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AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look at high school achievement

A proposal to boost kindergarten readiness, academic achievement results and plans for the Palo Alto High School football...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 7:59 am | 14 comments | 2422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, district share 'exploding' health costs

Entry-level teachers in Palo Alto will continue to earn $51,422 a year under a union agreement discussed by the Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Good Public Education, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists share stories

Four low-income teenagers told stories of persevering against hardship in a recent "Youth of the Year" speech competition...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Overturned truck forces closure on Highway 101

All lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City have been reopened following a two-hour closure this morning caused...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 4, 2009 at 10:40 pm | 4 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit by car on University Avenue

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on University Avenue in Palo Alto, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by wk216, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 16 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Simitian's bill to limit cough-medicine sales to minors advances

Joe Simitian's bid to ban sales of certain cough medicine to minors easily sailed through the state Senate Tuesday afternoon....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Give me back my Adult ability to choose!!!, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 2422 Views

SPORTS

What a rally!

==I Four runs in ninth win it for Cardinal == Stanford was one out away from falling into oblivion among Pac-10 baseball...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy, on Apr 23, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 2422 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Fresh Look

Sweep off the patio, hang up the hammock and start flipping burgers — there's still time left to barbecue. Holding an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Wood-burning grill sparked Evvia fire

A two-alarm fire at Evvia Estiatorio in downtown Palo Alto Thursday erupted when a flame above the restaurant's wood-fired...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 6 comments | 2421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee members slam council for paring down Comprehensive Plan

The City Council's abrupt decision to remove all program from the city's guiding land-use document has left members of the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Fred Balin, 2 hours ago | 18 comments | 2421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Feds raid Palo Alto Utilities Department in fraud probe

The Mercury-News is reporting that the Feds raided the Palo Alto Utilities Department last week Friday as part of a criminal...

Original post made by Sarah on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on Mar 3, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 2421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol Consumption in Bowden Park

On Thursday, September 27, between 3:30 and 6:00 pm, ten women and one man drank 8+ bottles of wine in the presence of more...

Original post made by Jan Hutcheson on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 2421 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football team is getting better, says coach Shaw

The Stanford football team used its 1-2 punch of Christian McCaffrey and Conrad Ukropina to subdue Oregon State, 26-15, at...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by student, on Nov 7, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 2421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America's global fall from grace

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Original post made by tj on Oct. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 2, 2008 at 1:08 pm | 7 comments | 2421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

BP drilling off the Libyan coast

The Financial Times or London revealed this morning that BP has plans for deep water drilling in the Gulf of Sirte off the...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Good sense, on Aug 4, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Walgreens design not a 'jewel,' board says

A modern, two-story glass box — atop a level of terra cotta or stone — could rise up from the ashes of the University...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 2, 2009 at 2:40 am | 2 comments | 2420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets another shot at 'fiber to the home'

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sergey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 14 comments | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lloyd Thacker Coming to M-A on Feb. 4

The Menlo-Atherton High School Parent Education Series is offering a special event open to the Menlo Park and Palo Alto communities....

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Jan. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Superintendent's Survey (now through June 4)

I found this buried in eNews, and found it strange that parents did not get a specific email announcement to request input...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Jun 2, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 2420 Views
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