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AROUND TOWN

Looking for reliable Roofing Contractors

Hi all, Happy 2011! I am looking for a reliable and quality-conscious roofing contractor specializing in flat roofs, to...

Original post made by interested on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Gunn seniors semi-finalists in Intel contest

"You guys are rock stars," Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos said Wednesday to four Gunn seniors just named among...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 7509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reporting the facts with respect

I am slightly reluctant to start a new thread, but I think it is worth pointing out and thanking the Weekly for the sensitive...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 15, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nearly 130 Paly students earn community-service award

Nearly 130 students at Palo Alto High School Friday earned the President's Award for Volunteer Service after volunteering...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 11 comments | 3088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A call for unity, a call for courage, a call for change

Hey Palo Altans. While we are a multi-cultural family, we are a multi-cultural community, we are in it it together and must...

Original post made by Chimalus Drive on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by SAHM, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1792 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's attorney rips into expert's cell data

About three hours before Jennifer Schipsi's body was found in a burned cottage on Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, her cell phone...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Watcher, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:47 am | 8 comments | 3384 Views

SPORTS

David Shaw named Stanford football coach

Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby didn't have to venture far to find a new head football coach, as he named offensive...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob B., on Jan 15, 2011 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 2816 Views

SPORTS

Lin may be headed back to the NBA's Warriors this week

Palo Alto High graduate Jeremy Lin's stay in the NBA Development League may be over for the time being. After playing just...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Fuzzy, on Jan 15, 2011 at 1:11 am | 3 comments | 2679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone else having problems with Sprint service?

Anyone else having problems with Sprint service?...

Original post made by Sprint User (Virgin) on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dood, on Jan 14, 2011 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rallies for tie in showdown with Paly boys

It was a match that shaped up to be a mismatch. The Palo Alto boys' soccer team came in with six victories while Gunn had...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by PAfan, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A curriculum of despair in high schools?

[Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.] It seems to me that Palo Alto high schools have somewhat of a culture of despair...

Original post made by mona on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by cp, on Jan 14, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 1993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bullying

We are new to the Palo Alto school district. I have a daughter in the third grade at Juana Briones. She has been being bullied...

Original post made by Sandra on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 14, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 3 comments | 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue fountain finalists unveiled

California Avenue in Palo Alto is now closer to having a new fountain after the city's Public Art Commission chose three...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 40 comments | 4022 Views

AROUND TOWN

'King's Dream' to be celebrated Sunday

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Annual...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Intense text messages dominate Zumot trial

During their turbulent two-year relationship, Bulos Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi exchanged hundreds of text messages, including...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 2110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police puzzled by Jan. 5 burglary

Mountain View police are puzzling over how a burglar managed to get into an apartment located in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1783 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawyer: 'Innocent mistake' sparked Gunn lockdown

Weston Healy, an Eagle Scout with a 4.17 grade-point-average, was about to complete his senior year at Gunn High School and...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by member, on Jan 13, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 208 comments | 19938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pizza deliveryman robbed at gunpoint Monday

A pizza deliverer was robbed at gunpoint in the Greenmeadow neighborhood of south Palo Alto Monday (Jan. 10) night, Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 13, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 25 comments | 3073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View approves cell tower on church

Despite outcry about radiation exposure at an adjacent preschool, the city's zoning administrator approved a cell phone tower...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 20 comments | 6022 Views
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