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AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at Menlo-Atherton High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2153 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sign language

Local residents rally for an overhaul of the national health care system Wednesday afternoon at Middlefield and East Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 2091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to Hold In-Person Healthcare Meeting

I am delighted to hear that Congresswoman Eshoo has decided to hold an in-person meeting with her constituents to discuss...

Original post made by Kate on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 1718 Views

SPORTS

Stanford produces prospects from summer ball

Stanford football recruiting class of 2011 has skills Stanford outfielder Kellen Kiilsgaard and pitchers Alex Pracher...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by sherry, on Sep 3, 2009 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County approves $960,000 'Tree House' funding

A housing development to be constructed in Palo Alto next year will not only be in a convenient location, but it will also...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 2281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best stationery Store

Since we are unable to comment on the Best Of Voting, I would like to bemoan the lack of a suitable stationery/school supply...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New buildings at Paly to be discussed today

New building projects at Palo Alto High School will be the topic today at a meeting of the Palo Alto High School Facilities...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 2006 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brain games

It's frustrating being out-smarted by a chimpanzee, but that's what happens every day to hundreds of people playing the "Chimp...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 4237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard's Heart - to - Heart

Our pediatrician recommended this class: http://www.lpch.org/newsEvents/EventsLectures/YourFamilysHealth/heartToHeart.html Any...

Original post made by Pre-Teen Mom on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please think before you speak.

There are some rumors spreading around town concerning unpleasant and very tragic details of recent events. These details,...

Original post made by Another parent on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any differences between clarinets?

We have to make a mad dash by Friday to find a clarinet for my 5th grader for the two-year music requirement. Any recommendations...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 4154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 6346 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Cougars Convention' set for Palo Alto Aug. 28

A man who made headlines running for California governor in the 2003 recall election on a "singles platform" now plans to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by cougar report, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 62 comments | 3313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest burglary suspect

Burglary in progress reported at 3:30pm on Tuesday near Edgewood Drive. Witness got a license plate number. Suspect arrested...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 2, 2009 at 9:03 am | 26 comments | 2298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Law Professor John H. Barton dies of bike-accident injuries

John H. Barton, 72, a Stanford University law professor whose career emphasized the interface between science and the law,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 2, 2009 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 2054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Funding and Prop 13 and California's Education Challenge

This is a spin-off from the Star report thread. These two posts are really about the related but separate topic of California's...

Original post made by a common myth on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by a common myth, on Sep 1, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 41 comments | 3164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, 50s, robs Palo Alto credit union

A man robbed the Provident Credit Union at 2390 El Camino Real in Palo Alto shortly after noon Saturday, Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 6 comments | 1945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

So what are those light on top of traffic lights on arastradero?

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Original post made by John Walkjer on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Sep 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 4614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking Problems In Evergreen Park

I have been dealing w/parking issues in Evergreen park for months. A new building went up at 1795 El Camino, and the employees...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another resident, on Sep 1, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 40 comments | 4116 Views
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