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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Paly's new schedule

Later start time (8:15), 3-4 classes per day (besides all 7 on Mondays). Early dismissal on Tuesdays (2:25), Tutorial (65...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by New Schedule, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 2027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn senior Andrew Liu wins $20,000 in Siemens science contest

A Gunn High School student won $20,000 over the weekend, placing fifth out of six finalists in the Washington, D.C. nationals...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 2027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests top 1,700

More than 1,700 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park police seek driver in hit-and-run

A black Acura hit a large tree, knocked down a fence, tore through a lawn and smashed into three parked cars in a driveway...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Troll, on Jan 9, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 2027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Red China has a better business environment than America!

The CEO of Coca Cola made an astounding statement, recently. He said that the business climate in (Communist) China is much...

Original post made by Gary on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sung, on Oct 24, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 58 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citywide sale fueled by trunk-loads of inspiration

People are getting into Saturday's Palo Alto Citywide Yard Sale for all sorts of reasons -- and it's not just to rid their...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 6 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Alfred Pepper receives French war decoration

Palo Alto resident Alfred Pepper has been a man of few words all of his life. The 96-year-old World War II veteran spoke...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by Thank you, on Jan 13, 2011 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: City should jump on cellular solution

The City Council has an opportunity to end the often divisive neighborhood fights over installation of small cell phone antennas...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jun 30, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 2027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud resigns

Palo Alto's City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud will step down from her position next month, leaving the city with another gaping...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by J94301 , on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 2026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Murder suspect Zumot's plea delayed to January

Bulos Zumot, the suspect in the death of Palo Alto realtor Jennifer Schipsi, will wait at least six more weeks before entering...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Nov 26, 2009 at 7:39 am | 6 comments | 2026 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big rig overturns on 101 in Menlo Park

The driver of the north-bound big-rig truck likely fell asleep at the wheel at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday, causing the truck...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Thank goodness, on Nov 13, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views

SPORTS

Shaw named one of five regional coaches of the year

==BI Stanford roundup== Stanford head coach David Shaw is one of five American Football Coaches Association's 2013 Regional...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Facultybrat, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Solution to Town and Country Center backups

Extend the existing overpass on the western (El Camino) side near the railroad tracks to allow cars to cross over Embarcadero...

Original post made by Allen Podell on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by bad math, on Jan 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hunt for groper following afternoon assault

A Stanford University student became the most recent victim in a series of sexual assaults by a groper on Wednesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Why The Delay?, on Sep 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 2025 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Game: How many unConstitutional acts will Obama support?

Here is an opinion by Senator Byrd about the unconstitutional power grab by Obama through Czars http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0209/19303.html Not...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 4 comments | 2025 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Boyle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lp0IWv8QZY Once in a while there comes a story and a song.......

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Wonderful Story, on Apr 16, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 2025 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2025 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Demographics, Depression & Destiny

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's water rates set to rise again

Palo Alto's residential water rates would go up by 15 percent in July under a new proposal by the Utilities Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Give us a break, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:00 am | 16 comments | 2024 Views
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