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AROUND TOWN

Blood donors may win bottle of wine

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Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by golda gluck, on Oct 7, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 4146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Alternative high schools' used to be Palo Alto's solution to overstressed students

I've heard parents talk about how their kids "survived" Palo Alto's high schools. My own school years in Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 24 comments | 5944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run breaks attendance records

The 26th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk drew nearly 4,000 participants to the Baylands Friday evening (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron Wolf, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors want Facebook to be better friend

A fleet of sleek, black buses designed to cut down on the amount of traffic generated by Facebook's 1,000 employees in the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 7, 2010 at 10:40 am | 169 comments | 11334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero striping opinions sought

From the Gunn newsletter: The City of Palo Alto is doing research on what people think of the new Arastradero Corridor...

Original post made by Anonymous on Oct. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2167 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cop identified in 2009 DUI arrest

A Palo Alto police officer has been identified in a 2009 arrest for driving under the influence after he rolled his SUV on...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Oct 7, 2010 at 12:12 am | 92 comments | 10060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Victor Frost charges to be swapped for new ones

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost will face new charges in the city's continuing case against him for allegedly flouting...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by John Burgess, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 2908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Japan Tsuchiura Festival to be held Sunday

Origami, kimonos, anime, bonsai, sudoku and all-things Japanese will be celebrated Sunday, when Palo Alto holds a festival...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by sounds fun, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 2993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Directing 'Donuts'

Standing tall, ready to address an expectant crowd, Leslie Martinson looks a bit like the captain of a ship about to sail....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students buck trends on commuting

As Palo Alto schools marked "Walk & Roll Day" celebrating human-powered transportation, parent volunteers say Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Seriously?, on Oct 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2350 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hoop twosome among nation's top 30 for Wooden Award

The first shots have yet to be taken and the first rebounds have yet to be grabbed. But, two Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by not UConn this year, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raising backyard chickens

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18505 posted Tuesday, October 5, 2010, 11:10...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2010 at 7:14 am | 5 comments | 3697 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's up with the smoke and the helicopter in South PA?

Are they linked or is my neighbor going crazy with the fire thing? Anybody know what's up?...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Oct 6, 2010 at 1:38 am | 3 comments | 1781 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused cleaver attacker Chen to stand trial

Chun Ren Chen, a former busboy accused of attacking a coworker with a meat cleaver at a Palo Alto restaurant last year, will...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dixon Tam, on Oct 5, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 4 comments | 2665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA Police Helicopter

PA Police Helicopter circling over head. "Come out with your hands up." I thought they were filming CSI. But PAPD says they...

Original post made by VS on Oct. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obams's drone attacks in Pakistan

There is news that Obama is ordering drone missle strikes against Pakistan militant sites. Just now I heard that five German...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 5, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 12 comments | 2592 Views

SPORTS

Former local prep standout Carey is new boys' hoop coach at M-A

Veteran basketball coach and East Palo Alto native Senque Carey has been hired as head coach of the boys' varsity basketball...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Go Vikes, on Oct 5, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Capitol Steps Concert Benefits Gunn Robotics

The Capitol Steps, America's award-winning musical political satirists, return to the Bay Area for two performances, Sunday,...

Original post made by Jamie Jarvis on Oct. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

280 South, Sunday 1am, a dozen police cars and 3 closed lanes

Any idea what that was all about Sunday around 1a.m. on 280 south around the Sand Hill exit? Lots of police cars and officers...

Original post made by Chris on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 5, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks for ways to control goose population

Armed with mineral oil, noisemakers and border collies, parks and recreation officials in Palo Alto and other local cities...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:26 am | 49 comments | 23107 Views
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