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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hetch Hetchy right of way trhought Palo Alto

The upcomming testing of the PG&E gas pipline, with its various right of ways (ROWs), reminded me of the the Hetch Hetchy...

Original post made by Kevin on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 5, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charleston Gardens

When Jone Manoogian and her fiancÚ walked through an Eichler in a cul-de-sac in Charleston Gardens, they knew their search...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by George Browning, on Aug 7, 2011 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors awaken sleeping residents during fire

The sleeping occupants of a Palo Alto apartment escaped injury on Saturday morning (Aug. 6), after neighbors awakened them...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Smoke Alarms Save Lives, on Aug 8, 2011 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jillian Du

Jillian Du says she won't miss the "superficial competition," the morning traffic and the "brown color" of Gunn High School. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Miles, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1042 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer to be inducted into Hall of Fame

==BI Women's basketball == While the majority of her illustrious coaching career has been spent patrolling the Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Aug 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto native lands role in Dreamworks' feature film 'The Help'

At 6, she moved with her family from Palo Alto to France, where they drove around the country in a VW van before settling...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Oaks drop opener in World Series

Dominic Hernandez pitched five scoreless innings of relief but the damage had been done as the Palo Alto Oaks dropped the...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Aug 11, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

SPORTS

Knapp is competing for more playing time

==B Stanford football == Menlo-Atherton High grad Sam Knapp enters his third season with the Stanford football team and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by chris burford, on Aug 12, 2011 at 11:34 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: What's the buzz?

==I Homemade honey and beekeeping blossom== There's no official count of beekeepers in the Palo Alto area but they -- and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jack Ip, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Olympian Amy Chow dives into a new challenge

When we last saw Amy Chow on a competitive stage, the Castilleja School grad was launching herself skyward in the pole vault....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Helen Bayly, on Aug 14, 2011 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 3117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a look

Art Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15353 posted Friday, August 12, 2011,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Carl Tilchen Singer/Songwriter, on Aug 14, 2011 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone know what was happening 900 block of Loma Verde Tues evening?

Lots of emergency vehicles and what looked like a bicyle lying on the ground and an injured person....

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 17, 2011 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl to close in September

Should we believe this now or not? Is it another episode in the boy who called wolf? http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/palo-alto-bowl-rolls-away My...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by buy it, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors to host second annual disaster campout

This is it — the Big One. Bay Area residents have been anticipating the next major earthquake for years, and according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves break into Palo Verde school, steal keys

Thieves broke into Palo Verde Elementary School and stole several classroom keys and possibly two computers Sunday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by MD, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district opens doors on new year

Palo Alto's 17 public school campuses opened Tuesday with new principals at five campuses and what appears to be a bumper...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 10730 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kitchen culture

For Palo Altan Lisa Herndon, lacto-fermentation is a way of life. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15461...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Caped Crusader, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1070 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SLAC beam used to develop new melanoma drug

A melanoma drug approved last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was developed with the help of an X-ray light...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Aug 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 10742 Views
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