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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by derek, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cameras for running red lights in PA?

Too many people are running red lights when the signal is CLEARLY already read. Not just turning from yellow to red. I live...

Original post made by Pro-Big Brother on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 68 comments | 261600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Richard May, Alvarez

The section on Richard May is on lockdown, with only registered users being able to comment. I am a registered user, still...

Original post made by CommonSense on Dec. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vigil Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier

Community members are holding a vigil on Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier, the Menlo Park girl who was killed last month...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Laurel mom, on Dec 9, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 7 comments | 1933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caring for your Parents

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic Signal Light Down at Churchill and ECR

On my way to work this morning there was a traffic signal light blocking lane three and the turn lane from Churchill onto...

Original post made by McGrude on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 9, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1733 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving home

Audrey Blabon, 79, waited patiently in a plastic chair last Thursday for her weekly doctor's visit at Casa Olga -- one of...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by New Grad Nurse, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 2258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Peter Pennoyer, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:16 am | 1 comment | 2003 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will a new thread on the Senate Health Bill be deleted?

Yes, I am biased...I will say that up front. I am very suspicious of a Bill that shut out and down any and all Republican...

Original post made by Senate Health Bill on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by KPI, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 32 comments | 3338 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple buys Palo Alto-based Lala music startup

Lala Media, Inc., a "cloud-based" music-streaming startup based in downtown Palo Alto, has been purchased by Apple Computer,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Not Nimby, on Dec 8, 2009 at 5:57 pm | 6 comments | 2046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Morning fire scorches Team Clean in Menlo Park

Fire investigators are looking for possible causes of an early morning fire in a couple of tubs used to store mops at a commercial...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1941 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 21 comments | 2547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

PASSING NOTES ... What do naughty students, furtive lovers and Palo Alto land developers have in common? They all love the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1789 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza Community College District names new chancellor

Linda Thor, president of Rio Salado College in Tempe, Ariz., will become chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2578 Views

SPORTS

PASA girls swim off with an historic achievement

Some of the top swimmers in America, and the world, were on hand for the 2009 AT&T Short Course National Championships over...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by cslewis, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJ&F development seeks final approval tonight

A controversial proposal to build close to 40,000 square feet of office space next to a rebuilt JJ&F Food Store in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Hypocrisy, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 2006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter advisory issued as snow falls

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the East Bay Hills, Santa Cruz Mountains and Diablo...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 1909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bobert, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Speech Contest Awards for Kids

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Original post made by parent on May. 4, 2007
Last comment by Wil Sinclair, on Dec 7, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 12 comments | 6046 Views

SPORTS

Local prep grads help Princeton to third place in NCAA water polo

On a day when USC edged UCLA, 7-6, in the championship match of the men's NCAA Water Polo Championships, host Princeton perhaps...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by DA, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views
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