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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'A compositional nomad'

Composer Christopher Tin's biggest hit (so far) has been "Baba Yetu," a setting of the Lord's Prayer in Swahili. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJ&F: A sad farewell and an object lesson

The impending closure of the JJ&F Food Store in central Palo Alto's College Terrace/California Avenue area marks a sad departure...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 2341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail may debut in small Central Valley cities

California's proposed high-speed rail line, which state officials say will compete with airports and connect San Francisco...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 5, 2010 at 7:08 am | 20 comments | 3221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson to retire in February

After a career that included award-winning reporting and editing for more than 50 years, Palo Alto Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Longer time reader, on Dec 4, 2010 at 11:26 pm | 31 comments | 4357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook looking for new home in Menlo Park?

Social-networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 42 comments | 4337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown tap water in South PA

At 11:50 PM Friday 12/4 I noticed the tap water was coming out with a brown tinge. I tested from a few faucets and the water...

Original post made by Rand on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Patty, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:37 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP girls win NorCal volleyball titles

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep girls' volleyball teams will make a short trip to San Jose on Saturday to do something...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Marla, on Dec 4, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 19 comments | 3076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groupon to expand its Palo Alto presence

Groupon, a Chicago-based company that specializes in "daily deal" coupons for groups of consumers, is expanding its presence...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:21 am | 10 comments | 2442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burglar robs Midtown Safeway on Thanksgiving

A burglar made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from Safeway in Midtown Palo Alto by hiding in the store and opening...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Olsen, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 2218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View grocery store robbed at gunpoint

On Wednesday night, two men wielding handguns robbed El Super Mercado grocery store on Moffett Boulevard. According to Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by lives close to Mountain View, on Dec 3, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 2436 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Anderson wants to play in state finals, as well

It all began for Kevin Anderson in 2006. He was an eighth-grader at Jordan Middle School and had no idea that his football...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Paly Fan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battelle 18k/22k Jewelry Show at Nature Gallery this Weekend

You won't wan to miss this opportunity to see some exquisite 18k/22k and gemstone jewelry designed by Battelle this weekend...

Original post made by Carol Garsten on Dec. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1719 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewelry salesmen robbed in Los Altos

Two jewelry salesmen were robbed by a group of masked men in Los Altos Wednesday evening, the latest in a series of jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2122 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teen arrested for Redwood City killing

A 17-year old Palo Alto youth was one of two people arrested and charged with homicide Monday, one day after 21-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:47 am | 18 comments | 4218 Views

BOOKS

Review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People' by Condoleezza Rice

One of the defining moments in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's childhood came during a visit to Santa Claus...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 9929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher in Mountain View Monday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAI, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards declare state Sen. Joe Simitian 'Legislator of the Year'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who led the effort to require California children to turn five by Sept. 1 before they...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Good job!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 1973 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Fields is an NBA rookie of the month

The New York Knicks' Landry Fields and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin have named the Eastern and Western Conference...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 2, 2010 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1962 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Klineman is Pac-10 Player of Year in volleyball

==BI Schwimer named first team All-MPSF == The Stanford women's volleyball team heads into the NCAA Tournament that begins...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by VB fan, on Dec 2, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 2099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

George W. Bush talks up new memoir at Facebook

George W. Bush defended his legacy, discussed the rise of China, gave props to Bono and urged the audience to buy his new...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:04 am | 7 comments | 2192 Views
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