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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Quincy Delp, on Dec 20, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 1711 Views

SPORTS

One more construction job for Stanford football

Chris Marinelli and the rest of the Stanford football team's Tunnel Workers Union have their work cut out for them one more...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cardinal Fan, on Dec 24, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1686 Views

MOVIES

And the Oscar goes to...

LEGO characters were the stars when Brendan Bellomo made his first films as a kid growing up in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Dec 24, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 3422 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Smit shatters two world swim records

Julia Smit of the United States set the short-course world record in the women's 200-meter individual medley on Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by michaelapujals, on Dec 26, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 1769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drunk-driving arrests top 1,700

More than 1,700 people have been arrested in the Bay Area for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in the first...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 1, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

SPORTS

It's another swim championship for PASA boys and girls

Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics (PASA) swam off with another team title at the California/Nevada Winter Sectional in Southern...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on Jan 1, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real in Mountain View turned violent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 1350 Views

MOVIES

Cinematic saints and sinners

The year in film offered moviegoers an array of characters to cheer for and cringe at. This year's list of notable heroes...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wm, on Jan 7, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 3330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

air pollution warning for Friday, January 8

A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Friday, January 8, in the Bay Area. The burning of wood and...

Original post made by spare the air on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by More worried about Fireplaces than Health Care, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:41 am | 1 comment | 1712 Views

SPORTS

Early soccer showdown for Palo Alto, Gunn boys

The first big showdown of the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer race for Palo Alto arrives on Tuesday. That's when the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by DD, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1635 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook's Breast Cancer Awareness Statuses

As any facebook user can testify, the color coded statuses this week has brought a worldwide awareness to breast cancer in...

Original post made by FB user on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by TMI, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

Ahjalee Harvey Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12250 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anau Hafoka, on Jan 9, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

6.5 earthquake in Northern California 4:27pm Saturday

Anyone feel it? CNN reports property damage and power failures: http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/01/09/california.earthquake/index.html...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fiber fanatics

Piles of fabric scraps — from 4-inch squares to half-yard swaths — beckon from a large table, where they've been...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by barri, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1738 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's O'Hara captures highest honor in women's soccer

Senior forward Kelley O'Hara became the first Stanford player in history to the win the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Patrick, on Jan 11, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1381 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus'

Early in "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus," the titular mystical showman advises an onlooker, "Don't worry if you don't...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 3346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/help-haiti...

Original post made by Ken on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County elects new board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today elected Supervisor Ken Yeager as its new president, replacing Liz Kniss. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mil, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1576 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike puts on a show in Stanford Pac-10 hoops win

Nnemkadi Ogwumike had no equal Thursday night as the Stanford women's basketball team defeated visiting Washington State,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by wholesale supplier, on Jan 15, 2010 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views
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