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SPORTS

Top seeds advance into the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford

In one day, women's tennis fans can watch four players who have been ranked first in the world at some point in their careers...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Kenny, on Jul 31, 2009 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos Neighborhoods

What once was a brief stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad evolved after World War II to a tree-lined city providing a quiet...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Kim K, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Banks delay foreclosures to collect more late fees

I read an interesting financial article this week in the Orlando Sentinel. I heard some of its points discussed today in...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Benefit, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views

SPORTS

Avis speeds to time trial victory

Palo Alto High grad Charlie Avis may never hit for the cycle but he's a big hit in cycling. Avis continued his rapid ascent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford to test emergency sirens Friday

Palo Alto residents and businesses near the Stanford University campus may hear emergency sirens as the university activates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dragonfly7, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views

SPORTS

North to Ukiah, the title run is on

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all stars hope to defend their Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament title as 14s when...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Clark, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 1847 Views

SPORTS

Silver medal for Palo Alto's Tosky

Jasmine Tosky may have been the youngest swimmer in the finals of the women's 400 IM on Wednesday night but that didn't seem...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Herbo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why the sirens this morning at 6:45 and then helicopter?

I heard lots of sirens and then around 7:30, a helicopter flying around for awhile. Criminal fleeing or car wreck? ...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by JFP, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1630 Views

SPORTS

2009 Senior Games: Getting their Games on

After more than five years of planning, it's crunch time for organizers of the 2009 Summer National Senior Games. The event's...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ronald Hanley Chilton, on Aug 12, 2009 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 2258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

the HP spying scandal drags on

Several HP executives and contractors plead guilty to identity theft and fraud charges back in 2007. I don't know why sentencing...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

SPORTS

Stanford has four players named to college soccer's Hermann Trophy Watch List

Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola, a sophomore midfielder at Stanford, Castilleja grad Lindsay Taylor, a sophomore forward, and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Big time Stanford fan, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language School in Palo Alto or nearby

Hello. I have a friend that is planning to move to my place for a period of two months. She wants to enroll in an intensive...

Original post made by Anna on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by tutor, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Stanford rowers head to World Championships

Four Stanford oarswomen were named to U.S. and British national teams that will be competing at the 2009 World Rowing Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bearfan, on Aug 15, 2009 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1586 Views

SPORTS

Athletes give thumbs up, thumbs down to Games

As the 2009 Summer National Senior Games wind down, seniors who took part in the event praised the experience but also had...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by William Stern, on Aug 18, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Timpkin, Thompson to be honored by ISHOF in September ceremony

William R. "Tim" Timken, Jr. and Jenny Thompson have enriched the Stanford swimming program years after leaving their legacy...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Terry Gamble, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1535 Views

SPORTS

"The sky is the limit" for Klineman

Stanford 6-foot-4 junior outside hitter Alix Klineman will be the center of attention when Stanford opens its season Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by VB Fan, on Aug 24, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

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REAL ESTATE: Cowper Street home sells for $1.35 million

A house on Cowper Street in Palo Alto sold for $1,349,000 on Aug. 18, 2009. The house previously sold for $535,000 in September...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 25, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Council meetings at City Hall Monday night. 7pm

I have an Idea. The P.A online does not like so much? There is a TV in the loby of City Hall. Lets meet in the loby during...

Original post made by fireman on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 28, 2009 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Jill Rakestraw

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Story Project: Kids' Corner

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views
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