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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hesitant about landfill-gas contract

Palo Alto should reconsider its renewable-energy goals before it makes any long-term commitments to a "green energy" provider,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 2948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto pays $1.45 million for car accident

Palo Alto has agreed to pay $1.45 million to a resident who was permanently injured in an accident caused by a city worker...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by JACKIE, on Mar 17, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 12 comments | 3014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Gunn have Tuesday off but not Paly?

Sophomores (and Juniors/Seniors who have not passed) are taking the California Exit Exam on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings....

Original post made by palo alto mom on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 1786 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Albanese just perfect on the mound

Tuesday's prep roundup Castilleja softball pitcher Sammy Albanese was at her best on Tuesday. That certainly was not good...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lorrie Duval, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faye McNair-Knox named 'Woman of the Year' by Assemblyman Ruskin

Faye McNair-Knox, Ph.D., executive director of One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative, honored today as "Woman...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Employee of another EPA nonprofit, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 3404 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 2321 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adult school website earns international award

The Palo Alto Adult School has been honored for the "excellence" and "functionality" of its website by the Learning Resources...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Can't compare to the city, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by TheObServant, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen local teens told a national audience Friday night that stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 16, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 45 comments | 3741 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2009 Girls' All-League Tennis Teams

==B ALL-WEST BAY ATHLETIC LEAGUE== ==B FOOTHILL DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Giannina Ong (Menlo) Fr. ==B First...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planning commission rejects housing limits near Foothills Park

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to limit house sizes near Foothills Park was soundly rejected by the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:42 am | 17 comments | 3068 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Larger classes top list of proposed school cuts

Boosting elementary school class size by one student and cutting discretionary funds for school principals are among $3.7...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Love the politicians, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 47 comments | 2879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly student-run website a national-award finalist

Palo Alto High School's student-run online news website is among the finalists for a national scholastic journalism award...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1739 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Green Zone'

Those naysayers who questioned the appropriation of the Iraq War for entertainment purposes in the newly minted Best Picture...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 5037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2664 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto wants more time to review rail document

Palo Alto officials are asking the California High-Speed Rail Authority for more time to review a new document analyzing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by galen, on Mar 16, 2010 at 7:00 am | 10 comments | 2177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto customers sing the praises of fiber

Palo Alto businessmen George Gindoyan and Steve Tidwell are the true believers. The executive director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by K Young, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A hard look at bullying

Sitting in the audience at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, seventh-grader Jeanette Freiberg ponders her acting career....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by dolphingirl1, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2591 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is the nuclear/extended family going to return?

I was raised in a nuclear family with my grandparents living with us, as they entered old age. We also had my cousin living...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nuclear family returned, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1684 Views
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