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AROUND TOWN

Dalai Lama's visit with students to be televised

The Dalai Lama's visit with East Palo Alto eighth graders Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 13) will be televised live worldwide...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2879 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist hit by car on University Avenue

A bicyclist was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on University Avenue in Palo Alto, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by wk216, on Oct 12, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 16 comments | 2572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to update its bicycle strategies

Palo Alto will host a special presentation tonight (Thursday) to detail the city's efforts to promote bicycle riding and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Oct 12, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 18 comments | 3215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto won't limit housing sizes in the foothills

Faced with ferocious neighborhood opposition, Palo Alto officials decided Monday to scrap a proposal to limit housing sizes...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 12, 2010 at 1:47 am | 27 comments | 3327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Palo Alto Airport could be profitable

Palo Alto's long and heated debate over the future of Palo Alto Airport will resume later this month, when a City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 31 comments | 11151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Voters to face college parcel tax in November

Area voters will face another parcel tax on their ballot this November, this time to provide funds for the hard-pressed Foothill-De...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Foothillmember, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 13 comments | 2502 Views

SPORTS

Stanford gets a kick out of beating the Trojans

There wasn't much separating Stanford and a second straight loss. Fifth-year senior place kicker Nate Whitaker was four seconds...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 11, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 2794 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's volleyball upset by UCLA

==BI Saturday's Stanford wrap == Alix Klineman recorded 27 kills and 20 digs but the top-ranked Stanford women's volleyball...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterinary innovations

Local animal doctors are using evolving techniques and technologies to care for their patients. ==B Photos by Veronica Weber/Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 4576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate new burglary in old Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating another burglary of an occupied home in old Palo Alto, the third following a similar pattern,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Shocked!, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 5 comments | 2425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are AP's really necessary?

My child will attend high school soon. How many APs do students take? I understand they can only take them in Junior/Senior...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Play the Game, on Oct 11, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 4157 Views

SPORTS

Stanford reportedly may be cutting some sports

The Stanford University athletic department is projecting a $5 million loss in revenue over the next three years and is considering...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Jamie Ranae`, on Oct 11, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 3025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Activity for kids at Gunn field yesterday (Sunday)?

When we were riding past the fields at Gunn on our way to the bicycle event Sunday afternoon, we saw the playing field full...

Original post made by parent on Oct. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Carjacking on University this AM

Armed carjacking this morning on University in case anyone is interested: http://twitter.com/qqpa qq...

Original post made by qq on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 2301 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whole Foods Increases Price of Smoothies 30%

Whole Foods just increased the price of fruit smoothies from $4.25 to $5.50! Yikes, that's an almost 30% jump. Where else...

Original post made by Member on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 2289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Naviance Question

I remember logging onto the Gunn High School Naviance as a guest sometime last year and seeing statistics about GPAs and...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 11, 2010 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 3065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Junk in the mailbox

My daughter , today, receive a pamphlet titled WHAT'S TAKING HER BREATH AWAY?" California League of Conservation Voters [at...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 10, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 11 comments | 2390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

58 Palo Alto students National Merit semifinalists

Thirty seniors from Gunn High School and 28 seniors from Palo Alto High School have been named as semifinalists in the National...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Oct 10, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 14 comments | 5216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle etiquette and safety

Many of us in Palo Alto love to bike. I bike everywhere I can. My children biked to school for eight years, until they graduated...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Oct 10, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Droid theft in Palo Alto draws police, helicopter

Palo Alto police were out in force Tuesday night -- including the use of a Santa Clara County sheriff's helicopter -- to...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 10, 2010 at 11:42 am | 60 comments | 4678 Views
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