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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Denial! Now acting on your local theatre stage!

I saw the original production of "Light in the Piazza" in New York on Tony weekend and I was transformed by and related to...

Original post made by Local Child Psychologist on Sep. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

tainted eggs uncovers horrendous conditions

Investigators are finding horrendous conditions at the huge egg farms where these tainted eggs are coming from. What is...

Original post made by pares on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 3, 2010 at 11:07 am | 17 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Infinite Campus - not running yet

At last night's Back to School Night at JLS, some teachers said they were still using InClass, but most said they were using...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 3, 2010 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 2367 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men suffer soccer upset in season opener at Vermont

==BI Soccer wrap== Stanford sophomore Adam Jahn scored the first goal of the season in the 17th minute, but the 13th-ranked...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Eric B, on Sep 3, 2010 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 2657 Views

AROUND TOWN

A snip in time

President Barbershop owner Roy Ruiz, 90, has been cutting hair on University Avenue in Palo Alto a long time. More than 60...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mom of a happy customer, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 10854 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stem-cell ruling threatens Stanford research

Stem-cell research by Stanford University researchers could be terminated under a preliminary U.S. District Court ruling...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 2228 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

spill baby spill

CNN is reporting that another oil well blew up in the Gulf of Mexico this morning. 13 workers went overboard and there is...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 2099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls opposing high-speed rail project

Palo Alto may soon take a formal stance against California's proposed high-speed-rail line and begin lobbying state legislators...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by The vote, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 153 comments | 8517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain behind by 30 minutes after breakdown

A broken-down train is causing Caltrain delays of up to 30 minutes this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by new Caltrain equipment, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 2214 Views

SPORTS

Stanford runners hope for a return to the top

The 2009 cross-country season may go down in history as one of the worst in Stanford history, based on the combined effort...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 3670 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's basketball has a busy home schedule

==BI Cardinal Corner== After opening last season on the road, the Stanford women's basketball team will begin its quest...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big WBB Fan, on Sep 2, 2010 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last Call for Salsa Tasting Competition Entries!

You may already know that the Redwood City Salsa Festival (www.redwoodcityevents.com) is Saturday, September 25th from noon...

Original post made by Redwood City Events on Sep. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any other better programs than Yahoo or Google Groups?

As Room Parent, I have to start a group for our classroom. I used Yahoo in the past and was not satisfied so I switched to...

Original post made by Room Parent on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:51 am | 15 comments | 2837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carly Fiorina wins award from the League of Conservation Voters

The competition was tough, but Carly won out: http://www.lcv.org/newsroom/press-releases/lcv-announces-carly-fiorina-winner-of-people-s-choice-of-the-2010-dirty-dozen.html...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math scores rise, easing fears about new text

Palo Alto elementary students logged a strong performance on May's California STAR Test, easing some anxieties about a new...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Amazing, on Sep 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 36 comments | 4410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Massive raw sewage spill in Redwood Shores

A ruptured underground pipe leaked about 48,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Redwood Shores Lagoon last week -- nearly...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Sep 1, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 2045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does no one use their turn signals in Palo Alto?

There is not a day that goes by that I wait at a stop sign for someone to drive by when at the last second, they jam on their...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 31, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 28 comments | 3116 Views

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 | 4023 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 | 2037 Views
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