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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger signs 'kindergarten readiness' bill sparked by Palo Alto teachers

Two Palo Alto teachers were celebrating today after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed their "kindergarten readiness" bill...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 3, 2010 at 11:11 am | 6 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP names Leo Apotheker, former SAP co-leader, as new CEO

HP today named Leo Apotheker, former CEO of the German software giant SAP, as its new CEO. The 57-year-old German native...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 12 comments | 2941 Views

BOOKS

This Webb splashes into Stanford swimming record books

The Stanford women's swimming team completed an undefeated dual-meet season with its 162-129 victory over host California...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by BUY VIAGRA, on Oct 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 4237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to push fire safety

In July, Albany, Calif., became the first U.S. city to require photoelectric smoke alarms in all homes sold, rented or renovated....

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Rogers, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 3607 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto now accepting 'Bling'

Palo Altans paying their utility bills or parking tickets at City Hall can now pull out some Bling instead of cash, checks...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fund awards $300,000 in local grants

Supporters and founders of the Palo Alto Community Fund looked back on 31 years of grant-making in Palo Alto and looked forward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Catherine Crystal Foster, on Oct 1, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 2421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Singapore Math

For parents and teachers who know, how do you think Palo Alto's "Everyday Math" compare to "Singapore Math" which is described...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by 'Nuff Said, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 2814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pardee Park trees are hazardous -- one extremely

Ten mature eucalyptus trees in Eleanor Pardee Park are in poor condition and should be removed, according to an independent...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 1, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 14 comments | 4350 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Social Network'

There's a lot to "Like" about "The Social Network." The riveting film about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defines a generation,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Victor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 6511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail officials wrestle with 'conflict' finding

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors could be serving on the board in violation of...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bill Moisten, on Oct 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 10 comments | 2567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Quakeville' tent city to test disaster preparedness

When the "Big One" strikes, residents could find their homes uninhabitable, and figuring out how to live in the hours, days...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Uncle Bobs GO-Bags, on Oct 1, 2010 at 11:03 am | 9 comments | 5206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local celebs pick top teachers in campaign

Actor and writer James Franco and Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young of Palo Alto posed with favorite teachers...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Adjust statures, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 2881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Infinite Campus

Just received in the mail two letters for each of my students about Infinite Campus. The letters were identical with different...

Original post made by PAUSD Parent on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by PAUSD Parent, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:24 am | 5 comments | 3149 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Lin finds it a miracle that he's wearing a Warriors' uniform

There were times when Jeremy Lin had difficulty attracting any attention from college basketball coaches -- even from Division...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by DC, on Oct 1, 2010 at 7:52 am | 2 comments | 3427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge dismisses Victor Frost 'cussing' charge

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge dismissed a misdemeanor charge for disturbing the peace against well-known Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 1, 2010 at 7:52 am | 12 comments | 2914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking In Professorville

I live in Professorville, on a corner where there are theoretically 10 on-street parking spaces bordering my property....

Original post made by Ken Alsman on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 27 comments | 3867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A section of Mitchell Park claimed by JLS?

The School District have posted signs in Mitchell Park next to the path on the West side sternly warning people not to trespass...

Original post made by Jenny on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 2126 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police investigating four indecent exposures in one week

Four reports of indecent exposure in the past week have Palo Alto police on guard. Although one person has already been arrested,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Calm the hysteria, on Sep 30, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 18 comments | 3018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major-injury crash closes El Camino Real

Atherton police are investigating a major injury crash on southbound El Camino Real in Atherton today. Southbound El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by What?, on Sep 30, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How has the school commute been this new school year?

There have been many factors this year which could potentially change the smooth commute. These included, altered bell...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 30, 2010 at 11:42 am | 45 comments | 3340 Views
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