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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethan Oro, 12, of Menlo Park is leader in childhood obesity fight

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Parker, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 9 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arts season kicks off

Students may go back to school in August nowadays, but autumn is still the time when many arts groups roll out their new...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 30328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2 Alarm fire on University Ave - 1000 blk

Anyone have any details? I just heard on the news there is a 2 alarm fire on the 100 blk of Univ?...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 1926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor to speak at Palo Alto's rail meeting

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has invited himself to speak via telephone to a meeting on high-speed rail set up by Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Klein's folly, on Sep 17, 2010 at 8:44 am | 8 comments | 2437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

homeless?

Why do people continue to support panhandlers when some are known to not need it? Two men that panhandle in front of Whole...

Original post made by leigh on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 17, 2010 at 7:29 am | 6 comments | 1963 Views

SPORTS

Stanford needs another great defensive effort

Even the offensive players were gushing over how well the Stanford defense played in Saturday's 35-0 Pac-10 football victory...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Tunadeac, on Sep 17, 2010 at 5:15 am | 2 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pomegranate

Grover Cleveland Middle School. Room 18. 1:50 p.m. During times of extreme stress -- of which there had been many during...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Beige Couch, on Sep 17, 2010 at 1:32 am | 6 comments | 3077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested for taxi-cab driver murder

Two men have been arrested for the July 2 murder of a San Jose taxi-cab driver, the East Palo Alto Police Department announced...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Addictive' culture causes teen substance abuse

Teenagers often begin abusing substances not just by individual choice but as a consequence of an "out of control" American...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Drug free home, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 18 comments | 3769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to meth sales at Safeway

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by marie maguire, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 9 comments | 2922 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stricter smoking ban closer in Menlo Park

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Sep 16, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

5th Annual PAMP Moon Festival this Saturday

“When the moon is full, mankind is one!” The Palo Alto Menlo Park Parent's Club is hosting its 5th Annual PAMP Moon...

Original post made by Asdll on Sep. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3012 Views

AROUND TOWN

CalPERS ordered to release Page Mill documents

CalPERS must release an eight-inch stack of documents relating to its doomed investment in East Palo Alto apartment complexes...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Larry Smith, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

<B>Mark Christine Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13574 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Patti Christine, on Sep 16, 2010 at 11:19 am | 4 comments | 2901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hit by car while walking on Highway 101

A 35-year-old man who was walking on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City died this morning after he was hit by a Mazda driven...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by El Chorizo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 9:28 am | 23 comments | 4389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Turning asphalt into opportunity

When Susie Hwang looks at the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza shopping center, she envisions a place where neighbors might gather,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Karen Harwell, on Sep 15, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 3468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers' petition may spark statewide change

A petition by some Palo Alto elementary school teachers may soon spark major changes in schools throughout California. Legislation...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Erin Mershon, on Sep 15, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 36 comments | 3657 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Taco Bell on Charleston is razed, What will replace it?

Anyone know?...

Original post made by Fan of TB on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Lineman for the City, on Sep 15, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 8 comments | 2127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pioneers of disaster attempt to plan for chaos

You could call them the pioneers of disaster. Nearly 60 of them slept under the stars in Juana Briones Park Saturday night...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Lydia Kou, on Sep 15, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 2300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unleashed dog meets Mountain Lion in Arasteradero Preserve

This morning around 8:30am, a woman walking an unleashed dog at Arasteradero Preserve encountered a mountain lion. The mountain...

Original post made by Animal Lover on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 15, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 10 comments | 2131 Views
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