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SPORTS

Musician, scholar, athlete: Vandermeer's story

It may have taken Jake Vandermeer, a recognized national cellist, a little longer than the normal recruit to get a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 2877 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire board member decries union ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 9:39 am | 8 comments | 3746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Underground caltrain - how?

In the light of the recent events at the Meadows caltrain crossing, quite a people support the idea of taking the train underground....

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Anti-stress plan targets winter-break homework

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Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by choti, on Oct 22, 2009 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Search still on for missing frog-fountain

The staff at Palo Alto's Gamble Garden is asking the public for help finding a missing statue of a frog. The 12-inch statue...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by A Loss, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:04 am | 4 comments | 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. Energy Secretary Chu looks to innovation to solve warming crisis

Predicting dire consequences if the country conducts "business as usual," U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu outlined a...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by True Cost, on Oct 22, 2009 at 6:14 am | 47 comments | 4851 Views

SPORTS

Stanford looking for win, not stats, against ASU

Stanford junior wide receiver Ryan Whalen knows there's something different about this week but he's too focused on football...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sun Devil Fan, on Oct 22, 2009 at 5:25 am | 1 comment | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mock Graveyards are poor taste this Halloween.

I know this is Halloween and people like to decorate their front yards, but this year I think it is inappropriate to have...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 21, 2009 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 2134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged cop killer could face death penalty

As the attorneys and judge ironed out the course of his case Friday morning, Alberto Alvarez, the 23-year-old man accused...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 21, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1747 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja wraps up golf title with a 10-0 finish

Prep roundup Brenna Nelsen and Sarah Debs have been quite a one-two punch for the Castilleja golf team this season. Nelsen...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2452 Views

SPORTS

Three top area athletes are headed to Stanford next year

Three Stanford men's teams could very well be strengthened next fall by the addition of three top area athletes who have...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jack Morton's Booklet

Did anyone get the booklet that Jack Morton sent to voters? I got mine on Saturday and to say the least, I was upset and...

Original post made by Marvin on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 21, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 27 comments | 2905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board seeks 'order' from new Cal Ave trees

Palo Alto's tree-replacement project on California Avenue should strive toward continuity and purpose and should avoid relying...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:42 am | 31 comments | 2890 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second California Avenue Public Meeting Re Trees

This is on the city's website: Public Meeting October 22nd, 6:30 p.m. TREE SELECTION and PROJECT INFORMATION. Escondido...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 2069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave Trees– If You Care, You Must Be There: Thursday 6:30 pm, Escondido School

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 2156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow Harvest Fair and Haunted House

The public is cordially invited to attend the 16th Annual Fairmeadow Harvest Fair featuring a benefit barbeque by the Facebook...

Original post made by Len Filppu on Oct. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Washington Post Article: Declaring War is more than a Formality

Yes, here is someone in the media stating the fact that we haven't declared a CONSTITUTIONAL war since World War 2. I posted...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 21, 2009 at 6:29 am | 25 comments | 4872 Views

AROUND TOWN

CVS Leading by Example: Can we get more lovely plastic flags?

I really like those lovely yellow and red plastic triangle flags that CVS has been flying for awhile now. Can we get more...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 18 comments | 2849 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rolls to important football win, leads El Camino Division

Like in any race, it's not how one starts but how one finishes. On Friday night, Gunn got to the football finish line first,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 2731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum on youth stress set Wednesday night

A forum, "View of Youth Stress: Warning signs and strategies for coping and dealing with stress from the experts," will be...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by stanford kid, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 2083 Views
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