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AROUND TOWN

Wanted: More Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 8, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

homework for palo alto elementary schools

I have visited a few elementary schools and am getting mixed messages on what the homework policy is. Seems like some schools...

Original post made by incomingk on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:42 am | 4 comments | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Altaire and Taube Koret Projects

I have seen little news about the monolithic Altaire and Taube Koret projects going up in Palo Alto. these projects are grossly...

Original post made by Incredulous on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by employee, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 27 comments | 4771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's arson judge runs out of patience

U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel has reached the end of his patience with delays in a hearing to overturn the conviction...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Feb 7, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 12 comments | 2564 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Palo Alto scammers are hurting more than just the people that fall for their scams

My name is Ilana Sheats and I am a student at UC Santa Cruz. I have lived in Palo Alto my whole life; I am a Paly graduate....

Original post made by Ilana Sheats on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Ilana Sheats, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing workshop to be held Saturday

The City of East Palo Alto is hosting a workshop Saturday (Feb. 6) to solicit community input on Cooley Landing, an 8.5-acre...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 7, 2010 at 9:56 am | 3 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda Sunday evening, according to a San...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by jimmy the biker, on Feb 7, 2010 at 7:32 am | 10 comments | 2174 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges prepare for daylong protest

The community college community is using Wednesday and Thursday this week to prepare for a one-day walkout next month over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Stop whining, on Feb 7, 2010 at 6:25 am | 10 comments | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerts, classes and culture

Yiddish may be commonly thought of as declining, but Judith Kunofsky doesn't agree. Locally, Kunofsky sees both Yiddish language...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lori Shapiro, on Feb 7, 2010 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2710 Views

SPORTS

Another big night for local girls' basketball teams

Eastside Prep junior guard Ahjalee Harvey has been known for taking over games, thus the Panthers should never be counted...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Paly is HOOT, on Feb 6, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is it with this Admin and the Disabled?

First it was Obama "joking" about the Special Olympics relative to his bowling skills, and now it is his Chief of Staff calling...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by GHU, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 1748 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford doctors in Haiti: 'Apocalyptic scene'

Two Stanford physicians who just returned from performing round-the-clock relief efforts in Haiti described it as "the most...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 25 comments | 4339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Hoover Elementary vs Neighborhood school

I have a kid that is going to start kindergarten at Palo Verde this fall. We have registered him for the lottery at Hoover....

Original post made by Vianica on Feb. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police Launches Anonymous Tip Service

Saw this on the city web site: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=1495&TargetID=268 Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 6, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Mic

Last night the Palo Alto Children's Theater Teens Art Council hosted their first All High School Open Mic event at the Lucie...

Original post made by First Teen Arts Council Open Mic on Feb. 6, 2010
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Shopping Center worker beaten and robbed on Thursday

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14344981...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 5, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 6-7)

[http://www.booksinc.net/ Author: Bill Raney] Bill Raney will be presenting his poignant memoir, "Letters to Zerky," about...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Randall Newman, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 2199 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cooley Landing Community Workshop February 6

Cooley Landing is an 8.5 acre peninsula at the end of Bay Road, surrounded on 3 sides by San Francisco Bay. It contains...

Original post made by Cooley Landing Project on Feb. 5, 2010
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SPORTS

Plenty of local women gracing Division I water polo rosters

There are at least 30 local women's water polo athletes on the rosters of various Division I schools around the country....

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Barb C, on Feb 5, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 6059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2339 Views
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