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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford historian sees hazard in gap between U.S. military and civilians

America's all-volunteer military has made it too easy for politicians to order risky undertakings with casualties borne by...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Brian Good, on Nov 25, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 15 comments | 16748 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys win a third straight CCS water polo title

It was a highly successful season for the Sacred Heart Prep boys in water polo even before the Gators headed into the Central...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Closing of John F. Dahl Plumbing

I read in Saturday's Daily Post that John F. Dahl Plumbing has closed. It was Palo Alto's oldest business, founded 115 years...

Original post made by John K on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Nov 25, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 3319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is Sutter Health running misleading ads?

I've seen this ad twice now - both in the Mercury News and in the Palo Alto Weekly (page 25, Nov. 22 edition) It says "Finding...

Original post made by Michele on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Michele, on Nov 25, 2013 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 3831 Views

AROUND TOWN

seeking Eichler homeowners who have done electrical work

I am a writing intern here at the Weekly and am researching an article about rewiring Eichler homes for the Home and Garden...

Original post made by Kim D on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 380 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jay Paul's pitch for office complex meets skepticism

With tensions running high in Palo Alto over new developments and traffic issues clogging up City Hall agendas, Jay Paul...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by paly mom, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:51 am | 29 comments | 35566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School documents and source materials

In addition to documents and other original source material linked within news stories, other material obtained from the...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 42424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Hennessy questions state teacher tenure laws

Stanford University President John Hennessy this week questioned why California grants job tenure to K-12 teachers after...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by KISS, on Nov 24, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 37 comments | 26736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Stanford dean to Gunn students: 'find your own path'

In a speech at Gunn High School, former Stanford dean of freshmen Julie Lythcott-Haims implored students to focus on setting...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Nov 24, 2013 at 10:35 am | 107 comments | 10482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Retreat-Gate In Menlo Park

This blog appears in The Almanac and may be of interest to Palo Also readers. Walk The Talk Part 2: Honoring The Compact On...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Nov. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 568 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football loses control of Pac-12 title chase

Andre Heidari kicked a 47-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining to play to lift unranked USC past visiting No. 4 Stanford,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 11 comments | 13528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman seriously injured in crash

A 57-year-old resident of Palo Alto is in critical condition following a head-on collision on University Avenue at Bayfront...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Nov 23, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 10 comments | 33201 Views

SPORTS

Stanford win in Big Game means big game in December

The Stanford football team received a pleasant surprise Saturday. In addition to beating visiting California, 63-13, in the...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by gambler, on Nov 23, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 6910 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man, 85, detained in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 25 comments | 44599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy traffic expected for Big Game

Drivers beware: Big Game will bring big traffic to Palo Alto on Saturday. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/22/heavy-traffic-expected-for-big-gam...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Nov 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 12471 Views

SPORTS

Stanford cross-country teams chase after NCAA titles

Stanford cross-country coach Chris Miltenberg can see better days ahead. That's because the present looks a lot better now...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by harry harlem, on Nov 23, 2013 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 18583 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

It would be easy to damn "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" with the faint praise of calling it a competent sequel, which...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by hard to believe, on Nov 22, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments | 11663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scott Bowers for Superintendent

In the land of the blind, Scott Bowers is king. He is a shining beacon of competence. Thank you on behalf of all high...

Original post made by parent on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Trade up, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 3 comments | 665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gettysburg Address

With respect to President Lincoln, and due to the fact that our current American kids have little clue, I offer the following...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Nov 22, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 14 comments | 638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Older men, younger women help everyone

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Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by MostSensible, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 37 comments | 15848 Views
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