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SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick eyes another run of success at NCAAs

Stanford sophomore Chris Derrick figures to be pretty familiar with the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Edward Ahn, on Nov 23, 2009 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 2794 Views

SPORTS

Paly's next volleyball win could be biggest ever

The Mitty girls' volleyball team is ranked No. 1 in the nation, with a 35-0 record. The Monarchs have won six straight Central...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Uh, right, on Nov 22, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 10 comments | 2822 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Zelinger a state winner in Heisman contest

When the application for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award became available earlier this school year, Castilleja senior...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Nov 22, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys make CCS Division II water polo history

Sacred Heart Prep didn't win one invitational water polo title during the season. The SHP boys had two fifth-place finishes...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Nov 22, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 4 comments | 3216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog owners want more play space for pets

Palo Alto's dog owners Tuesday called on the city to change its leash law so their pets could run off-leash in parks and...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Michal Shalon, on Nov 22, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 76 comments | 3823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly hosts event for 'survivors of suicide loss'

Palo Alto High School will be a host site for the "National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day" Saturday starting at 9 a.m. The...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Nov 22, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 2397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Lytton Plaza: The right place, but is it the right name?

Next month construction fencing will come down in downtown Palo Alto and the much anticipated, renovated Lytton Plaza will...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 22, 2009 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 3013 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park planned for children with disabilities

Palo Alto's 34 parks are filled with children zooming down slides and swooping in wide arcs on swings. But 6-year-old Ava...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Olenka Villarreal, on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 2779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Paly student competes for Miss California as 'Miss Palo Alto'

Former Palo Alto High School student-body president Amy Rogg will be vying for the crown in this weekend's Miss California...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Midtowner, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 3191 Views

SPORTS

Bells run over Paly in CCS football opener, 34-6

Palo Alto head coach Earl Hansen knew Bellarmine would run the ball when his Vikings took on the Bells in the first round...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 2322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park girl, 6, dies from hit-and-run

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl injured in a hit-and-run "street racing" crash at the intersection of Willow Road and Bayfront...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 49 comments | 3165 Views

SPORTS

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Toby, on Nov 21, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 10 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thanks all AYSO volunteers

Just want to say a big "Thank You" to the many coaches, refs, and behind-the-scenes volunteers for AYSO soccer. We just...

Original post made by JSD on Nov. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School parcel tax renewal may hit April 6 ballot

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly is recommending an April 6 election to seek renewal and increase of the school...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by TII, on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 2258 Views

SPORTS

Overtime loss sinks Stanford men's water polo

Top-ranked USC topped third-ranked Stanford, 13-12, in overtime Saturday in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's water...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Nov 21, 2009 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2265 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why so many grouchy people?

Lately, around Silicon Valley, I have encountered outspoken, rude strangers and I have regretted biting my tongue. What is...

Original post made by Huh? on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bag of Nuts?, on Nov 21, 2009 at 6:18 am | 42 comments | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High principal reflects on 'egg wars'

Eleven Palo Alto High School students were suspended and about seven more received "consequences" for participating in an...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 21, 2009 at 5:50 am | 137 comments | 5155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squirrel Education & Relocation

Gunn High School has every intention of educating our squirrels so they will be prepared for their Study-Abroad program....

Original post made by squirrel educators on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade, rob Menlo Park home

Two men armed with semiautomatic handguns confronted a resident outside his home in the 700 block of Pierce Road at around...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 20, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 5 comments | 2060 Views
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