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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto children head back to school

Tonayah Brown hopped on the Embarcadero Shuttle, grinning as she plopped down in the seat next to her friend Kerissa Almendis....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by mkyr, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 18 comments | 4134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian bill gives needy kids health coverage

Thousands of previously uninsured children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties could soon be helped by a state Senate bill...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Connecting the Dots, on Aug 29, 2010 at 7:04 am | 12 comments | 2821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State apologizes to Italian Americans

The little-known government internment of 10,000 Italian Americans in California during World War II was acknowledged as...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Shame on Walter, on Aug 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 19 comments | 3536 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

28,000 people have died in drug violence since 2006

Fourteen drug-related slayings were reported on Friday in different locations in the Pacific beach resort of Acapulco, popular...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 28, 2010 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 2458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Inspiring' Paly High sophomore dies in sleep

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Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by jackie wells, on Aug 28, 2010 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 4885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank

A man wearing a lime-green reflective vest vaulted over a counter at Luther Burbank Savings in Palo Alto at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by any member, on Aug 28, 2010 at 1:46 am | 10 comments | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet CSMA's Preschool Teachers this Saturday, Aug 28

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) is hosting a FREE "Meet Our Preschool Teachers" event on Saturday, August 28 from...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Aug. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

165 University Ave: Silicon Valley's 'lucky building'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-10944196 Nice story and video from BBC about Palo Alto's start-up building now owned...

Original post made by Tristan on Aug. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2679 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public weighs in on Caltrain budget woes, cuts

Caltrain has received hundreds of messages from members of the public about potential ways to address its budget deficit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 27, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 42 comments | 4525 Views

SPORTS

Rain doesn't put damper on the 'beached' Fuerbringer

Stanford grad Matt Fuerbringer and partner Nick Lucena advanced to the third round of the $380,000 Milner Open on a rainy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by John, on Aug 27, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs says blame your neighbor for poor iphone signal reception

AT&T wants to put up more cellular antennas, but NIMBYs in the San Francisco Bay area are making each one a 3 year process....

Original post made by Steve on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:11 am | 19 comments | 3024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tempers rise as Palo Alto, fire union begin talks

Depending on who the speaker is, the Palo Alto Fire Department is either a bare-bones outfit fighting to retain its staff...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by From Miss Vinay Alexander,, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:01 am | 53 comments | 3918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fantastic voyage

When Ora Tamir emigrated to California in 1980, she brought Israel with her. The expanses of desert she remembered from her...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Aug 27, 2010 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 3593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Test scores up as East Palo Alto schools re-open

Children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park headed back to schools Thursday where achievement test scores are inching...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sol, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 2410 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Garbage workers strike in San Mateo County

Garbage workers in San Mateo County started a 48-hour strike Wednesday (Aug. 25) to protest stalled contract negotiations...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 6 comments | 2432 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Time to Pass Sales Tax Fairness is Now

As consumers and retailers, we expect that economic competition will be based on opportunity and fairness, but in California...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Buy online, on Aug 26, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas Station near Winter Lodge - construction?

There is a construction sign near the gas station by the Winter Lodge in Midtown .. (looks like a builder sign). What is...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Aug. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arco = BP, on Aug 26, 2010 at 6:42 pm | 6 comments | 3389 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fehrenbach to head Palo Alto economic outreach

Tommy Fehrenbach, a relationship manager at Borel Private Bank & Trust Co. and former chairman of the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bye Bye Business, on Aug 26, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 23 comments | 4024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino car crash creates hydrant mini-geyser

A two-car collision at Grant Avenue and El Camino Real shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday sent one car careening into a fire hydrant,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by The Photographer, on Aug 26, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 8 comments | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

June Moss of East Palo Alto to be honored at veterans luncheon

East Palo Alto resident June Moss, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Army who fought both in Iraq and with PTSD at home, will...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Katie Szopa, on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2594 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here