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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gas line on PG&E 'Top 100'

A natural-gas pipeline running along Junipero Serra Boulevard in Stanford is on Pacific Gas & Electric Company's (PG&E) "Top...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Train Neighbor, on Sep 28, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 4 comments | 3471 Views

MOVIES

Old Movie Blog - want to help out?

I've started an old movie blog, with the goal of getting more people (ie current parenting generation and their kids!) into...

Original post made by Laura on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 28, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 4899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is mid-town going to have a new restaurant?

I see that the former gas-station next to the Winter Lodge is being developed now. Anyone know what will go in that space?...

Original post made by new in town on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by new in town, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 5 comments | 1961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Compost Facility Site & Byxbee Park

I support the idea of creating a new anaerobic composting facility, but not at the proposed location in dedicated park land....

Original post made by marco on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 11 comments | 2128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Black-and-White Ball may be less grey this year

Palo Alto's biennial Black & White Ball fundraising dinner/dance could be a bit less grey this year. Organizers are encouraging...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rep. Zoe Lofgren and her trix

Apparently, Rep. Lofgren thought that her surprise guest, today, at the congressional hearing on illegal workers, was a cute...

Original post made by Samuel on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 2262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New housing will likely spark enrollment bump

A bumper crop of kindergartners this fall has the Palo Alto school district scrambling to ensure there will be enough classrooms...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Erin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car hits student biker on Webster and Embarcadero

A young eager high school student from our community lay fallen under his crushed bike in the street walkway of Webster and...

Original post made by Palo Alto Citizen on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by I bike, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 63 comments | 4410 Views

SPORTS

Press pilots the point in Stanford women's soccer victory

==BI Saturday's Cardinal corner== Christen Press' record-setting chip shot proved to be a game-winner as No. 2 Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Sep 27, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 3585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our high schools are getting too big? Maybe not...

Interesting NYT article on Brockton (MA) high - a turnaround and now a success story with 4100 students. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/education/28school.html?_r=1&hp "A...

Original post made by Me Too on Sep. 27, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Burglars ransack Menlo Park neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 27, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 6356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may stop publishing agendas in newspapers

The Palo Alto City Council will consider tonight (Monday) whether to scrap a local ordinance that requires the city to publish...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 12 comments | 2154 Views

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 | 2048 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 | 2669 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 | 2711 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 | 2550 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 | 1 comment | 2958 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 | 2352 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 | 3653 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 | 3087 Views
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