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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Girl Scout rallies volunteers to help teachers

The Ravenswood City School District got a boost last weekend from a Girl Scout who gathered 70 volunteers to overhaul the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Dec 4, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1951 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances in CCS football playoffs

The semifinals are all set for the Central Coast Section Medium School Division semifinals, and the Palo Alto football team...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by SHP Student, on Dec 4, 2008 at 3:02 pm | 10 comments | 2631 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA police arrest couple on drug, other charges

A man and a woman from San Jose were arrested by Palo Alto police Tuesday afternoon on drug and other charges triggered by...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:54 am | 7 comments | 1940 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto begins quest for a national youth football title

Youth football history can be made by the Palo Alto Knights' Varsity squad next week, which is making its sixth appearance...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sammi Thielen, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2332 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford president takes 10 percent pay cut

Stanford President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy, along with members of the university's cabinet, are taking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Lori, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local homeless programs are in jeopardy

InnVision, which operates the Urban Ministry outreach program for homeless people in Palo Alto, along with a winter shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by chrisk, on Dec 4, 2008 at 10:15 am | 8 comments | 2087 Views

RESTAURANTS

st michaels alley

Does anyone know when the new st michaels alley will open?...

Original post made by ignatz on Dec. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michael Litfin of Children's Theatre dies

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Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Laura Sander, on Dec 4, 2008 at 1:41 am | 82 comments | 8376 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fire damages Palo Alto day health center

A fire damaged an adult day health center in Palo Alto on Sunday night, and a gas can left at the scene left no doubt that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspecious gardener

A male (Mexican? about 40 years old?) rang my doorbell around 4:10pm today and asked if I've asked for a gardener, which...

Original post made by Sue on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 3, 2008 at 7:41 pm | 6 comments | 1944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sometimes it's better to donate money

As someone looking to make sure their food closet of choice gets bang for the buck this year, I am going to give my hard...

Original post made by Donations: Items vs Money on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2231 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Castilleja advances to state volleyball finals

Payback can be sweet. The Castilleja girls' volleyball team learned that with its biggest victory of the season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Dec 3, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays local bike-share program

Palo Alto has temporarily scrapped its plans for a local bicycle-sharing program to pursue a leading role in a regional project....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Bernard & Jane Leitner, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 2158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police auditor to investigate 'racial-profiling'

The police auditor whose investigation is expected to shed light on Palo Alto's debate over racial profiling will receive...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:22 am | 37 comments | 2335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill would require more use of renewable energy

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that would require state utilities to buy one-third of their energy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:05 am | 4 comments | 2565 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto search for robbers called off

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Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by You Know, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 8 comments | 2155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Peeping Tom? Middlefield & Kingsley 8:00pm Tues

police in my neighborhood Professorville are looking for a peeping tom--and we wondered if anyone else besides one of my...

Original post made by Middlefield /Kingsley resident on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 2, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feeding body and soul

In a small warehouse off Bay Road in East Palo Alto, more than 100 people gathered for a Thanksgiving celebration Nov. 23,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by ???, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2139 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

War crimes in Iraq

The objective of these targeted assassinations is to "kill a nation", the destroy Iraq's ability to educate its people, to...

Original post made by Lisa Cohen on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 2033 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may delay costly bike-sharing program

Palo Alto may scrap its plans for a Paris-style bike-sharing program in favor of a more regional and less costly approach. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 27 comments | 2136 Views
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