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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Theatre 'Friends' pledge $35,000 in lieu of fees

Palo Alto's controversial proposal to set fees for young actors who participate in Children's Theatre productions could be...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 18, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 52 comments | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen injured in fight at Cal Ave train station

An after-school fight Thursday between two boys from Palo Alto High School ended with one being taken to the hospital and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Follower, on Feb 12, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 52 comments | 2309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn exploring change to morning start time

A change to the morning school start time is under consideration at Gunn High School, but an official stressed that no decision...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by D, on Sep 14, 2011 at 9:08 am | 52 comments | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek reconsideration of 2012-13 school calendar

An organization of Palo Alto parents is urging its members to write letters or turn out at tonight's meeting of the Board...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by critic, on Jan 2, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 52 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: College-essay writing help needed

Palo Alto students' need for help with college essay-writing emerged as a theme Tuesday in a Board of Education discussion...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anne Knight, on May 3, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 10494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top high school test scores called 'blessing and curse'

Top test scores were cited as a blessing and a curse Tuesday, Oct. 23, as the Palo Alto Board of Education reviewed results...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:17 am | 52 comments | 2449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of man wanted for strong-arm robbery

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Original post made on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by its me, on Oct 28, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 52 comments | 3024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

was the Ashley Todd "mugging" a hoax?

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Original post made by John M on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 27, 2008 at 2:08 am | 52 comments | 2412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wave of robberies raises concerns in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a string of 14 robberies that have occurred around the city since late September -- the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 28, 2010 at 6:38 pm | 52 comments | 2878 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman struck by bus, killed in downtown Palo Alto

A woman was killed in downtown Palo Alto this morning after she was struck by a bus while crossing University Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jozee, on Dec 13, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 52 comments | 4038 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto softens stance on vehicle dwellers

Palo Alto officials are backing off their proposal to ban vehicle dwellers and are now considering less stringent approaches,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 29, 2011 at 10:09 am | 52 comments | 2215 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn student arrested for deadly weapon assault

A senior at Gunn High School was arrested Monday for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly attacked one student...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by glamorous, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 52 comments | 2619 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hit with milkshake loses $2,000

A woman who was struck with a milkshake and angrily threw her purse at a vehicle full of teenagers lost $2,000 after the...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 52 comments | 14501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park cop caught with prostitute keeps job

Hearing a knock at the Motel 6 door, a prostitute wearing a black catsuit answered, $20 bills stashed in her cleavage. In...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by dano, on Apr 9, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 52 comments | 5946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 52 comments | 4622 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Party of Brown Shirts

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Original post made by The Cohen brother on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Draw the Line, on Apr 21, 2007 at 7:33 pm | 52 comments | 3752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanton waste

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reports that world military expenditures average between $900...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 1339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fiscal cliff: estate tax opinions?

Can someone who thinks the estate tax is a good thing tell me why they think so? As I'm examining fiscal cliff impacts, the...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 8:07 pm | 52 comments | 2720 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 52 comments | 3608 Views

AROUND TOWN

What do we really want in a good library?

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Original post made by Carol on Oct. 15, 2006
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Nov 13, 2006 at 1:01 pm | 52 comments | 6373 Views
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