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AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands

Nine-year-old Alex Carvalho summed up Earth Day while at the Baylands Nature Preserve's Earth Day celebration: "You have...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by bob enz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Firestarter Starring Drew Barrymore and Tom Skerritt, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festival of the Arts hits Palo Alto this weekend

This year's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts features gourmet food vendors, live bands, kids' activities and a kinetic sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas pipe linked to Cupertino explosion being replaced in Palo Alto

A type of polyethylene pipe implicated in an Aug. 31 Cupertino condominium gas explosion also is used in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by piggy, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early-morning armed robbery hits Stanford

An armed robbery occurred at 12:20 a.m. Thursday on the corner of Palm and Palo drives, according to Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jug, on Jul 21, 2013 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 1204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CYSA Stanford Soccer club U14 Boys has openings

The Stanford Eclipse boys U14 CYSA team is looking for players. We especially are looking for a goal keeper. Please...

Original post made by Howard L on Aug. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PSAT fee so high at Gunn

As a Gunn parent, I was informed that there will be a PSAT test in October, and it costs 35 dollars. When I looked through...

Original post made by why so expensive on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Another Parent, on Sep 27, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 6 comments | 1203 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cancun Climate Change Conference

Interesting article about the Climate Change Conference... http://dailycaller.com/2010/12/10/hypocrisy-alive-and-well-at-cancun-climate-conference/ It...

Original post made by common sense on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has The Facebook IPO Flop Hurt Palo Alto and Menlo Park Real Estate?

The local real estate agents say the no, it has not. However, I do no think they are a reliable source. A local builder,...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shortage of officers in Palo Alto

In the road show column of SJ Mercury, today I read that there are only three or fewer officers in Palo Alto enforcing the...

Original post made by Adel2012 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on May 4, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 8 comments | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor - why was my question as to keying in Gunn high removed?

I posted last night question asking if it is true that a car of a Gunn Jewish student was keyed? I mentioned that my (Jewish)...

Original post made by village fool on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Just a guess, on May 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Makes it Difficult for Community to Participate

I've given a lot of thought as to why people who feel so strongly about issues having to do with the school board and district...

Original post made by Eileen 1 on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 1202 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's water polo plays for NCAA No. 1 seed

Sacred Heart Prep grad Pallavi Menon has spent much of her athletic life at Avery Aquatic Center. A senior driver with the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by polo watcher, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Less Government, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 1202 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 | 1202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman turns herself in for trying to steal liquor

A 19-year-old Mountain View woman was arrested and charged with robbery after she turned herself in Wednesday for attempting...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1201 Views
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