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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nonprofit including Zuckerberg, Brin gives $33 million in prizes

A group of executives that includes local names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki awarded $33 million...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by local, on Feb 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto to hold gun buyback event Saturday

The East Palo Alto Police Department will hold its fourth gun buyback event on Saturday, May 5, the Police Department has...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hal, on Feb 23, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 9 comments | 1564 Views

RESTAURANTS

So long, Cafe Sofia! You will be missed!

I'm sorry to report that Café Sofia is going out of business! Apparently the rent is getting too high. Also worth noting...

Original post made by Ronnie on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Norma Jean, on Feb 23, 2013 at 9:09 am | 6 comments | 2117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-city gun-buyback program to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hal, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:57 pm | 2 comments | 1926 Views

SPORTS

Women wrestlers: strength, technique and attitude

As the lights dimmed in the gymnasium at Oak Grove High School in San Jose on Feb. 2, 2013, 103-pound Gunn High School junior...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth Claghorn, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 3890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrestling: Not just for the boys anymore

Palo Alto and Gunn high school girls have taken to wrestling, reflecting an increasing number of who have joined wrestling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Feb 22, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 23 comments | 1719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks regional cash for slew of projects

Palo Alto's elected officials have a hearty appetite for grant-funded transportation projects, particularly ones that involve...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 22 comments | 3565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Animal shelter to move into downtown Palo Alto post office

Editor's note: This story was part of Palo Alto Online's April Fools' Day Express. In their latest effort to raise revenues...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Heather A., on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 22 comments | 1343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford 'rethinking' parts of El Camino plan

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 22, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford men get important hoop win at Oregon St.

From this point in the season, the Stanford men's basketball team can't afford to lose another game if it has any hopes of...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wrestling: Not just for the boys anymore

Palo Alto and Gunn high school girls have taken to wrestling, reflecting an increasing number of who have joined wrestling...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Alumna Mom, on Feb 22, 2013 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to reboot PaloAltoGreen

In a city abuzz with green-energy programs, PaloAltoGreen stands out as a paragon of success, having received a raft of awards...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 31 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy's death sparks blood donations

The death of a 10-year-old boy from complications following influenza has sparked a request from his family for local donations...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:48 am | 10 comments | 1397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Phone solicitors suddenly, Anyone else?

Salespeople have been calling me in the mornings, as early as 8:15 this morning. How can they be stopped? I am listed in...

Original post made by Irritated on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Crawford for FCC Chairman

I recommend reading Susan Crawford's new book, "Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded...

Original post made by Jeff Hoel on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wanderlust, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by marketing, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 77 comments | 1990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Feb. 21)

[http://keplers.com/event/john-joseph-adams Author: John Joseph Adams] Twenty-two authors explore the worlds of evil geniuses...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Feb. 22)

[http://thepear.org/appleneverfalls.htm Theater: 'The Apple Never Falls'] Opening night is tomorrow, Feb. 22, for the new...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1065 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 2769 Views
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