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SPORTS

USC AD is fined, Trojans' football coach reprimanded

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined USC Athletics Director Pat Haden, and reprimanded head football coach Steve...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John T, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 1937 Views

SPORTS

Calicdan earns Cal Pac Player of the Week honors in volleyball

Menlo College outside hitter Courtney Calicdan has been dominant all season long for the Lady Oaks women's volleyball team....

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amid uncertainty, golf course revamp delayed by a year

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to renovate the city-owned golf course in the Baylands will be delayed at least until next spring...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 29 comments | 5207 Views

SPORTS

Five local girls teams rack up nonleague volleyball victories

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== It was a perfect night for five local girls volleyball teams as each squad came up with a...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Theresa, on Sep 10, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 6468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn marks 50 years with three-day birthday bash

Gunn High School is celebrating its 50th birthday with a bang this weekend, with events Friday through Sunday scheduled to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Alum, on Sep 10, 2014 at 7:12 am | 6 comments | 2762 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by problematic population, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 2559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto admits mistakes in negotiations with developer

Faced with a stinging audit from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury, Palo Alto officials this week acknowledged that they...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Sep 9, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Newsweek High School Rankings

Gunn #38, Paly #56. Blech, our schools are already overcrowded. At least the methodology is more acceptable than U.S. News...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 580 Views

SPORTS

Frustrating loss to USC a rarity at home for Stanford football

It was a feeling many Stanford football players had never experienced, and it didn't sit well Saturday. The 13th-ranked Cardinal...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John M. Thomas, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Gratefully healthy, on Sep 9, 2014 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 4420 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City struggles to strike a balance with sidewalk rules

A Palo Alto law that requires new development to be built close to the street may soon be scrapped or modified, though officials...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by sidewinder, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 8 comments | 3476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moonlight Run draws thousands to the Baylands

About 2,500 athletes ran and walked by the light of the harvest moon Friday night at the 30th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve Flanders, on Sep 8, 2014 at 9:48 pm | 4 comments | 2271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to revise zoning code

The long-awaited overhaul of Palo Alto's land-use bible is expected to stretch until the end of next year, but city officials...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Fitzroy, on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 3 comments | 2176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shop Talk

Midtown Philz Coffee gets a makeover, a new shade and window treatment store opens in downtown Palo Alto, and the San Francisco...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 8, 2014 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 5910 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rash of phone scams reported in Palo Alto

A range of phone scams have been reported in Palo Alto in recent weeks, including people posing as Internal Revenue Service...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by KLH, on Sep 8, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 24 comments | 7774 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Palo Alto store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jen C , on Sep 8, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 28 comments | 11540 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conquering the clutter

A woman entered her parents' home office, quickly scanned the room and noted the mounds of unfiled bills, stock transactions...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Sep 8, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 6252 Views

SPORTS

Bryan brothers win record fifth US Open doubles title

Stanford products Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan have already won more doubles titles together than any other team in professional...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Don, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1249 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Mandarin Charter School

Parents in Menlo Park have petitioned for a K-8 Mandarin Immersion Charter School. http://www.mercurynews.com/News/ci_26479564/Parents-group-asks-Menlo-Park-district-to-let-it-st...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First Person: A conversation with Bob Wenzlau, Terradex CEO and environmental engineer

Bob Wenzlau, pioneer recycler and compost champion is now focused on what's under our workplaces, schools and homes that...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by Don't-Pay-Any-Attention-To-The-Man-Behind-The-Screen, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2246 Views
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