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AROUND TOWN

California unemployment rate rises again

One in eight California residents was unemployed as of December 2010, state officials said in a report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 14 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop HSR signature gatherers

I spent an hour this morning at the California Avenue farmer's market gathering signatures for the No Train Please initiative. It...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's make pre-break finals work

In a 3-2 vote, the PAUSD board decided to switch to the "carefree winter break" with pre-break finals. The stress that...

Original post made by Paly College App Problem on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 1325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 3

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2012 at 9:47 am | 10 comments | 1325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot - Will the Verdict be Innocent or Guilty?

Since folks have hijacked previous threads with their rude comments, no further comments can be posted. So I thought I'd...

Original post made by Hmmm on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fugitive arrested in East Palo Alto to be on TV

A Salinas fugitive became the unwitting star of the show after running a stop sign in East Palo Alto Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1325 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woods returns to Bay Area for Frys.com Open

Former Stanford All-American golfer Tiger Woods will be back in the Bay Area in October to compete in the Frys.com Open Tournament...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Aug 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Meyers: There for Our Country

We deployed to Ground Zero WTC NYC on Sept. 18. We left from Travis Air Force Base on a C-5 Constellation and a C-141. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1325 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured in Woodside hit-and-run

A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run with a wrong-way driver in Woodside early this morning, a fire battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by caught yet?, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 1324 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls ready for the next big step

==BI NorCal basketball== Of the five local prep basketball teams that will take the floor on Thursday night in the second...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 10, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1324 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanton waste

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reports that world military expenditures average between $900...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Borders Possibly Closing

Borders is possibly closing for good on July 19. The company, as I have heard, is up for auction. This will be a huge loss...

Original post made by Anne on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 1324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to beef up sidewalk requirements

In discussing Palo Alto's sidewalk dilemma, Councilwoman Karen Holman borrowed a line from writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by sister madly, on May 18, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Go to Heidelberg in August

Summer Exchange? Send your son or daughter to Heidelberg (Germany) this August. A German family (friends of mine) want...

Original post made by andreas on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 26, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter and sirens?

Hi All, Any news on what is happening at 7 AM with the helicopter and sirens? Hope no one is hurt. Thanks!...

Original post made by Lu Ellen on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by News, on Nov 24, 2012 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 1323 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1323 Views

SPORTS

Paly volleyball has a shot at revenge in NorCal semifinals

Palo Alto was headed toward the best girls' volleyball season in school history a year ago when the Vikings' campaign was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Change, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Price of Privilege' author to speak to class

Marin County psychologist Madeline Levine, author of "The Price of Privilege," is among the guest speakers in a parenting...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views
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