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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board seeks updates on Everyday Math

With a controversial new elementary math textbook in Palo Alto classrooms this fall, school board members are looking for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:09 am | 15 comments | 2253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash on Embarcadero and Webster

We are getting early word of a multiple-vehicle crash on Embarcadero Road and Webster Street in Palo Alto. We will post information...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Mar. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2253 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: All Out wins Palo Alto Little League city title

Healthy Pets put up a fight, but it wasn't long before All Out asserted itself as the dominant team in Palo Alto Little League....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rob Schoeben, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Junk in the mailbox

My daughter , today, receive a pamphlet titled WHAT'S TAKING HER BREATH AWAY?" California League of Conservation Voters [at...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 10, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 11 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Restaurants relocate, open new sites

The City Hall Cafe, on Level A at 250 Hamilton Ave., usually serves up breakfast and lunch for busy City of Palo Alto staff...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by OVAY, on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 2253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police Report Log Anomaly

Recently, Mark Petersen-Perez, who has a dispute with the Palo Alto Police about a prior alleged domestic violence case,...

Original post made by Dudley Doright on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 5 comments | 2252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Let the campaigns begin

Buckle your seatbelts. This fall's Palo Alto City Council and school board races are likely to be among the most substantive...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Aug 22, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 17 comments | 2252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A slice of 'pi'

Lucille Nixon Elementary School fifth-grader Maggie Wang colors in her share of the humongous paper quilt she and her 22...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by pi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

SPORTS

Seven local soccer teams are headed into CCS playoffs

Seven local teams, including two league champions and one co-champ, will continue their seasons next week in the Central...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by rather not say, on Feb 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 7 comments | 2252 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Road 'first step' segment completed in EPA

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Original post made on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by Jay, on Oct 28, 2008 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 2252 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin calls Fox News "cowards"

http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5gN2UuEbyF64GtuHQfJzWDqDg7PqgD94AD5100...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 7, 2008
Last comment by Knee jerk reaction, on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:20 am | 15 comments | 2252 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cancer survivors celebrate healing through art

Art therapist Tehlia Eisenstat helps cancer patients at El Camino Hospital escape the difficulties of their illness through...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight hospitalized for monoxide poisoning

Eight people, including five children, are recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning at two local hospitals after Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Another Parent, on Dec 21, 2008 at 1:22 am | 9 comments | 2252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park robbery suspect pleads not guilty

A 38-year-old man accused of snatching a woman's purse in Menlo Park after attempting to rob a woman in Palo Alto on Nov....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 3, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 8 comments | 2251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched by alleged lawnmower thief

A would-be thief who was caught allegedly stealing a lawnmower from a Palo Alto gardener was arrested Thursday (May 26) after...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by mercy, on May 30, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 2251 Views

SPORTS

Silver medal for Palo Alto's Tosky

Jasmine Tosky may have been the youngest swimmer in the finals of the women's 400 IM on Wednesday night but that didn't seem...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Herbo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Czars in America?

http://www.atwonline.com/news/story.html?storyID=15528 Warning, above will scare the heck out of you if you are paying...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 2251 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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