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AROUND TOWN

Power Outage

What's going on in Midtown? Anyone else experiencing a power outage? It's weird because some of the lights in our house...

Original post made by Midtowner on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:46 am | 3 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Borders Possibly Closing

Borders is possibly closing for good on July 19. The company, as I have heard, is up for auction. This will be a huge loss...

Original post made by Anne on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Meyers: There for Our Country

We deployed to Ground Zero WTC NYC on Sept. 18. We left from Travis Air Force Base on a C-5 Constellation and a C-141. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debate on Measure D to take place Saturday

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto will host a debate on Measure D on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the City...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:28 am | 25 comments | 1330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop HSR signature gatherers

I spent an hour this morning at the California Avenue farmer's market gathering signatures for the No Train Please initiative. It...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father pleads 'not guilty' in crash that killed daughters

The San Bruno father who crashed his SUV last November, killing two of his daughters, pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Alphonso, on Sep 8, 2013 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1329 Views

SPORTS

Wenzlau, Dearborn help Princeton polo into first place

==B Local collegians== Thanks to a three-game sweep last week that included stellar play from Palo Alto High grad Tim...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Go Tigers, on Oct 19, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

SPORTS

Gunn, Paly boys advance in CCS water polo

==B Tuesday's CCS roundup== The Palo Alto and Gunn boys' water polo teams had it easy in the opening round of the Central...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by marvin bernard, on Nov 10, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1329 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 | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1329 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 | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local campuses mark second 'Inclusive Schools Week'

As Palo Alto ramps up efforts to teach special-needs children in mainstream classrooms, campuses across town marked the second...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter Hays Dad, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board ratifies goals

The Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday unanimously ratified five goals for the new school year that reflect the assessment...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 26, 2014 at 8:57 am | 9 comments | 1328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured in Woodside hit-and-run

A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run with a wrong-way driver in Woodside early this morning, a fire battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by caught yet?, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 1328 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 | 1328 Views
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