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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton teacher on paid leave after student calls 911 - could that happen in Palo Alto?

Not sure why this hasn't been mentioned by Palo Alto Weekly as many other neighboring stories are reported. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8426 With...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Good for the Kid, on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1738 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

<B>Caltrain vs. traffic Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14475 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Lucas, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 2294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto wrestles with composting dilemma

The battle between Palo Alto's environmentalists over the future of local composting resumed Wednesday night when both sides...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by New Range Power Corp, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 18 comments | 6751 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 5197 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted homicide in Mountain View

A local man, with the aid of a friend, was able to get himself to the hospital Saturday night after a group of teens beat...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by dont trippp, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 21 comments | 2816 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, Packard nurses OK potential strike

Nurses for Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals voted overwhelmingly in favor of a possible strike on Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ashley, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 66 comments | 7579 Views

AROUND TOWN

compost feasibility shows Dry AD most affordable over 20 years

The Compost Financial Feasibility Study's Preliminary Cost Analysis Summary indicates (http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=26102): YEAR-1...

Original post made by Cedric de La Beaujardiere on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Mar 3, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 15 comments | 4254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike lane under consideration where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 2219 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto water rates could jump 12.5 percent

Water rates in Palo Alto would rise by an average 12.5 percent in July under a Utilities Department proposal that a City...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Richard, on Mar 3, 2011 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 3966 Views

SPORTS

Six local prep basketball teams advance to CCS championship games Saturday

The basketball season just got extended for six local teams, all of which advanced to Central Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Paly/Gunn Pride!, on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 2141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 2118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finding allies on the lonely path to college

On the lonely path to college, low-income students can find company in an array of local organizations dedicated to helping...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by hmmm, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:10 pm | 6 comments | 3728 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys advance, but Palo Alto does not

==BI Tuesday's CCS roundup== The first half proved disastrous for the Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA Fan, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1967 Views

BOOKS

'10 Books a Home' promotes early-childhood literacy

Paul Thiebaut had trouble with school when he was a student. It was noticeable in grade school and carried into young adulthood,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Serg, on Mar 2, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 4536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas prices on their way up?

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by communter, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 15 comments | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marguerite shuttle route expands

Major changes to the popular Stanford Marguerite free shuttle, which include expanding the service, began Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by rider, on Mar 2, 2011 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected thieves flee from Varian in Palo Alto

Three men fled from Varian in Palo Alto Friday after being spotted by a security guard. Hopping a sound wall, they left behind...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by wtf, on Mar 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 2022 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver charged with negligence in December crash

The driver of a private ambulance that crashed into a tree on University Avenue in December, killing a patient, could face...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Brain, on Mar 1, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 15 comments | 7188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small plane crashes after takeoff in Palo Alto

A small plane crashed into the water just north of the Palo Alto Airport this afternoon, a Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 1, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 84 comments | 5249 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto can't handle No. 2 Mitty in baseball

==BI Monday's prep roundup== Palo Alto's tough preseason baseball road continued on a cold Monday night with a 7-3 loss...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Player, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2213 Views
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