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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow groundbreaking expected in January

Construction is expected to begin in January on a new two-story classroom building at Fairmeadow Elementary School. The Board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 27, 2011 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 932 Views

SPORTS

Gunn seniors make the most of their day

==B Prep water polo== Senior Day took on a special meaning for the graduating class of the Gunn High girls' water polo...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 28, 2011 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 32 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B><B>ALL SHOOK UP ... </B>The Palo Alto Public Art Commission meeting was cut short a week ago Thursday evening when a magnitude...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls capture Spikefest II volleyball crown

Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton had the top two Division I girls' volleyball programs in the Central Coast Section last season,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Track a Vike at Paly

Just got an email from school with the following message ...teacher can scan you in using the track-a-vike system. Did...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1104 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest two in wallet-snatching spree

Police arrested two women last week in connection with a string of thefts of wallets from inside the Mountain View Walmart. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by don't get it, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Edward, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

The spookiest Palo Alto street

Just days before Halloween, the homes along South Court look like any other typical Palo Alto neighborhood, with a verdant...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E News

<B><B>TRAVELING MUSIC ... </B>Young Palo Alto bluegrass musician Molly Tuttle is headed for the Berklee College of Music...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Letitia Roddy, on Nov 9, 2011 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas pipe linked to Cupertino explosion being replaced in Palo Alto

A type of polyethylene pipe implicated in an Aug. 31 Cupertino condominium gas explosion also is used in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by piggy, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford: new model for breast cancer tests

Stanford University researchers have trained computers to analyze microscopic images of breast cancer with greater accuracy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 9437 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

William J. Perry: A cold warrior

On Feb. 4, 1994, William J. Perry had taken the oath of office and became the United States' 19th secretary of defense, appointed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Gary Waldeck, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Field trips foster love of nature

Since 1972, Environmental Volunteers has been working to inspire a love of nature and science in more than 12,000 local children...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Shannon Petrello, on Nov 14, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 880 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time-off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kim S. , on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2922 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto in unique position as it begins defense of state title

One way to look at the Central Coast Section football playoffs is that it's a new season, a chance to correct the flaws from...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent x3, on Nov 18, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Number of travelers will be up for holiday

More Bay Area residents will spend Thanksgiving away from home this year, according to a recent travel survey conducted by...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Don't say this!, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 806 Views

SPORTS

UConn gains revenge, topples Stanford by 10

==B Women's basketball== Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 18 of her team-high 22 points in the second half but it wasn't nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dry weekend expected post-Thanksgiving Day

If you plan to be one of the millions of Californians traveling this holiday weekend, get your umbrella ready and brace for...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1675 Views
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