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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chancellor Kanter goes to Washington

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Janis Allen, on Apr 5, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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 | 1310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday car accident on Embarcadero and Louis

I came across a 3 car accident on my way to the Main Library. There were total of 6 police cars(one supervisor SUV), 2 fire...

Original post made by Why? on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Accident, on Sep 20, 2011 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 1310 Views

SPORTS

Top national finishes by several local volleyball clubs

Locals helped the Vision Gold 18-1 women's volleyball team finished third overall in the Open Division of the USAV Girls'...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by NCVA, on Jul 8, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cal edges out Stanford in college ranking

Cal beat Stanford -- though not by much -- in a new set of rankings aiming to compete with those of U.S. News and World Report....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebucks: Economic impact study released

With all the fanfare over Facebook relocating to Menlo Park,the question of why that was such a boon to the city sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by jacko, on Dec 10, 2011 at 7:59 am | 5 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by fb & your privacy, on May 22, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 1310 Views

RESTAURANTS

Treading water

Opportunity knocked, opportunity not answered -- at least for now. That's Dale Benson's assessment of Sam's Chowder House...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Illuminato, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 1309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to parse achievement data tonight

New data sheds light on efforts to remedy the achievement gap in Palo Alto schools. The Board of Education tonight will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Carlos, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 1309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected thieves flee from Varian in Palo Alto

Three men fled from Varian in Palo Alto Friday after being spotted by a security guard. Hopping a sound wall, they left behind...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by wtf, on Mar 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 1309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big-screen TV, jewelry stolen from Palo Alto home

Residents of a Palo Alto home on Greenwood Avenue returned to find multiple large items stolen from their residence -- in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 11 comments | 1309 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football lands one of top prep linebackers

Noor Davis could have gone anywhere. He choose Stanford. Davis surprised a lot people when he named the Cardinal as his choice...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 14, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says Obama's birth certificate is a fraud

Joe Arpaio, an American hero, finds proof of a massive fraud. "Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says there are indications...

Original post made by Joe Palm on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Tea Party says, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 8 comments | 1309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford woman robbed on campus

Stanford police are looking for two men who they say committed a strong-arm robbery against a woman on campus on Aug. 16,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: More Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Departmentís Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Taking tolerance one step further

Learning to use diversity for positive social change will be the aim of a Sunday (May 15) workshop hosted at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on May 16, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

TCE in Groundwater Has Toxicity Established by USEPA

Palo Alto has a long-term burden that its shallow groundwater being impacted by Trichoroethene (TCE) and its degradation...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's lost vision

The crowd arrived early June 11 and quickly filled every seat in the Council Chambers of Palo Alto City Hall, including the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jayna Sheats, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1308 Views
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