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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen places tenth in national science contest

A Palo Alto teenager has placed tenth in a national math and science competition, taking home $20,000 in the 2013 Intel Science...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Raman, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 13 comments | 1055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1055 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly poll on break will be misused

The current Weekly poll asks parents if they support the school board's decision to start school earlier and have finals...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by tabloid journalism, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1054 Views

SPORTS

Oaks drop opener in World Series

Dominic Hernandez pitched five scoreless innings of relief but the damage had been done as the Palo Alto Oaks dropped the...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Aug 11, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Noise from 7-Eleven at night

I've been living near Waverley and Lytton streets close to the 7-Eleven since August. Since moving in, EVERY SINGLE NIGHT...

Original post made by FrustratedResident on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 9 comments | 1054 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls advance in CCS polo

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls will play another day in their respective Central Central...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Social inclusion' to be theme of Dec. 3 panel

"Social inclusion" will be the topic of a panel discussion Monday, Dec. 3, sponsored by Palo Alto's Community Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by spec-ed parent, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 1054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police outside house on Alma near Churchill with guns drawn ???

Just driving home and there are maybe 4-6 PA police officers outside house on Alma near Churchill with guns drawn ??? Anyone...

Original post made by Anon. on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Dake, on Feb 23, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspected Portola Valley bank robber

Authorities on Wednesday (June 1) arrested a 51-year-old transient suspected of multiple bank robberies in three counties,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by transient?, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bridge planned for University Avenue-U.S. Highway 101

A proposed replacement bridge over San Francisquito Creek and U.S. Highway 101 at University Avenue will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 8 comments | 1053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two dozen trees saved on El Camino Real

Late last year Mountain View marked for removal 28 red oak trees planted in the 1970s on El Camino Real. The oaks were lifting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by NeedTrees, on Aug 10, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo 'very concerned' about Wells Fargo's apartment sale

As Wells Fargo Bank prepares to sell about 1,800 housing units in East Palo Alto to a real-estate trust, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:52 am | 18 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to rule on downtown 'Gateway' building

A revised plan to build a prominent "gateway" building at the downtown intersection of Alma Street and Lytton Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by T Peak, on May 14, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 14 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 1053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident around Facebook thurs.nov 1 2012

What is going on around Facebook.tons of police, some places closed??...

Original post made by Maria on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by search, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City tries to keep retail on Emerson Street block

For a glimpse of downtown Palo Alto's changing fortunes, one need look no further than the 600 block of Emerson Street, where...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends, relatives remember family of four

All four members of a Palo Alto family, who died last Friday (July 22) in a car accident in Canada, will be remembered at...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by patsummers, on Jul 29, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1052 Views
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