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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: District homework policy, field use, State of the City

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings this week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=28728...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Feb 28, 2013 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 1565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mayor to present 'State of the City' tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff will lay out his vision for the city and highlight recent accomplishments in his "State of the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Liz, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:54 pm | 10 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oliver Stone to present film at Stanford

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone will present his new documentary, "The Bomb," in a free public showing at Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 26 comments | 4488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nail salon chain hit with class action lawsuit

A class action lawsuit was filed in San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday against a popular nail salon chain accused of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tessa Gallo, on Feb 27, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 9 comments | 2781 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto not alone as girls' soccer sanctions range statewide

Eric Seedman is an assistant coach with the Palo Alto girls' soccer team, which saw its season end this week after one player...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Varsity parent, on Feb 27, 2013 at 6:17 pm | 13 comments | 4686 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver arrested for homicide in fatal crash

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto woman has been arrested for the death of her friend after a fatal car crash on June 17, an East...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by halapio family, on Feb 27, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 6 comments | 1766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gives its largest-ever gift to schools

The independent, parent-led foundation that raises money for Palo Alto public schools presented a $4.9 million donation at...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 26 comments | 2068 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Burgers, bison and more

In Daryl Savage's column this week: Midtown's Cafe Sophia closes; a burger joint starts serving bison; and a new dim-sum...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 27, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 23 comments | 1943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homework, bullying top school-board agenda

Homework and anti-bullying policies are among the topics on the agenda for the Palo Alto Board of Education tonight, Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 38 comments | 5781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds of guns collected at East Palo Alto buyback

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Adrian, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:35 am | 22 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intergenerational Event Brings Joy to Seniors and First Grade Students in Celebration of Purim

A feeling of love, happiness and community filled the room when first grade students from Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School...

Original post made by lew697 on Feb. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Armed man attempts downtown robbery

A man armed with a handgun attempted to rob a pedestrian in a downtown Palo Alto parking garage Friday night, Feb. 22, police...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by asharpe, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 41 comments | 2489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Junior Museum bald eagle returns home

A large bald eagle from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, who had flown to the Menlo Park area on Saturday, returned to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 18 comments | 3382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile-home park residents host holiday Posada

In long robes and accompanied by an angel, modern-day versions of Mary and Joseph, parents of the yet-unborn Jesus, beseeched...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 26 comments | 1791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman attacks boss at laundry

A Palo Alto woman was arrested last week for allegedly bashing another woman's head into a washing machine repeatedly, according...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to Hill to soothe high-speed-rail concerns

California's high-speed rail project may have left the station last year, when the state Legislature approved funding for...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 26, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 37 comments | 4894 Views

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 | 3320 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 | 3239 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 | 9798 Views
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