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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1,900 in Bay Area arrested for drunk driving

More than 1,900 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs during a regional...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2010
Last comment by Stats, on Jan 3, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Solution to Town and Country Center backups

Extend the existing overpass on the western (El Camino) side near the railroad tracks to allow cars to cross over Embarcadero...

Original post made by Allen Podell on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by bad math, on Jan 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 2188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

English Writing for Bilingual Children

Anyone have suggestions? My nine-year old bilingual child is behind in English writing. Smart, and seems to read well,...

Original post made by Help, Please on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by It is ok..., on Jan 3, 2010 at 6:08 am | 18 comments | 2079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embacadero/T&C/ECR Signal Lights Still Not Synchronized

A representative from the city announced that signal lights for the Paly pedestrian crossing, T&C/Paly driveways and the...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 4 comments | 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County debuts drug-discount program

All residents of Santa Clara County can now use a new, free prescription-drug discount card, which allows them to save an...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by pa, on Jan 2, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 14 comments | 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mom trying out for the NFL!

Saw this story on the ABC news: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/peninsula&id=7194737 Good luck Terri! The...

Original post made by football fan on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by hard work=favorableresults, on Jan 2, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 1847 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto makes coaching change with boys' basketball team

Bob Roehl hasn't seen the Palo Alto boys' basketball team play in person this season. He also hasn't met any of the players....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by "Lazy" Brown's Relative, on Jan 2, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 21 comments | 3360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal ruling could alter Taser use in Palo Alto

A Monday ruling by the federal appeals court in San Francisco could affect how the Palo Alto Police Department uses Tasers...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Jan 2, 2010 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 2445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford takes action to be green--our council just talks

Ihope our city council, especially our climate change group, reads this article to see what Stanford is ACTUALLY doing about...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 2, 2010 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 1796 Views

SPORTS

It's another swim championship for PASA boys and girls

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA) swam off with another team title at the California/Nevada Winter Sectional in Southern...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 1, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests top 1,700

More than 1,700 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

All but one Palo Alto 'Tinsley kids' off to college

Of the 22 "Tinsley kids" who graduated from Gunn and Palo Alto high schools in June, 21 reported plans to go on to college,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 26 comments | 6438 Views

SPORTS

Top safety commits to Stanford football

Woodberry Forest School (Virginia) senior safety Ed Reynolds officially committed to Stanford and the football program on...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stanford/Woodberry alum, on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 3304 Views

SPORTS

Oklahoma takes home Sun Bowl Trophy with win over Stanford

In the final analysis, give Tavita Pritchard credit for his courage and give Toby Gerhart credit for his tremendous ability...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 1, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Coming to the end of the Decade without a Name

Here we are at the end of the decade that is nameless. Before it started, we were all abuzz with the Y2K bug and wondering...

Original post made by No Name Decade on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by No Name Decade, on Jan 1, 2010 at 11:18 am | 8 comments | 2708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park considering suspending Tinsley Settlement

Tinsley settlement The Tinsley voluntary transfer program resulted from a 1986 court settlement over a desegregation lawsuit....

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Don't hold EPA back!, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:43 am | 66 comments | 252286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Montecito crash 'made everybody's life terrible'

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Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by K., on Jan 1, 2010 at 1:56 am | 59 comments | 8374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two more fatalities on Caltrain today.

We need to improve Caltrain safety. http://www.ktvu.com/news/22098925/detail.htmlhttp://www.ktvu.com/news/22098925/detail.htmlhttp://www.ktvu.com...

Original post made by KTVU on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by dab, on Dec 31, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1909 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Roadway pedestrian hit by car on Alma Street

A 63-year-old man walking in the roadway on Alma Street Wednesday night was hit by a car and suffered a concussion, Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by KT, on Dec 31, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 2036 Views

SPORTS

A look at the 76th annual Brut Sun Bowl

2009 BRUT SUN BOWL FACTS What: 76th Annual Brut Sun Bowl Who: Stanford (6-3 Pac-10, 8-4 Overall) vs. Oklahoma (5-3 Big...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 31, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 2779 Views
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