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AROUND TOWN

Gunn's Robinson will miss soccer's U-17 World Cup

Gunn High junior Sarah Robinson won't have to pack her soccer bags and miss school next month when the U.S. Under-17 Women's...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 31, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual battery reported at Stanford Shopping Center

Police believe a serial sex offender may be roaming Palo Alto. For the second time in a week a man who is described as East...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 9 comments | 1597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man killed by train in Mountain View

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train near the San Antonio Road train station in Mountain View Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Shana Thomson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 6 comments | 1106 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Memorial Stadium Vs. Stanford Stadium (Public vs. Private)

The renovation of the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium renovation cost $321M and took about 21 months. Stanford Stadium was...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Samuel, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:53 am | 13 comments | 1815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue changes OK'd, no test of two-lane plan

Palo Alto's contentious drive to make California Avenue more friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists zipped past heated opposition...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Will, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:03 pm | 88 comments | 5308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Rice's speech at the RNC

What did you all think of Palo Alto resident Condi Rice's speech at the RNC? I thought she gave the best speech of anyone...

Original post made by condi on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 855 Views

RESTAURANTS

Label Genetically Modified Foods made it to Nov Ballot

Many donít fully appreciate the strategy of seeking to have genetically engineered foods labeled in California. The belief...

Original post made by PA resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by William, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 9 comments | 1621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School building boom biggest since the 1950s

In the midst of its biggest building boom since the 1950s, the Palo Alto school district is modernizing and adding space...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cubberley?, on Aug 30, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 15 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At Development Center, Palo Alto quietly untangles its bureaucracy

The Development Center at 285 Hamilton Ave. has undergone a quiet but dramatic transformation in the two years since City...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by matt williams fan, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:23 am | 18 comments | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moldaw Residences hosts senior roundtable event

Moldaw Residences recently hosted the Santa Clara County Senior Roundtable breakfast which attracted 85 people from the senior...

Original post made by Lauren Witt on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

RNC fails to light the fire for conservatives

Think of past conventions and recent political tidal waves or sea changes: - Sarah Palin igniting the crowd in 2008 ...

Original post made by Steve Mills on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joe's employee helps teen, called 'hero'

Nick Marcus was just doing his job at Trader Joe's at Town and Country Shopping Center in Palo Alto when a phone call turned...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 6:27 am | 20 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook's (almost) oldest user keeps the conversation polite

At a little over a century in age, Menlo Park resident Florence Detlor is one of Facebook's oldest users. The distinction,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos woman calls con man's bluff

A Los Altos woman wants her peers in Palo Alto and elsewhere to be wary of anyone calling and claiming to be from the Social...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos police arrest two for June burglary

Los Altos police announced they have arrested two people for a June 23 burglary in Los Altos Hills in which burglars stole...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 13 comments | 1348 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I Will Vote for President Obama

The editor has now taken down or closed five disrespectful threads about the presidential race. I am wondering if there is...

Original post made by stephen levy on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A first step on bridge

Representing one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the state, it was not surprising to see the City Council fall head...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by peanuts, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 19 comments | 1296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a Menlo Park church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 14 comments | 1048 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Burdette advances in the U.S. Open

==I Stanford grad Klahn wins his opener== Stanford senior Mallory Burdette continues to steal the spotlight at the 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views
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