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SPORTS

Another water polo showdown for Gunn, Paly boys

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== While the SCVAL De Anza Division won't be decided, the outcome of Thursday's showdown between...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 9 comments | 4229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Done deal, on Oct 16, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 6736 Views

SPORTS

Shaw puts Stanford season into perspective

==BI Stanford football == People need a little perspective, according to Stanford coach David Shaw. His team is 5-1 overall,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 3368 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Water district bans purchase of bottled water

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Toblerone, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:40 am | 28 comments | 4547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Percent for art program moves forward

A program that would require private developers to contribute one percent of construction costs to public art won the unanimous...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Public Decision, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:14 am | 11 comments | 3028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the Cycle of Bullying: Strategies for Parents

This Thursday Oct. 17 from 7 - 9 pm at Jordan Middle School, Holly Pedersen, MFT, PhD from Parents Place will present a 2-hour...

Original post made by Dena on Oct. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford solar car takes fourth in world competition

Stanford University's 375-pound, panel-covered solar car took fourth in an international solar car race that stretches across...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Provide all info please, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 4 comments | 3063 Views

AROUND TOWN

From FLY speck to mighty force for good

It started out as an idea in the minds of incarcerated boys 13 years ago. But Christa Gannon turned a fly-speck of a program...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hastings, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 5 comments | 17493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency Alert for Pancake Breakfast?

Why is the Emergency Alert system being used to promote a PAFD pancake breakfast? I got a text and a phone call with the...

Original post made by Pomegranate on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 15, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 9 comments | 732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Shopping Center rebuild to bring major changes

The third phase of Stanford Shopping Center's renovation would include some of the most dramatic changes the center has seen...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 15, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 7 comments | 14574 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Shocked, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 31 comments | 12058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents for 'climate committee' sought

The Palo Alto school district is seeking parents to apply for membership on a new District Climate Committee, to help in...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Erin, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Tesla charges up, new eateries flock in

What's the latest in Palo Alto retail news? One new electric-car company, many new restaurants and four ice cream parlors,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1320 Views

BOOKS

A book jamboree

Always a city that likes its libraries and universities, Palo Alto is especially bookish this fall. Especially if you ask...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cari Ferraro, on Oct 15, 2013 at 6:29 am | 9 comments | 1872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train strikes pedestrian in Menlo Park area

Caltrain reported that its southbound train No. 258 struck and killed a pedestrian north of the Encinal Avenue crossing in...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Paly, education scholar blasts testing culture

Diane Ravitch, a former Bush education official who radically broke with her past positions, said an obsession with standardized...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 14, 2013 at 9:19 pm | 42 comments | 4493 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Grad Student Released on Bail

According to the Friday edition of the Daily Post, the Stanford Business Grad student who killed a man while driving intoxicated...

Original post made by Polard on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Perpuss, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 646 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that most of its endowment and...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Colorectal, on Oct 14, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 8 comments | 7399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children flock to eensy weensy preschools

More expensive than traditional preschools, "pocket" preschools, with enrollments under 15 children, have popped up in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Another POV, on Oct 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 1202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

restricted parking

Parts of Palo Alto want to start a residential permit parking plan. If home owners do not want others parking in the streets,...

Original post made by leigh on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Nyrack Poole, on Oct 14, 2013 at 5:00 am | 5 comments | 881 Views
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