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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver, 21, dies in Woodside crash early today

A 21-year-old man died in Woodside early this morning after his car hit two trees and another vehicle before flipping, a...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by this is an incorrect story, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 24 comments | 1721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Oracle Rejects Teacher Advisor System

In today's Gunn's newspaper's editorial, Gunn students were clear -- they do not want Paly's teacher advisory system to come...

Original post made by Listen to the children on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Listen to the children, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man gets 17 years to life for killing ex-girlfriend

A man who stabbed his girlfriend to death in East Palo Alto and then fled to Mexico in 1995 was sentenced today, Nov. 1,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:51 pm | 3 comments | 801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford police seek man who grabbed student

The Stanford Department of Public Safety is searching for a man who reportedly assaulted a female student on the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:44 pm | 8 comments | 3305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools won't send decile rankings to colleges

In Palo Alto's high-flying high schools, it's crowded at the top. Because of that, the Palo Alto school district next year...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by match, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 66 comments | 4442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High prize-winner hooked on the 'elegance' of mathematics

It has been a season of rewards for Palo Alto High School senior Lynnelle Ye. Ye's passion for the "elegance" of mathematics...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 36 comments | 3282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council trio pushes for more ground-floor retail downtown

With office developments on the rise in downtown Palo Alto, three City Council members are calling for the city to consider...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 6 comments | 1551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

Most real-estate transactions go off without a hitch. Agents on both sides explain the rights and responsibilities to their...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 935 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting views on bike riding in Berlin.

I think that both bike riders and non bike riders will find this BBC article interesting and informative. It is not just...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's House -- PHOTOS

The Los Angeles Times covered the protest at Charlie Munger and Mandy Lowell's Hamilton Avenue home yesterday. Charlie and...

Original post made by Cal Teachers on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:53 am | 44 comments | 2480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Weekly recommends

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27432 posted Saturday, November 3, 2012,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 996 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

An experiment in aging gracefully, in place

It's one thing to say you intend to age gracefully in your own home and avoid institutionalized care -- and something else...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple Store 2.0 opening Saturday in Palo Alto

Shrouded in black and still largely hidden from view by barricades, the sleek new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto will...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Apple Fan - usually, on Nov 5, 2012 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 2691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legalized marijuana wafts toward Palo Alto ballot

Marijuana dispensaries could sprout at up to three Palo Alto locations, if the City Council or voters were to approve an...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by A Social Crusader, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:43 am | 158 comments | 4474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Passionate about politics

As Nov. 6 nears, out-of-state volunteers are flocking to "battleground states" -- namely Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 89 comments | 1202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Terman Middle School Student Offers Political Lesson

Please accept a quick story that has sharpened my clarity about the City Council Election: I was talking with a newspaper...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 4, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 832 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David v Monsanto

Imagine That a storm blows across your garden and that now genetically-manipulated seeds are in your garden. A multinational...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by laughing at an economist, on Nov 4, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 7 comments | 849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals to report on counseling tonight

The principals of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will report to the Board of Education tonight on their efforts to improve...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Parent of Gunn student, on Nov 4, 2012 at 10:49 am | 23 comments | 2483 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local PTA gathers signatures for tax initiative

In book clubs and exercise groups across town, Palo Alto PTA volunteers are gathering signatures for a November income-tax...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:11 am | 27 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charles Munger, Mandy Lowell and Prop 30 School Measure

I am starting this thread because the thread about the death penalty is being swamped by comments on this topic, and I think...

Original post made by Duveneck mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 4, 2012 at 7:09 am | 55 comments | 2131 Views
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