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SPORTS

Gibbs wins first tennis tourney title as a pro

Stanford senior Nicole Gibbs defeated Croatia's Ivana Lisjak, 6-1, 6-4, in the championship match of the Yakima Regional...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park at 48

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Jul 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 1201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jury nullification as a tactic

There are some that think jury nullification can be an effective tactic to prevent effective enforcement of local laws (e.g....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 15, 2013 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third victim dies from Asiana plane crash

A third victim in the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport on July 6 died Friday morning, a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2013
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 14, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 3 comments | 1056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. agency investigates peer sexual harassment at Paly

A federal civil-rights agency is investigating whether Palo Alto High School has complied with legal requirements designed...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 100 comments | 8203 Views

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Police arrest man, 75, for threats over aerobics class

A 75-year-old man who was angry about noise from an aerobics class was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Meredith, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 1289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

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Workers to remove sediment from Matadero Creek

Crews from the Santa Clara Valley Water District will remove 2,000 cubic yards of sediment -- enough to fill 250 dump trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bunny on Greer, on Jul 14, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 11 comments | 5732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD blacked out original of Barb Mitchell 'strong-arming' memo

The discovery of a fully redacted version of school board trustee Barb Mitchell's memo questioning federal civil rights authority...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by If it feels wrong, it is wrong, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:40 am | 9 comments | 1640 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Google moving to Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says Google is looking at buying large properties in the southern part of Palo Alto. I'm guessing that these...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Err, on Jul 14, 2013 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 863 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can I blame it to the raccoons?StPXV

A non-profit organization comes to our neighborhood once a month to pick up items we would like to donate to their cause. Last...

Original post made by Ingrid SHU on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Stopover, on Jul 13, 2013 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 937 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto highest in county for disability claims by police, firefighter retirees

More than half of Palo Alto's police officers and firefighters retired with disability benefits over the past five years,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by S. Coen, on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:51 am | 76 comments | 145431 Views

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Community Planning Session For Hearts to Home Collaborative

You're invited! The Heart and Home Collaborative is having a community planning session this Saturday! Who: All are...

Original post made by chuckjagoda1@gmail.com on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by NeighborsHelpingNeighbors2013@gmail.com, on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 791 Views

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Stanford team unveils solar car for race in Australia

A group of Stanford students will send their newest creation, Luminos, a 375-pound solar car whose hood is nearly entirely...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by @m3, on Jul 13, 2013 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 3143 Views

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Maybell project opponents race against deadlines

Opponents of a recently approved development on Maybell Avenue are heading into crunch time in their drive to overturn a...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Zayda, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 55 comments | 2472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barron Park survey shows strong support for referendum on Maybell development

A grassroots effort to reverse City Council's approval of a controversial development on Maybell Avenue is quickly gathering...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 12, 2013 at 11:59 am | 61 comments | 214157 Views

SPORTS

Stanford lacrosse coaches involved in World Cup

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford women's lacrosse head coach Amy Bokker and assistant coach Brooke Eubanks will compete...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Paly Booster, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

pervert arrested near Seale Park

This story was widely reported yesterday, but the PA Weekly is surprisingly silent. The perp is Clark Duncan McElfresh and...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by bicycles races, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 5796 Views

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Menlo Park's Rose Scott, 12, dines at the White House

Rose Scott, 12, and her mother just returned from dining at the White House, where President Obama and First Lady Michelle...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Tami, on Jul 11, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 6 comments | 1532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell Referendum Petition Available to Download and Sign

Dear Fellow Palo Altan: I am involved in a community effort to qualify two referendums to be put on a ballot for voting...

Original post made by Maybell Referendum on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 11, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 39 comments | 1615 Views
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