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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to ask for $1.5M for California Avenue

A $1.5 million grant could transform California Avenue in Palo Alto into a European-style boulevard with two lanes, a park/plaza...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 10 comments | 2193 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

<B>MAC'S BY THE TRACKS DERAILED ... </B>It's the end of the line for Mac's by the Tracks. The restaurant at 109 S. California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Norma, on Oct 4, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 5177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police use Taser on transient at Castro Starbucks

A police officer used a Taser on a homeless man who allegedly threw a cup of coffee on another Mountain View policeman early...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by , on Oct 4, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 3018 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hundreds celebrate Palo Alto Black & White Ball

Hundreds of well-dressed revelers donned masks, danced, noshed and socialized at the Palo Alto Black & White Ball Saturday...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Finals before break?' is the wrong question...

I have been waiting for the calender discussion about finals before or after break to turn to the issue of, 'Why do we even...

Original post made by district teacher on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Concerned parents, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documents: CalPERS' $100 million Page Mill loss

Retirement fund CalPERS released nearly 1,200 pages of documents this week detailing memos and correspondence between CalPERS...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 30 comments | 11473 Views

SPORTS

Oregon throws the knockout punch

Andrew Luck threw for 341 yards and two touchdowns but Stanford was overwhelmed by host Oregon, 52-31, in a Pac-10 football...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by duck fan PDX, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get the ktvu cameras at the Gunn/Paly football game , vote here

KTVU will have cameras at one of four high school football games this coming Friday. Get them to come to the Gunn/Paly game...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hear Ye, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 2018 Views

SPORTS

Bears pounce on San Mateo for first football win

Friday's prep football roundup: Paly, Gunn win Devonte Piper got his yearly touchdown out of the way and now the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by jj, on Oct 3, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds bid farewell to Bill Lane Friday

Hundreds of friends, family members and associates of Bill Lane heard anecdotes of his enthusiastic approach to life, his...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 2300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger signs 'kindergarten readiness' bill sparked by Palo Alto teachers

Two Palo Alto teachers were celebrating today after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed their "kindergarten readiness" bill...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 3, 2010 at 11:11 am | 6 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP names Leo Apotheker, former SAP co-leader, as new CEO

HP today named Leo Apotheker, former CEO of the German software giant SAP, as its new CEO. The 57-year-old German native...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 12 comments | 2941 Views

BOOKS

This Webb splashes into Stanford swimming record books

The Stanford women's swimming team completed an undefeated dual-meet season with its 162-129 victory over host California...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by BUY VIAGRA, on Oct 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 4236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to push fire safety

In July, Albany, Calif., became the first U.S. city to require photoelectric smoke alarms in all homes sold, rented or renovated....

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Rogers, on Oct 2, 2010 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 3605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto now accepting 'Bling'

Palo Altans paying their utility bills or parking tickets at City Hall can now pull out some Bling instead of cash, checks...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Oct 1, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fund awards $300,000 in local grants

Supporters and founders of the Palo Alto Community Fund looked back on 31 years of grant-making in Palo Alto and looked forward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Catherine Crystal Foster, on Oct 1, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 4 comments | 2421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Singapore Math

For parents and teachers who know, how do you think Palo Alto's "Everyday Math" compare to "Singapore Math" which is described...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by 'Nuff Said, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 2814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pardee Park trees are hazardous -- one extremely

Ten mature eucalyptus trees in Eleanor Pardee Park are in poor condition and should be removed, according to an independent...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 1, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 14 comments | 4348 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Social Network'

There's a lot to "Like" about "The Social Network." The riveting film about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defines a generation,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Victor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 6507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail officials wrestle with 'conflict' finding

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors could be serving on the board in violation of...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Bill Moisten, on Oct 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 10 comments | 2566 Views
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