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AROUND TOWN

How Will You Celebrate Inauguration Day/Evening?

Who has ideas for fun ways to celebrate Obama's inauguration Tuesday afternoon or evening? Santa Cruz is having a celebratory...

Original post made by Maureen R. on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by PA_Mom, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1799 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What to Expect for Jury Duty

Anyone have experience with jury duty? It would seem interesting to me and I would like to serve but I have a 24/7 job of...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 4203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Board of Contributors: On being a neighborhood 'bogey mom' -- and new beginnings

Sometimes it seems everything you do, however innocuous, is misinterpreted as sinister and suspicious. In my case it was...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by questionable, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 18 comments | 2454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Summer job forum scheduled for Wednesday

On Wednesday, young people looking for jobs and employers offering jobs will meet to discuss summer employment. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economic crisis stalls Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's 12-year-long effort to install a citywide, high-speed fiber-optics communications network could become the latest...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Pammy, on Jan 20, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 18 comments | 3079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poverty, illiteracy cause terrorism---Musharraf

Global terrorism will spread until its root causes illiteracy, poverty and unresolved political disputes such as the Palestinian...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:57 am | 6 comments | 2152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's McLachlin takes Obama to hoop in pickup game

Spencer McLachlin's most pressing question about Barack Obama was not whether the President-elect could stop the economic...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jan 20, 2009 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 2157 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poverty, illiteracy cause terrorism – Musharraf

Global terrorism will spread until its root causes – illiteracy, poverty and unresolved political disputes such as...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by BangBangKhan, on Jan 20, 2009 at 7:59 am | 7 comments | 2466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Downtown Menlo Park

Downtown living offers a plethora of conveniences for Stephane Mouradian and his wife. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10815...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by downtown menlo, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Central Menlo Park

Elton Sherwin loves his Central Menlo Park home for many reasons: "great schools, great commute, great weather, the biking...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by downtown, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo and Speier request help for cities, counties

Congresswomen Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, and Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, introduced legislation this week requesting help for...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Jan 19, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 2035 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help with a book.

I am interested in writing a book about the city of palo alto. I have 20 years experience with the fire department and...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jan 19, 2009 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds volunteer during 'MLK Day of Service'

Palo Alto area residents turned out by the hundreds yesterday and today to volunteer as part of the Martin Luther King Jr....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 2119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Carson says that Obama, like MLK, understands history

This video from Stanford News Service features Stanford history professor and director of the King Research and Education...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man in red wig robs Alliance Credit Union

A middle-aged Spanish-speaking man wearing a long, curly red or auburn wig held up the Alliance Credit Union office at 503...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:54 am | 12 comments | 2332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special feature: Facing off

For students, Facebook is a social food, a necessity, an indulgence. Sometimes it is a mirror world of their face-to-face...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 19, 2009 at 10:29 am | 7 comments | 2485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Inauguration Blog: Margot Gerould -- "We are one"

See the blog here: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=6490...

Original post made by Margot Gerould on Jan. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2472 Views

SPORTS

No. 9 Stanford women shocked by No. 11 Cal

Jayne Appel asserted herself in the second half, but it wasn't enough as the 11th-ranked California women's basketball team...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by judy, on Jan 19, 2009 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district prioritizes plans for 2009

The impact of state budget cuts, changes to school-attendance boundaries and staff development are top priorities for Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 18, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 5 comments | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood Alarm Clock Chirp???

At 5:15 most mornings for the last few months, a repetitious chirping noise enters our open second-story bedroom window (we...

Original post made by Kathy Miller on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 18, 2009 at 10:21 pm | 6 comments | 2207 Views
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