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Role call

Evan Kraemer puts on his best impression of Charlie Brown while auditioning for "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" at the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ana, on Apr 10, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views


Advice for 2 English Girls starting 9 &10 Grade in Jan


Original post made by opalset on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by help, on Jul 22, 2008 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 2371 Views


Buying and selling of high school physics project

My physics student has just completed a complicated physics project designing the wiring for a house, building model of said...

Original post made by High School Parent on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by High School Parent, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 8 comments | 2371 Views


Experts: Be patient, pay attention to signs of teen depression

In the wake of the May 5 death of a 17-year-old Gunn High School junior on the Caltrain tracks, more than 70 Gunn students...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 31, 2009 at 5:25 am | 4 comments | 2371 Views


This morning's power outage?

We woke up without power in Los Arboles. City's web site is down, and calling the power outage number gives us busy signal....

Original post made by Aleks on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Aleks, on May 11, 2010 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 2371 Views


Police arrest Lytton Plaza stabbing suspect

A man who allegedly punched a woman in the face and stabbed a Good Samaritan last Saturday (April 2) at Lytton Plaza in downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by tofias REAL girlfriend, on May 7, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 18 comments | 2371 Views


100th birthday

Florence Sund Read the full story here posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by, on May 22, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2371 Views


Why Alma Street is always 1/2 closed for construction

I drive to Alma Street many times a day, since I live on Kellogg Avenue, and very close to Alma. I drive 2 kids to Hoover...

Original post made by Alma Elementary school parent driver on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:03 am | 10 comments | 2370 Views


Parents need to teach safe bike skills to their kids


Original post made by Parent on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 2370 Views


School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Here, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 2370 Views


Truck destroys fire hydrant in Portola Valley

A tractor-trailer truck demolished a roadside telephone junction box and a fire hydrant at the entrance to the Alpine Hills...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2370 Views


One family, two gold medals at Masters world championships

Menlo School grad Thomas Foley earned All-American recognition as a water polo player. Sean Foley, his father, showed off...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2370 Views


Earth Day founder shares recipe for change

Denis Hayes, who launched the modern environmental movement when he brought 20 million people into the streets on April 22,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 5 comments | 2370 Views


Guest Opinion: A 'how-not-to' book on avoiding life-or-death crises in the wilderness

Back in my 20s, a group of us would make a yearly trek up Half Dome, sometimes with training, sometimes not so much. After...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 28, 2009 at 8:03 am | 3 comments | 2370 Views


Kitchen culture

For Palo Altan Lisa Herndon, lacto-fermentation is a way of life. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Caped Crusader, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2370 Views


Men in red dresses running in Palo Alto

Dozens of man wearing red dresses and skirts just passed by running in front of my home. Anyone knows who they are and why...

Original post made by Anna on Apr. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2370 Views



A group of up to a couple of thousand bicycle riders ( will be out for their monthly bike ride...

Original post made by John the Man on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rob, on Apr 17, 2010 at 8:06 am | 5 comments | 2370 Views


PG&E begins new project on Alma Street

Pacific Gas and Electric Company on Wednesday began replacing major valves on Alma Street between Colorado Avenue and the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 16, 2013 at 9:23 am | 9 comments | 2370 Views


Palo Alto school campuses mark Earth Week

Each one of Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses observes Earth Week from April 19 through April 23. It was a week to highlight...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2010 at 12:42 am | 5 comments | 2369 Views


Former Menlo basketball player, current assistant coach dies

Michael Harris, who worked as counselor and assistant basketball coach at Menlo School, was killed early Sunday morning in...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 9, 2015 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 2369 Views
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