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Stanford women reach NCAA soccer final

Christen Press scored in sudden-death overtime to lift the Stanford women's soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Pac-10 opponent...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by soccer dad, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 2463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly graduate is featured on PBS documentary "American Masters" this week

Joan Baez (graduated from Palo Alto High School in 1958) is the subject of the American Masters TV show this week. The 2-hour...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Longterm Admirer, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young at heart

==I Short Story Contest winners offer fresh perspectives from youthful protagonists== From an epic adventure in the Arctic...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by TennisStorm, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 2109 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Miss California USA crown eludes Paly grad

Enduring a grueling schedule this weekend, Palo Alto High School graduate and "Miss Palo Alto" Amy Rogg remained upbeat despite...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Fan of Amy, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 5333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge issues split ruling on high-speed rail

A Sacramento judge ruled Wednesday that the state agency charged with building a high-speed rail line from San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Dec 4, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 41 comments | 3083 Views

AROUND TOWN

The animal kingdom

Cash has the lead role in this artistic enterprise. In fact, he plays God. But he's a decidedly down-to-earth star. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Stanford finally going to build the Page Mill Road bike path?

In the year 2000, Stanford University promised to build a bike path giving pedestrians and bicyclists a safe bypass around...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2062 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global warming fraud cabal

A hacker seems to have gotten into a major university database in England, and it looks really bad for those true believers...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 2978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can we get Miranda drop-off back for Gunn?

I just drove a kid to Gunn for the first time in ages. Now that we can't drop off at the Miranda bus stop, the backup on...

Original post made by Michele on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 4, 2009 at 8:52 am | 18 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Paly 'egg war' incident raises larger issues

The real question left behind from the Oct. 27 "egg war" between Palo Alto High School juniors and seniors isn't the egg...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by eakly at it again, on Dec 4, 2009 at 1:24 am | 27 comments | 2993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Train rolling into town Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town. The Caltrain Holiday Train, decorated with 40,000 lights, arrives on Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 1951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team places third in national math contest

A team of students from Palo Alto High School placed third in a national math contest, the 2009 Team Scramble, administered...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Dec 3, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 2435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds $4.8M hole in last year's budget

Soaring overtime costs and miscalculations in salary savings caused Palo Alto to spend $4.8 million more than it budgeted...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kerry, on Dec 3, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 42 comments | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Choice School Lotteries

In the neighborhood / choice school comments & debate I would like to voice a frustration. I don't think it is appropriate...

Original post made by Do Your Research on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 5 comments | 2265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victor Frost pleads 'not guilty' to disturbance

Victor Frost, Palo Alto's well-known panhandler, plead "not guilty" on Tuesday morning to a misdemeanor charge of disturbing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by DEFROST PA, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 24 comments | 2249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building plans for high schools up for review

Landscape and construction plans for Gunn and Palo Alto high schools will be up for review in a series of community meetings...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View woman assaulted with lemon

Police say a 41-year-old Mountain View woman was injured when her neighbor and his friend hit her in the stomach with an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 2, 2009 at 3:24 am | 14 comments | 2371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is he talking about the town square?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/pda/2009/nov/20/stephen-fry-twitter "I don't know about you but whenever I read a blog...

Original post made by pleb on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Dec 1, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 1733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Would Lytton Plaza be better named as 'Thoits Plaza'?

Lytton Plaza was created nearly 50 years ago. In two weeks, the renovated park will be rededicated and open to the public....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Bait and Switch, on Dec 1, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 12 comments | 2742 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Father says autopsy shows Stanford student was murdered

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Original post made on Aug. 20, 2007
Last comment by ME, on Dec 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 32 comments | 7941 Views
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