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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prowling teacher aims to save big money for schools

Can simple behavior changes by teachers -- shutting doors, unplugging classroom televisions -- save millions of dollars in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's 'sweethearts'

Talia Rapoport and Arthur Garzon, center, along with fellow classmates from their third grade class at Barron Park Elementary...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Walter Underwood, on Mar 5, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 11 comments | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Barry Bonds convicted of obstructing justice

Baseball home-run champion Barry Bonds, a former Atherton resident, was convicted by a federal jury in San Francisco on Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman surprises intruder in her home

A woman returning to her house in Palo Alto interrupted an intruder who was in the middle of ransacking her home Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Marecic wins Paul Hornung Award

Stanford two-way starter Owen Marecic was selected the inaugural winner of the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford running standout Plumer returns as an assistant coach

==B Cardinal corner== PattiSue Plumer, a two-time U.S. Olympian and one of Stanford's greatest distance runners, is returning...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Antonio McKay, on Jun 28, 2011 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football, volleyball teams begin state title defenses

The curtain goes up on special seasons for the Palo Alto football and girls' volleyball teams on Friday. The big question...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2011 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Skov declared out for the season

In a major blow to No. 5 Stanford's bid for a Pac-12 football title and national championship, the school announced that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diridon could be on track back to rail board

Rod Diridon is taking his recent dismissal from the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors with a philosophic...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 1335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor Romney on Equality

"I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for America's gay and lesbian citizens,...

Original post made by Equal Mom on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 10, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 27 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two armed robberies Sunday in Menlo Park

Police report two armed robberies in Menlo Park on Sunday. At the new BevMo liquor store at 700 El Camino Real, the robber...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 3, 2011 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in string of 8 Los Altos robberies

A 26-year-old man has been charged in a string of eight robberies in Los Altos since February, including four banks, a liquor...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jessica, on Jun 14, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 12 comments | 1334 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad invited to US U23 national rowing camp

==B Of local note== US Rowing has invited Rachel Ersted, a 2010 graduate of Palo Alto High and current sophomore at the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by jess, on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth all-stars face elimination

All three Palo Alto Babe Ruth baseball teams are one loss away from having their seasons end in their respective District...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by All-Star Fan, on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

New smartphone app does the thinking for you

In what programmers far and wide are hailing as a revolutionary milestone for smartphone technology, a Palo Alto start-up...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 1333 Views
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