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AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek Trail to close this afternoon

A Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve trail linking with Mountain View will be closed on Tuesday afternoon and possibly on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teacher wins Richmond Award

East Palo Alto Charter School physical education teacher Stephen Ashford, who has built a reputation as a rap artist who...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Contratulations, on Apr 9, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's anti-stress bell schedule and class scheduling

I had no idea about the scheduling of core classes as noted below. I don't know if the jury is still out, but I and others...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 21, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1276 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins De Anza Division baseball title

Palo Alto baseball coach Erick Raich had plenty to celebrate on Friday as his Vikings wrapped up the regular season with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:12 am | 7 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospice doctor aids patients in time they have left

Dr. Ellen Brown, a medical director at the nonprofit home health care provider Pathways, specializes in offering comfort...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ray Jadwin, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 1276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets $150 million gift

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Amadu Massally, on Nov 8, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 11 comments | 1275 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls advance to the championship game

The night started with three local teams playing for championship berths in the CIF NorCal basketball playoffs. The evening...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Eastside Parent, on Mar 14, 2011 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins 18th straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

==B Stanford roundup== ==I Cardinal alum earns Olympic berth== The College World Series has yet to be completed, but...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 15, 2012 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1275 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football drawing more attention

The Stanford football team is drawing plenty of attention heading into the 2013 season as eight more players have been named...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Not enough traffic, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Positively Green

As a child of the '50s, I remember chasing the city trucks that came by our streets at dusk spraying chemicals to kill the...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paperwork! There oughta be a law...

You know how the banks finally got fed up and made us all sign the check on one side in one direction so they could automatically...

Original post made by fed up on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:06 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

California unemployment rate rises again

One in eight California residents was unemployed as of December 2010, state officials said in a report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 14 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends, relatives remember family of four

All four members of a Palo Alto family, who died last Friday (July 22) in a car accident in Canada, will be remembered at...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by patsummers, on Jul 29, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto parents rally for charter school

East Palo Alto parents and community members Thursday night appealed to trustees of the Ravenswood City School District to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by DaddyD, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 1274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot concludes testimony in his own murder trial

When Bulos Zumot arrived at the scene of his burning cottage on Oct. 15, 2009, he began making calls to friends, co-workers...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Domanica, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:07 am | 9 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested with burglary tools

Two men who were arrested on El Camino Real for a bicycle theft last Thursday have been booked on an array of charges, including...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 14 comments | 1274 Views
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