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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freestyle teacher, Fulbright scholar, diplomat

Next year, as part of his prestigious fellowship, local teacher Gordon Jack hopes to forge new relationships between Argentinean...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robie Livingstone, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 2605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to pick three members of LASD board

On Tuesday, voters will pick which of four candidates will take three open seats on the Los Altos School District's board...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 2605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two new board members for Bullis Charter School

This month, Bullis Charter School in Los Altos added Richard Ying and Ann Waterman Roy to its board of directors. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Marc Roddin, on Jul 26, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHASE on the Plaza: Free Concert on June 14th

CHASE (Community Hope and Sober Events) Our 3rd annual CHASE on the PLAZA is coming to Community Plaza in Los Altos on...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2605 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Concerns about job losses, national security

With rescue missions, disaster relief efforts and two major employers depending on the unique aspects of Moffett Federal...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by mpumas, on May 30, 2012 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 2605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to repave San Antonio Road near MV border

Palo Alto is set to launch today, Monday, the next phase of the San Antonio Road construction project, an effort that includes...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by My Slacker Way, on Aug 15, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 4 comments | 2605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 2604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district issues seventh consecutive Spare the Air alert

Officials at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District have announced that Thursday will be the seventh straight Winter...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Suspicions of theft triggered Palo Alto's murder-suicide

The Palo Alto man who police said fatally shot the apartment manager at the Alta Torre Apartments before killing himself...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 6 comments | 2604 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Martha Kanter to speak Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the Foothill-De Anza chancellor nominated for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Charlie Larson, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by allheritage, on Mar 7, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 10 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects permit request for 291 Evandale

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Milo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2602 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 2601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Painted lady butterfly migration hits region

Thousands of painted lady butterflies have been passing over the Peninsula this month as they migrate north from desert areas...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Laurel, on Mar 31, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2601 Views

ELECTIONS

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Grammar Nazi, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2600 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 2600 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill football coach Boyett dies

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Srmartinson, on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 2600 Views
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