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AROUND TOWN

'Sandbag Saturday' needs more volunteers

Palo Alto emergency services officials need some help Saturday: community volunteers willing to deliver and fill sandbags...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why No H1N1 Vaccines in Palo Alto?

So, I've heard of folks in other cities and counties in the Bay Area getting access to H1N1 (my niece in Marin, friends in...

Original post made by Where are they? on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service Saturday for Ariel Shaker

A memorial service has been set for 1 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7) for Ariel Shaker, the lifelong Palo Alto resident who was killed...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Moi, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do hard times mean more domestic violence?

One could almost hear a figurative sigh of relief when news filtered into the 16th annual Domestic Violence Council Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Connie Valentine, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo College wins third straight football game

Cruz Castillo threw for 264 yards and four touchdowns as the Menlo College football team downed visiting Lewis & Clark, 26-14,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by DO.C., on Nov 8, 2009 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 1658 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys join M-A girls as league water polo champs

The Central Coast Section water polo playoffs get under way this week and there should be little surprise to who the top-seeded...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by PA parent, on Nov 8, 2009 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 1856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Path to Purpose' talk coming to Gunn Nov. 17

"The Path to Purpose: Helping Our Children Find Their Calling in Life" is the topic of a Nov. 17 presentation by William...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randy, on Nov 9, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foul play ruled out in swimming pool death

Investigators do not believe there was any criminal activity involved in the death of a 21-year-old man whose partially decomposed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

M-A hoping to make football lights a permanent fixture

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Curt Schulze, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1717 Views

AROUND TOWN

The day the Stanford football team slew Goliath

It could have turned into a day of reminiscing. Instead, Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh was intent on keeping the focus...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by R Sanderson, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applying to UC: The Personal Statement

Here's a link to a video produced by UC about preparing the UC personal statement. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zo6NI4wHf4...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Redwood Shores mom, on Dec 24, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 1769 Views

AROUND TOWN

GRT-Inventing ways to save lives

GRT is inventing a mechanism for trains that will deploy so the train doesnt kill anybody. Any donations and contributions...

Original post made by Person on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn celebrate football titles

Two games. Two must-win situations. When it was all over, the Palo Alto and Gunn football teams had themselves a league championship,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 1908 Views

SPORTS

Pedersen rises to the occasion

Kayla Pedersen scored 14 of her 22 points in the second half and grabbed eight rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Local teacher, on Nov 15, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pitching in for kids in East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park

Two foundations have organized to raise support for public school children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lou Pelosi, on Nov 16, 2009 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GATE - Talent Searches

I saw a reference to the Johns Hopkins and the Duke youth talent searches for 7th graders on the PAUSD GATE web page. How...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Nov 18, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain offers special service for the Big Game

Few things on the Peninsula have been around as long as Caltrain, but one of the closest competitors is the Big Game. Caltrain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 17, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1801 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Harbaugh close to contract extension

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is close to completing a contract extension with the school. Athletic director Bob Bowlsby...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Alan Mela, on Nov 17, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1752 Views

AROUND TOWN

interactive bike route map for Mountain View

The city of Mountain View has put together and cool new interactive bike route map for their city. It shows useful bike...

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 20, 2009 at 1:43 am | 1 comment | 1670 Views

SPORTS

A run at a Paly track record comes up just short

One of the oldest records in Palo Alto High track and field history belongs to Jon Enscoe, who set the mile record in 1966...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jon Enscoe, on Nov 19, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views
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