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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reflections: Anniversary of EPA plane crash

Today (Feb. 17) marks the first anniversary of the twin-engine Cessna 310R plane crash that knocked out power to Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 3059 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 17, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 14 comments | 2300 Views

SPORTS

Giants' World Series trophy rolls through Palo Alto

Scores of San Francisco Giants fans decked out in black and orange descended on Lytton Plaza in Palo Alto Tuesday to catch...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 17, 2011 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 3089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm East Palo Alto fire displaces veterans

A two-alarm fire burned a board-and-care home in East Palo Alto this afternoon, displacing several residents, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mr Fischer, on Feb 16, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 2598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

summer ideas for teens

Any ideas for summer activities for a kid too old for camp, too young to work? (14) Particularly interested in leads for...

Original post made by amom on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 2010 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys complete a hoop sweep for week

Getting 19 points from sophomore EJ Floreal, the Palo Alto boys' basketball team finished off a three-win week by handing...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by yes, on Feb 16, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 2289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the verge of collapse?

Despite Caltrain's dire predicament, the passenger rail service is actually one of the best performing of the Bay Area's...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Keep Caltrains, on Feb 16, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 2929 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP boys wrap up league hoop titles

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball teams can now look ahead to the Central Coast Section playoffs, which...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Stephen Kauffman, on Feb 16, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

community-based volunteer restoration workdays

Greetings all nature-lovers in the greater Palo Alto area! Join Acterra Stewardship for a variety of community-based volunteer...

Original post made by Arnie Thompson on Feb. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 3646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley Index suggests economic recovery

From more jobs to more IPOs, an economic recovery is stirring in Silicon Valley's private sector, according to an annual...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:57 am | 6 comments | 3928 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County domestic-violence deaths drop by half

Despite an increase in deaths nationwide due to domestic violence in 2010, the trend in Santa Clara County reversed -- with...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 2026 Views

SPORTS

SHP girls win third straight WBAL championship

Sacred Heart Prep senior Abby Dahlkemper has her bags packed and will be heading to Chula Vista in Southern California on...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 15, 2011 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swimsuit Issues and skimpy cheerleaders

Once again we have the annual SI swimsuit issue and all the snide remarks by so called sports commentators. As the mother...

Original post made by Mom of Teen Boys on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by SI won't change, on Feb 15, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 12 comments | 3444 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the line for Caltrain?

Draconian cuts are planned for the 147-year-old Caltrain passenger-rail line, which is facing a $30 million deficit on a...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by reader rider, on Feb 15, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 32 comments | 9570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Approve California Avenue project

Already a vibrant and popular shopping district, California Avenue is poised to become even more attractive if the City Council...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on Feb 15, 2011 at 6:41 am | 14 comments | 3207 Views

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Palo Alto council lauds proposed fire-staff changes

Palo Alto City Council members Monday night praised a report by outside consultants that recommends sweeping changes to the...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 6:08 am | 49 comments | 6139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How Kids Learn Best - Great Paly Parent Ed Speaker!

Did anyone catch the Paly PTSA talk by UCLA Professor Bjork on Thursday about how kids learn best, following up on last month's...

Original post made by Paly Parent Ed - Bravo! on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 2753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 2397 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Petty theft tops youth arrests in Palo Alto

The most common crime for which Palo Alto juveniles were arrested over the past two years was petty theft, followed by possession...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 11 comments | 2847 Views
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