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MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar, an up-in-the-air year for George Clooney, and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker"...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Feb 12, 2010 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 5221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contrast the cities

Santa Clara has moved ahead and placed a ballot measure regarding the proposed 49er stadium for a vote by the people. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14374568 Mea...

Original post made by Greenhouse resident on Feb. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for love? Have you tried the Internet?

When it comes to dating and marriage, the Web has changed people's behavior in significant ways, a Stanford University sociologist...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2010 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1711 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail critics prepare for new suit

A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling for a fresh probe into the state's high-speed-rail project after learning that...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jason R, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 1971 Views

SPORTS

In the spirit of the moment, SHP defends a title

Girls' prep soccer roundup Members of the Sacred Heart Prep girls' soccer team prepared to defend their West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Lane, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 2417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mansion, left in limbo, may be completed

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Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by deacon54@msn.com, on Feb 11, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 22 comments | 4605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home ownership among Asians increases in Bay Area

According to the Wall Street Journal, "the 10 most common surnames among Bay Area home buyers last year were Vietnamese,...

Original post made by wsj on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge orders school board to reconsider math program adoption

An interesting bit of news from Seattle: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/415049_math04.html "In June, two parents and...

Original post made by A. on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 Grad, on Feb 11, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 2374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel guests to pay for Palo Alto tourism efforts

Seeking to save some cash and "get out of the hotel business," Palo Alto officials agreed Monday night to end the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 2597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lego scenes shown in Palo Alto stolen in Fremont

The elaborate Lego creations displayed at Palo Alto's Museum of American Heritage last month were stolen from a locked truck...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 2264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunnels still possible in Palo Alto, officials say

Underground tunnels, elevated tracks and even "stacked trains" running through Palo Alto are all options still on the table...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 25 comments | 3299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search is on for new Paly principal

Senior teachers and assistant principals at Palo Alto High School huddled with school Superintendent Kevin Skelly this week...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 11, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 14 comments | 2922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flag in terrible shape

Does anyone know why the US flag at University Ave and the train tracks infront of the restaurant is flying in such bad shape?...

Original post made by jake on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1560 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Employment entrance exams?

It has occured to me that a relatively simple fix can fix our educational and social problems in this country: Allow employers...

Original post made by Kevin on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:02 am | 15 comments | 2186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Toyota to Recall 437,000 Hybrids World-Wide

A reluctant Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday a global recall of its flagship Prius and other gasoline-electric hybrid...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hunger crisis hits local counties, survey shows

One in four people are at risk for hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, according to a report to be released by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by random thoughts, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 am | 7 comments | 1968 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin among 11 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award

Coming out of Palo Alto High in 2006, Jeremy Lin did not receive a single scholarship offer from a Division I basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by JLFAN, on Feb 10, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 3742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch in Mountain View sex assault

Mountain View police are asking for help in catching the man who sexually assaulted a woman last month outside her home on...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 7 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burdette earns her first career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor

==BI Peg Barnard Invite set to tee off == Senior Lindsay Burdette gives the Stanford women's tennis team a pretty good...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tennis teams get down to business this week

The Stanford men's and women's tennis teams head into this week with identical 4-0 records, but their schedules won't be...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia@aol.com, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views
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