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AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Giver'

It's odd to watch a film about the rediscovery of love, faith, passion and color, and for the film to be so by-the-numbers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by steph, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Renovations

To whom it may concern: I was shocked and outraged to read in last week's Palo Alto weekly that the plans for the renovations...

Original post made by Cherie Long on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by It seems to me, on Dec 6, 2010 at 6:50 am | 17 comments | 1435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A guide for the guide dogs

Ever since she was 8 years old, Alana Schwartz has trained guide dogs for blind and visually impaired persons. A senior at...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by AA, on Apr 30, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 4 comments | 1435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses son's bike to chase suspected burglar

A man used his son's bike to chase down a suspected burglar Monday evening after the man and his family returned to their...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by susan, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:17 am | 6 comments | 1435 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party bus driver arrested after fatal collision

The driver of a party bus that crashed into a tree on Aug. 11 has been arrested after a passenger died during the incident,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by DUI watcher, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wishes for a BCS Happy New Year

James McGillicuddy got his wish. Now the Stanford football team hopes to get its wish too when bowl game pairings are released....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by cblasey, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 7 comments | 1435 Views

SPORTS

Congrats to Gunn Water Polo!

Congrats to both the Gunn girls and boys water polo teams for winning the SCVAL championship last night. Jobs well done!...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Nov. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senator seeks to revamp rail authority leadership

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system would lose its semi-independent status and see its entire...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 22, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 11 comments | 1435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: New HSR challenges

Strong criticism about the financial viability of the High-Speed Rail project is making it more likely that its funding plan...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

PASSING NOTES ... What do naughty students, furtive lovers and Palo Alto land developers have in common? They all love the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Dec 8, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

TRANSITIONS ... Gary Baum's colorful six-year tenure as Palo Alto's city attorney will come to an end this month, when Baum...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brief, powerful storm to hit Bay Area today

A brief but powerful storm is expected to hit the Bay Area this afternoon, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 2 comments | 1435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games Money Not Yet Approved by City Council

I've been reading the stories about the paid staff for the Senior Games encouraging people to volunteer to work at the games. I...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call For Resolution

I would like CRONA, the Stanford Nurses Union, to request that the Palo Alto City Council pass a resolution that calls for...

Original post made by Jeff Richardson on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1434 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B 800 -- ==Sturges (Mtn View) 2:12.48, Hiltz (Aptos) 2:13.36, Knapp (Los Gatos) 2:14.40, ==B Gallagher (Gunn) 2:14.93,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by vikingsportswriter , on Apr 27, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto native joins MLS's New England Revolution

Professing he will continue to "keep his head down and continue to work hard", former Santa Clara University goalkeeper Larry...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Ali P, on Apr 9, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Marijuana Smokers Who Start Early Are at Greatest Risk, Study Finds

There should be more to come on the risks of starting marijuana use early, and eventually the link to depression. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/15/health/research/15marijua...

Original post made by Reality on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Reality, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 12 comments | 1433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 3

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2012 at 9:47 am | 10 comments | 1433 Views
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