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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner's office releases name of Caltrain victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a Caltrain late Friday night,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by hcc2009, on Aug 26, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 100 comments | 3206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catrina was active, honest, private, friend says

The death of Catrina Holmes has evoked scores of recollections and condolence messages posted on Twitter and Facebook social-networking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 2120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wing returns to gymnastics program

Lindsay Wing represents the Stanford tradition of great women's gymnasts. She has the opportunity to help the Cardinal maintain...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three Stanford golfers are in at U.S. Amateur

Stanford golfers Steve Ziegler and David Chung and Stanford grad Dodge Kemmer made the cut at the U.S. Amateur Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2128 Views

BOOKS

Press earns Pac-10's weekly award

Stanford junior forward Christen Press was named Pac-10 women's soccer Player of the Week on Tuesday. Press earned the honor...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Put more speed limited sign in Fabin Way &W. Bay Shore RD

Speed limited is 25MPH. However, motorists and some truck drivers are very rush. Should put more Speed limit signs there....

Original post made by Jim on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 1779 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cracking down on hands-free cell phone law

The California Highway Patrol today is conducting the second zero-tolerance enforcement this month of the state's hands-free...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments | 1750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District worries about suicide 'cluster'

Concerned that the third known suicide in four months among Palo Alto adolescents could trigger another one, school district...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by andreas ramos, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 4 comments | 2391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bonuses Still "On"- No Structural Change for Palo Alto

8/20 memo from Keene to Managers & Professional Employees is below. - Managers & Professional Employees can still get...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Cal, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 2967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto school enrollment below projections

Palo Alto's 17 public schools open today with two new principals, one principal vacancy, a tight budget, sky-high expectations...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Grandma, on Aug 25, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 12 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Cowper Street home sells for $1.35 million

A house on Cowper Street in Palo Alto sold for $1,349,000 on Aug. 18, 2009. The house previously sold for $535,000 in September...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 25, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to cancel Garland re-opening

The Palo Alto school district is retreating from a plan to re-open Garland Elementary School, amid budget uncertainties and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jon S, on Aug 25, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 9 comments | 2420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

recent tragedy

My heart goes out to the family and friends of the young woman. As we soul search as a community to figure out how to...

Original post made by anne on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by anne a, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 3 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook hiring 500 people

According to the Mercury-News, Facebook wants to hire 500 people "this year". Not sure if they mean the 2009 calendar year...

Original post made by Sarah on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans high-speed-rail workshop Sept. 12

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the High-Speed Rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Aug 25, 2009 at 8:17 am | 10 comments | 1863 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo: 'Phone Town Hall' on health care tonight

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, will hold a telephone meeting with constituents tonight (Wednesday) to discuss health...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by WAKEUP, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:17 am | 39 comments | 2206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three Palo Alto division managers to retire

Three of the four division managers in the city's large Community Services Department will retire this fall in a sweeping...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lynn Krug, on Aug 24, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 21 comments | 2225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bowlers fight to save Palo Alto landmark

A group of bowlers dismayed about a plan to demolish the Palo Alto Bowl plan to petition the Palo Alto City Council to save...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Whine whine whine, on Aug 24, 2009 at 6:35 pm | 39 comments | 2190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Story: World's Largest Science Group Rejecting Man-made Climate Fear

Have you seen this story yet? I hope everyone can read it before someone takes it down. I doesn't help the socialist pass...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 1785 Views

SPORTS

Cyclists find their groove at Tour de Menlo Saturday

About 500 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took part in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo Saturday, enjoying a beautiful...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 1897 Views
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