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AROUND TOWN

From English learner to master teacher

When he arrived at Gunn High School as a 14-year-old newcomer in 1995, Ronen Habib spoke so little English he was placed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 13 comments | 1274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1274 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys turn to defense for another CCS title

Brian Kreutzkamp had been battling illness this past week, along with a handful of his players on the Sacred Heart Prep boys'...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Nov 23, 2011 at 10:24 am | 7 comments | 1274 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford woman robbed on campus

Stanford police are looking for two men who they say committed a strong-arm robbery against a woman on campus on Aug. 16,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital's projected impacts downgraded

As Stanford University's massive hospital expansion glides toward Palo Alto's approval, its projected impacts on local traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jan, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:01 am | 8 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two kitchens, two goals

Most evenings last summer Mark Bubert and Joe Commendatore, next-door neighbors in Mountain View's Gemello area, could be...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The new trail to nowhere

As a world-class university with one of the largest endowments in the country, Stanford has never had a problem funding a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on May 27, 2011 at 7:43 am | 13 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:56 am | 17 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to live?

For seniors who want to "love where you live," Avenidas is offering its sixth annual housing conference on that theme on...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Avenidas supporter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 1274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What has happened to CANS? Do we need to reregister?

Our home has been registered with CANS for sometime and in the past I have received phone calls, texts and emails from CANS....

Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 1273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stakeholders Committee for 525 San Antonio Property

I read with amazement that School District staff are recommending that a stakeholders committee should be set up to decide...

Original post made by Judy on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by bill g, on Nov 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 6 comments | 1273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lanes reopened on Highway 101 after DUI crash

The California Highway Patrol cleaned up a gas spill and reopened all lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by another DUI in Palo Alto, on May 10, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 6 comments | 1273 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Firestarter Starring Drew Barrymore and Tom Skerritt, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers rank among the best in CCS

Local swimmers rank among the best in the Central Coast Section heading into the section prelims on Friday and finals Saturday...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on May 7, 2013 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is being built @ the old Olle's Car Shop?

Sorry, folks, if I wasn't paying attention..... But could someone please explain what is being built on the old Olle's Car...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1273 Views
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