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SPORTS

17 Director's Cups in a row and counting for Stanford athletics

It's official: Stanford has won its 17th consecutive Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. The final standings were released Thursday....

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by dipple, on Jul 1, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

SPORTS

U.S. shines in 3-0 victory over Colombia

Women's World Cup Megan Rapinoe was one of three goal scorers for the Americans, who beat Colombia, 3-0, Saturday in pool...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by an editor, on Jul 2, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1174 Views

SPORTS

Stapp replaces Horpel as Gunn's athletic director

Gunn High girls' basketball coach Sarah Stapp, 37, has a new job description -- athletic director. "She is a professional...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two mountain lion sightings reported in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Tuesday morning in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by AndSmallDogs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 956 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge finds Elarms incompetent to stand trial

A judge today found Gregory Elarms, the man accused of murdering East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in the parking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by G TOWN, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 1122 Views

SPORTS

Incoming Stanford freshman diver a real Tiger when it comes to prodigious talent

Kristian Ipsen isn't a household name like Tiger Woods, at least not yet. The two, however, have something very much in common...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Pete Laurence, on Jul 8, 2011 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three arrested for Menlo Park burglaries

Menlo Park police arrested three male juveniles Thursday in connection with several residential burglaries on Gilbert Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by trainz, on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 1177 Views

SPORTS

U.S. women pull off miraculous World Cup win

The world's No. 1-ranked team still has a chance to keep it that way while remaining alive in the 2011 Women's World Cup...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Soccer Fan, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday to...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by kumar, on Jul 11, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers capture high-point honors

==B Pacific Masters Championships== Three swimmers with local connections swam away with high-point honors in their respective...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Swimming is Life, on Jul 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1161 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks clinch top seed for playoffs

==B Semipro baseball== ==I Menlo Park Legends finish second in tourney== The Palo Alto Oaks enjoyed their finest semipro...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

What the clubs do

There are dozens of service and fraternal clubs on the Midpeninsula. Here are the histories of a few of them: Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by mark, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Idol' stars entertain kids at Ronald McDonald House

"American Idol" stars Casey Abrams, a jazz, blues and rock musician, and singer-songwriter Paul McDonald met with seriously...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The conversion of retail space to offices.

Has anyone besides me noticed that retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are not-so-gradually becoming office spaces? In...

Original post made by CJ Vetter on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by who and where?, on Jul 16, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monroe Park

When Bill and Hollie Halpin decided to leave their home in San Jose for Palo Alto, they searched meticulously for a community...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by herzing girl, on Jul 16, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Babe Ruth teams face elimination games

==B District 6 All-Stars== The Babe Ruth all-star season may be over for two Palo Alto teams before the postseason really...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by nicholas hall, on Jul 18, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yet More Traffic?

Published: July 17, 2011 To the Editor: “Warning: Freeway Closed” (letter, July 12) put me in mind of the remark...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 18, 2011 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 844 Views

SPORTS

Trip to Junior Olympics faces a tough hurdle

Thirteen members of the Peninsula Youth Sports Program did their job recently at the AAU West Coast Junior Olympic Games...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kel, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 1069 Views
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