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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Robert R. Augsburger dies Dec. 31 at Portola Valley home

Robert R. "Bob" Augsburger, a former vice president of Stanford University and the first executive director of the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by carol jansen, on Jan 4, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 2463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail authority proposes higher fares

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is banking on billions of private dollars, extensive federal support and riders...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 4, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 97 comments | 5078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Connections Program at JLS

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Original post made by CKL on Apr. 16, 2007
Last comment by Connections...Getting There, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:35 am | 28 comments | 8696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Neighborhoods

Named for an ancient redwood tree that was a living landmark for late-1700s Spanish explorers, Palo Alto today is a diverse...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 3080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto offers holiday-lights trade

Palo Alto utilities customers can trade in their old holiday lights for a free string of new, energy-efficient LED bulbs....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by cieboy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2214 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto resident to ride in Rose Parade

Palo Alto resident Debra LaVergne will participate in the traditional "Tournament of Roses" parade that precedes the Rose...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Didn't see it, on Jan 3, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2211 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1,900 in Bay Area arrested for drunk driving

More than 1,900 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a regional...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Stats, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Solution to Town and Country Center backups

Extend the existing overpass on the western (El Camino) side near the railroad tracks to allow cars to cross over Embarcadero...

Original post made by Allen Podell on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by bad math, on Jan 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

English Writing for Bilingual Children

Anyone have suggestions? My nine-year old bilingual child is behind in English writing. Smart, and seems to read well,...

Original post made by Help, Please on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by It is ok..., on Jan 3, 2010 at 6:08 am | 18 comments | 2037 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embacadero/T&C/ECR Signal Lights Still Not Synchronized

A representative from the city announced that signal lights for the Paly pedestrian crossing, T&C/Paly driveways and the...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 4 comments | 1867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County debuts drug-discount program

All residents of Santa Clara County can now use a new, free prescription-drug discount card, which allows them to save an...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by pa, on Jan 2, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 2718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mom trying out for the NFL!

Saw this story on the ABC news: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/peninsula&id=7194737 Good luck Terri! The...

Original post made by football fan on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by hard work=favorableresults, on Jan 2, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 1819 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto makes coaching change with boys' basketball team

Bob Roehl hasn't seen the Palo Alto boys' basketball team play in person this season. He also hasn't met any of the players....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by "Lazy" Brown's Relative, on Jan 2, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 21 comments | 3210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal ruling could alter Taser use in Palo Alto

A Monday ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco could affect how the Palo Alto Police Department uses Tasers...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 2347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford takes action to be green--our council just talks

Ihope our city council, especially our climate change group, reads this article to see what Stanford is ACTUALLY doing about...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 2, 2010 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 1760 Views

SPORTS

It's another swim championship for PASA boys and girls

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA) swam off with another team title at the California/Nevada Winter Sectional in Southern...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 1, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests top 1,700

More than 1,700 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 5996 Views

SPORTS

Top safety commits to Stanford football

Woodberry Forest School (Virginia) senior safety Ed Reynolds officially committed to Stanford and the football program on...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stanford/Woodberry alum, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 3151 Views

SPORTS

Oklahoma takes home Sun Bowl Trophy with win over Stanford

In the final analysis, give Tavita Pritchard credit for his courage and give Toby Gerhart credit for his tremendous ability...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 1, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views
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