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Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area agencies receive $240,000 in grants

The Downtown Streets Team accepted a $15,000 grant Monday evening to launch an outreach program to homeless people -- the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by danny, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win title, keep streak alive

After waiting 17 days and enduring a shift of 334 miles away from its own court to complete a dual match, the Stanford women's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Outstanding!, on Apr 22, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1757 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly track much more than a grudge meet

When it comes to the annual track and field dual meet between Palo Alto and Gunn, times are not important. Only place and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1982 Views

BOOKS

Esther Clark Park

Large oak trees, wild animals and uninterrupted landscapes define Esther Clark Park, an open 21-acre plot of land located...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by aqdrianna currie, on Apr 23, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 3032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, high-speed rail

The Palo Alto school board plans to decide on "schematic designs" for additions to Jordan Middle School, including construction...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by inhalthouttip, on Apr 25, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

How do their gardens grow?

Mature landscapes reflect evolving trends on Gamble Garden's annual tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16449...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 24, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly bill targets 'predatory equity' investments

Spurred by the recent implosion of Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto portfolio, California's elected officials are considering...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Christopher Lund, on Apr 26, 2010 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chief says fatal Menlo Park fire likely an accident

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early this morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by hstill, on Apr 28, 2010 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja students win $30K to design phone app

Four Castilleja School students have won $30,000 in venture capital to develop a new app for the Google Nexus One Phone. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Riann, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

County off air-quality report card's 'dirtiest' list

For the first time after being among the nation's 25 dirtiest counties for two years, Santa Clara County has improved in...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by public transit, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard Hospital CEO Chris Dawes named a PIA 'community hero'

Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, has been named a "community...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Congrats!, on Apr 29, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

SPORTS

Storen on his way to Triple-A Syrcause

==BI Women's basketball team to be feted== The Washington Nationals sent right-handed pitcher Drew Storen to Syracuse...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Texting??, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 1730 Views

SPORTS

All-Americans help Stanford men reach the championship of the MPSF tournament

==BI Stanford roundup== On the day Stanford's Kawika Shoji and younger brother Erik Shoji repeated as first team picks...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Theresa, on Apr 30, 2010 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tall Tree Awards

What a great evening at the Tall Tree awards last evening. Must have been the biggest event to date. Great honorees and community...

Original post made by bambi on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lost, on May 2, 2010 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1620 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins softball showdown with Castilleja

The stage was set for Castilleja senior softball pitcher Sammy Albanese to make history. All she needed to do was throw a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on May 4, 2010 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Philanthropist Carolyn Reller dies at 68

Carolyn Reller, a philanthropist and active member of the Palo Alto community, died May 3 after struggling for several years...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on May 5, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1791 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford basketball standout joins Azzi at USF

Former Stanford women's basketball standout Katy Steding joined former teammate Jennifer Azzi as an assistant coach at USF...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by John Sylvester, on May 6, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GontoKorea 2

As all my fans out there know, My son and I will be visiting Korea, I for the second time, to commemorate the war that started...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Good Trip!!, on May 7, 2010 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 1617 Views
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