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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2010 at 8:51 am | 15 comments | 2888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carly Fiorina wins award from the League of Conservation Voters

The competition was tough, but Carly won out: http://www.lcv.org/newsroom/press-releases/lcv-announces-carly-fiorina-winner-of-people-s-choice-of-the-2010-dirty-dozen.html...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math scores rise, easing fears about new text

Palo Alto elementary students logged a strong performance on May's California STAR Test, easing some anxieties about a new...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Amazing, on Sep 1, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 36 comments | 4446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Massive raw sewage spill in Redwood Shores

A ruptured underground pipe leaked about 48,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Redwood Shores Lagoon last week -- nearly...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Sep 1, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why does no one use their turn signals in Palo Alto?

There is not a day that goes by that I wait at a stop sign for someone to drive by when at the last second, they jam on their...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 31, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 28 comments | 3133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto shoots up

Elementary enrollment in Palo Alto schools has seen a "fairly dramatic" rise this year, Superintendent Kevin Skelly said...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 31, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 30 comments | 4062 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP pays $55 million fine for Carly's kickback scheme

The U.S. Justice Department confirmed Monday that Hewlett-Packard paid $55 million to settle claims that the Palo Alto tech...

Original post made by Carly on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Carly, on Aug 31, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 2052 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former mayor sues over 'false' fire-ballot language

Former Palo Alto Mayor Dena Mossar has filed a lawsuit challenging "blatantly false" language used by the local firefighters'...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 31, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 54 comments | 3541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Sept. & Oct. Classes: Water-efficient Landscaping - Design, Plants to Use, etc.

Fall Landscape Education Program: Learn how to beautify your garden and use water more efficiently. Check out free classes...

Original post made by local gardening resident on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1835 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Hotel California robbery

A brazen late-night attack on a Palo Alto hotel worker in his room has ended with the arrest of two Menlo Park siblings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza seeks planned-community zone

Plans to rebuild the historic Edgewood Plaza shopping center, developed by Joseph Eichler in the 1950s, and add 10 homes...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Traffic?, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 2661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:41 am | 21 comments | 2853 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 78, assaulted in home-invasion robbery

Palo Alto police are investigating a home-invasion robbery Friday afternoon during which a 78-year-old male resident was...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:29 am | 47 comments | 4034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar One. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by jeff, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 5 comments | 2511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zumot's lawyers press for documents

Attorneys for the Palo Alto man charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their cottage on fire have asked the court...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 30, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 30 comments | 2637 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Wie wins golf title, but Chung falls in U.S. Amateur final

Stanford students Michelle Wie and David Chung will have some interesting golf stories to tell when they return to campus...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 30, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 10592 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ann Ravel joins U.S. justice department

More than 400 attorneys and colleagues of Santa Clara County Counsel Ann Ravel gathered Thursday evening at a reception to...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by stefan calhoun, on Aug 30, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1979 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky second in 200 free at Pan Pac swimming

Palo Alto High junior Jasmine Tosky took the silver medal in the women's 200-meter freestyle to help the USA take the team...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Paul William, on Aug 29, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton video remains online despite complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 29, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 13 comments | 2883 Views
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California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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.

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