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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Nonprofits to host 'Celebrating Positive Cultural Identity' youth event

A coalition of local nonprofits, lead by the Palo Alto Family YMCA, are teaming up to host a free community festival this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3-year-old East Palo Alto girl is safe back home

A 3-year-old girl is safe with her mother after allegedly being abducted by her father from her East Palo Alto home late...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on May 25, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 2327 Views

SPORTS

Sharapova sharp in Bank of West victory

Over the span of one hour, 62nd-ranked Maria Sharapova reaffirmed herself as one of the top players in beating 10th-ranked...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2327 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 | 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Train kills pedestrian in Redwood City

A train fatally struck a male pedestrian in Redwood City Wednesday night, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cecelia M. Horn, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 2327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto OKs compost-technology task force

Palo Alto leaders remain as split as ever over the city's composting options, but they agreed Monday night to create a new...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 14, 2009 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford has record number of applicants

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,300 high school students from around the world -- just 7.2 percent of those...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by hey, danny, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple charged in EPA killing strikes plea deal

A young couple charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man on Christmas Day 2007 in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 2326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former anesthesia tech at Stanford Hospital pleads no contest to sexual battery

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital accused of groping surgery patients pleaded no contest on Monday to two...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Nail Him, on May 18, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

SPORTS

NorCal survivors take their best shots in the second round

Four local high school basketball teams will take the floor on Thursday night in the second round of the CIF Northern California...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by E.A. N, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

SPORTS

49ers need a new coach and quaterback

The San Francisco 49ers are in the market for a new coach and a new quarterback. Stanford ticket sales say that their fans...

Original post made by niner fan on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by nichole, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 2326 Views

SPORTS

Paly names former assistant as new head wrestling coach

Braumon Creighton has been the assistant wrestling coach at Palo Alto High since 2011. It's a position he no longer fills,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Frick, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 2326 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Never say it can't get any worse...

From Reason Magazine: Posted on July 2, 2010, 6:00AM In Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, the local council has introduced...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sleep expert offers advice to Palo Alto parents

"Ask the Sleep Doctor" is the title of a talk by Stanford children's sleep expert Rafael Pelayo, father of two. Pelayo's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Apr 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 2326 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP drops suit against ex-CEO Mark Hurd, won't block his move to Oracle

Smart move by HP--WSJ reports that HP BoD they are focusing on internal candidates as a replacement, while Hurd makes...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mrs Sharon, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 2326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain back on schedule after collision

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Original post made on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 7, 2008 at 3:08 am | 4 comments | 2325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>CLOUDY VISION? ... <CharStyle>Palo Alto's planning commissioners have been brainstorming for months to come up with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by Watched it on TV, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to fund Peninsula charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:54 am | 20 comments | 2325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Freaking at School Dances

Parents: Have you seen the "Gunn Winter Dance Promo 2011" on YouTube? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWbFNc0EJFY ...

Original post made by Member on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by wondering, on Jan 1, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 9 comments | 2325 Views
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