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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 | 1010 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 | 1948 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 | 900 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 | 1951 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 | 939 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 | 1027 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 | 975 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 | 783 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

John Danielson resigns as Atherton city manager

Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's Interim City Manager John Danielson has submitted his resignation,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Double-Dipping-Dan, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 1406 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by California-Is-Broken, on Jan 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

SPORTS

Jordan Middle School 7th grade boys' team wins title

Avenging its only loss in two years, the Jordan 7th grade boys' basketball team defeated Cunha Middle School, 47-34, to...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by LaDreka, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At JLS Middle School, a global crossroads

Lines of kids and parents stretched out the door last week when Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School celebrated the "Many...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Parent , on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tea Drinker, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1027 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Firefighters quickly control Atherton fire

Firefighters were able to quickly control a two-alarm attic fire at a large two-story home on Isabella Avenue in Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by jennifera, on Jan 30, 2012 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: High school graduation requirements; Plans for Edgewood Plaza

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=24114...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by M, on Jan 30, 2012 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 754 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Creating a wreath that lasts

When people think of art, they think of man-made mediums -- paintings, prints and sculptures -- but Linda Roark's art form...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Debra Lee Baldwin, on Feb 1, 2012 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High Speed Rail pays for lobbyist

Read the story about how High Speed Rail Authority, a state agency, paid a lobbyist to lobby the State Legislature: http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_19881...

Original post made by common sense on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 6, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Take a second for our kids

I used to love reading "My Turn" in Newsweek magazine. This was an article submitted by a reader on a topic of choice. The...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Spreng, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto city manager announces retirement

ML Gordon, the soft-spoken East Palo Alto city manager, has announced he will retire on March 2 or 3. Gordon, who has been...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Fischer , on Feb 4, 2012 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 1890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1008 Views
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