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AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Lytton Plaza: The right place, but is it the right name?

Next month construction fencing will come down in downtown Palo Alto and the much anticipated, renovated Lytton Plaza will...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 22, 2009 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 2977 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park planned for children with disabilities

Palo Alto's 34 parks are filled with children zooming down slides and swooping in wide arcs on swings. But 6-year-old Ava...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 2713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Paly student competes for Miss California as 'Miss Palo Alto'

Former Palo Alto High School student-body president Amy Rogg will be vying for the crown in this weekend's Miss California...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 3039 Views

SPORTS

Bells run over Paly in CCS football opener, 34-6

Palo Alto head coach Earl Hansen knew Bellarmine would run the ball when his Vikings took on the Bells in the first round...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 2291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park girl, 6, dies from hit-and-run

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl injured in a hit-and-run "street racing" crash at the intersection of Willow Road and Bayfront...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 49 comments | 3002 Views

SPORTS

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Toby, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 2690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks all AYSO volunteers

Just want to say a big "Thank You" to the many coaches, refs, and behind-the-scenes volunteers for AYSO soccer. We just...

Original post made by JSD on Nov. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School parcel tax renewal may hit April 6 ballot

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly is recommending an April 6 election to seek renewal and increase of the school...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by TII, on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 2217 Views

SPORTS

Overtime loss sinks Stanford men's water polo

Top-ranked USC topped third-ranked Stanford, 13-12, in overtime Saturday in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's water...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Nov 21, 2009 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2231 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bag of Nuts?, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:18 am | 42 comments | 2560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High principal reflects on 'egg wars'

Eleven Palo Alto High School students were suspended and about seven more received "consequences" for participating in an...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:50 am | 137 comments | 4925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squirrel Education & Relocation

Gunn High School has every intention of educating our squirrels so they will be prepared for their Study-Abroad program....

Original post made by squirrel educators on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade, rob Menlo Park home

Two men armed with semiautomatic handguns confronted a resident outside his home in the 700 block of Pierce Road at around...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 5 comments | 2000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Immersed in Mandarin

The world's most widely spoken language, Mandarin Chinese, increasingly is being spoken by the children of Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Engineer, on Nov 20, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 72 comments | 6709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double Secret Elementary School Information!!

I went to the prospective parent information session at Ohlone the other night. I wanted to learn more about the school...

Original post made by Alana on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 7 comments | 2210 Views

SPORTS

Pedersen leads the way in home opening victory

Kayla Pedersen scored 22 points and had nine rebounds in helping the Stanford women's basketball to a 99-50 victory over...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Fanatic, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 2299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Expert: Officer May shot in the head first

A gunshot-trajectory expert attempted to demolish assertions on Tuesday morning that Alberto Alvarez, 26, murdered East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 2:10 am | 3 comments | 2396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Sexual assault victim 'very uncooperative'

The victim of a Nov. 12 sexual assault by two men near the footbridge to Palo Alto at the southern end of Alma Street in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:47 am | 11 comments | 2407 Views

AROUND TOWN

interactive bike route map for Mountain View

The city of Mountain View has put together and cool new interactive bike route map for their city. It shows useful bike...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:43 am | 1 comment | 2085 Views
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