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AROUND TOWN

Recyclables are piling up

Recycled goods like cardboard and paper are back at junk value with prices dropping so precipitously that companies would...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2154 Views

SPORTS

M-A beats Wilcox for CCS football title, 39-33

Senior Vaughn Smith returned two kickoffs for long touchdowns to spark the Menlo-Atherton football team to a 39-33 victory...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Papa Bear, on Dec 8, 2008 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 2285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SPORTS: Castilleja wins its first volleyball state title

The third time was definitely the charm for the Castilleja girl's volleyball team. The sixth-seeded Gators, who lost in their...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Sonia M.Martin, on Dec 7, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 3149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Children's Theatre Changes

I attended a performance of "A Christmas Carol" at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre yesterday with my family and some family...

Original post made by Jeff Masnaghetti on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeff Masnaghetti, on Dec 7, 2008 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is that roof behind L.M. Nixon elementary school?

Behind Nixon elementary school, there's a small hill with a footpath that leads up the hill. If you walk up the footpath,...

Original post made by Peter on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 7, 2008 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 2187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your dog, Sadie

Your dog, Sadie, was at El Carmelo for a walk late this morning. Sadie is a reddish brown, medium-sized dog, and was in...

Original post made by Parent/Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 7, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 10 comments | 2279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County planners approve Stanford study

The Santa Clara County Planning Commission, in a rare Palo Alto meeting Thursday night, unanimously recommended approval...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto High School Grad & Stanford Alum, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:27 am | 12 comments | 10318 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto runs out of time, luck in CCS championship game loss

Faced with a late deficit, Palo Alto was unable to come up with a game-winning drive and lost in the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: 'Shopping Local' pays big dividends

This post-Thanksgiving day, the biggest shopping day of the year in America (known as "Black Friday"), is an especially good...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:50 am | 7 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" December 13, 2008

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2129 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate change heralds more wildfires, rising bay waters

If greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate the San Francisco Bay will inundate 240 square miles of area lowlands,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 1:38 am | 9 comments | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

For local Muslims, a new place of worship

For the past six years, Esmail Essabhoy has been searching for a permanent place of worship. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=6711...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by More conflicts for Barton, on Dec 6, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 2729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-rise fire evacuates downtown building

A fire of undetermined cause broke out in an eighth-floor apartment in downtown Palo Alto late Saturday morning, causing...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Witness, on Dec 6, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oil shock prediction: $25

This will be a huge boost to the economy in terms of cost but will derail most alternative energy initiatives for some...

Original post made by Sharon on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 6, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2021 Views

SPORTS

Local teams will play for CCS football titles

The stage is set for something unique, no matter what happens this weekend in the Central Coast Section football playoffs....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by MA grad at University of Michigan, on Dec 6, 2008 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firm teams with Israel on electric cars

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Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Dayton, on Dec 6, 2008 at 6:42 am | 5 comments | 2965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Affordable-housing project scaled back

A nonprofit partnership seeking to bring dozens of affordable-housing apartments and a handful of stores to the site of an...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by a long time resident, on Dec 6, 2008 at 2:09 am | 7 comments | 2073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Girl, woman are shot in East Palo Alto

A 6-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman were injured in East Palo Alto Thursday evening when a suspect approached a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by FORSHAMEPALOALTO, on Dec 6, 2008 at 1:12 am | 5 comments | 2191 Views

BOOKS

First place: Teens

Back and Forth Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10023 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 5, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 3968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Utility Departments Excess Funds

Our Utility Department has started the process of discussing possible rate increases in the new year. However, they have...

Original post made by Lois on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 1853 Views
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