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SPORTS

Stanford women win 77th straight at home

==B College basketball== ==I Cardinal men topple Colorado, 74-50== Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 23 points and 11 rebounds, sister...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave N., on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 953 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police ID man who died in crash

Family and friends of Brian Drocco say that the Mountain View resident is the man who died in a fiery car crash in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by KF, on Mar 1, 2012 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tips for preventing a burglary or robbery

The Palo Alto Police Department has the following recommendations to help prevent burglaries and robberies. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by joel henner, on Mar 2, 2012 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales from the 26th Annual Short Story Contest

The story of the Palo Alto Weekly's 26th Annual Short Story Contest is one driven by characters -- the robot who struggles...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

SPORTS

Menlo completes remarkable season with title

==B Girls' CCS soccer== The Menlo School girls' soccer team claimed the program's first-ever outright Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 7803 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, investors gobble up Palo Alto bonds

Palo Alto's recent decision to refinance decade-old downtown-parking bonds and to offer new bonds to residents has saved...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1593 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Firestarter Starring Drew Barrymore and Tom Skerritt, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Senior Games open this weekend

Each morning at 5:20 a.m. John Guislin, 61, dives into the pool at Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Center. A Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by traffic issues?, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A northbound train struck and killed a person on the Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by McGrude, on Mar 9, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 737 Views

AROUND TOWN

New musical horizons

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "choral music"? Church choir, perhaps, or a sing-along...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Natalie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

SPORTS

Gunn golfer is second in SF Women's Championships

==B Of local note== Gunn High sophomore golfer Jayshree Sarathy finished runner-up in the San Francisco Women's Championships...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bruce J, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class Tuesday

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yahoo sues Facebook

I am glad. fb specializes in intellectual property appropriation. the idea the advertizing revenue model. ...

Original post made by susie on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 13, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 742 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women open NCAA tourney vs. Hampton

The nationally No. 2-ranked Stanford women's basketball team earned a No. 1 seed in the Fresno Regional and will meet Hampton...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Beverly York, on Mar 16, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 1 comment | 912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Panelists to discuss tech, achievement gap

The role of technology in closing the achievement gap is the topic of a free, public forum Tuesday, March 27, at Woodside...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Digitize-It-Or-Don't-Bother, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week on Ad Libs...

Busy Palo Alto playwright Sharmon J. Hilfinger is having her seventh full-length play produced in the Bay Area. "Hanging...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Dawn Whelan, on Mar 22, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 764 Views

SPORTS

Luck shows off throwing arm during Pro Timing Day

Andrew Luck, likely to become the fourth Stanford quarterback to be selected with the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, created...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mud-n-Cleats, on Mar 23, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views
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