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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown attic fire triggers second-alarm response

A smoky attic house fire at 763 Coastland Dr., in Palo Alto's Midtown area, triggered a second-alarm response from Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Coastland Resident, on Sep 27, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Service to others — gateway to youth well-being

Several years ago a family moved to Palo Alto in the summer, and their older son entered high school as a freshman —...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia Chin-Lee, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 2732 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tale of two Tigers

Tiger, a nearly 2-year-old tomcat belonging to the Samson family of Palo Alto, embarked on a weeks-long adventure when he...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Poki, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 6 comments | 2883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family argument at Town & Country ends in stabbings

An argument between an older stepfather and 21-year-old stepson ended in the stepfather being stabbed several times with...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 27, 2010 at 11:09 am | 12 comments | 2654 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Landmark tunnel under Bay breaks ground

A $347 million water tunnel -- the first to be built underneath the San Francisco Bay -- broke ground early Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 27, 2010 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 3144 Views

SPORTS

Luck, Taylor, defense help take care of the Irish

Andrew Luck was good, but not great. The Stanford defense, however, was sensational and Stepfan Taylor ran like he was a...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2010
Last comment by ND Grad, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 2410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain posts new suicide-prevention signs

Suicide-prevention signs along the Caltrain tracks will be updated as part of a nation-wide study on whether they are effective....

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 26, 2010 at 4:25 am | 10 comments | 3784 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park joins high-speed-rail lawsuit

Like an endless loop, the Menlo Park City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday (Sept. 21) to join neighboring cities in a lawsuit against...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 26 comments | 3165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike event on Oct 10th?

At the Moonlight walk yesterday we saw signs for a free family bike event (around College Terrace, I think) .. can anyone...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by tour of Palo Alto, on Sep 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown venture combines 'fitness, food and friends'

Fitness, food and friends. For people of a certain age -- empty nesters, perhaps, with a bit more time on their hands --...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Sep 25, 2010 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Palo Alto ready for disaster?

What if it's 5 p.m. and a 9.0-magnitude earthquake has just hit on the Hayward fault? And what if only 10 police officers...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, on Sep 25, 2010 at 10:23 am | 19 comments | 4396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why No Article About HSR Legal Win?

Here's the article as posted by the Mountain View Voice. http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3382 This makes...

Original post made by P.A. Native on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Thetuth, on Sep 25, 2010 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 1976 Views

RESTAURANTS

Warshaw turns trick play into treat for Stanford

==B Friday's Stanford wrap == ==I Klineman's big night == Stanford senior Bobby Warshaw may have a few more moves remaining...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Sep 25, 2010 at 6:09 am | 1 comment | 5353 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Men in Black: What's their Deal?

So what's the deal with the black football uniforms? Good question, and with a pretty decent answer. "The team wanted to...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jferg24, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 5 comments | 7566 Views

SPORTS

Another big weekend for high school football teams

==B FRIDAY== ==B Palo Alto (2-0) at San Benito (2-1), 7:30 p.m. ==San Benito is averaging 34 points a game and allowing...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by JJ, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Diane Jennings retiring as library director

Diane Jennings -- who since 1986 has worked on Palo Alto library system challenges, served twice as interim director and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge upholds Palo Alto's affordable-housing program

Developer John Mozart, who sued Palo Alto over its affordable-housing program, lost his case this week after a judge upheld...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 24, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 6 comments | 2295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpool, walk, bike or run to 'Moonlight Run & Walk'

A record pre-registration of more than 2,800 persons for Friday night's Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk in the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by bike parking, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 2354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suggestion for Downtown Traffic

Pretty much all over Palo Alto, but especially downtown there are so many cars parked on the street that it is impossible...

Original post made by Anon. on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by remove the 4-way stops, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto officials worry about rail's Plan B

If California's high-speed-rail project does not go as planned, cities on the Midpeninsula could find themselves stuck with...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bill Moisten, on Sep 24, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 85 comments | 11504 Views
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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