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AROUND TOWN

'Scott Meadow' named for Greer Park activists

Charles Scott surveyed the new, green expanse of rolling, hilly lawn at Greer Park in Palo Alto Tuesday, seated at a picnic...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 3522 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and tax compromise ?

Yesterday's speech by President Obama where he explains his rationale for "compromise" of the extensions of the Bush era...

Original post made by bru on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Yawn, on Dec 11, 2010 at 6:40 am | 45 comments | 1979 Views

SPORTS

The Gators snap past Palo Alto in Burlingame hoops tourney

The Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball team wasted little time in overpowering a depleted Palo Alto squad, 66-48, in the...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 11, 2010 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be Safe. Be Seen. Gear Up for Night Bicycling.

As the days grow shorter, more bicyclists are riding at dusk or in the dark. It is both illegal and very unsafe to bicycle...

Original post made by Penny on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2681 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh is nation's top college football coach

Stanford's Jim Harbaugh knows what he's doing as a football coach; at least at the college level. The Palo Alto, Michigan...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Golden Boy, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 2374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops EMS study, fires consultant

Palo Alto's review of the city's emergency medical services is facing a delay after the city fired the consultant performing...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Dec 10, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 3052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot murder trial to focus on domestic violence

In the weeks and months before firefighters found Jennifer Schipsi's body in a burnt cottage on Palo Alto's Addison Avenue,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2087 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto volleyball team receives a No. 10 national ranking

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team not only will finish the 2010 season as the CIF Division I state champion, but also...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Coach Dave, on Dec 10, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton's Annual Canned Food Drive

Do you wonder what teenagers today are up to over the holiday season? It seems as though our culture is so worried about...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1706 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire in April

After 20 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lewd incident at Palo Alto Bowl

I'm thinking there must be a mistake in characterizing Grant Willner as a transient. He's a 1972 graduate of Gunn High School;...

Original post made by lindaloo on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1936 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cancun Climate Change Conference

Interesting article about the Climate Change Conference... http://dailycaller.com/2010/12/10/hypocrisy-alive-and-well-at-cancun-climate-conference/ It...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newly elected Menlo Park mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 11 comments | 2964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Melissa Baten Caswell elected president of Palo Alto school board

Former PTA Council President Melissa Baten Caswell was chosen by her colleagues Tuesday night to be president of the Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Barron Park Parent, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 11 comments | 2782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not your father's social club

Once a strong thread in a community's social fabric and a main source of public service, fraternal and service clubs today...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Member, on Dec 9, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 11 comments | 4995 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza textbook program wins award

A program started in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, geared toward encouraging the widespread adoption of...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 2460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California High Speed Rail Gets Another $624 Million

The United States Department of Transportation has redirected $1.195 billion in high speed rail funds originally designated...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1813 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fatality in San Mateo slows/stops trains

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Caltrain in San Mateo this afternoon, causing delays in train schedules, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Dec 9, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 11 comments | 2389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuing the 'Asian conversation' -- Dec. 8

With a growing Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools, parent leaders are preparing a second community forum in what has come...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by B, on Dec 9, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 87 comments | 6230 Views
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