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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly seeking parents of kids with severe allergies

We are researching a story on experiences of kids with asthma or allergies in Palo Alto schools, and any issues parents may...

Original post made by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer on Sep. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community invited to Paly-Gunn football game

The community is invited to watch football and tour construction under way on the Palo Alto High School campus when the Gunn...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 19, 2012 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1608 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School girls' tennis is hoping to end its CCS frustration this season

Senior Giannina Ong is sporting a new hair color these days — red instead of her normal brown. Junior Paulina Golikova...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 19, 2012 at 7:43 am | 16 comments | 2914 Views

SPORTS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Foster, on Sep 18, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on trial for killing ex-girlfriend in 1995

A trial for a man charged with murdering his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend after a First Communion party in East Palo Alto more...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 953 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

three Romney's 47% threads deleted

why? can someone explain what violation of the terms and conditions applies when quoting presidential candidates when...

Original post made by Mitt: not to worry about THOSE people on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford freshmen by the numbers

Nearly 1,800 freshmen and 31 transfer students will be welcomed at Stanford University Tuesday, Sept. 18. The new students...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by observing the observer, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 1052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls 'neighborliness' grant program

Palo Alto residents looking to throw block parties, launch neighborhood-watch programs or promote other events geared at...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Trying to figure it out, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:20 am | 34 comments | 3289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police building tops city's priority list for 2014 bond measure

While the nation is fixated on the heated presidential race and the slew of state and local measures that will populate the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Sep 18, 2012 at 9:42 am | 26 comments | 2339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bank robbery tied to arson

The smoking wreck of a Honda Accord set on fire led Menlo Park police back to the scene of a bank robbery as they pieced...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen is something of an expert...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bikes climb to the top of city's transportation vision

As parking shortages and traffic congestion continue to rile Palo Alto residents, city planners are steadily shifting their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2012 at 11:05 am | 59 comments | 4272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's recent study on Organic Food linked to Monsanto & Tobaccor industry

The timing of Stanford's study on organic food declaring that organic food is not necessarily healthier for you is questionable...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by pa resident, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2654 Views

SPORTS

Paly-Mitty showdown may have everything but television

==B Prep football== If one were to gauge the importance of the Palo Alto-Mitty football game, based on fan votes on KTVU's...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by KTVU watcher, on Sep 16, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly teacher Ellen Austin wins Dow Jones award

The Dow Jones News Fund has named Ellen Austin of Palo Alto High School "National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year."...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by teach every child, on Sep 16, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 9 comments | 2120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is wrong with Obama?

Apology and retreat is the Obama doctrine, apparently. We are paying the price for it now. Israel is in great danger. Placating...

Original post made by David on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 16, 2012 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 1099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A celebration of cycling to roll into Palo Alto

On the list of things the Palo Alto community enjoys, bicycling and food are right at the top, and the Italian-inspired Gran...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside council reaches agreement on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 997 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's hottest major: computer science

Computer science has become the hottest major at Stanford, recently outpacing the long popular human biology. Record-breaking...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Sep 15, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 7 comments | 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto test score trends analyzed

Palo Alto's elementary and middle school students are making progress in closing the achievement gap, with students of all...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 15, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1264 Views
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