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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High prize-winner hooked on the 'elegance' of mathematics

It has been a season of rewards for Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye. Ye's passion for the "elegance" of mathematics...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 36 comments | 3269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council trio pushes for more ground-floor retail downtown

With office developments on the rise in downtown Palo Alto, three City Council members are calling for the city to consider...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 6 comments | 1546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

Most real-estate transactions go off without a hitch. Agents on both sides explain the rights and responsibilities to their...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting views on bike riding in Berlin.

I think that both bike riders and non bike riders will find this BBC article interesting and informative. It is not just...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's House -- PHOTOS

The Los Angeles Times covered the protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's Hamilton Avenue home yesterday. Charlie and...

Original post made by Cal Teachers on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:53 am | 44 comments | 2479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Weekly recommends

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27432 posted Saturday, November 3, 2012,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 991 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

An experiment in aging gracefully, in place

It's one thing to say you intend to age gracefully in your own home and avoid institutionalized care -- and something else...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 1956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple Store 2.0 opening Saturday in Palo Alto

Shrouded in black and still largely hidden from view by barricades, the sleek new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto will...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Apple Fan - usually, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 2673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legalized marijuana wafts toward Palo Alto ballot

Marijuana dispensaries could sprout at up to three Palo Alto locations, if the City Council or voters were to approve an...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by A Social Crusader, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:43 am | 158 comments | 4404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Passionate about politics

As Nov. 6 nears, out-of-state volunteers are flocking to "battleground states" -- namely Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 89 comments | 1195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Terman Middle School Student Offers Political Lesson

Please accept a quick story that has sharpened my clarity about the City Council Election: I was talking with a newspaper...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 831 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David v Monsanto

Imagine That a storm blows across your garden and that now genetically-manipulated seeds are in your garden. A multinational...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by laughing at an economist, on Nov 4, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 7 comments | 843 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals to report on counseling tonight

The principals of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will report to the Board of Education tonight on their efforts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent of Gunn student, on Nov 4, 2012 at 10:49 am | 23 comments | 2478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local PTA gathers signatures for tax initiative

In book clubs and exercise groups across town, Palo Alto PTA volunteers are gathering signatures for a November income-tax...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:11 am | 27 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charles Munger, Mandy Lowell and Prop 30 School Measure

I am starting this thread because the thread about the death penalty is being swamped by comments on this topic, and I think...

Original post made by Duveneck mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:09 am | 55 comments | 2128 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police receive $300,000 anti-gunfire grant

A new project to reduce gun violence in East Palo Alto has received a $300,000 "Smart Policing Initiative" grant from the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Malia, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ELECTION 2012: Stories, editorials, videos and resources

Stories, editorials, videos, photos and links regarding the Presidential General Election on Nov. 6, 2012. Palo Alto Online...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Roman Larson, on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Hogan sparks Stanford to win over Colorado

Kevin Hogan rose to the challenge of his first extended playing time of the season, passing for 184 yards and rushing for...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residential compostables program planned

Looking to reduce the amount of organic waste that ends up in its residential trash, City of Palo Alto Zero Waste will hold...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alison, on Nov 3, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 1871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the trail of an imaginary flu epidemic

Biology students at Castilleja School scouted out the spread of diseases like flu, tuberculosis and chronic diarrhea this...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 5 comments | 1190 Views
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