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AROUND TOWN

ej Taylor named as new Children's Theatre assistant director

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Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park vintner dies in apparent suicide

The San Mateo County coroner has identified Donn Paul Reisen, 60, of Menlo Park as the man who died from an apparent self-inflicted...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 30, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 14 comments | 2290 Views

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Letters

Parent education event Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10359 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by paly parent, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2796 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 62 comments | 4112 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council to honor former police chief at Monday night meeting

From the Mercury News: On Monday, the city of Palo Alto will officially honor retired police chief Lynne Johnson for 34...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 30, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly vs. Gunn

We're planning on moving to PA this coming year and of course one of the factors we're considering is schools, particularly...

Original post made by Reymundo on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 5268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto To Restructure The American Dream

Palo Alto has a job opening for an Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The goal is for our city to become a...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2421 Views

SPORTS

Tips for helping the environment

The local nonprofit environmental organization Acterra offers Earth Week tips for helping to reduce greenhouse gases. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto crash victim is 59-year-old woman

The woman who died when her car crashed near Foothill Expressway and Page Mill Road in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 2446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Helping Kids Thrive' program Sunday in Palo Alto

Helping parents, teachers and students deal with student stress will be the subject of a Palo Alto PTA Council program Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 1 comment | 3032 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets record number of applicants

A record number of prospective freshman students -- 30,349 -- have applied to Stanford University, more than 20 percent more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Joanne, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 2045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Returns to Stanford - Welcomes debate over the ideas she promoted while serving in the Bush Administration

This is great news, although not unexpected. Condi will clean up over at Stanford...there is nobody at Stanford who can...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 1956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza is coming -- but not quite yet

Alma Plaza finally received the city's approval Monday night, but it will likely be years before area residents see any major...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 2016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing teen, girlfriend found in Colorado

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl were found in the parking lot of a mall in Colorado Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments | 1899 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Longs Drugs store robbed Thursday night

A man wearing a black trench coat and carrying a rifle robbed a Longs Drugs store in Midtown Palo Alto Thursday night, police...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by twosides, on Jan 29, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 23 comments | 2702 Views

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Spiriting in the Vietnamese New Year

Monday, Jan. 26, marked the first day of Te't, the Vietnamese New Year, which is celebrated for seven days. The Vietnamese...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 29, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1910 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford starts brain center to study altruism

The Stanford University School of Medicine has launched the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Tsephel, on Jan 29, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 24 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district proposes two stories for Garland

To make room for more classrooms, the Palo Alto Unified School District is considering adding two-story buildings to Garland...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 85 comments | 3848 Views

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Growing Homeless Problem

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by MM, on Jan 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 24 comments | 6239 Views
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