival at Stanford

A man who attended a hip-hop festival on the Stanford University campus fired a silver handgun several times as patrons exited...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on May 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen shot by pellet gun in East Palo Alto robbery

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun during an armed robbery in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by carpo, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Town Pride, Jeremy Lin & Others

We are all used to the fact that HP was a Palo Alto startup and Facebook had its headquarters based in Palo Alto for years....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 20, 2012 at 9:11 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is PTSD?

Nearly 70 percent of Americans will be exposed to a traumatic event in their lifetime, and an estimated 20 percent of those...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 29, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1275 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 | 1275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Handicapping the golf course

Perhaps there is a silver lining in a flood-control proposal that would place a new levee on part of the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by more free space, on Dec 9, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1274 Views
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