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AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Nov. 10-11)

[http://www.rainwaterharvesting.eventbrite.com Class: Rainwater Harvesting] Residents can prepare for the coming dry season...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters bring political veterans back to council

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grading the mile run?

My average weight boy runs the mile at J.L.S. He is not a fast runner but he does run (not walk) and averages about 9:30....

Original post made by PA Mom on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Nov 9, 2012 at 1:40 am | 26 comments | 1914 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at knifepoint in Menlo Park

If you go walking after midnight, keep an eye out. Late Wednesday night, two men robbed a third who was strolling through...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 8, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 879 Views

SPORTS

Gunn needs one more big victory for a CCS football berth

Palo Alto has an invitation. So does Menlo-Atherton, Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School. All are headed to the big dance...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ice Queen, on Nov 8, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan sixth-grader back after health case settled

A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 20 comments | 2294 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls advance in CCS polo

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls will play another day in their respective Central Central...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

The streets of downtown Menlo Park were nearly empty late Tuesday afternoon -- perhaps people were still waiting in line...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creating a 'foolproof' Thanksgiving

"She is the modern day Julia Child," claims Sur La Table chef Hilary Freeman. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27384...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by I Like pie, on Nov 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Election Prediction Thread

No rhetoric, no noise. Just your prediction for electoral vote count, Senate +/-, and House pick ups. First prize? Why,...

Original post made by PK on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 26 comments | 1081 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge throws out murder charge in Lewis killing

Gregory Elarms Sr., the man accused of gunning down East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in a Hillsdale Shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 1073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholar shares research on Tinsley program

A scholar analyzed academic results of students in the Tinsley Voluntary Transfer Program. But she said the social outcomes...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Answer, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:56 pm | 75 comments | 3305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss, Schmid, Burt, Berman win council election

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sara Armstrong, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 52 comments | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees more than 14,000 early-bird voters

As of last night more than 14,000 Palo Alto residents had cast their ballots, out of some 38,300 registered voters in the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Suppression Attempts in San Mateo County?

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) is reporting that a group called Election Integrity Project will be deploying "poll observers"...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 7, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 1951 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Polls: Skewed and unskewed

Looks like the biggest winner last night, after Obama, was Nate Silver and the composite poll blogs. Biggest losers? Karl...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto officer crashes during chase

A police officer pursuing a car through East Palo Alto crashed with another vehicle during the chase, forcing his bike to...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Excitement at Obama campaign's Mountain View headquarters

Volunteers for President Barack Obama's campaign react with excitement as they watch early election returns come in. They...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 826 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Jr. Midgets face tough rematch for NorCal title

The Palo Alto Knights Jr. Midgets advanced to the American Youth Football NorCal Regional Championship with a 42-12 victory...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael , on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:52 am | 4 comments | 1380 Views
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