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SCHOOLS & KIDS

new Stanford study says CA high school graduation test discriminates against girls

According to this Stanford study, high school graduation rates for girls (of all races) has dropped much more than rates...

Original post made by Sarah on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 1775 Views

MOVIES

Star Trek

It was a fun movie. Definitely not excellent, but exciting in a few spots and humorous. And I'm glad I saw it on a big...

Original post made by Sarah on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 3906 Views

MOVIES

Star Trek question

Peter Canavese, how do you figure that Sulu's sword is "unearned?" In the original show, Sulu is an expert fencer....

Original post made by Sarah on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on May 17, 2009 at 9:04 pm | 3 comments | 3775 Views

AROUND TOWN

anyone have trouble with the DTV transition?

I live in midtown Palo Alto and use a rooftop antenna to receive broadcast TV. I've noticed an improvement in TV signal...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jun 19, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 3254 Views

AROUND TOWN

best weather forecast for Palo Alto?

There are a lot of on-line weather forecasts. Some of them give very different predictions. Which one do you think is most...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jul 14, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 1855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rash of bicycle thefts in Palo Alto??

Mercury-News says 10 bicycles were stolen in Palo Alto on Monday alone. Is this part of some crime spree? PALO ALTO 1100...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1729 Views

AROUND TOWN

scars on the hills

Why are our green hills balding, Committee For Green Foothills?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 1536 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. 1459 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

bicyclist killed by hit-and-run in Los Altos Hills on August 22

54-year-old Dave Delgado, father of 2, was killed by a hit-and-run car driver near the corner of Purisima Rd. and Concepcion...

Original post made by sarah on Aug. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2137 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"due to a technical problem on our end" phone calls??

Is anyone else being spammed by computerized phone calls? When I pick up the phone, some auto-voice says "due to a technical...

Original post made by sarah on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Phred, on Mar 5, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 10 comments | 4073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

home invasion robberies in Mountain View and Palo Alto

http://cbs5.com/local/home.invasion.mountain.2.1313103.html I hope this is not a new trend....

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 15, 2009 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 1965 Views

AROUND TOWN

interactive bike route map for Mountain View

The city of Mountain View has put together and cool new interactive bike route map for their city. It shows useful bike...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:43 am | 1 comment | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto holiday garbage pickup schedule

In past years, I seem to remember PASCO mailing out postcards to everyone with the holiday garbage pickup schedule. I did...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:03 am | 3 comments | 3645 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto bicyclist killed on road where Caltrans refused to add bike lanes

Article in the Daily Journal: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=121565 The victim was hit by a passing...

Original post made by Sarah on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 25, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pushing for state law to restrict Palo Alto Utilities

Interesting article in the Mercury-News today about PG&E spending millions of dollars for a state initiative to scuttle city-owned...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:45 am | 6 comments | 1429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Waverley Street on March 8?

The city police log says a rape occurred on Waverley Street on March 8. Does anyone know what part of town this was in (Waverley...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Info, on Mar 12, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1765 Views

AROUND TOWN

more businesses being kicked out of downtown Palo Alto

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14705247 Anyone know what is really going on?...

Original post made by Sarah on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 9 comments | 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't sell Cubberley!!!

There is a possible sale to Foothill College of the part of the Cubberley Community Center that houses all the dance studios,...

Original post made by Sarah on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by clarity, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 8 comments | 1809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police at Charleston crossing

Does anyone know why there were police at the Charleston rr crossing around 1:00 p.m. today?...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Jul 9, 2010 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 2164 Views

MOVIES

Devil

I loved "Devil." When I read the first reviews last night, they said "boring," so that was my cue, along with the PG13 rating,...

Original post made by Sarah on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 18, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 3407 Views
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