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AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1354 Views

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Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 1354 Views

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Stanford University Law School names new dean

Stanford University Law School announced the hiring of Mary Elizabeth Magill as its new dean Tuesday, July 24. Magill switches...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 2 comments | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Wall Signs gone too far?

Driving around Palo Alto, there are cases of huge wall signs that look like they violate the city's sign ordinance. The...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Get over it, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 1354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to raise water rates tonight

It's been a pleasantly wet year for the Hetch Hetchy system and the dozens of cities it serves, but the wealth of water will...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:16 am | 15 comments | 1353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nearly Hit Head On by Wrong Way Driver

Recently, I was nearly hit head on by a wrong way driver while I was westbound on Embarcadero, near the Alma overpass. It...

Original post made by Right Way on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 12, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1353 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 | 1353 Views

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Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1353 Views

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 | 1353 Views

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Guest Opinion: For young persons, knowledgeable engagement equals volcano power

We've all heard the saying, "To assume makes an ass out of you and me." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17692...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 21, 2012 at 12:00 am | 1 comment | 1353 Views

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Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring awarded $10,000

East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring, housed at the Taube Family Tennis Center at Stanford, has been awarded a $10,000 grant...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Amy K., on Jul 2, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by MayerCt, on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 10 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto program connects communities through art

What if, with a single school art program, you could provide creative opportunities for kids, offer professional development...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn Tucher, on Nov 17, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SPORTS

Paly baseball clinches title tie, earns No. 1 playoff seed

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== Two swings of the bat handed the Palo Alto baseball team a victory, a championship and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FreddyFan, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:24 am | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick runs to American Collegiate Record

By now, Stanford senior Chris Derrick must be used to running great races and not winning. He was second at the NCAA Country...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by JS, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys will play for a sixth straight CCS tennis title

Hot weather couldn't stop the Menlo School boys tennis team on Wednesday, nor could Bellarmine Prep in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous MA player , on May 14, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

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Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1352 Views

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Gunshots in midtown on Wednesday night

We live near Maddux in midTown. Sounds of gunshots were reported by neighbors last night, and bullet casings were discovered...

Original post made by msmartha on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 1352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1351 Views
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