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AROUND TOWN

Small grass fire threatens Arastradero Preserve

A small grass fire Saturday in Palo Alto's Pearson Arastradero Preserve stayed small -- it was quelled because city fire...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 1938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Checklist: What to buy and do

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Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lynn, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:36 am | 7 comments | 2794 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood's Gradiska advances in state track

For Pinewood junior Angela Gradiska, the 2009 CIF State Track and Field Championships already are a dream come true. For...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly receives seven Press Club awards

Karla Kane of the Palo Alto Weekly staff picked up a first-place award tonight for an entertainment review of "The Good Game,"...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 2007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Detective ignored DA's advice

Another paper has a cover story that the DA requested PAPD to perform a complete audit of the Children's theater, as the...

Original post made by Jean, a thetaer parent on Jun. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide attempt averted by a mother and motorist

An attempt by a young man to commit suicide on the train tracks in Palo Alto was averted Thursday evening by a mother who...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 8, 2009 at 7:56 am | 197 comments | 5513 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Giving kudos where kudos are due to Obama

Thanks and congrats to Pres BHO for firmly stating the obvious at Buchenwald.......

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by A veteran, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:32 am | 7 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sonya Raymakers' services set Friday afternoon

Sonya Raymakers' stunned parents, Bonnie Packer and Bob Raymakers, were surrounded by family and friends in their south Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karin, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 35 comments | 3191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In tragedy's wake, teens reach out to peers

On the heels of two classmates' recent deaths, Gunn High School students are reaching out to each other in the hopes of preventing...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Texas, on Jun 6, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 13 comments | 2702 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A mother's remembrance

Sonya Raymakers' stunned parents, Bonnie Packer and Bob Raymakers, were surrounded by family and friends in their south Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 6, 2009 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 9-1 Abilities United After School Program Rummage Sale Benefit

Abilities United is a wonderful organization serving the educational, social and vocational needs of the disabled of all...

Original post made by Pauline Navarro on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pauline, on Jun 6, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1806 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

D-Day-Order of the Day: 6 June 1944

More D-DAY thoughts and postshttp://www.thedonovan.com/ SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE You...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Math Textbook Adoption

I understand that PAUSD is required by the state of CA to update its math curricula every seven years. Can someone tell...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 6, 2009 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Program will employ East Palo Alto parolees

East Palo Alto will soon begin a 14-month pilot work program for parolees from state prison reentering the community, Police...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Jun 6, 2009 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 2314 Views

SPORTS

State track meet will provide a second chance

Their first appearance at the CIF State Track and Field Championships left them frustrated, disappointed and angry. Now,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by David, on Jun 5, 2009 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama in Cairo: Not a single mention of Anwar Sadat

His Emptiness gave another empty one today. The script was carefully crafted to say very little. The main point was not...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Jun 5, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 18 comments | 2216 Views

SPORTS

New Little League city champ already assured

A new champion is already assured in the Palo Alto Little League City Majors Tournament and the first pitch hasn't even been...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by more ball, on Jun 5, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 7 comments | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citywide sale fueled by trunk-loads of inspiration

People are getting into Saturday's Palo Alto Citywide Yard Sale for all sorts of reasons -- and it's not just to rid their...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 5, 2009 at 8:43 pm | 6 comments | 2002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Bible Church hosts prayer meeting Sunday evening

I want you to know about an opportunity coming up this Sunday: a prayer meeting at PBC in response to the recent suicides...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

man with 4 big guns arrested at Palo Alto VA hospital

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/06/04/BAFO180T56.DTL "Blair Dee Fredericks parked his van in the...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sue Dremann, staff writer, Palo Alto Weekly, on Jun 5, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 2264 Views
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