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AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Lending their voices

In a Palo Alto office building Monday, inside a soundproof booth, the events leading up to the Civil War were playing out...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Ayreq, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 3319 Views

BOOKS

Esther Clark Park

Large oak trees, wild animals and uninterrupted landscapes define Esther Clark Park, an open 21-acre plot of land located...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by aqdrianna currie, on Apr 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 4892 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly track much more than a grudge meet

When it comes to the annual track and field dual meet between Palo Alto and Gunn, times are not important. Only place and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 3086 Views

AROUND TOWN

"M-A on eBay" Online Auction is OPEN!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s ONLINE auction is now open! Sponsored by the school’s Foundation for the Future, every...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2052 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park will re-join high-speed rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Spokker, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 2225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Palo Alto, it's the watts that count

Last week, when Palo Alto utilities officials offered residents $8 dimmable, energy-efficient light bulbs — normally...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 5 comments | 2391 Views

AROUND TOWN

sad news about Briones house

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Original post made by joyce on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by someone who reads, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 41 comments | 7886 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Polystyrene on its way out of Palo Alto

Polystyrene containers are making a permanent exodus from Palo Alto's food establishments this Thursday -- the latest target...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Natty, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 13 comments | 3568 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Connecting Dots between NYC, Goldman Sachs, and us

A thread was shut down, ( not deleted, just shut down), a few days ago about "The Sky is Falling" related to the upcoming...

Original post made by Somewhat Dispassionate on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 9 comments | 1857 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win title, keep streak alive

After waiting 17 days and enduring a shift of 334 miles away from its own court to complete a dual match, the Stanford women's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Outstanding!, on Apr 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Friday, April 23 at 7 PM- The Garden: An al fresco studio for impressionist painters. A Fine Arts Museum docent lecture....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1869 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call For Resolution

I would like CRONA, the Stanford Nurses Union, to request that the Palo Alto City Council pass a resolution that calls for...

Original post made by Jeff Richardson on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1729 Views

SPORTS

Albanese tosses another no-hitter while Klausner, Vujovich just miss

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== With senior pitcher Sammy Albanese stretching her streak of hitless innings to eight games,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2428 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Highest Contributer to Barack's Campaign? Goldman Sachs

Here is a list of top contributors to McCain http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?id=N00006424&cycle2=2008&goButt2.x=10&goButt2.y=3&goButt2=Submit And...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:54 am | 6 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pledges to cut water, energy use

Seeking to fight both climate change and high utility bills -- and bolstered by a half-million dollar savings in the past...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:40 am | 9 comments | 2473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Here's an idea!

Here’s a bright idea - I was one of the fortunate few to get the two subsidized LED lamps before they ran out. Now I know...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 2:12 am | 6 comments | 1973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford loses bid to renew EPA charter schools

Stanford University was rebuffed Wednesday in its bid to renew the charter of a struggling East Palo Alto elementary school...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by something smells fishy, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 17 comments | 5776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective

The Mercury-News says there's a new marijuana club in Mountain View, just south of San Antonio Road. Do you folks think this...

Original post made by nonsmoker on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woodside death investigated as homicide

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are investigating the April 13 death of Parima Parineh, 56, of Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by fixedasset, on Apr 21, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 2817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area agencies receive $240,000 in grants

The Downtown Streets Team accepted a $15,000 grant Monday evening to launch an outreach program to homeless people -- the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by danny, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2191 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 21 comments | 6,945 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,397 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 456 views

 

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