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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto shoots up

Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto schools has seen a "fairly dramatic" rise this year, Superintendent Kevin Skelly said...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 31, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 30 comments | 4002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP pays $55 million fine for Carly's kickback scheme

The U.S. Justice Department confirmed Monday that Hewlett-Packard paid $55 million to settle claims that the Palo Alto tech...

Original post made by Carly on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Carly, on Aug 31, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former mayor sues over 'false' fire-ballot language

Former Palo Alto Mayor Dena Mossar has filed a lawsuit challenging "blatantly false" language used by the local firefighters'...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 31, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 54 comments | 3460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Sept. & Oct. Classes: Water-efficient Landscaping - Design, Plants to Use, etc.

Fall Landscape Education Program: Learn how to beautify your garden and use water more efficiently. Check out free classes...

Original post made by local gardening resident on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Hotel California robbery

A brazen late-night attack on a Palo Alto hotel worker in his room has ended with the arrest of two Menlo Park siblings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza seeks planned-community zone

Plans to rebuild the historic Edgewood Plaza shopping center, developed by Joseph Eichler in the 1950s, and add 10 homes...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Traffic?, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:41 am | 21 comments | 2818 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 78, assaulted in home-invasion robbery

Palo Alto police are investigating a home-invasion robbery Friday afternoon during which a 78-year-old male resident was...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:29 am | 47 comments | 3971 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar One. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by jeff, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 5 comments | 2480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zumot's lawyers press for documents

Attorneys for the Palo Alto man charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their cottage on fire have asked the court...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 30, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 30 comments | 2597 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Wie wins golf title, but Chung falls in U.S. Amateur final

Stanford students Michelle Wie and David Chung will have some interesting golf stories to tell when they return to campus...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 30, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 2321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 10401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ann Ravel joins U.S. justice department

More than 400 attorneys and colleagues of Santa Clara County Counsel Ann Ravel gathered Thursday evening at a reception to...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by stefan calhoun, on Aug 30, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1943 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky second in 200 free at Pan Pac swimming

Palo Alto High junior Jasmine Tosky took the silver medal in the women's 200-meter freestyle to help the USA take the team...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Paul William, on Aug 29, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton video remains online despite complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 29, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 13 comments | 2847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's compost debate could go to voters

Palo Alto's sprawling landfill in Byxbee Park wasn't always the most divisive stretch of city land. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 29, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 3677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto children head back to school

Tonayah Brown hopped on the Embarcadero Shuttle, grinning as she plopped down in the seat next to her friend Kerissa Almendis....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by mkyr, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 18 comments | 4015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian bill gives needy kids health coverage

Thousands of previously uninsured children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties could soon be helped by a state Senate bill...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Connecting the Dots, on Aug 29, 2010 at 7:04 am | 12 comments | 2761 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State apologizes to Italian Americans

The little-known government internment of 10,000 Italian Americans in California during World War II was acknowledged as...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Shame on Walter, on Aug 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 19 comments | 3484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

28,000 people have died in drug violence since 2006

Fourteen drug-related slayings were reported on Friday in different locations in the Pacific beach resort of Acapulco, popular...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 28, 2010 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 2436 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

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