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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Change student testing,' ranking U.S. education official says

A top federal education official laid down a challenge to Silicon Valley Thursday: Use cutting-edge cognitive science to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 1, 2010 at 9:47 am | 16 comments | 2882 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities look to install flood-warning system for creek

Residents near the San Francisquito Creek received their latest wake-up call from the fickle creek on Dec. 23, when a heavy...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 9 comments | 2882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gran Fondo and Taste of Palo Alto to celebrate bikes and food in downtown

Palo Altans will have the opportunity in September to participate in what event organizer Hunter Ziesing called "the latest...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 2882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Tough love, reporting for duty

Tidbits collected by the Weekly staff on Palo Alto people, events and other happenings. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2017/02/19/around-town-tough-lov...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2017
Last comment by Not on Seale, on Feb 22, 2017 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 2882 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto landlords pay $25,000 in complaint

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Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 23, 2008 at 1:11 am | 4 comments | 2881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders next steps for compost plant

A decision by Palo Alto residents in November to make a portion of Byxbee Park available for a new compost plant is forcing...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:55 am | 18 comments | 2881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto police department receives funds to fight alcohol-related crimes

The Palo Alto Police Department has received a $41,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by ControBoard, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 2881 Views

SPORTS

It's another swim championship for PASA boys and girls

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA) swam off with another team title at the California/Nevada Winter Sectional in Southern...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 1, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2881 Views

SPORTS

Shaw honored as Pac-12 Coach of the Year

==B Cardinal has five named first team == Stanford's David Shaw played football under legendary coach Bill Walsh and now...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by august juhl, on Nov 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 2881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rod Blagojevich ... the Stench of Chicago Style Politics

What did Barack Obama know, and when did he know it?...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 10, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 31 comments | 2881 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Daily editor takes plea deal in porn case

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, pleaded no contest to...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 6:53 am | 9 comments | 2881 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA prepares for Page Mill lawsuit negotiations

East Palo Alto officials and the city's biggest landlord will begin negotiations next week in hopes of settling more than...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto kicks off neighborhood-grant program

Palo Alto kicked off its latest experiment in engaging local neighborhoods on Friday, April 12, by launching a grant program...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Court.Neighbors & Friends, on Apr 13, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 7 comments | 2880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for Walgreens robber continues

It's not Halloween yet, but that didn't stop a man from donning a fake moustache before robbing a Walgreens in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 23, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 6 comments | 2880 Views

SPORTS

PASA splashes to second overall at winter national swim meet

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics came away from the 2014 Speedo Winter Junior Nationals with a second-place finish in the combined...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2880 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plastic grocery /shopping bags - again

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Original post made by Shopper on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Sep 11, 2008 at 5:34 am | 2 comments | 2880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian bill gives needy kids health coverage

Thousands of previously uninsured children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties could soon be helped by a state Senate bill...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Connecting the Dots, on Aug 29, 2010 at 7:04 am | 12 comments | 2880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dalai Lama's visit with students to be televised

The Dalai Lama's visit with East Palo Alto eighth graders Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 13) will be televised live worldwide...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2880 Views
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