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SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto schools celebrate growth

Schools in East Palo Alto celebrated a growth in standardized test scores Wednesday, despite failing to meet "adequate yearly...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 5 comments | 1302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1302 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Common scams in Palo Alto

The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gopal Das, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1302 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn and Priory girls all advance

The Sacred Heart Prep boys' soccer team had the second-best record of any team, boys or girls, heading into the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Feb 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1302 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, SHP both clinch no worse than co-titles

==BI Friday's boys' basketball== The Palo Alto boys' basketball team got off to a slow start this season while waiting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Eastside Prep and Priory boys advance but Gunn, M-A eliminated

==BI CCS basketball playoffs== Getting 24 points and 10 rebounds from 6-foot-6 Richard Harris, the Menlo School boys'...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with Ben Lee

Ben Lee, the U.S. Olympic Badminton coach and Palo Alto Police Department Patrol Officer, talks with Lisa Van Dusen before...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by David , on Jul 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP pledges $25 million to Children's Hospital

HP will give $25 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital over the next decade, as well as develop a research initiative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA resident, on May 3, 2011 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 1301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students unleash 'ideas worth spreading'

Palo Alto students unleashed some "ideas worth spreading" last weekend by mounting their own thought-fests patterned after...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS_Parent, on Nov 28, 2010 at 4:02 am | 8 comments | 1301 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democratic National Convention

Within ten minutes of the start of the DNC, there was a woman who spoke who has more military experience than all the Romney...

Original post made by Toni Patterson on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 10, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 1301 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may fly rainbow flag

The rainbow flag may soon fly high over Palo Alto's King Plaza as a colorful reminder to the world where the city stands...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by mark, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 56 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

New smartphone app does the thinking for you

In what programmers far and wide are hailing as a revolutionary milestone for smartphone technology, a Palo Alto start-up...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 1301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do our kids get their psat scores?

Kids in other parts of the country have already received theirs. Apparently it is up to the school to distribute them. ...

Original post made by mommy on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 11, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 1300 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12s advance but two Palo Alto all-star teams eliminated

==B Little League baseball== Bret Rodrigues and David Farnham each hit home runs to spark Menlo-Atherton to a 5-2 win...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

James Lovland, godfather of the global warming hysteria, now backs off

Loveland, the Gaia guy, is now sobering up. He is a scientist, who decided to become scientific, instead of an alrmist....

Original post made by Sean on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 39 comments | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Byxbee Park hit by meteor -- 'undedication' vote is off

A meteor the size of Palo Alto City Hall crashed into Byxbee Park today, destroying all hopes that an anaerobic-digestion...

Original post made by Editor, Palo Alto Online on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views
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