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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes 2014 for infrastructure repairs

Palo Alto's quest toward a 2014 ballot measure officially kicked off Monday night when the City Council approved a process...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on May 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Go to Heidelberg in August

Summer Exchange? Send your son or daughter to Heidelberg (Germany) this August. A German family (friends of mine) want...

Original post made by andreas on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 26, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police see spike in auto burglaries

A series of recent auto burglaries are being investigated by Palo Alto police, including at least three that were grand thefts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 23, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 16 comments | 1304 Views

SPORTS

It's a Big Game scheduling surprise for 2012

==B Stanford football == The Big Game hasn't always been the final game scheduled but it was usually one of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 8, 2012 at 6:29 am | 5 comments | 1304 Views

SPORTS

Another setback for Stanford's Andy Brown

Senior forward Andy Brown will miss yet another basketball season due to an ACL tear; this time in his right knee. Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to express support for Newtown families

The Postal Service in Newtown, Conn., has set up a post office box for cards and letters of support for shooting victim families,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carry this to its logical conclusion, on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sunday celebration honors 'King's Dream'

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Annual Community...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman dies in fiery Mountain View crash

A woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car struck a tree in Mountain View, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Very Sorry for her, on Jan 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

renting out sheds in the backyard

We have a neighbor who recently put in sheds in his backyard and is renting them out. The owner seems to think this is OK...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2011 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls ready for the next big step

==BI NorCal basketball== Of the five local prep basketball teams that will take the floor on Thursday night in the second...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 10, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Stanford overwhelmed in Super Regional final

==B NCAA baseball== Florida State got its offense rolling in a hurry, turning it into an avalanche of runs. The Seminoles...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 11, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 1303 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woods returns to Bay Area for Frys.com Open

Former Stanford All-American golfer Tiger Woods will be back in the Bay Area in October to compete in the Frys.com Open Tournament...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by jan, on Aug 30, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football receives verbal commitment from top strong safety

Plant High (Tampa, Fla.) senior strong safety Drew Madhu competed at Stanford's recent football prospect camp and impressed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by random, on Jun 26, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1302 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 | 1302 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Positively Green

As a child of the '50s, I remember chasing the city trucks that came by our streets at dusk spraying chemicals to kill the...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1302 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FEMA is disaster

FEMA is boondoggle federal bureaucracy. The American Red Cross is much more effient. Individuals and neighbors and religious...

Original post made by James on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anni, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 7 comments | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying true to original vision

Near Middlefield and Oregon Expressway is a house originally designed by a Palo Alto legend and recently remodeled by the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:48 am | 5 comments | 1302 Views
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