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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 11-year-old will compete on 'Jeopardy'

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been selected as a "whiz kid" from nearly 9,000 children across the country vying to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scoops McKenzie, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 10 comments | 1289 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys open CCS tennis title defense as top seed

The Menlo School boys' tennis team will open defense of its Central Coast Section title when the top-seeded Knights host...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by asst. coach werm, on May 4, 2012 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 1289 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto resident named to Sailing Hall of Fame

Palo Alto resident Stan Honey, winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California High Speed Rail Gets Another $624 Million

The United States Department of Transportation has redirected $1.195 billion in high speed rail funds originally designated...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development Center staff could grow

While layoffs, vacancies and retirements continue to shrink the workforce at Palo Alto City Hall, city officials are planning...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 1288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash victim was Stanford visiting scholar

The man who died early Saturday when his car hit a tree and parked vehicle on Middlefield Road was a visiting scholar at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 1288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with a gun on Waverley

A couple of days ago our neighbors were out and saw a man throw a gun out of his car on Waverley near Embarcadero as the...

Original post made by Gun? on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Gun?, on Jan 30, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1288 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Paly grad Lin scores 23 as Knicks win again

What a week it has been for Jeremy Lin. He scored an NBA career-high 25 points on Saturday and broke that with 28 points...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by mark weiss, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 7 comments | 1288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is Anthony Weiner being pressured to resign?

Weiner is a major supporter of liberal causes. We should not throw him out! The lesson is Bill Clinton, who did much worse,...

Original post made by Lauren on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

any good Judgement Day parties in Midtown this evening?

According to news reports (in every newspaper except this one) Judgement Day starts at 6pm local time. What are your plans?...

Original post made by rapture on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on May 23, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 9 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils the Anderson Collection

This Sunday, September 21, Stanford University will host a grand opening for the Anderson Collection, a new museum of Modern...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of Henzau, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Burt's political ambitions

Mayor Burt went all the way to Cancun for a conference (paid his own way which is outstanding), and went to San Diego for...

Original post made by lurking on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Investigation: No engine or propeller problems before crash

Both the left and right engines and the propeller of the Cessna 310R that took off from the Palo Alto Airport on Feb. 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 12 comments | 1287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former coach is suspect in Menlo thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by mug shot, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 1287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Sikhs try to raise awareness

Local Sikh philanthropist and entrepreneur Narinder Singh Kapany sees the Aug. 5 shooting in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Really, Sharon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1287 Views

SPORTS

Pursuing perfection

Accordion music plays on speakers as eight swimmers from the Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Club simultaneously...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mum, on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1287 Views
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