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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Newman Walker Dies

Very sadly the Palo Alto Daily News reports that Dr. Newman Walker has died. Many long time residents of Palo Alto will...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jean Wilcox, on Feb 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Palo Alto Weekly is looking for extraordinary volunteers

The Palo Alto Weekly is planning a cover story featuring some of the unsung volunteers in the community. I’m looking for...

Original post made by Emilie Doolittle on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by stock trader, on Feb 10, 2009 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 2174 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Growing old with gadgets

Baby Boomers want technology, not knitting in their golden years, according to Susan Ayers Walker, head of SmartSilvers Alliance...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 9, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 4 comments | 2260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Don't worry kids, Stanford will teach Mom & Dad about Facebook

Interesting class for wannabe techie parents!! Article from the Merc. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11648461?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com As...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toll Brothers project nears final approval tonight

A developer's five-year-long quest to build 45 homes on a Palo Alto portion of the former Mayfield Mall site at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by someone, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Theatre at Palo Alto High School

I need info about the Theatre classes at Paly, I will be a freshman next year, and I have taken drama 1a and 1b at Jordan....

Original post made by Anna on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by paly parent, on Feb 9, 2009 at 5:02 pm | 7 comments | 2803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto paraglider dies near Pacifica

A body of a paraglider was found by a fisherman in the ocean near Mussel Rock near Pacifica Sunday morning, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by A neighbor, on Feb 9, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2634 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident killed

10 o'clock news identified this man as a Palo Alto resident http://www.ktvu.com/news/18669292/detail.html...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 2030 Views

SPORTS

Gunn Boys' Varsity Basketball

The Gunn Boys’ Basketball squad is inching closer to a historic first ever De Anza League title as they used a fast start...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2059 Views

SPORTS

Gunn Girls' Basketball

Varsity Gunn Girls are 23-0. Gunn Girls’ Basketball squad came into its non-league game as the only public school in the...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2178 Views

SPORTS

Gunn High School Soccer

GUNN VARSITY GIRLS ARE EL CAMINO LEAGUE CHAMPIONS! The Titans gave their seniors a night to remember by defeating Santa...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Person hit by vehicle in downtown Palo Alto

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at University Avenue and Waverley Street in downtown Palo Alto just after 4 p.m. today...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Carla, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 38 comments | 3544 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Copies San Francisco

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/02/07/MN6M15P43V.DTL&hw=American+Apparel&sn=001&sc=1000...

Original post made by Alabama on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 8, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto needs to follow State

Rightly or wrongly, the Governor has instituted furlough Fridays as a cost saving measure to help California's finances....

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 8, 2009 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 1837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts: Housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 9:20 am | 31 comments | 3229 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges for driver in Phyllis Seidman fatality

No charges will be filed against the driver who struck and killed Phyllis Seidman Dec. 2. The decision was reached following...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by Geoff, on Feb 8, 2009 at 8:33 am | 36 comments | 2746 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support Stimulus bill

I think that that we need a $1 billion stimulus bill for our economy that will put people to work, meet national goals and...

Original post made by Stephen Rock on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 8, 2009 at 7:08 am | 12 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redevelopment planned for San Antonio center

The Mountain View City Council approved a "gatekeeper" request last week that could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto should have a say, on Feb 8, 2009 at 1:50 am | 35 comments | 2812 Views

AROUND TOWN

A shrill 'Century'

Like the high-pitched whistle of a fast-moving train, TheatreWorks' newest production, "Twentieth Century," barrels onto...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Taylor, on Feb 7, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 15741 Views

AROUND TOWN

For some, the Good of PC zoning trumps the Bad and the Ugly

Critics of the "planned community" zone may be quick to cry "Foul" when a proposed public benefit falls short of expectations,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Alabama, on Feb 7, 2009 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 2319 Views
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