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AROUND TOWN

Fraudulent solar seller forced to repay victims

A man who claimed to be offering a "Free Solar Program" to qualified homeowners was sentenced to eight months in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments | 3253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adobe Flash sucks

Steve Jobs is right. Adobe Flash is the worst software ever written. Adobe Flash is bloated and buggy and every time I...

Original post made by I hate Adobe Flash on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Yes, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 19 comments | 2264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how to find cysa team

Does anyone have any pointers for finding a CYSA team for a 6th grade girl? I have heard there are different divisions and...

Original post made by amom on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Mar 30, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 3830 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park police Chief Bruce Goitia to retire

Menlo Park police Chief Bruce Goitia will retire after 28 years with the Police Department, effective June 1, City Manager...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 30, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school enrollment for 2010-2011

Does anyone have a glimpse of Palo Alto school enrollment for 2010-2011? How does it look so far? Will there be any overflows...

Original post made by Lynn on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Vianica, on Mar 30, 2010 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 2745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist shot, wounded in East Palo Alto

A 39-year-old man shot multiple times while riding his bicycle in East Palo Alto early Friday morning is expected to survive,...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Becky, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 2886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto firefighters' overtime costs soar

Palo Alto's firefighters have already used up more than 150 percent of their overtime budget for fiscal year 2009-2010 --...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 30, 2010 at 9:50 am | 89 comments | 5433 Views

SPORTS

Stanford races to Final Four

Jeanette Pohlen saw open court and never hesitated. She raced the length of the court to score as the final horn sounded...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Phil Johnson, on Mar 29, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Novice Skiiers

I'm a single parent and I would like to take my two teenagers skiing this month. They have never skiied before. (Is that...

Original post made by Sandra on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Mar 29, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 2002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto retirees cash in on 'cash out' payments

Pay raises may be a thing of the past in Palo Alto, but some city workers managed to supplement their salaries with hefty...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 29, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 32 comments | 3812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest alleged gang member after search

Menlo Park police arrested a 28-year-old suspected gang member Thursday morning after serving a search warrant and finding...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by GET OUTTA HERE!, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 10 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Military tank collector Jacques Littlefield dies

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Christopher, on Mar 29, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 16 comments | 5572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reflections on Reflections

Tonight we returned disheartened from what should have been a proud moment for our family. Our daughter entered an art contest...

Original post made by momof2 on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by momof2, on Mar 29, 2010 at 8:08 am | 10 comments | 2470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill students join march on Sacramento

Looming final exams and papers didn't stop four busloads of Foothill College students from taking Monday to go to Sacramento,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Laurel Marshall, on Mar 28, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 2247 Views

SPORTS

Stanford, Xavier hit the 'Big' time Monday

Monday is the first day of classes at Stanford University and members of the women's basketball team are already skipping...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown library to shut down next month

Fans and patrons of Palo Alto's Downtown Library have another month to visit the cozy branch before it closes down for a...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lovin Mountain View, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 11 comments | 2293 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

fireman

I still see some of fireman's posts before they get removed. Many can be intentionally inflamatory. But inflamatory is...

Original post made by R on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 28, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 7 comments | 1853 Views

BOOKS

SPORTS: Stanford women taking a shot at getting even better

As well as the Stanford women's basketball team played through the first two round of the NCAA tournament last weekend, coach...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jumbo home OK'd by Palo Alto planners

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by joe, on Mar 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, principals, set to get tenure tonight

The Palo Alto school board tonight is slated to confer tenure on 36 teachers and administrators, including the principals...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by another Gunn parent, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 18 comments | 3875 Views
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