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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill's bill seeks to guarantee Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by SteveU, on Feb 26, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 42 comments | 3140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hypnotherapy explored as weight-loss alternative

When the Weight Watchers diet didn't work for Ellyn Corey, she decided to try hypnotherapy to lose weight. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dorthy Tyo, on Feb 26, 2013 at 8:43 am | 4 comments | 1930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plagiarism website: trading post for English papers

An Internet-based plagiarism detector has become not only a tool for teachers but also a plagiarism instructor for students...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by not true, on Feb 26, 2013 at 8:01 am | 12 comments | 9027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opera IL TROVATORE at the FOX THEATER

Bay Shore Lyric Opera in collaboration with Verisimo Opera Hear some of Verdi’s most melodious music including his exciting...

Original post made by Jenny Studley on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Italiana, on Feb 25, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gun control events to be held this weekend

Advocates for gun control are hoping to raise the issue's profile this weekend as various local cities and community groups...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 25, 2013 at 11:35 am | 41 comments | 2069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why aren't we #1?

CNN.com had a story yesterday about the 10 worst cities for traffic and Palo Alto was not among them!!! What gives???? http://money.cnn.com/gallery/autos/2013/02/21/worst-cities-tr...

Original post made by what gives??? on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Feb 25, 2013 at 9:54 am | 8 comments | 1002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Website for detecting plagiarism is trading post for English papers

An Internet-based plagiarism detector has become not only a tool for teachers but also a plagiarism instructor for students...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ridiculoso, on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 7080 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District moves to correct civil-rights violations

A Palo Alto special-education student whose complaints of bullying and harassment led to a federal civil-rights investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 24, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 106 comments | 4661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1382 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez of Mountain View has lead to the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by SF Peninsula resident, on Feb 24, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 14 comments | 2369 Views

SPORTS

Atchoo runs record mile at MPSF championship

Stanford junior Michael Atchoo ran the mile in 3:57.14 to break school and meet records at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by ed gee, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten-Second Residential Parking Permit Program On-Line Survey!

So, I get home today, after a very taxing day donating my efforts to the local Little League park, conditioning the field...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 6 comments | 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police outside house on Alma near Churchill with guns drawn ???

Just driving home and there are maybe 4-6 PA police officers outside house on Alma near Churchill with guns drawn ??? Anyone...

Original post made by Anon. on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Dake, on Feb 23, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1182 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls' season comes to an end after forfeiting playoff win

While the SCVAL El Camino Division champion Palo Alto girls' soccer team was looking forward to Saturday's Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by PALY Soccer Parent, on Feb 23, 2013 at 6:37 pm | 59 comments | 4133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nonprofit including Zuckerberg, Brin gives $33 million in prizes

A group of executives that includes local names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki awarded $33 million...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by local, on Feb 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto to hold gun buyback event Saturday

The East Palo Alto Police Department will hold its fourth gun buyback event on Saturday, May 5, the Police Department has...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hal, on Feb 23, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 9 comments | 1657 Views

RESTAURANTS

So long, Cafe Sofia! You will be missed!

I'm sorry to report that Café Sofia is going out of business! Apparently the rent is getting too high. Also worth noting...

Original post made by Ronnie on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Norma Jean, on Feb 23, 2013 at 9:09 am | 6 comments | 2263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-city gun-buyback program to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hal, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:57 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views

SPORTS

Women wrestlers: strength, technique and attitude

As the lights dimmed in the gymnasium at Oak Grove High School in San Jose on Feb. 2, 2013, 103-pound Gunn High School junior...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth Claghorn, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 4035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrestling: Not just for the boys anymore

Palo Alto and Gunn high school girls have taken to wrestling, reflecting an increasing number of who have joined wrestling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Feb 22, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 23 comments | 1965 Views
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