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AROUND TOWN

Children's Theatre Changes

I attended a performance of "A Christmas Carol" at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre yesterday with my family and some family...

Original post made by Jeff Masnaghetti on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jeff Masnaghetti, on Dec 7, 2008 at 8:36 pm | 4 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is that roof behind L.M. Nixon elementary school?

Behind Nixon elementary school, there's a small hill with a footpath that leads up the hill. If you walk up the footpath,...

Original post made by Peter on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 7, 2008 at 6:54 pm | 2 comments | 2179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Your dog, Sadie

Your dog, Sadie, was at El Carmelo for a walk late this morning. Sadie is a reddish brown, medium-sized dog, and was in...

Original post made by Parent/Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 7, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 10 comments | 2266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County planners approve Stanford study

The Santa Clara County Planning Commission, in a rare Palo Alto meeting Thursday night, unanimously recommended approval...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto High School Grad & Stanford Alum, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:27 am | 12 comments | 9638 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto runs out of time, luck in CCS championship game loss

Faced with a late deficit, Palo Alto was unable to come up with a game-winning drive and lost in the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 7, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: 'Shopping Local' pays big dividends

This post-Thanksgiving day, the biggest shopping day of the year in America (known as "Black Friday"), is an especially good...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:50 am | 7 comments | 2014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" December 13, 2008

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2117 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate change heralds more wildfires, rising bay waters

If greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate the San Francisco Bay will inundate 240 square miles of area lowlands,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 1:38 am | 9 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

For local Muslims, a new place of worship

For the past six years, Esmail Essabhoy has been searching for a permanent place of worship. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=6711...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by More conflicts for Barton, on Dec 6, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 2698 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-rise fire evacuates downtown building

A fire of undetermined cause broke out in an eighth-floor apartment in downtown Palo Alto late Saturday morning, causing...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Witness, on Dec 6, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 2290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Oil shock prediction: $25

This will be a huge boost to the economy in terms of cost but will derail most alternative energy initiatives for some...

Original post made by Sharon on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 6, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2011 Views

SPORTS

Local teams will play for CCS football titles

The stage is set for something unique, no matter what happens this weekend in the Central Coast Section football playoffs....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by MA grad at University of Michigan, on Dec 6, 2008 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto firm teams with Israel on electric cars

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Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Dayton, on Dec 6, 2008 at 6:42 am | 5 comments | 2956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Affordable-housing project scaled back

A nonprofit partnership seeking to bring dozens of affordable-housing apartments and a handful of stores to the site of an...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by a long time resident, on Dec 6, 2008 at 2:09 am | 7 comments | 2050 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Girl, woman are shot in East Palo Alto

A 6-year-old girl and 23-year-old woman were injured in East Palo Alto Thursday evening when a suspect approached a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by FORSHAMEPALOALTO, on Dec 6, 2008 at 1:12 am | 5 comments | 2162 Views

BOOKS

First place: Teens

Back and Forth Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10023 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 5, 2008 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 3941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Utility Departments Excess Funds

Our Utility Department has started the process of discussing possible rate increases in the new year. However, they have...

Original post made by Lois on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:55 am | 6 comments | 1849 Views

SPORTS

It's time to chase after CCS football titles

The stage is set for something unique, no matter what happens this weekend in the Central Coast Section football playoffs....

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Paly Alumni, on Dec 5, 2008 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Once again, Sidwell Friends, a private school, for liberal poiliticans who deny educational vouchers to the regular folk.

Barack amd Michelle have decided to avoid public school, and send their two kids to the exclusive Sidwell Friends private...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 5, 2008 at 9:46 am | 69 comments | 3439 Views

SPORTS

Property Committee to discuss Paly fields

Plans to improve the soccer and baseball fields at Palo Alto High School may be timely, but some community members questioned...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by John Dusterberry, on Dec 5, 2008 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 2398 Views
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