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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A helping hand for kids

When Nina first wound up in a homeless shelter six years ago, escaping an abusive relationship, her main concern was immediate:...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Scruffy, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Group proposes new East Palo Alto charter school

A group that runs three high-performing charter schools in San Jose is circulating a petition to open a new charter elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Resident One, on Dec 23, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 1475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cleaver attacker gets plea deal

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo Alto restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 23, 2011 at 12:41 am | 11 comments | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pioneer health researcher Peter Wood, 81, dies

If you don't consider a link between higher levels of exercise and higher levels of certain "good" cholesterol a contradiction...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Annajo (A.j.) Sánchez (Kessler), on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Congress Should Serve People not Corporations

The heart of the global economy is a war economy. War is big business, transnational corporations profit from the destruction...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by TOM KIMMEL, on Apr 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto man gets 20 years for child molestation

A Palo Alto man accused of molesting his two stepdaughters was sentenced to 20 years in state prison in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Dec 6, 2012 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

is there a gang war going on in Mountain View?

We were bicycling along California Avenue (between Castro Street and San Antonio) in Mountain View at around 3pm this afternoon....

Original post made by lives close to Mountain View on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pedro, on Nov 30, 2010 at 2:49 am | 6 comments | 1474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$78,000 in jewelry stolen from Addison Antiques

A thief or thieves made off with at least $78,000 in jewelry from a Palo Alto antique store on May 22, Palo Alto police Agent...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sorry for your loss, on May 31, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 5 comments | 1474 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's VanDerveer named WBCA Coach of the Year

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been named the 2011 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division I Head Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Great Job!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer is named to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, architect of one the nation's elite women's basketball programs over the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sport Fan, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neurosurgeon remembered as 'hero' to his children

As a doctor, Doyle John Borchers III loved helping people, people others might have written off. As a man, Borchers loved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Daniel O'Donnell, on Mar 6, 2011 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

There You Go Again, Obama ...

First, I voted again for Barack Obama for President as I did in the last election, even though I did have a great but perverse...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 10 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green Waste extra charge for Private Streets

After talking with the driver of the Green Waste truck which services our Midtown private street, I learned that the City...

Original post made by Nat on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by nat, on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn seniors throw their stress to the wind

Gunn High School seniors threw their academic stress to the wind Friday in the school's annual Paper Toss. Senior Class...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jason Strober, on Jun 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 3 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plane makes emergency landing near Palo Alto Airport

A plane landed in the San Francisco Bay near the Dumbarton Bridge Sunday afternoon after its landing gear failed, according...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by stay informed, on May 26, 2012 at 8:41 am | 30 comments | 1474 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh reportedly signs with the 49ers today

Jim Harbaugh won't be returning to the Stanford football team next season after he reportedly signed a five-year deal with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 8 comments | 1473 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls advance to state basketball finals again

Two special achievements will be on the line when the Pinewood girls' basketball team defends its state championship next...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rich Altmaier, on Mar 20, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1472 Views
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