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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuing the 'Asian conversation' -- Dec. 8

With a growing Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools, parent leaders are preparing a second community forum in what has come...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by B, on Dec 9, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 87 comments | 6224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Decision on Mandarin Immersion?

Does anyone know what the BOE decided about the Mandarin Immersion program at the Board Meeting on Tuesday?...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 9, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the Mountain View City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1881 Views

SPORTS

Goalies headline All-Central Coast Section girls' water polo

The two goalies who led their teams to Central Coast Section water polo championships this season headline the 2010 All-CCS...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Donna, on Dec 9, 2010 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 3197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to vote on 2011-12 calendar

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday will be asked to vote on a "rollover" academic calendar for next year that is nearly identical...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 9, 2010 at 8:36 am | 29 comments | 2794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sutter Health cuts medical foundation staff

Fifty-three positions have been eliminated at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), the organization announced Wednesday....

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:23 am | 26 comments | 3498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan runs first marathon, breaks record

The unofficial winner of the San Francisco Marathon not only broke the course record today, but he was running a marathon...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dan Dascalescu, on Dec 8, 2010 at 6:37 pm | 15 comments | 6189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto goes full throttle on airport takeover

Palo Alto's effort to take control of its airport began to lift off the ground Monday night after the City Council started...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by PA Booster, on Dec 8, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 3294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body of Mountain View man found in garage

A Mountain View man apparently shot and killed himself after police surrounded his home in the 2600 block of Diericx Drive...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 8, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion on the Board Agenda Tuesday

In addition to the Calendar, "The Board will consider approving the change in status of the dual immersion English/Mandarin...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1626 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver pinballs through downtown Palo Alto

A man with a history of diabetes -- and convictions for driving under the influence -- rammed into several cars and narrowly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by SafetyWoman, on Dec 7, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 22 comments | 2722 Views

SPORTS

Luck looks ahead to New York City opportunity as Heisman finalist

==BI Marecic also in New York this week == Andrew Luck, still months away from his high school graduation, sat with two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lucky, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts urge 'total reassessment' of rail planning

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 7 comments | 2448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto airport takeover faces major challenges

Palo Alto's effort to take over operations of the local airport from Santa Clara County is expected to get a lift tonight...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Keep it Open, on Dec 7, 2010 at 11:36 am | 16 comments | 3001 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football will start the new year in Miami

Andrew Luck gets a chance to shine in the glitz and glamour of Miami against one of the top pass defenses in the nation....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Un-Luck-y, on Dec 7, 2010 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 2555 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls deal with Children's Theatre group

Palo Alto's youngest actors will continue to participate in Children Theatre productions free of charge in exchange for a...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:32 am | 17 comments | 2952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn senior Andrew Liu wins $20,000 in Siemens science contest

A Gunn High School student won $20,000 over the weekend, placing fifth out of six finalists in the Washington, D.C. nationals...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 2494 Views
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