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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attention disorder can confuse parents, teachers and professionals, expert says

For parents, a child with untreated Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be a constant frustration, an embarrassment...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 14, 2009 at 12:12 pm | 6 comments | 2716 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab suspect in Stevens Creek Trail assault

Mountain View police have arrested the man they believe is behind last week's attempted sexual assault of a jogger on Stevens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 14, 2009 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Gardens cited by state for food problems

Inspections by two health agencies found several violations at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities that could potentially cause...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by DeLois Turner, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 2454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Jordan, a home for homework

The two large rooms of Jordan Middle School's library buzzed with activity. It was 3:45 p.m. and class had been dismissed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 2593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gerhart is Heisman Trophy finalist

Stanford's Toby Gerhart will be in New York City Saturday, but won't be doing any Christmas shopping or heading off to see...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Seriously?, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:16 am | 9 comments | 2462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'egg war' suspensions may be scrubbed

Students who were suspended for participating in Palo Alto High School's "egg wars" have been told the suspensions will be...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by A Mom, on Dec 12, 2009 at 7:31 pm | 58 comments | 3077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: Can the new JCC and Palo Alto YMCA collaborate in 'community building'?

Here is an idea that could get me into hot water with my fellow YMCA board members: How about creating an association (albeit...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by interested reader, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 5749 Views

SPORTS

Stanford drops volleyball regional semifinal

The fourth-seeded and fourth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team fell behind in every set en route to a 25-18, 23-25,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by VB fan, on Dec 12, 2009 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2533 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh and the rumor mill: Much ado or not?

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is, to put it bluntly, media savvy. He's spent a lifetime in the landscape of football...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 12, 2009 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 2726 Views

SPORTS

Menlo crunched by Carmel in CCS football finale

Menlo School's football team knew it needed a near-perfect performance Saturday to defeat unbeaten Carmel and earn the school's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on Dec 12, 2009 at 8:09 am | 34 comments | 4970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: 'Secondhand drinking' is as dangerous as secondhand smoking

Next week I'll be traveling to the Mojave Desert, to Fort Irwin National Training Center. It's way out there in the High...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marisol Muñoz-Kiehne, on Dec 12, 2009 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 3773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 Tuesday to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 38 comments | 2944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Resurfacing San Antonio Road begins today

Work began today on resurfacing Palo Alto's San Antonio Road stretch that is part of an overall relandscaping and tree-removal...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Misguided, on Dec 11, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 7 comments | 1959 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights sent two teams to national playoffs

The Palo Alto Knights' youth football program has a big week ahead as it will be sending two teams and several players on...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by TL, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 11 comments | 3898 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans to reduce service, raise fares

SamTrans announced Wednesday that due to a budget deficit of $28.4 million, there will be a 7.5 percent cut in services starting...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 12 comments | 1907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police report 22 auto burglaries in two days

Twenty-two vehicles were burglarized in Palo Alto since Tuesday (Dec. 1), according to Palo Alto police Agent Rich Bullerjahn....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by BAS, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 2804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New, bigger parcel tax to be discussed tonight

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Dec. 7) will discuss a proposal to seek renewal of the current $493 annual parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim H>, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 34 comments | 2785 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council members sworn in

The Palo Alto City Council plans to swear in new members Karen Holman, Larry Klein, Gail Price, Gregory Scharff and Nancy...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

H1N1 vaccine now at PAMF for ages 6m-24 years

http://www.pamf.org/h1n1/...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by uninsured family of 4, on Dec 11, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2006 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Medical groups to launch new SM County clinic

A new medical clinic, the "Peninsula Medical Group," to serve San Mateo County residents is being created by the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 2394 Views
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