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SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires proven winner as new men's soccer coach

The Stanford men's soccer program will begin the new year with a new coach. That would be Jeremy Gunn, 40, who becomes the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Whit49, on Dec 22, 2011 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Soldier, injured in Afghanistan, gets Purple Heart in Palo Alto

An army soldier severely injured in Afghanistan this summer was presented with the Purple Heart on Tuesday at the Veterans...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Robotripping' bill to become law Jan. 1

It took more than seven years, but a proposal by two Palo Alto officers to restrict sale of certain cough medicines to minors...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views

SPORTS

Luck's last college game finally comes to pass

==B Fiesta Bowl, Jan. 2, 5:30 p.m., ESPN== We've seen Andrew Luck do some amazing things on the football field, rallying...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Cal Morton, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2011: Looking back

Change, celebration and reflection marked the year in Palo Alto through the eyes of Palo Alto Weekly photographers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 965 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student voices of 2011

Palo Alto Online compiled quotes from some of the local students who expressed themselves in the pages of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by PAFreePress.com, on Dec 31, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Jan. 10)

[http://galleryhouse2.com/current.html Art: 'Trails and Tales'] Stone sculptor George Perazzo and pastel artist Charlotte...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by charlotte, on Jan 9, 2012 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 739 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal gymnast helps Canada qualify for 2012 London Olympics

==B Nolan earns national swim honors == Stanford freshman Kristina Vaculik, who is taking a year off school to train with...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Faith Brigel, on Jan 12, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball team honored one final time

The greatest two-year period in Palo Alto girls' volleyball history came to an official end in the most appropriate way on...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by The Kershner Family, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood-burning ban in place for Saturday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Saturday, the 15th daylong wood-burning ban in the region during...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 790 Views

SPORTS

Mayfield's soccer fields deal concluded

After a year and a half on the sidelines, the concept of transforming the corner of Page Mill Road and El Camino Real into...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jan 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1006 Views

BOOKS

A King remembrance in black and white

The faces staring out from 10 photographs at Stanford's Tresidder Memorial Union lounge seem eternal; as alive today as they...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Jan 16, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Occupy the Courts! National Day of Action During a Week of Action...

Occupy the Dream, Occupy Congress, Occupy Wall Street West, Occupy the Courts, Occupy Your Heart, Occupy Everywhere� Across...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by JoR, on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:58 am | 1 comment | 897 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Executive director of Ronald McDonald House to resign

Honey Meir-Levy, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford since 1994, has announced she will be resigning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury knocks Woodside building-permit process

The town of Woodside’s building-permit process came in for criticism Tuesday from the San Mateo County civil grand jury,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Keely Thomas-Moore, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing culture to the classroom

At James Flood Magnet Elementary School in Menlo Park Friday, the first graders were finding it hard to contain their enthusiasm....

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Claire Emery, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

SPORTS

Menlo nearly pulls off a shocker in overtime

==B Tuesday's girls' basketball== Menlo School nearly pulled off one of the biggest wins of the season before falling...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by basketball, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State of the State, the Union, Denial…

It is painful to watch the Orwellian rhetoric being spouted by politicians in 2012. Day becomes night. War is peace. Disappearing...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Jan 25, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 782 Views
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