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BOOKS

Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2830 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton council members incensed at being denied report

Atherton City Council members and residents alike are agitating for the release of an investigator's report probing charges...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous Jane, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

SPORTS

Stanford flying high after beating the Bruins

If there were any lingering doubts that the Stanford women's soccer team should be ranked first in the nation, they were...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Go, Stanford!!, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 1758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire alarm today at JLS?

Does anyone know why the fire alarm sounded at JLS this afternoon? It was just after school got out....

Original post made by Another parent on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rolls to important football win, leads El Camino Division

Like in any race, it's not how one starts but how one finishes. On Friday night, Gunn got to the football finish line first,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 2127 Views

SPORTS

Stanford looking for win, not stats, against ASU

Stanford junior wide receiver Ryan Whalen knows there's something different about this week but he's too focused on football...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sun Devil Fan, on Oct 22, 2009 at 5:25 am | 1 comment | 1743 Views

SPORTS

Gunn boys can't quite overcome a tragic week in water polo

This has been a week unlike any other for the Gunn boys' water polo team. The Titans lost a former player, junior Will Dickens,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 23, 2009 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1969 Views

SPORTS

Musician, scholar, athlete: Vandermeer's story

It may have taken Jake Vandermeer, a recognized national cellist, a little longer than the normal recruit to get a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1914 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wigo, Sandman sparkle in championship victory

The Stanford men's water polo team knows there are several challenges ahead, and for the time being the Cardinal can relax...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Roy81, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

Keith Coblentz Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11835 posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by linda vlasic, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tragedy without tears

On opening nights at West Bay Opera, it is customary for Josť Luis Moscovich, the company's general director, to address...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Kristina Anderson, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's early season volleyball success sets the stage for high expectations later on

Dave Winn was hoping to arrive home late Thursday night in a good mood. All he needed to get into that frame of mind was...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 24, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto volleyball wins its 24th straight match

One more big roadblock remains for the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team in its path to the SCVAL De Anza Division championship,...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Which council candidates would cross picket line?

As the SEIU considers going on strike against the city, voters should know which of the council candidates would cross a...

Original post made by Resident voter on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

F-Stop 1: Photography by Students of Mountain View High School

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View will present photography by students from Mountain...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by F. Stop Fitzgerald, on Oct 29, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Monthly Email Newsletter About Events at Stanford

Stanford University has launched a free monthly newsletter for local community members. "Stanford For You" provides information...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Not a spectator sport Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11867 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Oct 30, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 1599 Views

SPORTS

Huestis chooses Stanford over Harvard

The news surrounding the Stanford men's basketball team turned positive Thursday when it was learned the Cardinal received...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Juan Pardelll, on Oct 30, 2009 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1843 Views

SPORTS

Stanford to host NCAA opening rounds in 2011

Stanford will host its sweet 16th, as in first- and second-round games of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by A Cardinal Fan, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1768 Views
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