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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1263 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

SPORTS

Paly title hopes dim in 17-14 loss to Los Gatos

==B Friday's prep football== ==I M-A, SHP, Pinewood win; Menlo, Gunn lose== Palo Alto's two-year reign as the SCVAL De...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 15, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says Obama's birth certificate is a fraud

Joe Arpaio, an American hero, finds proof of a massive fraud. "Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says there are indications...

Original post made by Joe Palm on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Tea Party says, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 8 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sunday celebration honors 'King's Dream'

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Annual Community...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents launch annual PiE 'Donation Days'

Parent volunteers will be out in force from now through Nov. 18, drumming up donations for Palo Alto Partners in Education...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by why?, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 1262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help

I am having behaving issues with my child. We have tried everything including counseling, but she continues her aggressive...

Original post made by Desperate Mom on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm | 8 comments | 1262 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) issues, including the recent China disaster

I am definitely in favor of high-tech solutions, when they make sense (e.g. plasma arc solid waste treatment). However I...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 1262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why Planned Community zoning makes so much trouble

Nothing brings out Palo Alto citizens with the pitchforks as fast as a Planned Community application. Everybody has a different...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gianetta, on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community connections make theater work

The New York City Opera was forced to close its doors in 2013, and the San Jose Repertory Theatre filed for bankruptcy just...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Long time resident, on Jul 3, 2014 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Tasting Week' aims to get kids beyond pizza

Borrowing from a French tradition, students in five Palo Alto schools next week will mark "Tasting Week," with cooking demonstrations...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by RussianMom, on Oct 16, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At JLS Middle School, a global crossroads

Lines of kids and parents stretched out the door last week when Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School celebrated the "Many...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Parent , on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elarms pleads not guilty in David Lewis killing

A man charged with fatally shooting East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis outside a San Mateo mall in June pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1261 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1261 Views

SPORTS

M-A hires Napolitano as new boys' polo coach

Menlo-Atherton has hired Giovanni Napolitano as its new boys' varsity water polo coach following the retirement of legendary...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1261 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

49ers to Santa Clara?

Is it likely to occur? It seems like it would be a nightmare on 101. And would Great America have to close? How can we stop...

Original post made by NIMBY on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Mar 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 14 comments | 1261 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Last chance save Hangar One

I sent the following E-Mail to NASA this morning: This is my last desperate plea. Do not destroy this icon for trivial...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:59 am | 20 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping the tradition alive

Palo Alto-based West Bay Opera -- the second longest-running opera company on the West Coast -- will wrap up its 58th season...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Music Lover, on May 23, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 1260 Views
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