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SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Whooping Cough

Found a study published by the Royal Society, the prestigious U.K. based science group, saying the whooping cough outbreak...

Original post made by mom on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by a dad, on Nov 14, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sisters juggle academics with life at the VA

When Amber and Julie Jacobson tell classmates at Gunn High School they live down the street at the VA Hospital, they're astounded...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sister Joann Heinritz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto test score trends analyzed

Palo Alto's elementary and middle school students are making progress in closing the achievement gap, with students of all...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 15, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1828 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The candidates next door

Fourteen candidates -- including 13 newcomers and one political veteran -- will be jostling for five seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

has Obama beaten the Bush recession?

Today's Wall Street Journal estimates that the national economy (GDP) bottomed out during the spring and should swing upward...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:34 am | 14 comments | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident to ride in Rose Parade

Palo Alto resident Debra LaVergne will participate in the traditional "Tournament of Roses" parade that precedes the Rose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Didn't see it, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Weekly to tweet Tim Geithner talk today

The Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online will tweet U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's Palo Alto talk live today,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 13, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 8 comments | 1828 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A paradigm shift in world power, due to weaponry

There have been recent reports about new laser weapons...looks like the future has arrived. The first uses will be relatively...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 19, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 42 comments | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chili Cook-off draws thousands to Mitchell Park

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off attracted thousands of people to Mitchell Park Monday. The annual...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gus L., on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Firefighter Petition Is Bad Policy. Don't Sign!

PA Firefighters approached me outside Piazza's for a signature on their petition the other day. They want to force any reduction...

Original post made by Budget Watcher on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by I think I get it, on Apr 10, 2010 at 8:48 am | 11 comments | 1827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Car Stopped at Gunpoint near Cal Ave

Details here if you are interested: http://twitter.com/qqpa qq...

Original post made by qq on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by annoyed, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 1827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatalities prompt Atherton to look at El Camino safety

Plans are under way to try to improve the safety of El Camino Real as it passes through Atherton between Selby Lane and Valparaiso...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 1827 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto (13-0) wins CCS Open Division football title with 21-14 triumph over Valley Christian

Palo Alto High School's football team left no doubt about which is the best team in the Central Coast Section as it beat...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 6, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school funding: Bad news gets worse

Local elementary school districts have been bracing and adjusting for dramatic funding cuts for the next school year as the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Amazon, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:34 am | 17 comments | 1827 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio Road construction to delay traffic

Construction on San Antonio Road from Middlefield Road to the Highway 101 interchange could lead to traffic delays for one...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 2, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 11 comments | 1827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Taking tolerance one step further

Learning to use diversity for positive social change will be the aim of a Sunday (May 15) workshop hosted at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on May 16, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic, housing top list of citizen concerns

Traffic congestion and a dearth of affordable housing continue to frustrate Palo Alto residents, even as most of them continue...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1826 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to offer 'education update' in Palo Alto

State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will hold an "Education Update" Jan. 23 in Palo Alto, reviewing K-12 education funding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests –- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 16 comments | 1826 Views
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