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BOOKS

Book Talk

<B>SUMMER SOIREE ... </B>As a kick-off to the Oct. 5-13 San Francisco Litquake, four authors will mingle and chat at the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Vidya, on Sep 6, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 2116 Views

SPORTS

Big plays lead unbeaten Gunn to a second straight win

==B Friday's prep football== The Gunn High football team went into Friday night's home opener with the possibility of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill Moggridge, co-founder of IDEO, dies at 69

Bill Moggridge, the co-founder of Palo Alto-based design firm IDEO, died Sept. 8 of cancer. He was 69. Moggridge was the...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls post important tennis victory

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== Despite winning 188 straight league dual matches and being undefeated in league play since...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anna, on Sep 12, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire at Beechwood School in Menlo Park

Firefighters responded to a fire early this morning at the Beechwood School in Menlo Park, according to a fire dispatcher. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 13, 2012 at 9:03 am | 1 comment | 766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire destroys three portable buildings at Beechwood School

Firefighters were still at work this morning trying to extinguish hidden pockets of fire that remain from a structure fire...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sheina Curtis, on Sep 13, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peppy in pink

Omigod you guys! It's one of the dumbest musicals of all time! Well, dumb but fun. And dumb but kinda sweet. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by theaterlover, on Sep 14, 2012 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. credit rating cut, again.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/49037337 We cannot print our way out of this mess. We need to produce our way out of it. A good...

Original post made by John on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 14, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 776 Views

SPORTS

Rally by Paly falls short in 28-27 loss to Mitty

==B Friday's prep football== ==I Gunn falls to Capuchino, 35-28== Junior quarterback Keller Chryst threw for 338 yards...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by MJ, on Sep 15, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's recent study on Organic Food linked to Monsanto & Tobaccor industry

The timing of Stanford's study on organic food declaring that organic food is not necessarily healthier for you is questionable...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by pa resident, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2663 Views

SPORTS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Foster, on Sep 18, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chemical weapons in the Mid-East

"There would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons."...

Original post made by Jim on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City View

City Council (Sept. 18) Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17646 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 22, 2012 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town and Country -- Korean Barbeque Restaurant closed

Anyone here know why the Korean Barbeque restaurant in the Town and Country shopping center closed up? It was a great place...

Original post made by wondering on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dale, on Oct 1, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Willie Mays named 'history maker' by San Mateo County

Willie Mays, a resident of Atherton since 1969 and considered by many the best all-around baseball player of all time, has...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Sep 25, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 830 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's All About The Shizit

(An Open Letter to Liz Kniss) (The following was inspired by a conversation with Aram James wherein we both realized what...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jonathan Brown, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learning how to save lives

Kim Roderick, EMS Chief for the Palo Alto Fire Department, helps Drew Reeder and other HP employees learn how to properly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by smartinson, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 942 Views

MOVIES

Feature story: Festival 2.0

A wealth of stories will be told during this year's Palo Alto International Film Festival, Sept. 27 through Sept. 30. Documentaries...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by HaysMom, on Sep 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2950 Views

SPORTS

Stanford stumbles, falls to Washington

The eighth-ranked Stanford football team dropped a 17-13 decision to host Washington in Pac-12 Conference action Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Duck, on Sep 28, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Here are some gun quotes you Democrats/Socialists should read

Quotable Quotes on Gun Control - A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to...

Original post made by food for thought on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by ab 1527, on Sep 29, 2012 at 2:03 am | 1 comment | 1830 Views
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