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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford hospitals reject nurses' arbitration bid

Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals have soundly rejected a request by the nurse's union to submit their contract...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Stanford nurse, on May 28, 2010 at 9:18 am | 57 comments | 2976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn hits top 100 in Newsweek ranking

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Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2010 at 8:48 am | 72 comments | 10996 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances to CCS baseball title game

Palo Alto will attempt to win its first section baseball title since 1927 when it takes on Burlingame in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on May 28, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman kidnapped in Palo Alto, sexually assaulted

Palo Alto and Santa Clara police are seeking a man who climbed into a woman's SUV on as she was driving on El Camino Real...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by DadToThree, on May 27, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 48 comments | 4600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire, protest snarl University Avenue traffic

A house fire and a protest march against education-budget cuts combined to snarl traffic on University Avenue in East Palo...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Christine, on May 27, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 5 comments | 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car almost hits woman, son at Palo Alto bus stop

A woman and her son sitting on a bus-stop bench awaiting a bus almost became victims of an out-of-control vehicle -- except...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by P.A Fireman, on May 27, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 39 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does the City Waste Management take broken toilet

I was trying to upgrade to water efficient toilets at home and was wondering whether the garbage truck that comes in every...

Original post made by member on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 27, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expert says Officer May didn't use excessive force

East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May did not use excessive force when he struck fleeing suspect Alberto Alvarez with...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jessy, on May 27, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2182 Views

SPORTS

Kosty named National Coach of the Year

==BI Tennis players advance at NCAAs== Stanford's John Kosty was named the AVCA Division I-II National Men's Volleyball...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by sportsfan, on May 27, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to host Palo Alto 'sidewalk office hours'

State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has announced he will hold "sidewalk office hours" in Palo Alto and Menlo Park on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks 'revenue guarantee' from hospitals

Palo Alto could require Stanford University to provide an explicit guarantee that Stanford's proposed expansions of its hospital...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by all fall down?, on May 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 25 comments | 4270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seat-belt crackdown begins -- with bigger fines

A "no warnings" crackdown on motorists who flout the seat-belt law began today (Monday, May 24) and violators will face increased...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on May 26, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 7 comments | 2083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Oaks

Menlo Oaks is a neighborhood that refuses to be defined by outsiders. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10820...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andralaura Uitu Tainamu, on May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 2079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Teachers with heavy foreign accents

Arizona has hit the nail on the head with this one. As a parent who has had a student go through a year of math with a...

Original post made by Paly Parent on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 38 comments | 5949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nixon School celebrates 'International Night' Friday

Students and parents at Nixon Elementary School celebrated an "International Night" Friday to share students' varied national...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 2216 Views

SPORTS

CCS swim marks still fall without special suits

Jasmine Tosky and Tom Kremer both wore full-length, high-tech suits a year ago at the Central Coast Section Swimming and...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Swim Parent, on May 26, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 8 comments | 2751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Youth safety Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12982 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Nafzgar, on May 26, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>THE CUBS HAVE GROWN ... </B>Though Palo Alto's <B>Cubberley High School</B> graduated its last senior class in 1979,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Valoran Hanko, on May 26, 2010 at 8:09 am | 3 comments | 2768 Views

SPORTS

Stanford: NCAA women's tennis champs!

The Stanford women's tennis team fulfilled its coaches' commitment to them, winning the national championship with an improbable...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on May 26, 2010 at 3:04 am | 1 comment | 2695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Alternatives Analysis; June 1, Burgess Park Rec. Center

Here's a reminder for Bay Area Mid-Peninsula residents. Menlo Park is hosting one of the frequent Alternatives Analysis...

Original post made by Martin Engel on May. 25, 2010
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