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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senior Cut Day at Paly

It has been explained to me that there was a traditional senior cut day, next Monday, at Paly and seniors did not have to...

Original post made by Parent of Paly Senior on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by back then....., on May 20, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 3499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man fatally shot in head Friday

A 50-year-old man who was fatally shot in the head while working in his garage in East Palo Alto Friday night has been identified...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by My 2 Cents, on May 20, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 7 comments | 2584 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's in that drink? We need alcohol-labeling laws to tell

There is a relatively new drink on the market. It's called "four Loko" and it is especially popular with young people. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on May 20, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 4008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anaerobic digestion would protect the environment and save Palo Altans money

Imagine a scenario in which Palo Alto could make tremendous progress on its zero-waste and climate-protection goals while...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by EEng, on May 20, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 23 comments | 3030 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian's patience running out on high-speed rail

Joe Simitian, the state Senator from Palo Alto who ha consistently expressed support for "high-speed rail done right," warned...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mark E., on May 20, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 46 comments | 4631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford, nurses stalemate over contract

Stanford and Lucile Packard Children's hospitals rejected a request to continue contract negotiations by the nurses' union...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by RN, on May 20, 2010 at 11:41 am | 61 comments | 3480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools to get 'Everyday Mathematics'

"Everyday Mathematics" was approved on a 3-2 vote of the Palo Alto school board early today (Wednesday) -- despite a parent...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by HPA, on May 20, 2010 at 10:00 am | 192 comments | 11391 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Need for Speed

Regarding the picture of the stunt biker at Greer Park-- Shouldn't this guy be wearing a helmet? I don't want my tax...

Original post made by WilliamR on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 20, 2010 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Richard, on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | 7 comments | 2589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Mayor Gary Fazzino fights serious illness

Former Palo Alto mayor and longtime City Council member Gary Fazzino has been tentatively diagnosed with multiple myeloma,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Diane Klezun, on May 20, 2010 at 5:13 am | 25 comments | 2847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Churches in (near) Palo Alto - programs for kids/teens

My wife and I went to church as a teenager but aren't really active any longer. Now that we have a teenager and a younger...

Original post made by anon-this-time. on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 19, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 38 comments | 6950 Views

AROUND TOWN

huge expansion proposed for San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs keep killing new retail projects inside Palo Alto, but our neighbors to the south are more enthusiastic. Story in...

Original post made by shopper on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for $60M library-bond sale

Palo Alto is preparing to sell $60 million in library bonds later this month to fund voter-approved renovations of three...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 19 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps plan to fine non-recyclers

Palo Alto is backing off a controversial proposal to fine residents who flagrantly violate its sweeping new recycling ordinance. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bob Smith, on May 19, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 21 comments | 3307 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's crew gets chance to repeat

==BI Stanford beats Hawaii in baseball== The Stanford women's rowing team will get a chance to defend its NCAA championship....

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cal women's crew fan, on May 19, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three dead crows renew West Nile Virus fears

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday three dead crows found throughout the county -- including one in Los Altos...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Paly principal believes in perseverance

Palo Alto High School's next principal, 33-year-old Phil Winston, has "no perfect plan" for tackling the job. Winston, a...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 19, 2010 at 7:29 am | 20 comments | 5005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arraigned on four counts of murder

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Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by francisco, on May 18, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 6459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike racers pass through San Mateo County today

Parts of state Highway 1 in Pacifica and Half Moon Bay will be closed briefly today while the 2010 Amgen Tour of California...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on May 18, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1958 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Big (simulated) terrorism attack hits Bay Area

A ship is being attacked and blown up in Redwood City today, improvised explosive devices are being detonated and fires are...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
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Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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