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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Edison transfers East Palo Alto charter school

Despite management changes, students at East Palo Alto's high-performing Edison Brentwood Academy will notice few if any...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by mutti, on May 24, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 5 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Harvey Milk Day!

Happy Harvey Milk Day! May 22 (tomorrow) is Harvey Milk Day in California. Any local celebrations?...

Original post made by Happy Harvey Milk Day! on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 24, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 7 comments | 1885 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before

More Seniors Looking For Work Than Ever Before Losing your job is bad at any time in your life, but it’s particularly...

Original post made by Verna Guzenda on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by Reagan?????, on May 24, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Leaving Children Home Alone

What are the laws in Californis about leaving children home alone? I found a lot of guidelines: * Children ages...

Original post made by Home Alone on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by kmom, on May 24, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit and Run outside Rick's

I am baffled by the PAPD response to this .. I was with my child at Rick's today (friday) around 8pm. We were getting...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on May 24, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 2312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study lists impacts of Stanford hospitals 'renewal'

Stanford University Medical Center's sweeping proposal to rebuild and expand its hospital facilities threatens to bring --...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paying Attention, on May 24, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to Action--revamp of San Antonio Shopping Center

As outlined in the mercury news (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15107642) The city of Mountain View is looking...

Original post made by Concerned resident of Palo Alto on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 24, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 8 comments | 2147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witnesses sought in East Palo Alto abduction

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 29-year-old man who allegedly abducted his daughter from her Woodland Avenue home...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on May 24, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Painted lady' butterfly migration hits Palo Alto

Thousands of painted lady butterflies are passing through Palo Alto and surrounding communities month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by brandy, on May 24, 2010 at 11:20 am | 68 comments | 14368 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Albanese finally gets a CCS playoff victory

==BI CCS softball== Castilleja senior softball pitcher Sammy Albanese has accomplished much in her successful career,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on May 24, 2010 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion may have killed deer in La Honda

A deer that was found dead in San Mateo County's La Honda area this morning appears to have been attacked by a mountain lion,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by ChococatSF, on May 24, 2010 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 2315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea Party says Obama is being too tough on BP

Watch the video of Rand Paul calling Obama Un-American for criticizing BP's oil spill cleanup efforts: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/21/rand-paul-obama-sounds-un_n_584661.h...

Original post made by drill baby drill on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 24, 2010 at 5:36 am | 17 comments | 1952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buy Arizona, Boycott San Francisco

Arizona is doing the only rational thing it can do, since the federal government is purposely ignoring the immigration problem....

Original post made by John on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Politely RTM etc, on May 24, 2010 at 5:32 am | 45 comments | 3022 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Snake on California Ave 5 pm Sunday?

Did anyone else see a few folks trying to corral a big snake at California Ave near Hanover / Harvard Streets around 5 pm...

Original post made by College Terrace on May. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Out of bounds? Drawing the line between 'motivational' and 'abusive' coaching in Palo Alto high schools -- Part 1

Some coaches generate explosions of parent and player complaints. Others inspire impassioned praise and loyalty. Sometimes...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by PA student, on May 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 168 comments | 19001 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged ATM thief, post office burglars arrested

A man suspected of stealing three Stanford Federal Credit Union ATM machines was arrested on Tuesday by Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by k2 everest, on May 23, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 3207 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

UNDER FIRE ... Tension between the Palo Alto City Council and local firefighters flared up Tuesday night, when the council's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 2409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Genetically Modified Soy causes Infertility

Russian biologist Alexey V. Surovand and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM)...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sue Jonez, on May 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 2388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alberto Alvarez murder trial submitted to jury

Comparing the defense summation to the Wizard of Oz, a San Mateo County prosecutor implored jurors in the Alberto Alvarez...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by loving memory, on May 23, 2010 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 4313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may keep crossing guards, traffic team

Facing a crowd of Palo Alto children wearing bike helmets backed by concerned parents, a City Council committee voted unanimously...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 22, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 54 comments | 3135 Views
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