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AROUND TOWN

Officials, residents try to sniff out source of gas smell

A "strong gas smell" permeated a large area of south Palo Alto late this morning, bringing out firefighters and residents...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 26 comments | 4521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Aging Boomers could soak up nation's resources

Without big changes in public policy, the cost of caring for aging Baby Boomers will deplete the resources of younger Americans...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Gene, on Nov 4, 2010 at 8:24 pm | 41 comments | 4594 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja makes history at CCS golf finals with runnerup finish

Normally at this time of the year, members of the Castilleja golf team are either putting away their clubs and heading off...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 18279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Masked man robs Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint

Police are searching for a masked man who robbed a Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by BBR, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 2015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A College Terrace Improvement Project

An item on the City Council Agenda for Monday nights meeting caught my eye: "Approval of Construction Contract With Granite...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fails to provide adequate transit for Giants Parade

Trains are crowded today because of the Parade. Caltrain does not provide a service to the Bay Area, the Peninsula, or San...

Original post made by Occasional Caltrain Rider on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Caltrain rider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill-De Anza measure trails with 57 percent

Foothill-De Anza Community College District's Measure E -- which required a two-thirds majority to pass -- was trailing in...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 3254 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 1970 Rose Bowl team will be honored on Saturday

==BI Plunkett signs autographs Friday== It will be quite a show when Stanford plays host to Arizona on Saturday in a crucial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kirk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

karate for children? where is good?

I know there are a lot of places in this area that claim to teach martial arts to children. But from what I have seen most...

Original post made by local parent on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 4, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 3805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ballot shortage causes frustration at EPA polls

Angry voters in East Palo Alto left in frustration without casting their votes after a shortage of paper ballots created...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ethan, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 17 comments | 3706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anyone know what happened to Score in Midtown?

We used Score in Midtown a few years ago with our older child and now it is the time when our younger child needs the same...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Thomas, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar makes off with liquor, laptop in Palo Alto

An apartment in the 600 block of Waverley Street in Palo Alto was burglarized sometime Saturday night or early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle crashes into pizza parlor, pinning one

An employee was injured Monday when a vehicle crashed into the Avanti Pizza parlor in West Menlo Park, pinning the employee...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Nov 4, 2010 at 1:47 am | 27 comments | 3092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 2246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court allows demolition of Juana Briones House

Jaim Nulman and Avelyn Welczer got one step closer to building their dream home on the site of the historic Juana Briones...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Samuel, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 82 comments | 8988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to add amenities to El Camino Park

Council, recreation officials hope massive new reservoir would lead to more field spaces, park amenities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 2214 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters loan $35,000 to Measure R campaign

Palo Alto's firefighters union has loaned $35,000 to its campaign in support of Measure R, a ballot measure that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 23 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto voters switch city elections to even years

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More City Officials on "leave" re Cal Ave trees?

Is it just a coincidence that two high level City officials have gone out on extended leave shortly after their names came...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1855 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Incompetence of Secretary of State and SC Registrar of Voters

I am astounded at the technical incompetence exhibited by the offices of California Secretary of State and the Santa Clara...

Original post made by Ze'ev Wurman on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ze'ev Wurman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 2342 Views
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