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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 | 2256 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. 2086 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 | 2141 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 | 2624 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 | 2028 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. 2057 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. 2175 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. 2305 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 | 3519 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 | 2071 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 | 1836 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 | 3224 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 | 2744 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 | 1933 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 | 2808 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 | 15739 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 | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High 'truancy' rates way above state average

Almost 70 percent of students at Palo Alto High School are technically "truants," according to the California Department...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Feb 6, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 17 comments | 2935 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford law gradaute pleads guilty to tax evasion

A Stanford University Law School graduate who ran an escort service and failed to pay income taxes pleaded guilty in U.S....

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Feb 6, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 15 comments | 2632 Views
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