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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park police seek driver in hit-and-run

A black Acura hit a large tree, knocked down a fence, tore through a lawn and smashed into three parked cars in a driveway...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Troll, on Jan 9, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 2120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

6.5 earthquake in Northern California 4:27pm Saturday

Anyone feel it? CNN reports property damage and power failures: http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/01/09/california.earthquake/index.html...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook's Breast Cancer Awareness Statuses

As any facebook user can testify, the color coded statuses this week has brought a worldwide awareness to breast cancer in...

Original post made by FB user on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by TMI, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1873 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

Ahjalee Harvey Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12250 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anau Hafoka, on Jan 9, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting antibiotics for a science fair project

We need 2 antibiotics for a science fair project. Erythromycin 250mg 2 tablets Tetracycline 250mg 2 tablets Any help...

Original post made by Need Help on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Medical proffesional, on Jan 9, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 8 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

H1N1 vaccine now available to public

Starting this week, all Santa Clara County residents will have an opportunity to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2010 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 1917 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What are the real issues with global warming?

Does anyone know of an Internet site that lays out the best arguments for and against global warming? I am not interested...

Original post made by Kerry on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by To Kerry, on Jan 9, 2010 at 6:58 am | 31 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposal in Menlo Park would restrict lawn size

A political battle is brewing in Menlo Park between environmentalists and property rights advocates over residents' lawns,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jan 9, 2010 at 5:55 am | 28 comments | 2954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to offer 'education update' in Palo Alto

State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will hold an "Education Update" Jan. 23 in Palo Alto, reviewing K-12 education funding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 2058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

IT'S BACK!!!! Board votes to revisit MI as a choice program

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Ed Chi, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 234 comments | 12630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck mishap jams traffic at El Camino/Page Mill

A large delivery truck that apparently backed up too far at the We Fix Macs store on El Camino Real early this morning caused...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by JG, on Jan 8, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 3016 Views

SPORTS

Early soccer showdown for Palo Alto, Gunn boys

The first big showdown of the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer race for Palo Alto arrives on Tuesday. That's when the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by DD, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 2315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowlers arrested, suspected of bike thefts

Two teenagers who may have been responsible for a chain of bike thefts in the Crescent Park neighborhood were arrested this...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gee, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 23 comments | 2742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb threat empties Palo Alto City Hall

An anonymous caller warned city officials Thursday morning (Jan. 7) -- at nearly the same 10:05 a.m. time a moderate earthquake...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 8, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 14 comments | 5961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business owners create bike rack that's state of the arc

About a year ago, Jeff Selzer launched an ambitious crusade: to get the bicycles parked in downtown Palo Alto the respect...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jan 8, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 3262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave. tree replanting begins Monday

Following the surprise removal of 63 mature street trees on Palo Alto's California Avenue in September, workers will begin...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy, on Jan 8, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 40 comments | 2721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping what matters

Palo Alto developer Roxy Rapp tried to save the Palo Alto Bowl. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12222...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thanks for nothing, on Jan 8, 2010 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 2606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FML is the second most common user status on Facebook

According to our neighbors at Facebook, the second most common user status on their system is "FML": http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=215076352130 Personally,...

Original post made by FML on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by sophie, on Jan 8, 2010 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 2142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Youth group files complaint on Romic

An East Palo Alto youth group has filed a federal civil rights complaint alleging “environmental racism” on the part...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:43 am | 7 comments | 1798 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

air pollution warning for Friday, January 8

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Friday, January 8, in the Bay Area. The burning of wood and...

Original post made by spare the air on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by More worried about Fireplaces than Health Care, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 2388 Views
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