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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1347 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, a Stanford graduate from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tom's Wife, on Apr 30, 2013 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 1041 Views

SPORTS

Jason Collins helps start the conversation

==B Reactions == "Basketball does not define Jason Collins," Stanford assistant basketball coach Mark Madsen said in a...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange acres of property -- including its own headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ebonni Black, on Apr 29, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 28 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do AP classes live up to their promise?

Though skeptical of the unequivocal value of Advanced Placement courses, a Stanford University researcher says high schools...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Dad, on Apr 29, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 13 comments | 1483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Edgewood Plaza wins final approval

Edgewood Plaza, the only shopping area created by Palo Alto homebuilder Joseph Eichler, will soon welcome a new grocery store...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 29, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 34 comments | 2082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police at Stanford Mall today, anyone know why?

Palo Alto Police, Stanford Sheriff and the mall security were all gathered in a parking lot near El Camino, there were 6...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by homeless , on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 912 Views

SPORTS

former Stanford basketball star Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week

Read the article here if you don't subscribe to the magazine: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/20130429/jason-collins-gay-nba-player/ "I...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by So Happy and...., on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

And what did this cost???

And what did this cost? The 8 1/2" x 5" postcard from the PA Utilities Department in today's mail admonishes "Typically...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Apr 29, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jooners !

This was bound to happen sooner or later - Jooners got the schools hooked onto its calendar/planning website with the heavy...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by LoTechMom, on Apr 28, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 3051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board cancels session on new school

The Palo Alto Board of Education has canceled a "study session" that had been planned for today, Tuesday, April 23, to discuss...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by How true!, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 38 comments | 4148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man pleads not guilty to robbery, assault, burglary

A Palo Alto man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism, car burglary, possession...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by @Wondering, on Apr 28, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 10 comments | 3049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Backyard Chicken & Gardeners Help NHN

                      MESSAGE TO BACKYARD CHICKEN & GARDENER                              WE NEED FOOD & FUNDS  ...

Original post made by Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Apr. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Higher water use still a challenge for Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials had more reasons than usual to smile this Earth Day, with the city recently switching to carbon-free...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by JanN, on Apr 28, 2013 at 12:44 am | 39 comments | 4563 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condoleezza Rice says immigration reform essential to strong economy

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice led a bipartisan gathering of politicians in Menlo Park on Tuesday to discuss...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Jed, on Apr 27, 2013 at 11:44 pm | 23 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 27, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto lands airport manager

Palo Alto has yet to take over the operations of its namesake airport, but it has already hired the man who will be in charge...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by watchdog, on Apr 27, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 2127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto zookeepers recall teaching moments

On a recent afternoon, between feeding the animals their dinners and putting them to bed, part-time zookeeper L. Lee Harper...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 27, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Finish El Camino Park

Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission was right earlier this week when it urged the city staff and City Council to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 1117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Uncertainty over Hostess House clouds El Camino Park design

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 10:37 am | 26 comments | 1559 Views
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