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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 | 1535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto touts a 'year of accomplishments'

We certainly agree with Palo Alto city officials that 2010 has been filled with challenges, many of them seemingly impossible...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bookkeeper pleads no contest to embezzlement

The woman charged with embezzling $140,000 from Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop in Menlo Park pleaded no contest Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 1, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh a finalist for coach of year award

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is among the eight finalists for the 2010 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, announced...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rallies for tie in showdown with Paly boys

It was a match that shaped up to be a mismatch. The Palo Alto boys' soccer team came in with six victories while Gunn had...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by PAfan, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys bring out the big guns for shot at De Anza Division track and field title

Maurice Williams learned how to triple jump only last season, when he took the event by storm -- despite his inexperience...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Track Parent, on May 5, 2011 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto re-opens Woodland Ave. after flood repairs

Residents of a flood-prone neighborhood in East Palo Alto can rest easier now that the first phase of repairs to the San...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wonderful Moonlight Walk !

Our family enjoys this walk year after year .. thanks for organizing !...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>FEELING THE HEAT ... </B>Palo Alto firefighters took part in an unusual rescue operation last week after they learned...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by animal lover, on Dec 7, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

BOOKS

The Belmont Library presents New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance

The Belmont Library presents New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance, sharing her latest thriller Deadly Stakes. ...

Original post made by BooksInc on Mar. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue fountain plans make progress

Plans for a new fountain at the eastern end of California Avenue are moving forward. In coming weeks, a panel consisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 1533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

PLACES IN PALO ALTO I REMEMBER,CUBBERLEY COUGARS CLASS OF 1972

PEERS DAIRY ON CLARA,DE ANZA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL( MEET YOU ON THE HILL),PENINSULA CREAMERY, DONUT SHOP ON CALIFORNIA STREET,MOTOR...

Original post made by STEPHEN WARD on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Apr 14, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life by design

When Camilla Olson took her daughter to check out the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2007, she expected her...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pipeline explosion: Speier urges governor to remove leader of San Bruno investigation

Days after the California Public Utilities Commission president appointed himself to lead the determination of whether PG&E...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 11 comments | 1532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Meadow Circle Concept Plan Meeting Wed 16th September

-------- EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN MEETING THIS WEDNESDAY -------------- The third meeting for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Sep 17, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1531 Views
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