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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Hospital plans changed

Seeking to save about $15 million in construction costs and make operations more efficient, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 16, 2009 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 2047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blaze destroys Eichler home on Edgewood Drive

A fire that began when a worker rubbed an interior wall with his hand, creating static, destroyed a three-bedroom home on...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Jerome Reed, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:53 am | 39 comments | 16825 Views

AROUND TOWN

A mighty reunion

In the late '80s, they played funk and soul from the '70s, rocking bars in East Palo Alto and frat parties at Stanford. Now...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sujobaremo, on Aug 16, 2009 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 3014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Huge blast at NATO headquarters rocks Kabul

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090815/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan_explosion Obama has declared Afghanistan as the major battle,...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 16, 2009 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford rowers head to World Championships

Four Stanford oarswomen were named to U.S. and British national teams that will be competing at the 2009 World Rowing Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bearfan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15s made their own all-star memories

For most of the Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth all-stars, it won't be the same as they move on to different programs and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by A baseball fan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 2238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special meeting set to address Lytton Plaza delays

Seeking to break ground on Lytton Plaza as soon as possible without violating a local law, City Manager James Keene hopes...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 60 comments | 6022 Views

AROUND TOWN

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Original post made by me on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Rita O'Connell, on Aug 15, 2009 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 3318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prison Guard's perspective

As a California Dept. of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) employee, I have had my fill with the statements being made...

Original post made by anon on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 15, 2009 at 2:11 am | 7 comments | 2339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Portola Valley man sentenced for manslaughter

Portola Valley resident and 2007 Woodside High School graduate Keith Knudsen received a sentence of four years and eight...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Chris Knudsen, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 5 comments | 2907 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Power Seeking Goalie

This Class 3 girls’ team enjoyed a strong record in the fall of 2008 and will be playing Delgado in Fall 2009. They are...

Original post made by Marissa Mirbach on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language School in Palo Alto or nearby

Hello. I have a friend that is planning to move to my place for a period of two months. She wants to enroll in an intensive...

Original post made by Anna on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by tutor, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project cut to just family housing

The Eden Housing development in downtown Palo Alto was once envisioned as a win-win-win situation for all parties involved....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by altobelli, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 9 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Plaza gathering honors war dead

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by without, on Aug 14, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 16 comments | 3865 Views

SPORTS

2009 Senior Games: Longtime partners take gold in tennis

After four grueling matches in the Palo Alto heat Thursday, Anita Murchie, 76, of Alexandria, Va., and Sylvia Will, 71, of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura Wuest, on Aug 14, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 4346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Painting house numbers on curbs

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Original post made by Jim on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by phil welch, on Aug 14, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 5814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it allowed to extend your concrete driveway to double the normal size

I can see adding maybe five feet, but there are some residents who are doubling the size of their driveways with concrete....

Original post made by resident on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:02 am | 15 comments | 2369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Banker Deborah Pappas wins 'Athena Award' for 2009

Deborah Pappas, known for her business savvy as a local bank manager and for her volunteer work in community-building programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by brian, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 2668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alert police sergeant helps nab burglar suspects

A resident surprised two burglars stealing electronic items from his home in the 800 block of Oregon Avenue just before noon...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by george, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 21 comments | 2892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cubberly goes from real green to artificial green

I was astounded to see the green field and track at Cubberly being removed in favor of artificial turf. Isn't Palo Alto...

Original post made by Got Green? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by anonymous jogger, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 14 comments | 2758 Views
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