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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain improvements may come soon because of High Speed Rail

I think these are both important upgrades to the existing Caltrain system. According to the Mercury-News: "What particularly...

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Clem, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:02 pm | 135 comments | 21591 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton gets second chance in CCS football

For the Menlo-Atherton football team, this year is all about last year when the Bears saw their sensational season end in...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Community member, on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire 'sustainability coordinator' next year

Palo Alto's war on waste will soon have a new general leading the charge. City officials plan to hire a sustainability coordinator...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 16 comments | 2398 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is the President of the USA right now?

Barack Obama has been on TV every morning this week, discussing his economic recovery plan and introducing his various advisors....

Original post made by Greg K on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 1, 2008 at 9:27 am | 17 comments | 2443 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An alliance to help make Palo Alto a 'sustainable community'

In recent weeks and months, a group of us in Palo Alto have forged a new organization, the "Alliance for a Livable Palo Alto,"...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Trapped, on Nov 30, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 44 comments | 17469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study: Premature-birth drug has no benefit

A drug commonly used to prevent premature births has no benefit in prolonging pregnancies, according to a study by the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by I was 28 weeks, on Nov 30, 2008 at 10:59 pm | 5 comments | 2156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Private' Edgewood meeting concerns residents

A private meeting set for tonight (Wednesday) between an Edgewood Plaza developer and certain residents has some neighbors...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by concerned dad, on Nov 30, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 26 comments | 2197 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Students seek unity through race discussions

Palo Alto's recent controversy over alleged "racial profiling" by police has prompted minority students at Palo Alto High...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Thoughts, on Nov 29, 2008 at 9:59 pm | 16 comments | 2395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two more arrested for Mountain View murders

The final two suspects in an execution-style shooting that left two siblings dead in a Mountain View home in June were arrested...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Gio, on Nov 29, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 2471 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Town: Stanford growth challenged

When Stanford received a new general use permit (GUP) in 2000 from Santa Clara County, the approval allowed Stanford to build...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stanford researcher, on Nov 29, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 2692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computer Recycling Curbside pickup

Last week a flyer was left by a company/organization that is picking up tvs and computer items curbside. I lost the flyer...

Original post made by Midtowner on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 29, 2008 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 2698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in strong-arm robberies arrested

Palo Alto and Menlo Park police Tuesday night apprehended a suspect in at least some of the series of purse-snatch robberies...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Nov 29, 2008 at 10:37 am | 65 comments | 3098 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Black Friday' at Stanford Shopping Center

"Black Friday" shoppers Jennie Tran (left) and Nancy Louie (right) receive free reusable shopping bags Friday morning as...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 28, 2008 at 11:10 pm | 3 comments | 3351 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman smacks would-be robber with cane

A 55-year-old woman walking with a cane fought off a teenage boy who attempted to rob her in a Palo Alto grocery store parking...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on Nov 28, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 53 comments | 3290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board: Fight 'devastating' state $$ cuts

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Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Caught sleeping, on Nov 28, 2008 at 1:48 pm | 45 comments | 4374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shots fired near Menlo Park police officers

Menlo Park police conducting a DUI traffic stop early this morning took cover after five to seven gunshots were fired in...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnoW, on Nov 28, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 8 comments | 2325 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama may NOT be eligible for the office

Legal action filed on behalf Dr. Alan Keyes, to prevent California Secretary of State Debra Bowen from certifying Electors,...

Original post made by Not in my name on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 28, 2008 at 10:35 am | 17 comments | 2187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford grad named a Rhodes Scholar

Sarah B. Kleinman, who received a bachelor's degree in history from Stanford in 2007, is one of 32 Americans named recipients...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 27, 2008 at 11:33 am | 4 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-hour parking in Palo Alto through Jan. 2

The Palo Alto Police Department is giving early holiday gifts this season in the form of an additional free hour of street...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Nina Renee, on Nov 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 5 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

A turkey's eye view of Thanksgiving

A white turkey hen walks in her pen at Deer Hollow Farms in Mountain View on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Two turkeys at Deer Hollow...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 26, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 2413 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 3,422 views

Foods of Love
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 998 views

I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 948 views

Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 22 comments | 860 views

My 34-hour birthday
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 537 views