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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by truper, on Oct 31, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 2551 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Day of the Dead is Fun?

It's quite a surprise to see that Palo Alto is holding a Day of the Dead Celebration. http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/lib/news/details.asp?NewsID=1318&TargetID=266 The...

Original post made by Religious person on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Religious person, on Oct 31, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 2058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters flock to mail-in ballots

Palo Alto voters seem to like the option of voting by mail, but only a fraction have taken the time to follow through this...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by HSR, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 2183 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls take volleyball title with 25th straight win

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball kept its remarkable winning streak alive and added to another streak by winning its fourth...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls grab some water polo momentum with win over Paly

At this point of the water polo season, it's all about momentum -- how to get it and how to maintain it while heading into...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Anderson Fan, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 2686 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jeep overturns on Highway 101, lanes closed

A black Jeep overturned on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near Ellis Street in Mountain View shortly after noon today. The California...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Billy, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 2182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher

What to do about a teacher who is emotionally abusive to some students during classtime? He is not a healthy person, talking...

Original post made by Cara on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 15 comments | 2341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Spirit Week continues as 'egg war' probed

"Spirit Week" activities were back to normal Thursday at Palo Alto High School while officials continued to investigate a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly students face suspensions for egg fight

Palo Alto High School students held a protest this morning following the reported suspension of several students for participating...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Parent that lives in Barron Park, on Oct 30, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 157 comments | 4648 Views

SPORTS

Stanford to host NCAA opening rounds in 2011

Stanford will host its sweet 16th, as in first- and second-round games of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by A Cardinal Fan, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2590 Views

SPORTS

Huestis chooses Stanford over Harvard

The news surrounding the Stanford men's basketball team turned positive Thursday when it was learned the Cardinal received...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Juan Pardelll, on Oct 30, 2009 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Witnesses to history

What began as a writing workshop at Foothill College has grown into collaboration with high schools' history classes, and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by George, on Oct 30, 2009 at 8:56 am | 3 comments | 2046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Not a spectator sport Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11867 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 2433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 2287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Memorial service set Saturday for Gunn student

A "Celebration of Life" memorial service has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Spangler Mortuaries in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by annonymous, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:01 pm | 36 comments | 3398 Views

SPORTS

A lot on the line for Palo Alto-Los Gatos football showdown

Palo Alto has a history with Los Gatos when it comes to football and, for the Vikings, it's not a very good one. In the teams'...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Response to Junior, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 2574 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Palo Alto will race after league honors

It was a runaway for the Mountain View boys' and girls' cross-country teams at last season's SCVAL El Camino Division Championships,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Evan Smith, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Monthly Email Newsletter About Events at Stanford

Stanford University has launched a free monthly newsletter for local community members. "Stanford For You" provides information...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 2449 Views

SPORTS

Green suspended from Stanford men's basketball team

The Stanford men's basketball season has yet to get started in earnest and it's already turning sour. A week after it was...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Juan Pardell, on Oct 29, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2363 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opening statements begin in Alvarez murder trial

Opening statements began this morning in the trial of a 26-year-old man accused of fatally shooting East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hosh, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1906 Views
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