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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The preschool puzzle

Mothers and fathers worry that choosing the "wrong" preschool will leave their children unprepared for kindergarten —...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Emilie Doolittle, on Dec 11, 2008 at 11:02 am | 16 comments | 3680 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

MV teens arrested for threatening 11-year-olds

Three teenagers were arrested Friday on several charges, including committing a hate crime, after they allegedly threatened...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Dec 11, 2008 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work Trucks and Trailers on streets

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Original post made by concerned resident on Jan. 8, 2007
Last comment by john brown, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:30 am | 20 comments | 5267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard doctors help woman in coma, baby

Doctors at Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto weren't sure if they could save Michelle Mattingly...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 2208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friends, family recall 'amazing, loving' Seidman

The memorial service for Phyllis Seidman, who died Tuesday night after she was struck by an SUV in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Driver, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 128 comments | 5432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

"Report Objectionable Content" tags

Editor, Can you tell us more about the new "Report Objectionable Content" tags? What's the process behind them? What...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 10, 2008 at 9:48 pm | 14 comments | 2005 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rod Blagojevich ... the Stench of Chicago Style Politics

What did Barack Obama know, and when did he know it?...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 10, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 31 comments | 2205 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA man critical after being hit by police car

A 32-year-old East Palo Alto man who was struck by a Redwood City police officer's car early Monday morning remained in critical...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 10, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 1856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two more shootings in EPA leave two wounded

East Palo Alto police are investigating two separate shootings that injured three men Monday night. Three other shootings...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Mom should be Chief of EPA PD!, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:59 am | 18 comments | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nasty spill ruins cross-country season for MacQuitty at regional

Philip MacQuitty was hoping for a better finish to the 2008 high school cross-country season, especially after finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rose Selby, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 2249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves Paly fields' project

After some deliberation and plenty of positive input from the community, the Palo Alto Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board considers Paly fields' makeover

Lack of field space is just one issue the Palo Alto Unified School District board will consider before voting on a $3.5 million...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 10, 2008 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 2469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Sixty-seven years ago, on Sunday, December 7, 1941 the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, killing over...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on Dec 10, 2008 at 8:14 am | 8 comments | 2157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council approves $105,000 airport study

City Council members remain split over whether the Palo Alto Airport should revert to being operated by the City of Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 10, 2008 at 3:31 am | 17 comments | 2253 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phyllis Seidman fatally injured by car

The memorial service for Phyllis Seidman, who died Tuesday night after she was struck by an SUV in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 2230 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Recycled Waste Demand Drops With The Downturn In The Global Economy

If you think you are doing the right thing when you discard your recyclable plastics and paper products into your single-stream...

Original post made by Jody on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Consume Less, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:05 am | 10 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know anything about them?

On Ramona, right across the street from City Hall, there is a sign for an office -- the Palo Alto Community Federal Credit...

Original post made by Wondering on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 9, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 14 comments | 2239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA town hall meeting on shootings planned

East Palo Alto city officials and residents will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday night to discuss recent shootings in the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 9, 2008 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 1993 Views

SPORTS

PA Knights will play in NYFL Super Bowl on Saturday

The Palo Alto Knights have been perfect in their first season of competing in the National Youth Football League. That perfection...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Dezirae, on Dec 9, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 10 comments | 3140 Views

SPORTS

Paly football playoff hopes take a hit in loss

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Maya Shemtov, on Dec 9, 2008 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 2389 Views
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