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AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1224 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sandas resigns as Chamber of Commerce CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is searching for a new leader after CEO Paula Sandas announced her plan to step down at...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Mexico, New Zealand lose; the U.S. ready for Colombia

==BI Women's World Cup == Despite the best efforts of Stanford women's soccer players Teresa Noyola and Alina Garciamendez,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins fourth straight NorCal tennis title

Despite missing a trio of players, including No. 1 singles player Andrew Ball, the Menlo School boys' tennis team captured...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by GWP, on May 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Lin stands to score big in NBA free-agent battle

==I Paly grad apparently headed to Rockets== Whether he's playing for the NBA's Houston Rockets or New York Knicks next...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hoover Parent, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

wheelchair

I give money to a very nice african american man in front of Whole Foods. He is not always there, but he is nice and quiet. The...

Original post made by riley on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Definition of censorship

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=19272 Bill Johnson says: "But please don't use innuendo about...

Original post made by Censorship is on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

InClass at Jordan?

My child is starting at Jordan in the fall. I came across a reference to InClass. Is Jordan still using InClass or is this...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Just Found Out, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

a ridiculous crime in Palo Alto

A priceless homemade quilt has been stolen from an office in Palo Alto. We are desperate for its return, because it was...

Original post made by nicole on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DNA hit leads to EPA school-burglary arrest

A DNA match has led to the arrest of an East Palo Alto man in connection with the Dec. 24, 2010 burglary of the James Flood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Audrey Rust to retire as head of Peninsula Open Space Trust

Audrey Rust, who has led the Peninsula Open Space Trust for 24 years, will retire as president this summer, she announced...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver smashes through school wall at Addison

A young driver did several thousand dollars in damage to a building at Addison Elementary School on Saturday evening, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by would have saved a whole lot of trouble, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | 27 comments | 1221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Money's corruption of politics to be theme of talk

The corrupting threat of money to America's democracy will be the theme of a talk by former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold this...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:42 am | 14 comments | 1221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jim Burch

When Jim Burch considers the pursuits that earned him a Lifetimes of Achievement award, his attitude is characteristically...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on May 8, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views
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