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AROUND TOWN

Teen gets graduation gift -- a new kidney

On the first day of school at Reno's North Valleys High School last August, 16-year-old Gabriela Madrigal went into seizures....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man and victim's girlfriend arrested in stabbing

A man was arrested after allegedly stabbing his 25-year-old cousin in the abdomen early Saturday morning in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sup, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 1654 Views

SPORTS

Another verbal committ for Stanford football team

Westwood High of Texas kicker Jordan Williamson made a verbal commitment to attend Stanford in the fall of 2010. He was rated...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Leslie Dolan, on Jun 23, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views

SPORTS

Stanford boys earn six berths for JO water polo tournament

Eight age-group boys' teams from the Stanford Water Polo Club took the various pools last weekend with the goal of qualifying...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by DadOfTwoPlayers, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town reaches compromise on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by It's Pat, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth City Tournament all set

The field is set for the four-team Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-Under City Tournament, which gets under way Friday at Baylands...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Babe Ruth, on Jun 25, 2009 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kanter to speak in Palo Alto Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the nominee for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education issues Friday at Hewlett Packard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mo Geraghty, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1790 Views

SPORTS

Hoffman and Ball advance in NorCal Junior Sectionals

The top nine seeds, including top-seeded Daniel Hoffman of Atherton and sixth-seeded Jamin Ball of Palo Alto, survived into...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Jun 26, 2009 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1922 Views

SPORTS

It was yet another successful athletic year for Stanford

Our soundtrack for this year's version of Stanford's march to another NACDA Director's Cup begins with a few strands of Free's...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Stuart Berman, on Jun 26, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood schools trim budget by $5 million

Responding to the statewide fiscal crisis, board members of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District Thursday night...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman dies in crash on Highway 87

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a Palo Alto woman who was killed in a highway collision in...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by FiftyFive, on Jun 27, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weddings

Hillary Thagard and Tim Persyn Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=9785 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by John McManus, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views

AROUND TOWN

new Facebook building is bad for Palo Alto businesses?

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_12729574 With their old downtown location, employees would...

Original post made by Donald on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 2, 2009 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hyatt Classic quells gastroenteritis outbreak

The gym, pool and dining room at Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were back to business as usual Monday morning after...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofits get $1M in 'safety net' grants

Thirty-two San Mateo County nonprofit organizations will share $1 million in "safety net" grants from the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Piercey, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views

RESTAURANTS

Lookin' for love in all the right places

They say love can be found in unexpected places — but sometimes it's right in front of you. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Li, on Jul 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 2932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal stimulus funds create new jobs at SLAC

With 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds flowing into science-research firms in Silicon Valley, officials at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Amalia, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 1816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things I remember going back to 1962.

Garland Elementary School, Mr. Center, The Indian Bowl, The Variety Store, Bergman's counter, The Peninsula Creamery, Jean's...

Original post made by Eric "Rick" Cohen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 1871 Views

SPORTS

Football class of 2010 swells to 21

It was another big weekend for Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh and the football program, as four additional recruits gave their...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by duane KALAR, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views
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