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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 | 2357 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 | 2992 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 | 4646 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 | 12422 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 | 4410 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 | 7012 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 | 3504 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 | 4579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Percent for art program moves forward

A program that would require private developers to contribute one percent of construction costs to public art won the unanimous...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Public Decision, on Oct 16, 2013 at 11:14 am | 11 comments | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the Cycle of Bullying: Strategies for Parents

This Thursday Oct. 17 from 7 - 9 pm at Jordan Middle School, Holly Pedersen, MFT, PhD from Parents Place will present a 2-hour...

Original post made by Dena on Oct. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford solar car takes fourth in world competition

Stanford University's 375-pound, panel-covered solar car took fourth in an international solar car race that stretches across...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Provide all info please, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 4 comments | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

From FLY speck to mighty force for good

It started out as an idea in the minds of incarcerated boys 13 years ago. But Christa Gannon turned a fly-speck of a program...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hastings, on Oct 15, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 5 comments | 18601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Emergency Alert for Pancake Breakfast?

Why is the Emergency Alert system being used to promote a PAFD pancake breakfast? I got a text and a phone call with the...

Original post made by Pomegranate on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 15, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 9 comments | 743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Shopping Center rebuild to bring major changes

The third phase of Stanford Shopping Center's renovation would include some of the most dramatic changes the center has seen...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 15, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 7 comments | 15865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by Shocked, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 31 comments | 12355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents for 'climate committee' sought

The Palo Alto school district is seeking parents to apply for membership on a new District Climate Committee, to help in...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Erin, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Tesla charges up, new eateries flock in

What's the latest in Palo Alto retail news? One new electric-car company, many new restaurants and four ice cream parlors,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1338 Views

BOOKS

A book jamboree

Always a city that likes its libraries and universities, Palo Alto is especially bookish this fall. Especially if you ask...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cari Ferraro, on Oct 15, 2013 at 6:29 am | 9 comments | 1906 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Train strikes pedestrian in Menlo Park area

Caltrain reported that its southbound train No. 258 struck and killed a pedestrian north of the Encinal Avenue crossing in...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Paly, education scholar blasts testing culture

Diane Ravitch, a former Bush education official who radically broke with her past positions, said an obsession with standardized...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by David Cohen, on Oct 14, 2013 at 9:19 pm | 42 comments | 4609 Views
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