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SPORTS

CCS title proves quite a celebration for Paly

==BI CCS volleyball== Kimmy Whitson had birthdays before, 16 of them in fact. They've all included cake, balloons and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 3019 Views

SPORTS

Luck named Player of the Week for a second time

==BI Luck also a finalist for O'Brien and Maxwell awards== Stanford redshirt sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck was named...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 2827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MI status to change from "pilot" to "ongoing"

http://www.pausd.org/community/board/downloads/brd_packet/item_009.pdf "It is recommended the Board approve the change in...

Original post made by padad on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:41 am | 225 comments | 7597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash kills former EPA Planning Commissioner

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Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Ajani Jama, on Nov 22, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 15 comments | 5056 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T withdraws Palo Alto cell-tower application

AT&T has withdrawn its application to install a 75-foot-tall cell-phone tower at the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by bILL, on Nov 22, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 82 comments | 8368 Views

SPORTS

is running up the score in a football game bad sportsmanship?

Just asking....

Original post made by lucky on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1672 Views

SPORTS

Big Game turns into Big Blowout

==BI Next: ==Oregon St. at Stanford, 4:30 p.m., Saturday Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and led Stanford to scores...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 22, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2003 Views

SPORTS

M-A seniors make the most of final shot with a CCS title

Emily Dorst and MJ O'Neill were wide-eyed freshmen in 2007 when the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team captured its first-ever...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Phillis, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens space to be themselves

A couple of Friday nights ago, a crowd of more than 30 teens got together at St. Albert the Great Church on Channing Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by LivetoDance, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 2699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens voice concern over extracted groundwater

Old Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp saves water by the cup in her kitchen to use in her garden. When she noticed a fire-hose-sized...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda Siri, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 3062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McConaughey and 49ers unite for kids' health

A-list actor Matthew McConaughey and Pro Bowl football players Vernon Davis and Patrick Willis huddled at the San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by nutrition for kids, on Nov 22, 2010 at 6:26 am | 5 comments | 6396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell Tower Plans Pulled

The SJ Mercury News has an article about an AT&T cell phone tower that was being planned on Louis. Residents complained...

Original post made by David on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Practical solutions, on Nov 21, 2010 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1580 Views

BOOKS

Feature: A passion for books

As a small girl, Faith Bell was given a huge turkey-feather duster and would spend afternoons tickling the books on display...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 6684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

E-books spark outcry at Palo Alto libraries

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Scharff announced earlier this month that he has given up on "real books." Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 2164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured in Woodside hit-and-run

A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run with a wrong-way driver in Woodside early this morning, a fire battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by caught yet?, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 2324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where once there was an ARCO

Workers are starting construction on a two-story commercial building that will offer retail on the ground floor and office...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Nov 20, 2010 at 11:31 am | 17 comments | 3667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 2111 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist killed by big-rig on Alpine Road identified

Lauren Perdriau Ward, 47, was killed in unincorporated San Mateo County near Portola Valley Thursday afternoon when she was...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:40 am | 26 comments | 4633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district will try again on new calendar

When the dust settled after Tuesday's rancorous Palo Alto Board of Education meeting, at which a scheduled vote on academic...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 44 comments | 6080 Views
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