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SCHOOLS & KIDS

college financial aid

my kid is currently applying for ivy league colleges. we do not know how the financial aid would work for him, we have institutional...

Original post made by mom on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 1757 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

El Camino car crash causes traffic back-up

A two-car collision at the intersection of El Camino Real and Churchill Avenue today at 11:27 a.m. in Palo Alto has caused...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:18 am | 13 comments | 2525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools face 2011 with big successes, challenges

With top-performing students, two state athletic championships and money in the bank, the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by a poor immigrant, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 3689 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Crude' chemical bombs explode at Palo Alto home

Two chemical bombs exploding in front of a Palo Alto home on the 700 block of De Soto Drive woke residents at 12:57 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 4317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for Bay Area auto burglaries

One woman has been arrested and a second is being sought in connection with a series of auto break-in burglaries in several...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 2203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto boy arrested for cell-phone robbery

Palo Alto police arrested a 14-year-old boy Wednesday who they say robbed another boy of his cell phone on Park Boulevard...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:59 am | 18 comments | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle Schools seeks move to Palo Alto

The Girls' Middle School, which has operated out of a Mountain View church since its founding 12 years ago, is seeking to...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by JO, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:25 pm | 38 comments | 4126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman at Stanford Assaulted

I just read a news brief from Stanford law enforcement that a woman was assaulted at Manzanita Field by a white male, 40s....

Original post made by Hmmm on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell phone takes center stage at Zumot trial

Less then an hour before Palo Alto firefighters found the charred remains of 29-year-old Jennifer Schipsi in a burned cottage...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3023 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto murder trial begins

An attorney for an East Palo Alto resident accused of fatally shooting a man said Monday (Jan. 3) that his client was justified...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3227 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010: Year in Photos

2010 was a year filled with emotion and events that changed the community, from a tragic plane crash in East Palo Alto to...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford endowment jumps 10 percent last year

Stanford University is working its way back to financial health following devastating investment losses in 2008-09. But Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2469 Views

SPORTS

Short road trip leads to big Pac-10 hoops win for Stanford women

After handing two of the top five nationally ranked teams a loss last week at home, the Stanford women's basketball team...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Been waitin' a long time..., on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain crossings set for safety improvements

Caltrain crossings at four Palo Alto locations will soon be equipped with wider sidewalks, new fences, guardrails and increased...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by BP Parent, on Jan 3, 2011 at 10:43 am | 10 comments | 3510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police hunt for crash victims near Foothills Park

Palo Alto police searched for nearly two hours using dogs and a helicopter for the occupants of a vehicle that crashed into...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Picky Picky, on Jan 3, 2011 at 8:54 am | 15 comments | 3957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful University Ave Trees with Lights

Happy New Year to all...so often these forum focus on issues that are challenging for the day. I wanted to take the time...

Original post made by GratefulResident on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 3, 2011 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1789 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal bus accident similar to 2007 crosswalk incident

Today's fatal bus/pedestrian crash is similar to a bus/pedestrian accident in late October 2007, when an 86-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

On Deadline: A decade of editing 'a newspaper worth the reading'

As a story in today's Upfront news section conveys, I'll be retiring from the Weekly's editorship at the end of January....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 2, 2011 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 4165 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto crime, homicide rates plummet

If the New Year will bring anything positive after 12 months of economic decline, at least in East Palo Alto the crime and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sol, on Jan 2, 2011 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 2712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Skype employees

I read in the Daily Post on Friday that Skype plans to have 500 new employees to their Palo Alto location. Most of you may...

Original post made by Too Much Traffic on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Equality for all, on Jan 1, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 2682 Views
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