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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Jul 14, 2010 at 8:08 am | 24 comments | 3178 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$50,000 reward offered in David Lewis homicide

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office announced Wednesday it will issue a $50,000 reward to anyone with information leading...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 13, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 2847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why are so many PAUSD students taking remedial summer school classes?

Given that the summer school program in PAUSD is primarily remedial - for kids who have either failed or done poorly in a...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by must be out of the loop, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 7 comments | 4309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn/Paly Freshman Orientations Good Way to Visit Schools?

We're planning to relocate back to Palo Alto next year and would like to visit/tour both Gunn and Paly at some point this...

Original post made by Planner on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by SS, on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 16 comments | 3432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zoning laws, house size and preservation

But in some circles in this opulent [the Hamptons] seaside retreat, Ms. Konrad has achieved a level of unpleasant notoriety...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 2588 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police say Zumot, Schipsi fought before she died

The night before investigators found the remains of Jennifer Schipsi at her Addison Avenue cottage in Palo Alto, Schipsi...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3538 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2515 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

real estate strategy and public schools

“This overcrowding has been caused to a fair extent by overbuilding,” said Noah E. Gotbaum, president of District 3’s...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 4 comments | 2447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodside woman dies after head-on collision

Woodside resident Patricia Woodrow, 59, died Sunday (July 4) from injuries suffered in a head-on collision on U.S. 101 in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by don't blame the car, on Jul 12, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 2889 Views

SPORTS

Smit, Smith among the top three at L.A. Grand Prix swim meet

Stanford product and Olympian Julia Smit finished third in the women's 200 individual medley Saturday at the Los Angeles...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2780 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14s light up the Belmont sky with an offensive all-star display

Palo Alto must have still been celebrating the Fourth of July. After all, it opened the District 6 Babe Ruth 14-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Scapegoat Jefferson, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:08 am | 7 comments | 3008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown merchants' group in disarray

When the Palo Alto City Council established the Downtown Business Improvement District in 2004, city officials envisioned...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sean Kelly, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:54 am | 19 comments | 17293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vice President Joe Biden visits Atherton

Vice President Joe Biden was the guest of honor Thursday afternoon at a fundraiser in Atherton for California Sen. Barbara...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by bj, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:54 am | 3 comments | 2720 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Soccer is boring

Why is soccer such a smash amongst most of the world's nations? It is such a boring game. Basically, it is just semi-organized...

Original post made by Frank on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by World Cup Fan, on Jul 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 122 comments | 20677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hua Kuang Chinese Reading Room hosts fair

The Hua Kuang Chinese Reading Room in Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center is holding a fair Saturday to raise money for...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jul 11, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 3191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars raid Palo Alto home -- occupants sleep

Burglars stole a 50-inch television, other electronic equipment and a mini-van while occupants slept in their home in the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 19 comments | 4093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's refuse-pickup rates may spike

Palo Alto's waste-collection service is, in some ways, a victim of its own success. The city's effort to discourage old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 27 comments | 4097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Financial Regulation Replicates Mortgage Regulation (That worked well, didn't it?)well!)

http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2010/07/08/diversity_in_the_financial_sector_98562.html Amazingly deafening silence...

Original post made by Here we go AGAIN on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Here we go AGAIN, on Jul 10, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2219 Views

SPORTS

Local lacrosse players helping NorCal boys' team in Maryland

A handful of local players are keeping busy this week at the adidas National Lacrosse Classic in Maryland while representing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joel Franklin, on Jul 10, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 2840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 10-11s win District 52 tournament title

The Palo Alto National 10-11 year-old all stars seem to relish living on the edge. They stepped to the precipice in the District...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bolinos, on Jul 10, 2010 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 3428 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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