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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap persists in new state test scores

While school district staff celebrated at Tuesday's school board meeting the high achievement of most Palo Alto Unified students...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by @tension, on Oct 5, 2015 at 10:52 pm | 46 comments | 6421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars strike Palo Alto pharmacy, police say

Three men smashed the front-plate glass door of a Cambridge Avenue pharmacy early Wednesday morning, broke into the building...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by enough!, on Jun 19, 2015 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 6420 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Friends" of PA Jr. Museum

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Original post made by Harriet Wilson on Jul. 5, 2006
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Jul 6, 2006 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 6418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by GR, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 23 comments | 6418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: What's in a name?

Instead of returning to further debate over what the Main Library should be named, City Council should recognize the folly...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by oops!, on Apr 7, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 43 comments | 6416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oliver Stone to present film at Stanford

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone will present his new documentary, "The Bomb," in a free public showing at Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 26 comments | 6416 Views

AROUND TOWN

A mission of music

There's a special kind of harmony that comes from sharing a piano bench. As LaDoris Cordell and Josephine "Jodi" Gandolfi...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 6415 Views

BOOKS

Dynasty-scale dining

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Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Betty Dunworth, on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 5 comments | 6415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission seeks more police-building options

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Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous, on Sep 2, 2007 at 6:16 pm | 26 comments | 6414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County investigates wave of Stanford illnesses

Forty-eight Stanford University students are recovering from a flu-like sickness, including four who were treated at a hospital...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Update, on Nov 1, 2013 at 9:36 am | 3 comments | 6414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District defends itself in student-DNA case

The Palo Alto school district has fired back in response to an amicus brief the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by What Really Happened, on Nov 17, 2016 at 10:47 am | 29 comments | 6414 Views

SPORTS

What happened in Little League game tonight?

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Original post made by Sports fan on Jul. 18, 2006
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 21, 2006 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 6414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 6412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA Teacher "Party House"

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Original post made by Amy on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by AnotherPalyParent, on Nov 12, 2006 at 2:00 am | 15 comments | 6409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men wanted after armed robbery at Fry's

Palo Alto police are looking for two men who they say committed armed robbery at Fry's Electronics on Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Walter, on Jan 29, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 9 comments | 6409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner bows out on seeking second school board term

Palo Alto school board member Barbara Klausner has announced she will not seek a second term on the five-member board, leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by thanks for your good work, on Aug 10, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 13 comments | 6408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission candidates present plans for rundown library system

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:14 pm | 24 comments | 6407 Views

MOVIES

Clapping Along at Shoreline Theaters

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Original post made by Kate on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by bru, on Jun 2, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 5 comments | 6407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Palo Alto's fiber hopes grow, so do costs

As Palo Alto forges ahead with a plan to bring high-speed Internet access to every local home and business, city staff is...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by Slow Down, on Dec 13, 2015 at 9:19 pm | 41 comments | 6405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cautious route on Cal Ave chain store ban

The goal sounds simple: Protect California Avenue's quirky character and mom-and-pop shops from an influx of offices and...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on May 22, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 37 comments | 6405 Views
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