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Am I the Only One?

I just finished reading the fundraising opportunities coming up the next year for the 5th graders. First it exhausted...

Original post made by Rebecca Surley on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 1771 Views


Ad Libs -- Visual art in Palo Alto: I'm still here

Weren't there a lot more places in Palo Alto to see visual art when I started this job in '05? Read Ad Libs, Rebecca Wallace's...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1605 Views


Ad Libs blog -- A trio of weekend options

Nothing to do this weekend? Tsk. There's plenty happening on the Midpeninsula -- here are three events that particularly...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1807 Views


please slow down when driving in the rain

Sections of both Hwy 101 and Hwy 280 were closed this morning due to serious car crashes. Please folks, slow down when the...

Original post made by reckless driving is not an accident on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 17, 2012 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1023 Views


National JOBS numbers released

171,000 new jobs last month, a pretty good number as we recover from the recession. Here's what the job growth numbers...

Original post made by Recovering Economy on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Chas S, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 880 Views


What plastics can I recycle curbside?

I've looked online and I can't find any info! Which plastics can I put in my curbside bin? #1 and #2, sure. What about...

Original post made by recycler on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by anon, on May 12, 2010 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 2454 Views


Recycling Household Batteries

I have always recycled household batteries in the bag provided by the garbage people who gave me a new one each time I placed...

Original post made by Recycler on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 18 comments | 3755 Views


What should I do with a broken microwave oven?

I can't find any info on the City of Palo Alto website or google. Is this recyclable? I hate to just put it in the trash.......

Original post made by recycler on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 6, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1851 Views


Virginia Tech Not Largest Mass Killing In U.S. History


Original post made by red fox on Apr. 29, 2007
Last comment by A Thought, on May 1, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 7 comments | 3363 Views


Last Call for Salsa Tasting Competition Entries!

You may already know that the Redwood City Salsa Festival ( is Saturday, September 25th from noon...

Original post made by Redwood City Events on Sep. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1525 Views


Need advice: Thinking of moving to PA for the schools

Hi, as the mom of a 3 year old and a kindergartner, I could use some advice. We're considering a move from Redwood Shores...

Original post made by Redwood Shores mom on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Barron Park Parent, on Jan 11, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 118 comments | 6475 Views


flat-top Eichler hotmop leaks/problems??? *HELP*

Anyone recommend a person to work on a flat hotmop roof? Anyone? Beuhler? Beuhler?

Original post made by Reed on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 2084 Views


Can anyone recommend a female therapist for a depressed teen?

My adult sister is going through a divorce, and her 14 year old daughter is, not surprisingly, having a very difficult (increasingly...

Original post made by Reed on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 13, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 2027 Views


Day of the Dead is Fun?

It's quite a surprise to see that Palo Alto is holding a Day of the Dead Celebration. The...

Original post made by Religious person on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Religious person, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1672 Views


Overdevelopment: learning from the past - RECALLS

I just wanted to share this article about the 1967 Recall Election. "For...

Original post made by Remember on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 28, 2013 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 913 Views


Reminder for Pranksters

The offense of malicious mischief or vandalism in California is committed when you maliciously deface, damage, or destroy...

Original post made by Reminder on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another parent, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 1652 Views


Remodeling gone overboard


Original post made by Remodeler on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by renovator too, on Dec 11, 2007 at 4:06 pm | 52 comments | 7213 Views


Soap Box Derby - kids racing - today and tomorrow!!


Original post made by Renata Stachura on Jun. 9, 2007
Last comment by joe sparaco, on Jun 11, 2007 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 3255 Views


Bullet train crashes in China

The death toll for the high-speed train incident in China rose to 39 on Monday, with another 192 counted as injured.

Original post made by Rene on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by lightspeed, on Jul 25, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 924 Views


Facebook Grossly Overcharging on Business Ads

Facebook is grossly overcharging small businesses on business advertising ads. I submitted an ad to Facebook specifying...

Original post made by Renee on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by facebook is no friend, on Dec 10, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 7735 Views
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