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SCHOOLS & KIDS

This is what can cause real stress in our high schools.

I just received the following email today and I am very annoyed by it. <<Hi, We hope you are having a good week....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rise in assaults and accidents?

It seems like every few days now there's a report on this site of someone being assaulted or hit by a car (or bus) in Palo...

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by mv, on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion seen near Woodside golf course

A mountain lion was spotted near a golf course in unincorporated San Mateo County near Woodside Friday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

SPORTS

Short road trip leads to big Pac-10 hoops win for Stanford women

After handing two of the top five nationally ranked teams a loss last week at home, the Stanford women's basketball team...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Been waitin' a long time..., on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick runs to American Collegiate Record

By now, Stanford senior Chris Derrick must be used to running great races and not winning. He was second at the NCAA Country...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by JS, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

SPORTS

Local golfer advances in junior girls' state competition

==B Of local note== Menlo-Atherton student Xin Fang of Menlo Park reached the semifinals in the championship flight of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Clark kelley, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ignoring the crooks on Wall Street

Daniel Issa is about to head up a 'Witch hunt' against Obama. Issa as the incoming Republican Chairman of the House Oversight...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ignoring Crooks in DC, on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:40 am | 9 comments | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance rolls into Stanford this weekend

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance Sunday, June 24, at 360 Oak...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

TCE in Groundwater Has Toxicity Established by USEPA

Palo Alto has a long-term burden that its shallow groundwater being impacted by Trichoroethene (TCE) and its degradation...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop the Leaf Blowers!

Why did Palo Alto pass a law against the use of leaf blowers when they never enforce it? The racket they cause is painfully...

Original post made by Ducatigirl on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring awarded $10,000

East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring, housed at the Taube Family Tennis Center at Stanford, has been awarded a $10,000 grant...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Amy K., on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday, March 1, announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 38 comments | 1313 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins first showdown with SHP in new league

==BI Wednesday's prep baseball== In recent years, Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School meeting in baseball usually meant only...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Phil Kelly, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

San Francisco to charge Penninsula commuters $6 toll fee

San Francisco officials proposed to charge Peninsula commuters $6 daily toll fee for entering/exiting San Francisco from...

Original post made by Penninsula resident on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 14, 2010 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1313 Views
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