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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green forces clash in city's composting debate

A four-hour-long debate on the future of composting in Palo Alto ended in a stalemate at Monday night's City Council meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 13 comments | 2451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto examines new compost technologies

The future of Palo Alto's composting could be found in ancient Amazonian soil, in gargantuan plastic bags or in stainless-steel...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Jan 11, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 2608 Views

SPORTS

California dreaming for Stanford lacrosse

Stanford's women's lacrosse coach Amy Bokker is doing a little California dreaming with her first recruiting class. Encinitas'...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by A, on Jan 11, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What if?

If both Bush and Cheney were to resign their offices one hour before the Inauguration, Nancy Pelosi would become, for one...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 11, 2009 at 5:08 am | 5 comments | 1903 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto toddler accidentally shot dead

A 2-year-old boy is dead after an accidental shooting by a 12-year-old family member in an East Palo Alto home Thursday night,...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhPuleez!, on Jan 11, 2009 at 1:50 am | 17 comments | 2027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Description, sketch and observant cop led to the arrest

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by mom of 8 black young men, on Jan 10, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 112 comments | 9222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know the schedule at Rinconada Pool after the New Year?

Hi There, I have not been to the pool for a while since summer. When i called for schedule, there was only a recorded...

Original post made by swimmer on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jordana, on Jan 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford rejects multiple SAT test option

A new program by the College Board, which administers the SAT tests for high school students, will allow students to take...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by jenny, on Jan 10, 2009 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 2442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls new co-generation power plant

Palo Alto's utilities officials are exploring a plan to bring a co-generation power plant to the city. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2009 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 1967 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama is suddenly silent on Gaza

His Emptiness, having made many scripted responses on Afghanistan and Iraq is suddenly silent, in real time, when it comes...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 10, 2009 at 9:51 am | 77 comments | 2449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launching 'Open City Hall' online forum

Palo Alto will debut an online public forum today aimed at increasing "civic engagement" by allowing residents to post comments...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by No votes please, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 18 comments | 2337 Views

MOVIES

Tyler Hanley's top films

1. Milk: Thanks to a powerhouse performance by perennial Oscar magnet Sean Penn and considerate direction from an auteur...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 9, 2009 at 10:30 pm | 5 comments | 4672 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Paly advances to CCS football championship

Palo Alto will play in its fourth straight Central Coast Section football championship game following a 38-8 blasting of...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by hraffel, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 12 comments | 2522 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin's Daughter's Motherhood

Stuff happens with families. Teenage pregancy is one of them. Sarah Palin seems to have a moral compass as long as it...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 3, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 51 comments | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public hearing Thursday on Oregon Expressway plans

A public hearing Thursday will examine revised draft plans for $2.5 billion in improvements on eight county expressways,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 9, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto first in state for 'advanced degrees'

Palo Alto has more adults with advanced educational degrees than any other community its size in California, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 10 comments | 2197 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women set hoop marks in 112-35 rout

The Stanford women's basketball team took all the suspense out of its game with visiting Washington within the first four...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 2161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lloyd Thacker Coming to M-A on Feb. 4

The Menlo-Atherton High School Parent Education Series is offering a special event open to the Menlo Park and Palo Alto communities....

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Jan. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto 'Zombie Bandit' arrested in Wyoming

Wyoming state police arrested a Palo Alto bank robbery suspect known as the "Zombie Bandit" in Albany County near Laramie...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2079 Views
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