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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Unplug your kids,' psychologist advises

"Unplug your kids." That was the message Friday, Nov. 9, of psychologist Robert Russell, who spoke in the fourth "Town &...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by kids&CarSeats, on Nov 14, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 15 comments | 3154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn student advances to science competition nationals

Gunn High School sophomore Joy Jin is part of a two-person team that will compete nationally against five other teams next...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 20 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con man Simon Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Chellie, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 1972 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nordstrom shoplifter arrested for grand theft

For the second time in 72 hours persons entered Nordstrom at Stanford Shopping Center and walked out with thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 14, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 9 comments | 4931 Views

SPORTS

seeking recommendation for beginner middle school volleyball program

I am wondering whether anyone has pointer for good beginner volleyball program for middle school students. Ideally within...

Original post made by question on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 14, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 1806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney General to appeal tossed murder case

A Nov. 6 decision to throw out murder charges against accused killer Gregory Elarms Sr. will be appealed in state court by...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republicans make GOP Tent smaller

One would think with the shellacking and beatdown they took last week, losing the vote in all groups of color and losing...

Original post made by Angus King on Nov. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police uncover Mountain View DMT drug lab

Law enforcement officials arrested four people Thursday, Nov. 8, after busting a DMT drug lab and suspected drug-peddling...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by This side of the street - reality, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:25 am | 11 comments | 2195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man faces deportation after allegedly ramming Menlo Park police vehicle

A man who fled after crashing a stolen car into a Menlo Park police vehicle and hid inside a garage before he was arrested...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:42 am | 14 comments | 1002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Omnishambles of Patraeus and Benghazigate

I know the American press and in fact all media worldwide like sex scandals, but please stop looking at this as a sex scandal...

Original post made by The wool is not being pulled over my eyes on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon hates Jews, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 24 comments | 1169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Maybe Prop 37 Passed ?

An email has been going around from MoveOn talking about how it may be that Prop. 37 on labeling GMO foods may have passed....

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time-Sensitive, please read asap, to help honor our veterans

Hi All, As of of you may know, for the past few years, we've had a neighborhood grass-roots tradition of taking customized...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scott Sutorius, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police officer reflects on Veterans Day

For many, Veterans Day is a day off from work or school to pay tribute to those who have risked their lives and served in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Nov 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan sixth-grader back after health case settled

A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by editing?, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support the Magical Bridge playground at Mitchell Park

Palo Alto Community, Right in time for the holiday season, is a cause which needs your help to become a reality. The...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Chen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 1361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it true that parents are doing their child's homework?

My child came home and said a girl said, "My mom did my homework for me last night." And someone replied, "So did mine!" Being...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by geraldine, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 53 comments | 7756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drive-by shooting strikes East Palo Alto man

A 23-year-old man was injured by a gunshot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto just before midnight Friday, Nov. 9. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who is Peter Cao Ming and Why?

Who is this character who keeps taking over various threads and what does he expect? More importantly, how can he be prevented...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hell hath no fury....

Paula Broadwell got jealous, so now we lose a top level national resource in David Petraeus. I suggest, along with Diane...

Original post made by Sherry on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 5 comments | 871 Views
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