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AROUND TOWN

George Bush visiting Palo Alto on Monday at 2pm

He's visiting Facebook headquarters as part of his book tour. 2:00-3:30pm on Monday. http://mashable.com/2010/11/28/george-w-bush-facebook/...

Original post made by George on Nov. 28, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shifts course on landfill policy

Palo Alto will start shipping more garbage to the local landfill and lift its recently imposed ban on commercial waste at...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 28, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 13 comments | 2575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework over Thanksgiving Break

With all the discussions about student stress and homework free winter break, I am just wondering about the coming Thanksgiving...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by kmom, on Nov 28, 2010 at 8:00 am | 8 comments | 2403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students unleash 'ideas worth spreading'

Palo Alto students unleashed some "ideas worth spreading" last weekend by mounting their own thought-fests patterned after...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS_Parent, on Nov 28, 2010 at 4:02 am | 8 comments | 2043 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's shot at going from 1-11 to 11-1

Richard Sherman and Sione Fua were part of the worst season in Stanford football history. Five years later, they can be part...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1998 Views

SPORTS

Paly volleyball has a shot at revenge in NorCal semifinals

Palo Alto was headed toward the best girls' volleyball season in school history a year ago when the Vikings' campaign was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Change, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo councilman wants state bar to cite attorney

Councilman Heyward Robinson of Menlo Park -- who narrowly lost a bid for reelection in the Nov. 2 election -- has filed a...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 7 comments | 2375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto approves 'transit oriented' Birch Plaza

The latest development to win the green light in Palo Alto's bustling California Avenue Business District aims to meet two...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 27, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 14 comments | 4585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers find old artillery shell in Palo Alto hills

A construction crew working on a hillside in the 3200 block of Alexis Drive Wednesday found a World War II 3-by-12-inch...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tries for 'transparency' in new projects

Palo Alto's developers would be barred from submitting last-minute changes to their applications under new procedures and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by old timer, on Nov 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 2140 Views

SPORTS

Paly football (12-0) beats Bellarmine in CCS semis

The Palo Alto High football team advanced to the championship game of the Central Coast Section Open Division playoffs with...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 27, 2010 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 3226 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Traffic calming' projects bloom in Palo Alto

Fewer traffic lanes, more bike routes, colorful sidewalks along El Camino Real and road signs all over the city pointing...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Nov 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 54 comments | 6117 Views

SPORTS

Last-second TD pass lifts Paly football to 13-10 win

The top-seeded Palo Alto football team extended its undefeated season (11-0) for at least another week with a thrilling 13-10...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Robbed, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 2486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Others See Us: An author on Why She Loves Librarians

http://www.earlyword.com/as-others-see-us/ A very nice addition to the literature re: librarians, and public libraries....

Original post made by Library Commissioner on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1494 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto better prepared to face Bellarmine this time

It was an inglorious finish to the 2009 prep football season when Palo Alto bowed out with a 34-6 loss to visiting Bellarmine....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 2056 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Levin brings her versatility to NCAA Elite Eight

Junior Camille Levin is to the Stanford women's soccer team what your local handywoman is to the neighborhood. She's the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by lawman, on Nov 26, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 2015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flexible libraries or rigid book warehouses?

Suggestions that Palo Alto library refurbishing and rebuilding should include flexible designs to accommodate greater use...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Nov 25, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 37 comments | 3821 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

live artillery shell found near Palo Alto Hills Golf Club

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16706980 The bomb squad says there are probably more...

Original post made by kaboom on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Shell shocked, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. Phil show on teen pressure airs tonight

A Dr. Phil television episode entitled "Teens Under Pressure," for which researchers conducted interviews in Palo Alto, will...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Carolyn, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 15 comments | 2693 Views
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