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AROUND TOWN

Greendell / Walnut Grove

In a search for two of Palo Alto's lost neighborhoods -- Walnut Grove and Greendell -- a yellowed page from the June 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lisette Narragon, on Apr 2, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's composting quandary continues

Palo Alto should hold off on considering a new composting plant until it can find a site that can accommodate the new facility,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Apr 2, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 12 comments | 3108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shameless Fanning of the Flames of Violence by the Republicans

Since comments on the previous post were blocked, I wanted to add my two cents. I'm not a proponent of one party or the other,...

Original post made by Observer on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:46 am | 20 comments | 2052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Looming Water Disaster in California

It’s all about the Peripheral Canal, a massive, multi-billion dollar aqueduct that would bypass the Delta region altogether...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1820 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident calls for probe of Atherton police

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by a...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Apr 2, 2010 at 1:24 am | 9 comments | 2973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Finally, a bill, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 6 comments | 2334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to discuss Palo Alto's 'school-housing balance'

Can Palo Alto accommodate more multi-family housing while maintaining the excellence of its schools? That question will be...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Apr 1, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 25 comments | 3129 Views

SPORTS

Pohlen's drive sends Stanford to Final Four

Jeanette Pohlen saw open court and never hesitated. She took the inbound pass from Kayla Pedersen and zeroed in on the basket...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 1, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth initiatives to be put to the test Saturday

Hopes for more youth summer internships, tastier lunch options at Gunn High School and new late-night teen hangouts are to...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Ranvir Wadera, on Apr 1, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 6 comments | 2034 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto baseball continues its success story

Good hitting, pitching and defense is keeping the Palo Alto baseball team tied atop the SCVAL De Anza Division standings....

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Paly fan, on Apr 1, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo girls top unbeaten Paly in battle of best

==BI Wednesday's prep roundup== It was a battle between the No. 1 and 2 teams in the Central Coast Section. It was a...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Resilience' talk available online

Award-winning pediatrician and author Ken Ginsburg's 90-minute presentation to a full house at Gunn's Spangenberg Theatre...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firefighters push law to prevent layoffs

Palo Alto's firefighters union is spearheading a new ballot measure that would keep the city from reducing the staffing levels...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Lori, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:18 am | 101 comments | 5399 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's good for the goose...

More than 200 animals -- 50-plus species, including bobcats, raccoons, jungle bats, snakes, a red tail hawk, and of course,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gordon, on Apr 1, 2010 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 1833 Views

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CSA Recommendation?

I'm looking to join a CSA that preferably delivers to the Palo Alto area. I have a family of 4 (2 adults/2 children) and...

Original post made by Midtowner on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by fruit and veggie lover, on Apr 1, 2010 at 12:51 am | 3 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget and Consolidation

Each of the citys in Santa Clara County has grown since most were started, and the government for each of these cities has...

Original post made by David on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

A home for the homemade

Artists often struggle to promote their homespun goods, yearning to be seen amidst the big-box retailers. But since the advent...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by palo alto, on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 4442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

home-grown religious terrorists tried to use WMDs to mass murder police officers

9 Christian terrorists arrested in Michigan. They planned to kill a police officer, then bomb his funeral that would be...

Original post made by Hutaree on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 31, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 5 comments | 1919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three ideas win 'There Oughta Be a Law' contest

Three ideas for new legislation have been selected by California State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) in his annual "There...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by the observer, on Mar 31, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 23 comments | 3303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds say quit whining about train horn noise

They are not loud, you're just psychotic. Story in the Chron: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/03/27/state/n161448D54.DTL...

Original post made by Fed on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Mar 31, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 2812 Views
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