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AROUND TOWN

Obama's in Town!!

Not much talk about the Giants tonight, huh!!! Hang in there!! I gave up going to see President Obama arrive for dinner...

Original post made by Mayfield Child on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 22, 2010 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wading Pool at Rinconada

I can't understand why the wading pool at Rinconada is not open every day through the end of September? Burgess Pool in...

Original post made by Alison Brown on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by St Elsewhere, on Aug 28, 2013 at 7:22 am | 8 comments | 1404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Writing Contest

The Palo Alto City Library's 3rd annual Teen Writing Contest starts in two days, but prize money is vanishingly small. I...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by writer, on Nov 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smuggler kidnaps woman from Mountain View

An illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday after the family of a woman was unable to pay the extra...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Wow, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1403 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 | 1403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Youth re-sentenced to 16 years for 2008 shooting

An East Palo Alto youth who received a 20-year state prison sentence for a 2008 shooting will receive a 4-year reduction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by A neighbor who cares..., on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1403 Views

SPORTS

Stanford suffers through a night to forget in Tallahassee

UPDATE: Saturday's game rained out. The series will continue at 4 p.m. Sunday, with a game Monday if necessary == Brian...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan Claire, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 1403 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 | 1403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing pains

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework done a day before due

How can our president's 13 and ten year old kids have their homework completed a day before it's due? Our ten year old gets...

Original post made by Not Possible on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 10, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 1402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Oracle Rejects Teacher Advisor System

In today's Gunn's newspaper's editorial, Gunn students were clear -- they do not want Paly's teacher advisory system to come...

Original post made by Listen to the children on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Listen to the children, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden by the numbers

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12499 posted Friday, February 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to celebrate fixes to dangerous intersection

One of Palo Alto's busiest and most dangerous crossings got a little safer this week when the construction workers completed...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:54 pm | 23 comments | 1402 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 | 1402 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Measure E undedicates 10 prime acres (eight football fields) of Byxbee Park to construct a huge anaerobic digester (AD)....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 1401 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the SAT a good measure of College Readiness

I am interested in asking parents of recent PAUSD grads about how they feel about this in light of this report http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/is-the-sat-a-good-measure-of-colleg...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent-exposure incident in Palo Alto

For the second time in two days, a man has exposed himself to a woman in Palo Alto. Police believe it is likely the same...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by stevil, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 1401 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Tosky breaks national swim record at CCS

Palo Alto junior Jasmine Tosky set the stage for an exciting final day of the Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Congrats, on May 22, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views
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