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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Teen suicides thoughout the years

I grew up in Palo Alto and recall four teen suicides, I knew 3/4 of these people personally, during my years at Paly. This...

Original post made by Tom on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Sep 5, 2009 at 12:44 am | 8 comments | 1787 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police take part in anti-DUI campaign

Palo Alto police will be out in force this Labor Day weekend as part of the nationwide Avoid anti-DUI campaign, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cindy, on Sep 4, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 3 comments | 2086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Carol Gilbert

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Jacquie Rush, on Sep 4, 2009 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 2384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How much power over your kids do you want to give to the Office of President of the USA?

President Obama, similar in attitude of other notable other leaders in the last century, is going to speak directly to the...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 2000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know where the smoke is coming from?

The past few days I've noticed a distinct smoke smell in the air. It's particularly bad this morning. Does anyone know...

Original post made by stacrb on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by , on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Sep 4, 2009 at 10:49 am | 14 comments | 4696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at Menlo-Atherton High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sign language

Local residents rally for an overhaul of the national health care system Wednesday afternoon at Middlefield and East Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 2059 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to Hold In-Person Healthcare Meeting

I am delighted to hear that Congresswoman Eshoo has decided to hold an in-person meeting with her constituents to discuss...

Original post made by Kate on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 1702 Views

SPORTS

Stanford produces prospects from summer ball

Stanford football recruiting class of 2011 has skills Stanford outfielder Kellen Kiilsgaard and pitchers Alex Pracher...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by sherry, on Sep 3, 2009 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County approves $960,000 'Tree House' funding

A housing development to be constructed in Palo Alto next year will not only be in a convenient location, but it will also...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:58 am | 24 comments | 2245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best stationery Store

Since we are unable to comment on the Best Of Voting, I would like to bemoan the lack of a suitable stationery/school supply...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 2122 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New buildings at Paly to be discussed today

New building projects at Palo Alto High School will be the topic today at a meeting of the Palo Alto High School Facilities...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Brain games

It's frustrating being out-smarted by a chimpanzee, but that's what happens every day to hundreds of people playing the "Chimp...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 2, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 4019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard's Heart - to - Heart

Our pediatrician recommended this class: http://www.lpch.org/newsEvents/EventsLectures/YourFamilysHealth/heartToHeart.html Any...

Original post made by Pre-Teen Mom on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please think before you speak.

There are some rumors spreading around town concerning unpleasant and very tragic details of recent events. These details,...

Original post made by Another parent on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any differences between clarinets?

We have to make a mad dash by Friday to find a clarinet for my 5th grader for the two-year music requirement. Any recommendations...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 2, 2009 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 4037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your kids are smoking marijuana near my house

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Original post made by Jim on Jul. 31, 2007
Last comment by anon., on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:42 am | 44 comments | 6116 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Cougars Convention' set for Palo Alto Aug. 28

A man who made headlines running for California governor in the 2003 recall election on a "singles platform" now plans to...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by cougar report, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:25 am | 62 comments | 3260 Views
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