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SPORTS

It's time to chase after CCS football titles

The stage is set for something unique, no matter what happens this weekend in the Central Coast Section football playoffs....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Paly Alumni, on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1860 Views

BOOKS

First place: Teens

Back and Forth Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10023 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 5, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 3505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" December 13, 2008

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-rise fire evacuates downtown building

A fire of undetermined cause broke out in an eighth-floor apartment in downtown Palo Alto late Saturday morning, causing...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Witness, on Dec 6, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 1966 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto runs out of time, luck in CCS championship game loss

Faced with a late deficit, Palo Alto was unable to come up with a game-winning drive and lost in the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1871 Views

SPORTS

M-A beats Wilcox for CCS football title, 39-33

Senior Vaughn Smith returned two kickoffs for long touchdowns to spark the Menlo-Atherton football team to a 39-33 victory...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Papa Bear, on Dec 8, 2008 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1964 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phyllis Seidman fatally injured by car

The memorial service for Phyllis Seidman, who died Tuesday night after she was struck by an SUV in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 2003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves Paly fields' project

After some deliberation and plenty of positive input from the community, the Palo Alto Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nasty spill ruins cross-country season for MacQuitty at regional

Philip MacQuitty was hoping for a better finish to the 2008 high school cross-country season, especially after finishing...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Rose Selby, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard doctors help woman in coma, baby

Doctors at Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto weren't sure if they could save Michelle Mattingly...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Michelle, on Dec 11, 2008 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1943 Views

SPORTS

Noyola, Taylor named first team All-Americans

Lindsay Taylor and Teresa Noyola attended high schools within easy walking distance of each other along the Embarcadero,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 1926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City: Composting violations too minor to alert council

A local composting facility may be a crucial component of Palo Alto's green movement, but as city leaders learned this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by No B.S., on Dec 12, 2008 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wind, water and sun beat other energy alternatives, Stanford study finds

http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2009/january7/power-010709.html...

Original post made by Green, Greener, Greenest on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:12 am | 1 comment | 1854 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama HUD Pick Presages Palo Alto's Housing Future

Related to Paul's post about Chicago politics, below, here's the Obama HUD appointment http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/2008-12-13-obama-cabinet_N.htm...

Original post made by Growth Ain\'t That Bad on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford offers early admission to 689 students

Stanford University has offered early admission to 698 prospective students of the class of 2013 after receiving a record...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Gift Ideas For A Green Christmas

With the current problem of recycled waste piling up, and a goal of reducing waste to our landfill, we can help by choosing...

Original post made by Jody on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 17, 2008 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Centers to assist people in digital TV switch

Three regional centers in the Bay Area, including one in San Jose, will open to assist people in converting their televisions...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by ota, on Dec 16, 2008 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1738 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Census workers sought in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County residents looking for extra cash during hard economic times are being encouraged to apply to be census...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by lingxia Meng, on Dec 17, 2008 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1905 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who killed Daniel Pearl?

For more than a year, a group of Georgetown University students has been poring over documents, searching for cellphone numbers...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Angelina, on Dec 17, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police sirens tonight

I have been hearing lots of sirens tonight, both from police and ambulance. Does anyone knows what is happening? I live in...

Original post made by Ann on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by qq, on Dec 17, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views
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