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SPORTS

Basketball titles captured by local middle school teams

The JLS Middle School 8th grade boys' basketball team won the league championship on Tuesday night, beating Abbot Middle...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by GOJLS, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 1737 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 | 1039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: What to look for in a school board candidate

PAUSD is exemplary. At every school, students, parents, teachers and staff are deeply engaged in support of student learning...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 30 comments | 12128 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford University logs record fundraising year

Stanford University recorded a record year in fundraising in 2011-12, both in total dollars and in the number of people making...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by wonderful, on Oct 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Caswell, Dauber, Emberling for school board

The last time there was an election for school board in Palo Alto was five years ago, just a few months after Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on Oct 19, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 59 comments | 3225 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looking for cookie-swappers...

Have you participated in a traditional cookie swap for the holidays, and live in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Final school board candidate forum set for Wednesday

Candidates for the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will square off Wednesday at Nixon Elementary School,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Wynn Hausser, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:24 am | 21 comments | 1736 Views

SPORTS

Top teams in state in town for North-South Challenge

==B Boys' water polo== Some of the top boys' water polo teams in the nation, and certainly in the state, will converge...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:32 am | 2 comments | 863 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja, Gunn girls wrap up league golf titles

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Gunn and Castilleja girls' golf teams wrapped up their respective division championships...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto braces for turnover at City Hall

With work habits shifting and employee benefits under fire, Palo Alto is bracing for an exodus of workers from City Hall...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by slow torture, on Oct 18, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 11 comments | 919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multi-car crash snarls traffic on Highway 101

All lanes have reopened following a multi-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park this morning, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carnage, on Oct 18, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 5 comments | 1837 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Worker plunges 25 feet into elevator shaft

A construction worker in the Stanford Research Park was injured Wednesday morning after falling 25 feet down an elevator...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Walter hernandez, on Oct 18, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pancake breakfast to benefit Project Safety Net

Project Safety Net's first annual Pancake Breakfast is scheduled for Oct. 20. The fundraiser is the brainchild of Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 18, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1165 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pilot killed after plane crashes in Half Moon Bay

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport Monday was found...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by cid young, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion?

Anyone hear an explosion--sort of a sonic boom sound, VERY loud, about an hour ago? Anyone know what it was?...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 4 comments | 1092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eerie entertainment for Halloween

With Halloween on its way, the Palo Alto area has a variety of activities for both children and adults. Here are some of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by DANILO OXFORD, on Oct 17, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Antiquated Newell bridge could be replaced by 2014

The narrow, hazardous Newell Road bridge that connects Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could be replaced in 2014 with a broader,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 17, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 74 comments | 2721 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1114 Views
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