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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gives its largest-ever gift to schools

The independent, parent-led foundation that raises money for Palo Alto public schools presented a $4.9 million donation at...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 26 comments | 1951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shop Talk: Burgers, bison and more

In Daryl Savage's column this week: Midtown's Cafe Sophia closes; a burger joint starts serving bison; and a new dim-sum...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 27, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 23 comments | 1870 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Homework, bullying top school-board agenda

Homework and anti-bullying policies are among the topics on the agenda for the Palo Alto Board of Education tonight, Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 38 comments | 5441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds of guns collected at East Palo Alto buyback

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Adrian, on Feb 27, 2013 at 10:35 am | 22 comments | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intergenerational Event Brings Joy to Seniors and First Grade Students in Celebration of Purim

A feeling of love, happiness and community filled the room when first grade students from Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School...

Original post made by lew697 on Feb. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Armed man attempts downtown robbery

A man armed with a handgun attempted to rob a pedestrian in a downtown Palo Alto parking garage Friday night, Feb. 22, police...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by asharpe, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 41 comments | 2349 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Junior Museum bald eagle returns home

A large bald eagle from the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, who had flown to the Menlo Park area on Saturday, returned to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 18 comments | 3230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile-home park residents host holiday Posada

In long robes and accompanied by an angel, modern-day versions of Mary and Joseph, parents of the yet-unborn Jesus, beseeched...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 26 comments | 1709 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman attacks boss at laundry

A Palo Alto woman was arrested last week for allegedly bashing another woman's head into a washing machine repeatedly, according...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to Hill to soothe high-speed-rail concerns

California's high-speed rail project may have left the station last year, when the state Legislature approved funding for...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 26, 2013 at 5:35 pm | 37 comments | 4702 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill's bill seeks to guarantee Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by SteveU, on Feb 26, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 42 comments | 3174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hypnotherapy explored as weight-loss alternative

When the Weight Watchers diet didn't work for Ellyn Corey, she decided to try hypnotherapy to lose weight. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dorthy Tyo, on Feb 26, 2013 at 8:43 am | 4 comments | 2045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plagiarism website: trading post for English papers

An Internet-based plagiarism detector has become not only a tool for teachers but also a plagiarism instructor for students...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by not true, on Feb 26, 2013 at 8:01 am | 12 comments | 9081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opera IL TROVATORE at the FOX THEATER

Bay Shore Lyric Opera in collaboration with Verisimo Opera Hear some of Verdiís most melodious music including his exciting...

Original post made by Jenny Studley on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Italiana, on Feb 25, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gun control events to be held this weekend

Advocates for gun control are hoping to raise the issue's profile this weekend as various local cities and community groups...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 25, 2013 at 11:35 am | 41 comments | 2078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why aren't we #1?

CNN.com had a story yesterday about the 10 worst cities for traffic and Palo Alto was not among them!!! What gives???? http://money.cnn.com/gallery/autos/2013/02/21/worst-cities-tr...

Original post made by what gives??? on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Feb 25, 2013 at 9:54 am | 8 comments | 1007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Website for detecting plagiarism is trading post for English papers

An Internet-based plagiarism detector has become not only a tool for teachers but also a plagiarism instructor for students...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ridiculoso, on Feb 25, 2013 at 7:51 am | 2 comments | 7146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District moves to correct civil-rights violations

A Palo Alto special-education student whose complaints of bullying and harassment led to a federal civil-rights investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by wondering, on Feb 24, 2013 at 5:11 pm | 106 comments | 4682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1387 Views
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