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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games sponsorship to cost city $500,000

The City Council plans to spend half a million dollars on a "Gold-Level Sponsorship" for the 2009 National Senior Games. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ghost of Jesse Owens, on Dec 8, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 32 comments | 3004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fundraiser for Opportunity Health Partners

Original post made by Carol Garsten on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash temporarily closes Page Mill Road

A major-injury crash this afternoon shut down the northbound Interstate Highway 280 off-ramp to Page Mill Road in Los Altos...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Candace, on Dec 8, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 16 comments | 2463 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-speed chase cuts through neighborhoods

A high speed chase through Palo Alto neighborhoods early Thursday afternoon was triggered by a routine traffic stop that...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by cid, on Dec 8, 2008 at 6:08 pm | 26 comments | 2434 Views

SPORTS

Paly's volleyball winning streak ends

Palo Alto's run of good fortune in the SCVAL De Anza Division volleyball race ran out of luck on Monday night during a battle...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly's volleyball winning streak ends

Palo Alto's run of good fortune in the SCVAL De Anza Division volleyball race ran out of luck on Monday night during a battle...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man found dead in Palo Alto apartment

A 32-year-old Palo Alto man was found dead in his Cowper Street apartment on Monday morning. Vincent Leung, 32, was found...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Catherine, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:48 am | 13 comments | 2611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Police tampered with Taser recordings

An audio-video forensics expert has called into question the integrity of Palo Alto police conduct following a March 15 incident...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:32 am | 32 comments | 5136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recyclables are piling up

Recycled goods like cardboard and paper are back at junk value with prices dropping so precipitously that companies would...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2265 Views

SPORTS

M-A beats Wilcox for CCS football title, 39-33

Senior Vaughn Smith returned two kickoffs for long touchdowns to spark the Menlo-Atherton football team to a 39-33 victory...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Papa Bear, on Dec 8, 2008 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 2400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SPORTS: Castilleja wins its first volleyball state title

The third time was definitely the charm for the Castilleja girl's volleyball team. The sixth-seeded Gators, who lost in their...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sonia M.Martin, on Dec 7, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Children's Theatre Changes

I attended a performance of "A Christmas Carol" at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre yesterday with my family and some family...

Original post made by Jeff Masnaghetti on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeff Masnaghetti, on Dec 7, 2008 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 2354 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is that roof behind L.M. Nixon elementary school?

Behind Nixon elementary school, there's a small hill with a footpath that leads up the hill. If you walk up the footpath,...

Original post made by Peter on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 7, 2008 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your dog, Sadie

Your dog, Sadie, was at El Carmelo for a walk late this morning. Sadie is a reddish brown, medium-sized dog, and was in...

Original post made by Parent/Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 7, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 10 comments | 2342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County planners approve Stanford study

The Santa Clara County Planning Commission, in a rare Palo Alto meeting Thursday night, unanimously recommended approval...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto High School Grad & Stanford Alum, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:27 am | 12 comments | 14383 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto runs out of time, luck in CCS championship game loss

Faced with a late deficit, Palo Alto was unable to come up with a game-winning drive and lost in the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: 'Shopping Local' pays big dividends

This post-Thanksgiving day, the biggest shopping day of the year in America (known as "Black Friday"), is an especially good...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:50 am | 7 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" December 13, 2008

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate change heralds more wildfires, rising bay waters

If greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate the San Francisco Bay will inundate 240 square miles of area lowlands,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 1:38 am | 9 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

For local Muslims, a new place of worship

For the past six years, Esmail Essabhoy has been searching for a permanent place of worship. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=6711...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by More conflicts for Barton, on Dec 6, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 3001 Views
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