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SPORTS

It's Menlo vs. Bellarmine in CCS tennis finale

It will be No. 1 against No. 2 when the Central Coast Section boys' team tournament title is decided on Friday at the Courtside...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Savides, on May 14, 2009 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2416 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psssst ... can you keep a secret?

Upon realizing that our interview will be taped and transcribed for publication, Phil Zimmermann undergoes a subtle metamorphosis....

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by DERoss, on May 14, 2009 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 2276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park program trims 'achievement gap'

At-risk students are achieving meaningful gains in reading, mathematics and school attitudes in a small "College Bound" program...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 14, 2009 at 8:38 am | 47 comments | 3394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reigniting the University Avenue Pedestrian Mall Initiative

Imagine this: University Ave-- from the CalTrain to Waverley-- transformed into a pedestrian-only urban park complete with...

Original post made by James Thompson on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 14, 2009 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2736 Views

AROUND TOWN

RECENT HOME SALES

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12237 posted Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 10:57...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:43 am | 2 comments | 2432 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 2 comments | 9320 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 2089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BUSINESS TAX: $150 tax on Stanford and Foothill students to be included? Why not?

Tax on artists, tax on writers, tax on architects, tax on the arts on general, galleries,all retail, etc., tax on gardeners,...

Original post made by solon on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 13, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1993 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is bike to work thread restricted to registered users?

Is bike to work so controversial that it needs to be kept to registered users? My comment would have been that the schools...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 13, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1998 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Permanent ink

Tattoo artist Rev. Todd works on a gargoyle tattoo for Alex Maffei at Homeward Bound Tattoo in Redwood City on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on May 13, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 2025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Computer failure foils 'favorite grandson' scam

Failure of a computer at a money-transfer service saved a 99-year-old Palo Alto grandmother from becoming a victim of a "favorite...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rita, on May 13, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments | 2932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area workers set for 'Bike to Work Day'

Get out the spandex shorts and fingerless gloves: Thursday, May 14, is Bike to Work Day. The Bay Area Bicycle Coalition will...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gus, on May 13, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2368 Views

SPORTS

Stanford faces cuts due to endowment plunge

Facing an unprecedented 30 percent plunge in its endowment value, Stanford will reduce the amount it spends from the fund...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by reader, on May 13, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 2534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto could lose $2.43 million to state

Already facing a $10 million budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year, the City of Palo Alto may be forced to let the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 13, 2009 at 11:50 am | 22 comments | 2612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

O'Connell at online 'town hall' meeting tonight

California Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell will be the featured guest at an online "town hall" meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by careful reader, on May 13, 2009 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Success pressure takes a toll, psychologist says

A "deep drive for perfection" in Palo Alto is taking a toll on the community's children, according to a psychologist who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 13, 2009 at 10:06 am | 30 comments | 3811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How our kids are doing

Early this school year, I read a news story in the Palo Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10937...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by carrie manley, on May 13, 2009 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Is water boarding really torture? Sean Hannity volunteers to find out.

Sean Hannity has volunteered to undergo water boarding to show the world that it is not really torture. This is a reality...

Original post made by Hannity on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on May 13, 2009 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 2139 Views

RESTAURANTS

Any place to eat late at night?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:56 am | 10 comments | 13045 Views

RESTAURANTS

Is there something wrong with dining alone?

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Original post made by George on Aug. 16, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 13, 2009 at 12:47 am | 24 comments | 12617 Views
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