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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district will try again on new calendar

When the dust settled after Tuesday's rancorous Palo Alto Board of Education meeting, at which a scheduled vote on academic...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 44 comments | 6153 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cell Tower Planned 600 feet from Palo Verde Elementary

Following on from a recent discussion about the proposed cell tower on a Channing Avenue church, I learned today that another...

Original post made by more cell towers near schools on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:50 am | 13 comments | 3194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to set calendar, discuss Mandarin

Two hot-button issues will come before the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday night -- a proposed change to the academic...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Q, on Nov 20, 2010 at 1:36 am | 62 comments | 3926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Heights

Woodside Heights is a quiet residential neighborhood sandwiched in the southwestern corner of Woodside Road and Alameda de...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Shelly, on Nov 19, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 1 comment | 4370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stores squabble over 'Ernie's Liquors' name

Competing banners hang from the vacant barn-red building with a red-tile roof at 3871 El Camino Real in Barron Park: Longtime...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Kim, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 19 comments | 17221 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football takes 10-0 mark into 'next' season

It has been 10 games and 10 victories for the Palo Alto High football team. That hasn't happened since 1950. So, with a big...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Paly Sports, on Nov 19, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 10 comments | 3269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

String of robberies has Palo Alto police on alert

Palo Alto police are urging residents to be cautious when walking around the city after two people were nearly robbed on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Greer Stone, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 2433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major sewage spill taints Matadero Creek

More than 1,000 gallons of raw, untreated sewage spilled into Matadero Creek in Palo Alto Thursday, according to Ken Torke,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Doug Graham, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 2220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

License-plate readers to help fight crime in EPA

East Palo Alto police will soon have two vehicle license-plate readers to cut down on stolen vehicles and find wanted criminals,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by NotDrivingNow, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoky fire at the PA landfill today

There was a smoky fire at the Palo Alto landfill this morning. It was very black and visible from the Baylands, 101, and...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2010 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

BOOKS

Kids sought for brain study of math skills

Neuroscientists at Stanford University are seeking second- and third-grade children for a study of how math skills develop...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by ajish, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 4175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Urge Bicyclists To Use Lights at Night

With the time change, 5 o'clock rush hour means poor visibility for bicyclists. Please require your student to have a light....

Original post made by Midtown Man on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by True, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 4 comments | 1864 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal crash with bicyclist is second for truck driver

The Nov. 4 fatal collision of a bicyclist with a tractor-trailer at the Alpine Road/Interstate 280 interchange was the second...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by pedestrian in traffic, on Nov 18, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 35 comments | 3606 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mass shootings

There can be little doubt that, after every publicized mass shooting, there will be a string of copy cat shootings. Like...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by sadie berman, on Nov 18, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 9 comments | 2826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Would this work in Palo Alto

San Francisco is thinking of implementing a plan to charge people that cross in and out of San MAteo county into San Francisco...

Original post made by WOuld this work? on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 12 comments | 1827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High School Poisoned Earth

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Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Joshie, on Nov 18, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 54 comments | 7158 Views

SPORTS

Warshaw becomes 3-time first-team all-Pac-10

Bobby Warshaw became Stanford's first three-time All-Pac-10 first team selection Tuesday when the conference team was announced....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flustered robber fails to notice cash being offered

An apparently badly flustered wannabe robber fled with nothing early Sunday after twice failing to take proferred cash from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:05 am | 14 comments | 1911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured in morning crash in Palo Alto

A man riding his bicycle was struck by a vehicle at about 8:56 a.m. this morning and sustained injuries, a Palo Alto Fire...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 18, 2010 at 8:38 am | 15 comments | 2281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No injuries in rollover crashes in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating the cause of a rollover crash shortly about 5:20 p.m. today (Nov. 15) that left an older...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Nov 17, 2010 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2142 Views
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