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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets record number of applicants

A record number of prospective freshman students -- 30,349 -- have applied to Stanford University, more than 20 percent more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Joanne, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 2048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Returns to Stanford - Welcomes debate over the ideas she promoted while serving in the Bush Administration

This is great news, although not unexpected. Condi will clean up over at Stanford...there is nobody at Stanford who can...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 1957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza is coming -- but not quite yet

Alma Plaza finally received the city's approval Monday night, but it will likely be years before area residents see any major...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 2018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing teen, girlfriend found in Colorado

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl were found in the parking lot of a mall in Colorado Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments | 1900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown Longs Drugs store robbed Thursday night

A man wearing a black trench coat and carrying a rifle robbed a Longs Drugs store in Midtown Palo Alto Thursday night, police...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by twosides, on Jan 29, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 23 comments | 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spiriting in the Vietnamese New Year

Monday, Jan. 26, marked the first day of Te't, the Vietnamese New Year, which is celebrated for seven days. The Vietnamese...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 29, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford starts brain center to study altruism

The Stanford University School of Medicine has launched the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Tsephel, on Jan 29, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 24 comments | 2346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district proposes two stories for Garland

To make room for more classrooms, the Palo Alto Unified School District is considering adding two-story buildings to Garland...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jan 29, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 85 comments | 3848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Homeless Problem

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by MM, on Jan 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 24 comments | 6243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury starts deliberations in Walgreens fire trial

A 12-person jury received final instructions from U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Webster&Forest, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 2170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gitmo transfer to Alcatraz?

A couple of Republicans have suggested that Gitmo enemy combatants be sent to Alcatraz, since His Emptiness has declared...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by get some, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:56 am | 32 comments | 2254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garland's incoming class

Can someone tell me if Garland's incoming class will comprise only Kindergartners? Or will 1st - 5th graders be moved from...

Original post made by garland question on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

flat-top Eichler hotmop leaks/problems??? *HELP*

Anyone recommend a person to work on a flat hotmop roof? Anyone? Beuhler? Beuhler? rflip_99@yahoo.com...

Original post made by Reed on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 2191 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Meeting for Paly on Tuesday Night (February 3rd)

Palo Alto High School will be hosting a community meeting on Tuesday night (February 3rd) to discuss the master plan for...

Original post made by Todd Feinberg on Jan. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike ridership climbs to new high-school heights

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Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 28, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 18 comments | 2396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shoots, kills himself on Alpine Road

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies found a Portola Valley man in his vehicle at Ford's Field on Alpine Road this morning...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by G., on Jan 28, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 2023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Deaths

Raymond M. Jacobson Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10324 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2351 Views

SPORTS

Ref collapses; Menlo-SHP hoops cancelled

The battle for first place in the West Bay Athletic League between the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo boys' basketball teams...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Missing Los Altos teens may be Utah

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and his 13-year-old Saratoga girlfriend may be in Utah, police say, after being missing since...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:50 am | 2 comments | 2140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Los Altos boy, 14, and girlfriend, 13, go missing

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and his 13-year-old Saratoga girlfriend are missing and believed to be driving out of California...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 28, 2009 at 12:44 am | 7 comments | 2307 Views
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