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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto rent board slams audit

Members of the East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Board on Wednesday lambasted an audit of the city's rent program as an...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 6 comments | 2491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents, doctors urge board to stock EpiPens in schools

Doctors and parents came out in force Tuesday to urge the Palo Alto Board of Education to require schools to stock medication...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 25, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 47 comments | 6449 Views

SPORTS

SHP rallies to upend rival Menlo in PAL Bay Division baseball

Sacred Heart junior Cole March gunned down the tying run at home plate in the seventh inning to secure the Gators' 9-8 PAL...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris Parker, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1508 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Racism was dealt a blow today by the Supreme Court

The SCOTUS upheld an anti-racist law in Michigan, today. Some called it "affirmative action", but that is just pure racism....

Original post made by Jin on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund awards $400K in grants

For its 20th annual Holiday Fund, the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $400,000 in grants -- the greatest amount given in the fund's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:59 am | 2 comments | 2624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Georgie Gleim receives Athena Award

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by LaurenLaPLante Younger, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 3519 Views

SPORTS

Menlo seniors take center stage in Oaks' big victory

Senior Mickey Phelps hit a home run and drove in three runs, John Bowling hit a home run and drove in two runs and the Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by K Chandler, on Apr 24, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

<B>No thanks, Mr. Gates Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/04/18/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Don't forget, on Apr 24, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man sentenced for 2013 home-invasion robbery

Two young East Palo Alto men who lured an ex-girlfriend away from her family home and then returned to rob her mother with...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 24, 2014 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 2476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pioneering portraits

Stanford's Cantor Arts Center is currently exhibiting photographs of Carleton Watkins, a 19th century landscape photographer...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First 'Our Palo Alto' panel to focus on changing demographics

Palo Alto's attempt to engage residents in a conversation about the city's long-term future will kick off Wednesday and continue...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Apr 24, 2014 at 6:28 am | 12 comments | 2404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ban on feeding wildlife advances in Palo Alto

After years of encouraging residents not to feed animals at local parks and nature preserves, Palo Alto officials are preparing...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 23, 2014 at 9:04 pm | 18 comments | 3355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As state embarks on new testing era, Palo Alto students help 'pilot-test the test'

It's out with No. 2 pencils and in with "click and drag" as students take on this spring's standardized tests in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:51 pm | 13 comments | 6433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Housing Corporation nears sale of Maybell site

After seeings its proposal for a housing development on Maybell Avenue fall in a referendum last year, the Palo Alto Housing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 58 comments | 7412 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garden Tips

I'm still cold, wet and bare in the garden. Well, not completely bare; I wear my swim trunks. I found that if I wear Teva...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Julia Carlson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teens could get $84,000 for events, programs

Palo Alto teenagers could soon have more options for fun programs and local engagement after the city's Policy and Services...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Apr 23, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 4 comments | 1687 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford grad Douglas Tarlow arrested for blackmailing Silicon Valley billionaire

Victim was Vinod Khosla, founder of Sun Microsystems and prominent Sand Hill Road venture capitalist. News report: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/Khosla-family-extortion-pl...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 23, 2014
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth drug use is down, but potency up

Use of narcotics -- like those allegedly ingested by the Palo Alto 18-year-old who was arrested after trespassing and fighting...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:13 am | 26 comments | 12813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds sued over Stanford's Searsville Dam

Environmental groups who have an ongoing lawsuit against Stanford University for its diversion of water from endangered species...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:32 am | 11 comments | 3721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Associate superintendent evaluation news needed

Tucked away in tonight's board agenda is an evaluation of the associate superintendent, in closed session, of course, a nugget...

Original post made by Evaluate this! on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 457 Views
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