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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School parcel tax renewal may hit April 6 ballot

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly is recommending an April 6 election to seek renewal and increase of the school...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by TII, on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 2301 Views

SPORTS

Overtime loss sinks Stanford men's water polo

Top-ranked USC topped third-ranked Stanford, 13-12, in overtime Saturday in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's water...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Nov 21, 2009 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bag of Nuts?, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:18 am | 42 comments | 2604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High principal reflects on 'egg wars'

Eleven Palo Alto High School students were suspended and about seven more received "consequences" for participating in an...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:50 am | 137 comments | 5459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squirrel Education & Relocation

Gunn High School has every intention of educating our squirrels so they will be prepared for their Study-Abroad program....

Original post made by squirrel educators on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade, rob Menlo Park home

Two men armed with semiautomatic handguns confronted a resident outside his home in the 700 block of Pierce Road at around...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 5 comments | 2124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Immersed in Mandarin

The world's most widely spoken language, Mandarin Chinese, increasingly is being spoken by the children of Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Engineer, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 72 comments | 7258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double Secret Elementary School Information!!

I went to the prospective parent information session at Ohlone the other night. I wanted to learn more about the school...

Original post made by Alana on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 7 comments | 2410 Views

SPORTS

Pedersen leads the way in home opening victory

Kayla Pedersen scored 22 points and had nine rebounds in helping the Stanford women's basketball to a 99-50 victory over...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Fanatic, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2399 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert: Officer May shot in the head first

A gunshot-trajectory expert attempted to demolish assertions on Tuesday morning that Alberto Alvarez, 26, murdered East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Sexual assault victim 'very uncooperative'

The victim of a Nov. 12 sexual assault by two men near the footbridge to Palo Alto at the southern end of Alma Street in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:47 am | 11 comments | 2620 Views

AROUND TOWN

interactive bike route map for Mountain View

The city of Mountain View has put together and cool new interactive bike route map for their city. It shows useful bike...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:43 am | 1 comment | 2206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yard waste disposal

My neighbors in my condo complex have some yard waste to dispose of, but we don't have one of those special yard waste bins....

Original post made by Dave on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:37 am | 2 comments | 2027 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's bowl game possibilities looking good

Good afternoon and welcome to the college football show we like to call "What Happens If." It's really rather simple. We...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by beat Cal!, on Nov 19, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge Number of Retirements This Week

The city is loosing a huge number of employees this week. This coinsides with the imposed contract that the city manager...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fireman, on Nov 19, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 12 comments | 2004 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cyclist's mother calls his death 'murder'

Mary Ann Parker told her son, John E. Peckham, to "Be careful" when he left on a training ride Friday that ended in a fatal...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's happening -- enter Chipotle

A new Chipotle restaurant, with additional commercial space to be rented out to T-Mobile, will open in Palo Alto Nov. 20....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by To Sarah, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 14 comments | 3204 Views

SPORTS

A run at a Paly track record comes up just short

One of the oldest records in Palo Alto High track and field history belongs to Jon Enscoe, who set the mile record in 1966...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jon Enscoe, on Nov 19, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly, Gunn to host panel on teen mental health

A panel of physicians and mental health professionals will discuss teen mental health and wellness at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by JoAnn, on Nov 19, 2009 at 12:12 pm | 6 comments | 2183 Views
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