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SPORTS

Condoleezza Rice will help select football's final four

Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice knew college football needed a playoff system in 1966, when as a little girl, she and...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Brian Good, on Oct 19, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 4 comments | 2253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reduced traffic on Town Square?

Is it my imagination, or have the amount of comments gone down since they changed to the new format? Editors, do you have...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by going down, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford sued over worker's death

Denise De Lappe is suing Stanford University and fraternity Phi Kappa Psi for negligence after her son, a sanitation worker,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 19, 2013 at 1:42 am | 15 comments | 8591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire department defends pancake-breakfast alert

When 27,000 Palo Alto residents received an emergency alert telling them about an upcoming fire department pancake breakfast,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bruce Li, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 47 comments | 29138 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Romeo and Juliet'

Call it the "Drunk History" version of "Romeo and Juliet." -P.C. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/11/review-romeo-and-juliet...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by The enemy you know, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 6 comments | 10754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 35367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1855 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: David Winsberg, East Palo Alto Farmer

David Winsberg talks with Lisa Van Dusen about what it's like to operate one of the last commercial farms in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Maman, on Oct 18, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 8 comments | 2878 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than just fantasy

Amid the groups of young kids playing soccer, the couple napping under a tree and the seniors practicing tai chi class, a...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 10292 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What should the possibilities of BART striking teach us in the Bay Area?

Not only are passengers being held hostage by BART, the possible double whammy of a bus strike makes East Bay commuters and...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 6 comments | 1033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto preschool teacher surprised by $10,000 award

Palo Alto preschool teacher Tra'Shell Reese was reading a picture book to her class of four- and five-year-olds last week...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tomer Shiran, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 17 comments | 5374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brazen downtown bank robbery hits Palo Alto

Police are searching for the perpetrator of a bank robbery that occurred Friday evening at Chase Bank on Hamilton Avenue...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by CONNIE MANZO, on Oct 17, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 2993 Views

SPORTS

Former SHP volleyball teammates turn rivals

==BI Of local note== Jesse Ebner and Sarah Daschbach once were volleyball teammates at Sacred Heart Prep. In fact, they...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by more info, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2991 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by planes trains and cannons, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 20 comments | 4169 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA researchers protest government shutdown

More than 70 NASA employees and their supporters gathered in front of Moffett Field's main gate on Wednesday to protest the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by real numbers, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 5074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Coroner identifies Menlo Park teen killed by train

The San Mateo County coroner has released the identity of the 16-year-old Menlo Park boy killed by a train on Monday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:48 am | 3 comments | 13072 Views

SPORTS

Another water polo showdown for Gunn, Paly boys

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== While the SCVAL De Anza Division won't be decided, the outcome of Thursday's showdown between...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 9 comments | 7246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Done deal, on Oct 16, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 11665 Views

SPORTS

Shaw puts Stanford season into perspective

==BI Stanford football == People need a little perspective, according to Stanford coach David Shaw. His team is 5-1 overall,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 16, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Water district bans purchase of bottled water

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Toblerone, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:40 am | 28 comments | 5385 Views
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