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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yoriko Kishimoto named to open space district board Monday night

Former Palo Alto Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was named to the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:10 am | 27 comments | 2749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

comment posting and anonymous trolling

I recommend that the Weekly adopt the anti-anonymity comment posting policies suggested in this NYT op-ed piece by Julie...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Frequent Poster, on Dec 1, 2010 at 12:08 am | 8 comments | 1618 Views

AROUND TOWN

George W. Bush to visit Facebook today

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will mark Cyber Monday with an afternoon stop at Facebook's headquarters to discuss...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2165 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 2106 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 | 2017 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo season ends with OT loss

==BI Stanford women win hoops battle== There were too many heroic moments to simply say the Stanford men's water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

would Facebook leaving town be good or bad for Palo Alto?

News reports say that Facebook is considering moving to the former Sun Microsystems campus in east Menlo Park (aka Sun Quintin):...

Original post made by Facebookie on Nov. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Middlefield Road/California Avenue Traffic Light Malfunction?

I drive on Middlefield Road past the traffic light at California Avenue several times a day often early in the morning (4AM)....

Original post made by Driver on Nov. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in Crescent Park burglary

Palo Alto police arrested a homeless man who they said burglarized a house in the city's Crescent Park neighborhood late...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by DDee, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1935 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

panhandlers

I am so tired of the panhandlers in front of Whole Foods! Why don't they do something about it? There is one very large...

Original post made by dana on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:02 am | 17 comments | 2163 Views

SPORTS

are Stanford fans real fans?

Typically, the major college football bowl game committees hate Stanford because Stanford's fans are not real fans. Sure,...

Original post made by Stanford fan on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by embarrassed by the cheerleader, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted sexual assault reported in Palo Alto

Police are investigating reports of an attempted sexual assault in Palo Alto early Thursday morning. At 12:30 a.m., a girl...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Nov 30, 2010 at 8:17 am | 8 comments | 1865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Triangle' development to revitalize eyesore

A hard-to-develop, triangular-shaped land anomaly on El Camino Real that has been a continual nuisance to city officials...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by who cares, on Nov 30, 2010 at 7:44 am | 4 comments | 2553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

is there a gang war going on in Mountain View?

We were bicycling along California Avenue (between Castro Street and San Antonio) in Mountain View at around 3pm this afternoon....

Original post made by lives close to Mountain View on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Pedro, on Nov 30, 2010 at 2:49 am | 6 comments | 2091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP reports increase in holiday DUI arrests

The California Highway Patrol is reporting an increase in the Bay Area and statewide in the number of drunken driving arrests...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 29, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 2379 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys make a move with a big soccer win

The Gunn boys' soccer team moved into no worse than second place in the SCVAL De Anza Division with a 3-0 romp over host...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by obsessedwithsoccerboyzz, on Nov 29, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 12 comments | 3041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying is universal, but responding effectively can be learned

I met my first bullies as a boy growing up in Switzerland, slightly built and less secure than I am now as an adult who heads...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3970 Views

BOOKS

Letters

Bullying broadcast Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13999 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by love novels, on Nov 29, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 3891 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 | 2008 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Regional disaster-response plans take priority

Consider the human toll if a bioterrorism event was to occur in Palo Alto. Thousands would end up sick or dead, Eric A. Weiss,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 2 comments | 2682 Views
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