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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air day also announced for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Wednesday will be another Spare the Air day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by EnvironmentalPerson, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State investments take a bite out of local budgets

In the grand old days of the mid-2000s, few people talked about California's out-of-control public pensions. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 888 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why is charleston road closed by train tracks?

Lots of flashing police cars. Street sign says Charleston is closed. Anybody know what's happening?...

Original post made by Michele on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 898 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto is losing E.J. Floreal to the Bluegrass state

The Palo Alto High boys' basketball and track teams have some big shoes to fill for the 2012-13 seasons, now that senior...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it legal to attach advertisements/solicitations to front doors?

Just today, a solicitation to re-paint curb address numbers was taped to my front door. Ads and solicitations taped or attached...

Original post made by Kevin on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

<B>Michael Steven Coffron Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17208 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Molly McIntosh Brown, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 1 comment | 812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford names Lloyd Minor new medical dean

Stanford School of Medicine has recruited the provost of Johns Hopkins University to become its new dean, Stanford announced...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jul 18, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Legends win a milestone 100th semipro game

Most summer baseball schedules last around 40 games, so four summers are roughly the equivalent of a 162-game major league...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lin heads to Houston as Knicks say no thanks

==I Paly grad flies to Houston on Wednesday== Palo Alto's Jeremy Lin is leaving the bright lights and media glare of New...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 807 Views

SPORTS

Stanford softball trio enters U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Stanford alums Jessica Mendoza and Lauren Lappin plus Cardinal coach John Rittman are members of the 2004 U.S. Olympic softball...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Club Softball Mom, on Jul 19, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

SPORTS

USA women's soccer will open 2012 Summer Games

The U.S. Women's National Team begins its quest for the fourth Olympic gold medal in the program's history when it opens...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Alissa Picker, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

AROUND TOWN

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated

This is the way that public employee contracts should be negotiated - with the opportunity for public input BEFORE the process...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avoiding blood-sucking insects

Bzzzzzz. Thwack. There's nothing quite like the buzz of a mosquito to ruin a summer barbecue -- or a warm night's rest. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Bambi , on Jul 27, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford pegs Muir as new athletic director

Bernard Muir, director of athletics and recreation services at the University of Delaware, has been selected as Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 902 Views

SPORTS

It'll be a jolly good show at the Summer Olympics

Most newly turned 16-year-olds can't wait to get their driver's license and start cruising around town. Palo Alto High junior...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

SPORTS

Stanford 16U Red defends top seed in Junior Olympics

The Palo Alto Water Polo Club's 16U Red team had its No. 1 seed tested in the opening round of the SwimOutlet.com Junior...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 29, 2012 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney to implement Socialiized Medicine - Universal Health Care

Mitt Romney, the Massachusetts Moderate (or Severe Conservative, depending on the day of the week or the audience) author...

Original post made by RJ Conservative Freedom on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sanity on this trip?!?!, on Jul 30, 2012 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (July 31)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/330/33051 Music: Kenny Barron and Friends] Jazz pianist Kenny Barron has been associated...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 30, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 719 Views

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First Person: A conversation with Ben Lee

Ben Lee, the U.S. Olympic Badminton coach and Palo Alto Police Department Patrol Officer, talks with Lisa Van Dusen before...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by David , on Jul 30, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1106 Views
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