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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two small fires cause minor damage in Palo Alto

A suspicious grass fire behind Gunn High School and a kitchen fire in a Palo Alto home that caused minor injuries broke out...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by pot smokers, on May 31, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1119 Views

SPORTS

Double the pleasure for Barte and Burdette

==B NCAA tennis== ==I Klahn-Thacher, Tan lose in finals== Hilary Barte leaves the Stanford women's tennis program a winner....

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by mal t, on May 31, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to discuss state of education Saturday

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

2011 Photo Contest: Worth a thousand words

As they have for the past 20 years, local photographers this spring submitted the best that their portfolios have to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men continue on in IRA rowing meet

==B Thursday's Cardinal corner== Facing adverse conditions, Stanford men's rowing persevered to advance all three of its...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1176 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspected Portola Valley bank robber

Authorities on Wednesday (June 1) arrested a 51-year-old transient suspected of multiple bank robberies in three counties,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by transient?, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's tennis remains in great shape after solid NCAAs

No matter who plays at the top of the singles ladder next year, she will have earned it. The Stanford women's tennis team...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School to drop science APs

In what is described as a bid to deepen student learning, Castilleja School will replace its Advanced Placement science classes...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jun 3, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

SPORTS

Piscotty powers Stanford past the Titans, 1-0

==BI NCAA baseball == Stephen Piscotty provided all the offense and Jordan Pries combined with Chris Reed on a two-hit...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Dahozzman, on Jun 5, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family hosts lemonade stand for cancer research

On Saturday, 9-year-old Jacob Goebers and his family will be hosting a lemonade stand. But this is no ordinary stand. Goebers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple's expansion in Cupertino

Here's a video of Steve Jobs presenting to the Cupertino City Council for a new building they want to build on the old HP...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with a sweep

==B Summer baseball== The Palo Alto Oaks are off to a 4-0 start to the summer baseball season after sweeping a doubleheader...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1102 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: A conversation with Dr. Ed Weiss

Ed Weiss, M.D., has been a pioneering practitioner of acupuncture in Palo Alto for more than 35 years. In his video, he shares...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Kim, on Jun 11, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: All Out wins Palo Alto Little League city title

Healthy Pets put up a fight, but it wasn't long before All Out asserted itself as the dominant team in Palo Alto Little League....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rob Schoeben, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppies and the Embarcadero 101 off ramp

I noticed that in the spring, someone paid a worker to show up every day for about a week, including on a Sunday, to weed...

Original post made by Enough! on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 16, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news about counseling services to our elementary schools

I saw in the paper on May 6, 2011 that PAUSD was publicly inviting local professionals to submit proposals to begin offering...

Original post made by Anna-Maria Ludovick on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 16, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burmese icon to speak to local alliance

The Burmese American Women's Alliance (BAWA) holds an event every year in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Friend Of Burma, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 929 Views
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