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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 | 1882 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 | 2281 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 | 3796 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 | 6130 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 | 2114 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 | 2187 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 | 1914 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 | 2172 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. 2016 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 | 2341 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 | 1974 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. 2277 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 | 2233 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 | 2103 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 | 2233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Master Plan Meeting for Gunn on Monday Night (February 2nd)

Gunn High School will be hosting a community meeting on Monday night (February 2nd) to discuss the master plan for Gunn High...

Original post made by Tom Jacoubowsky on Jan. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How girls bully each other, and what to do

The Internet has quickly become this generation's "bathroom wall" where girls can post hurtful insults — or bully —...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by student, on Jan 27, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 34 comments | 3604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Minor sparks, smoke at Whole Foods Market

The wire to an electrical fan started smoking at the Whole Foods Market on Emerson Street in downtown Palo Alto shortly before...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 27, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local 'census' to measure homelessness surge

Hundreds of volunteers are being sought to help Santa Clara County measure a reported surge in homelessness due to the economic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 2046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alpine Road likely suicide victim identified

Donn Paul Reisen, 59, a resident of Alpine Road in Menlo Park, has been identified by San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 4 comments | 2324 Views
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