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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards declare state Sen. Joe Simitian 'Legislator of the Year'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who led the effort to require California children to turn five by Sept. 1 before they...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Good job!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 1368 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim for USC next fall

Competing just across the street from Stanford, it seemed only natural that Palo Alto High's Jasmine Tosky eventually would...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jonathon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 1368 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FEMA is disaster

FEMA is boondoggle federal bureaucracy. The American Red Cross is much more effient. Individuals and neighbors and religious...

Original post made by James on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1368 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water rates rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will be asked to swallow higher water rates starting next month to help pay for a colossal regional effort...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm | 25 comments | 1367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mosquitoes at Greer Park

Has anyone noticed how terrible the mosquitoes have become at Greer Park? My daughter was playing soccer there this morning...

Original post made by Michelle on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 7 comments | 1367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans to transform California Avenue win praise

Palo Alto's quest to transform California Avenue into the city's "second downtown" got off to a rough start in 2011, when...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg H, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 34 comments | 1367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to recuperate, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board has appointed Daniel...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sorry to Say, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car slams into tree on Bryant Street in Palo Alto

The driver of a silver Mercedes sedan broke her nose this morning when her car slammed into a tree on Bryant Street in Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WOW, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 8 comments | 1367 Views

SPORTS

Warshaw becomes 3-time first-team all-Pac-10

Bobby Warshaw became Stanford's first three-time All-Pac-10 first team selection Tuesday when the conference team was announced....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1367 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys, girls grab division victories over Gunn

==B Wednesday's prep basketball== The Palo Alto boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their winning ways against...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 1367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands expected to attend Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

Upwards of 150,000 people are expected to attend this weekend's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts along University Avenue, which...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 1367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

college financial aid

my kid is currently applying for ivy league colleges. we do not know how the financial aid would work for him, we have institutional...

Original post made by mom on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 1366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents launch annual PiE 'Donation Days'

Parent volunteers will be out in force from now through Nov. 18, drumming up donations for Palo Alto Partners in Education...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by why?, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 1366 Views

SPORTS

Championship finish by Stanford in Oregon

==B No. 14 Stanford 17, No. 1 Oregon 14 (OT) == Kevin Hogan passed for 211 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for another...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to the nice bench at the corner of Bryant and Churchill?

It was such a nice bench, and in a very shaded corner of our town. I used to love to sit there and read a chapter of my...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on May 11, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1366 Views
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