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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 1924 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by a Prius in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto paramedics treat an injured woman pedestrian after she was hit by a Toyota Prius around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by New conversation, on Nov 14, 2008 at 5:45 am | 44 comments | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global Transport Challenge: Compare Your Carbon Footprint

http://www.worldusabilityday.org/globaltransportchallenge/take-challenge-now This is a simple query that takes less than...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tough New DUI Homicide Law Could Put Offenders Away For Life

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Original post made by anne on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by gomez, on Nov 14, 2008 at 1:32 am | 6 comments | 3023 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls are just a victory away from a very big match

One more victory and the Palo Alto girls' tennis team can exact some revenge. Should that happen, it will accomplish two...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Stewie Griffin, on Nov 13, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 2155 Views

SPORTS

CCS volleyball road just got tougher for Paly

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team can enjoy the moment, which finds the Vikings (32-6) with one of the best records in...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by ReformCCS, on Nov 13, 2008 at 8:13 pm | 3 comments | 2193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'New Edgewood Plaza' plans nearly complete

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Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by jt, on Nov 13, 2008 at 5:21 pm | 61 comments | 4162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Semper Fidelis

Today marks the 233rd anniversary of the founding of the United States Marine Corps, which has done a remarkably good...

Original post made by tj on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at Stanford

Muhammad Yunas, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, will speak at Stanford on Friday. His talk, on "Microfinance and Sustainable...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by A, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1945 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunshot-tracking system goes citywide in EPA

A gunshot-tracking system that helped East Palo Alto police nab three violent gang members in March is going citywide, making...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by I (heart) EPA, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mom and dad's duties get virtual nip-tuck

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 13, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 14 comments | 3816 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meeting on Stanford expansion to be held Tuesday

Members of the public will have a chance to review plans for a seismic upgrade and expansion of the Stanford and Packard...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2008 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 1998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, structural improvements at Gunn High School

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting to vote on the authorization to award...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 13, 2008 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 1958 Views

SPORTS

California Spin - TRYOUTS ! (Girls Fastpitch Softball)

California Spin is holding tryouts this weekend for 12U through 18U girls for Spring/Summer teams. California Spin is a...

Original post made by Matt on Nov. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2739 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

London Times Headline Article 11/13

"Vladimir Putin ‘wanted to hang Georgian President Saakashvili by the balls’" A report of the conversation between Prime...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2055 Views

SPORTS

Menlo gets worst possible seed for CCS tennis tournament

There was only one seed for the Central Coast Section girls' team tennis tournament that nobody wanted -- No. 8. Anyone getting...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Missy, Sacred Heart Prep Mom, on Nov 12, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush to use his Executive Orders power to overturn Congressional Rulings

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20081109/D94BM1O00.html I am absolutely appalled that a President would consider using...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by but seriously, on Nov 12, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 17 comments | 1793 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers Tryouts Slated For December 13th & 14th

MP Strikers FC will be holding tryouts for all interested soccer players U8-U12 on Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December...

Original post made by Jeanine Morgan on Nov. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CYSA Soccer Tryouts for Girls 9 & 10 years old

Two Stanford Soccer Club teams seek players for Spring 2009: Devil & Tsunami are CYSA Class 3 soccer teams for energetic...

Original post made by Alexis Hamilton on Nov. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Ask the Economist' online Wednesday, 11 a.m.

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Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by buy next year, on Nov 12, 2008 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 1913 Views
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