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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop the Leaf Blowers!

Why did Palo Alto pass a law against the use of leaf blowers when they never enforce it? The racket they cause is painfully...

Original post made by Ducatigirl on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1339 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 | 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how is palo alto high's math entrance test?

I am going to be a freshman at palo alto high next fall. I live in another state right now. I'm taking algebra now and I...

Original post made by new student on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toyota Prius driving down the Caltrain tracks last night

The Mercury-News said someone tried to drive a Toyota Prius down the Caltrain train tracks near Meadow Drive last night....

Original post made by pious on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Davey-o, on Nov 3, 2011 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 1339 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls lose perfect hoops mark

==BI Wednesday's prep roundup== The Eastside Prep girls' basketball team stepped up in class and suffered its first loss...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1339 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys remain alive in national soccer tourney

The nationally No. 1-ranked Palo Alto 93 Blue 18U boys' soccer team remains alive in the US Youth Soccer National Championship...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by repeat, on Jul 29, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: There'll be a lot of firsts at the Fiesta Bowl

A lot of football firsts will be in the offing when Stanford takes on Oklahoma State in the annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit Facebook today

Israeli President Shimon Peres will appear at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park today, March 6, to launch his Facebook...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Friend of Israel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund application deadline is today

Today (Jan. 7) is the deadline for organizations to submit grant applications for the Palo Alto Weekly's annual Holiday Fund....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by C. Davis, on Jan 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After-school childcare for Palo Verde Elementary students

We've just moved to Palo Alto and my 2 kids are enrolled at Palo Verde Elementary. I'm looking for information about the...

Original post made by LisaB on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1338 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 | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life in Midtown

Anyone use this? Anyone like or dislike it? Is it ever very busy? Do the hours work?...

Original post made by Interested? on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter on Russian Ridge

A cross-country skier takes to the snow at Russian Ridge Sunday morning. The rare snowfall blanketed the Santa Cruz Mountains...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by snow job, on Feb 21, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance and art celebrated at Stanford powwow

Twirling so fast at times that they were a blur of brilliant color, hundreds of dancers took part in the 40th Annual Stanford...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LETTING TEEN DRINK UNDER PARENT"S WATCH BACKFIRES

"Letting teen drink under parent's watch backfires Those who drank with supervision more prone to problems than those...

Original post made by don\'t touch the stuff until you\'re 21 on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hunter, on May 4, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1337 Views
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