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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 | 1043 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 | 7692 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 | 4971 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 | 1432 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 | 2457 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 | 1356 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 | 1193 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 | 1223 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 | 4363 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 | 1172 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 | 1703 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 | 2437 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 | 2301 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 | 4125 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 | 2098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks regional cash for slew of projects

Palo Alto's elected officials have a hearty appetite for grant-funded transportation projects, particularly ones that involve...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 22 comments | 4022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Animal shelter to move into downtown Palo Alto post office

Editor's note: This story was part of Palo Alto Online's April Fools' Day Express. In their latest effort to raise revenues...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Heather A., on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 22 comments | 1476 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford 'rethinking' parts of El Camino plan

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 22, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford men get important hoop win at Oregon St.

From this point in the season, the Stanford men's basketball team can't afford to lose another game if it has any hopes of...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1116 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 Gunn Alumna Mom, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 943 Views
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