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AROUND TOWN

The power of the story

<B>"Close Encounters of the Third-Grade Kind: Thoughts on Teacherhood," by Phillip Done; Center Street/Hachette Book Group;...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by the prefessor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC Theater - What's on list?

Hi everyone Does anyone know where to find out about what's on at the new JCC theater? I don't see it advertised on line...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

percussive noises early Saturday mornings?

Does anyone now what the intermittent percussive (construction?) noises are? We've been noticing them early Saturday mornings....

Original post made by JSD on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 1912 Views

BOOKS

Palo Altan uncovers Slovenia

For Palo Alto resident and attorney Jacqueline Widmar Stewart, publishing a book about her grandparents' homeland of Slovenia...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Susan Sachen, on Jan 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 4751 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bankrupt California Considering Paying Citizens Dividend Checks for Energy Savings

Arnold really is losing his mind. It's bizarre that he claimed he'd save us from left wing lunacy in the election. http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/0...

Original post made by George on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by disgusted, on Jan 16, 2010 at 5:42 am | 2 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle College at Foothill (at Cubberly)

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Original post made by High School Parent on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Anne W, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 3167 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local fund seeks Haiti quake relief donations

The Irene S. Scully Fund, a donor-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, will provide up to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 15, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 2458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident on California and Hanover Thursday evening

While driving home on Thursday evening, there were a lot of police cars and fire trucks at the corner of California and Hanover....

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Much ado about homework

The mere mention of homework conjures up stress in Palo Alto, but Addison Elementary School is trying to take the anxiety...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by , on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:20 pm | -1 comments | 2660 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California bond ratings lowest in nation, and getting worse

July 14, 2009: "(Bloomberg) -- California’s credit rating, the lowest of all U.S. states, was cut for the second time in...

Original post made by Joshua on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joshua, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caffe del Doge opens at Palo Alto train station

Caffe del Doge, the Italian-style coffeehouse on University Avenue and a haven for espresso lovers, announced it will open...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Bea, on Jan 15, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 15 comments | 2665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break on Cambridge dries up faucets

A water-main break on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto dried up faucets in the area and closed the street this morning while...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy lover, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 2057 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Haiti history

The UN occupation can be extremely unpopular. This was sent in after Aristide was removed by a plot essentially by the US,...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Street traffic diverted while gas leak fixed

Traffic on Alma Street in south Palo Alto was diverted this afternoon while city Utilities Department crews repaired a gas...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 1877 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike puts on a show in Stanford Pac-10 hoops win

Nnemkadi Ogwumike had no equal Thursday night as the Stanford women's basketball team defeated visiting Washington State,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by wholesale supplier, on Jan 15, 2010 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2379 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family of Officer Richard May furious about leak

The family of slain East Palo Police Officer Richard May is outraged that the defense attorneys for May's admitted killer,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by David Taylor, on Jan 14, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 34 comments | 3809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Avenue/El Camino Real Intersection Improvements Project

Since it appears almost no one in Palo Alto is aware of the project to redesign the intersection at Stanford Avenue and El...

Original post made by Roger on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 14, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 28 comments | 3370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping what matters

High land values in Palo Alto, the demand for new housing and changing shopping habits have led to the loss of places near...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Save the Bowl 2, on Jan 14, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 52 comments | 2938 Views

AROUND TOWN

New trees, wider sidewalks eyed for El Camino

Months after Palo Alto residents shot down a city proposal to plant red maples on California Avenue, the trees are causing...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Irvin, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 27 comments | 2878 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Menlo Park gas station

Police in Menlo Park are trying to identify two suspects who robbed a 76 gas station at gunpoint Monday night. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Give em up, on Jan 14, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 1967 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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