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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on SM County board

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hazelvue, on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 954 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto Fisker begins to flicker

Another gov green money backed company starts to flicker out. "Electric car maker and U.S. loan recipient Fisker cuts...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by James, on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 823 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School girls move closer to long-awaited title

==B Tuesday's girls soccer== It has been 20 years since Menlo School has won a league title in girls' soccer. That came...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by member, on Feb 8, 2012 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Occupying DC

The evolution of the Occupy Movement is complex, drawing from many different movements, inspirations, events that took place...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto hoping to pin down another league title

History was made one year ago when the Palo Alto wrestling team won its first league-meet championship in 25 years. The Vikings...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Anderson, on Feb 10, 2012 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 996 Views

SPORTS

"Lin-sanity"

"Lin-Sanity" is the new coined word for the Jeremy Lin (Paly High grad) basketball phenomena in the last few NBA games....

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by John, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

AROUND TOWN

A final tribute to Coach Parks

When former Menlo-Atherton High football coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep on Aug. 19 at age 77, there was an immediate...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Robert Caron, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 910 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please, please, please, make sure your teen drivers follow license restrictions.

A friend of mine in Canada just sent me a link to a horrific crash in his town. He is on his way to funerals of both the...

Original post made by Parent of Teen Drivers on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by Parent of teen drivers, on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by trig, on Feb 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 997 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women achieve a measure of revenge in tennis

==B Sunday's Stanford roundup == Stanford junior Mallory Burdette can take some satisfaction in her straight-set victory...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: When Daniel met Rosanne...

In celebration of Valentine's Day, longtime married couple Daniel and Rosanne Leeson talk about how they first met, love...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Grateful viewer!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 946 Views

SPORTS

Lin assists the Knicks to a seventh straight victory

Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin needed 27 points to set an NBA record for scoring the most points in the first six starts...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn pins down wrestling title at SCVAL finals

==B Saturday's prep roundup== After losing out on the SCVAL De Anza Division dual-match title on a tiebreaker, the Gunn...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 1772 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys finally escape No. 1 Mitty in bracket

==B CCS basketball playoffs== Palo Alto and Mountain View tied for the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' basketball title this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stephen Kauffman, on Feb 20, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ronald McDonald House project moves ahead

A proposal by Ronald McDonald House to build a three-story addition to its Palo Alto facility got off to an auspicious start...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Tjeerdsma, on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1110 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's volleyball ranked No. 1 in nation

==B Monday's Stanford roundup== ==I Women's hoops ranked No. 2 in nation== The Stanford men's volleyball team will take...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Theresa, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Compost Facility -- Build it or Return the Park Land.

Now that Measure E has opened the door to using 10 acres of park land for a Compost Facility (dry anaerobic digester) 1....

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What do Atherton police do?

Another periodical put out the Atherton salaries today; the police officers salaries range from 112000 to 140000. Since...

Original post made by localmom on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by scoflaws complain, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes to Twitter for outreach

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will answer questions in 140 characters or less Monday as part of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by A-Day-Late-And-A-Dollar-Short!, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 784 Views
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