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AROUND TOWN

Closing the 'digital divide' east of Bayshore

A decade ago East Palo Alto embarked on an effort to "close the digital divide" that was separating less-affluent communities...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mavericks surf contest set for 8 a.m. Saturday

The world-renowned annual Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay will be held Saturday, contest officials announced thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 13, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Expert: Treat junk food like cigarettes

America will solve its obesity problem when eating junk food becomes as socially unacceptable as smoking cigarettes. That...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Fat man, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 77 comments | 8413 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys move closer to clinching hoops title

Getting a big night from senior Kevin Brown and a big hand from Homestead, the Palo Alto boys' basketball team moved closer...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Feb 12, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 2294 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest gang members in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police and officers from surrounding jurisdictions seized six guns and arrested two known gang members and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 12, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 23 comments | 3152 Views

MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar, an up-in-the-air year for George Clooney, and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker"...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Feb 12, 2010 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 5381 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contrast the cities

Santa Clara has moved ahead and placed a ballot measure regarding the proposed 49er stadium for a vote by the people. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14374568 Mea...

Original post made by Greenhouse resident on Feb. 12, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Looking for love? Have you tried the Internet?

When it comes to dating and marriage, the Web has changed people's behavior in significant ways, a Stanford University sociologist...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2010 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1747 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail critics prepare for new suit

A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling for a fresh probe into the state's high-speed-rail project after learning that...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jason R, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 2019 Views

SPORTS

In the spirit of the moment, SHP defends a title

Girls' prep soccer roundup Members of the Sacred Heart Prep girls' soccer team prepared to defend their West Bay Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Robert Lane, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mansion, left in limbo, may be completed

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Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by deacon54@msn.com, on Feb 11, 2010 at 8:09 pm | 22 comments | 4721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home ownership among Asians increases in Bay Area

According to the Wall Street Journal, "the 10 most common surnames among Bay Area home buyers last year were Vietnamese,...

Original post made by wsj on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge orders school board to reconsider math program adoption

An interesting bit of news from Seattle: http://www.seattlepi.com/local/415049_math04.html "In June, two parents and...

Original post made by A. on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paly 08 Grad, on Feb 11, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 2442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hotel guests to pay for Palo Alto tourism efforts

Seeking to save some cash and "get out of the hotel business," Palo Alto officials agreed Monday night to end the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 13 comments | 2658 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lego scenes shown in Palo Alto stolen in Fremont

The elaborate Lego creations displayed at Palo Alto's Museum of American Heritage last month were stolen from a locked truck...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 2324 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunnels still possible in Palo Alto, officials say

Underground tunnels, elevated tracks and even "stacked trains" running through Palo Alto are all options still on the table...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by jb, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 25 comments | 3401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Search is on for new Paly principal

Senior teachers and assistant principals at Palo Alto High School huddled with school Superintendent Kevin Skelly this week...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 11, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 14 comments | 3031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flag in terrible shape

Does anyone know why the US flag at University Ave and the train tracks infront of the restaurant is flying in such bad shape?...

Original post made by jake on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Employment entrance exams?

It has occured to me that a relatively simple fix can fix our educational and social problems in this country: Allow employers...

Original post made by Kevin on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:02 am | 15 comments | 2217 Views
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