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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"If I wanted America to Fail"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc This Youtube clip captures the essence of why America is headed downhill. The...

Original post made by Laurence on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sir LaUrence, on May 8, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 1324 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek Trail to close this afternoon

A Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve trail linking with Mountain View will be closed on Tuesday afternoon and possibly on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election results: Measure D and Measure E

Election results for Palo Alto's Measure D and Measure E ==I (Majority vote wins)==. Information from the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto students advance to national finals in Siemens science competition

Two students from high schools in Palo Alto have advanced to the finals of a national science competition with their data...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by not all about money, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1323 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested in fatal East Palo Alto stabbing

Police in East Palo Alto have arrested a woman suspected of fatally stabbing her boyfriend at their home Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Spicy, on Feb 8, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1323 Views

SPORTS

Warshaw becomes 3-time first-team all-Pac-10

Bobby Warshaw became Stanford's first three-time All-Pac-10 first team selection Tuesday when the conference team was announced....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins 18th straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

==B Stanford roundup== ==I Cardinal alum earns Olympic berth== The College World Series has yet to be completed, but...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 15, 2012 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools suspend football rivalry

Paly and Gunn are going to take a two year break due to "lack of competitiveness". The issue has been under discussion since...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 1323 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamacare to more than double premiums for individual insurance in the Bay Area

Despite recent attempts to portray the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a winner for California citizens, regarding premiums,...

Original post made by John on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 14 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University trail opens

A long-awaited public hiking trail that has been a decade in the making will open Friday (May 20). The new trail, called...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto schools celebrate growth

Schools in East Palo Alto celebrated a growth in standardized test scores Wednesday, despite failing to meet "adequate yearly...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 5 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion?

Anyone hear an explosion--sort of a sonic boom sound, VERY loud, about an hour ago? Anyone know what it was?...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1322 Views

SPORTS

Crunch time becomes prime time for Stanford

==BI NCAA women's basketball== Jeanette Pohlen was 3-of-4 from the foul line in the final 16 seconds and Stanford scored...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1322 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12s advance but two Palo Alto all-star teams eliminated

==B Little League baseball== Bret Rodrigues and David Farnham each hit home runs to spark Menlo-Atherton to a 5-2 win...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yogurtland employee charged with burglary

A Yogurtland employee was arrested on Wednesday for stealing cash from his own place of work. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Not condoning, on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 10 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards declare state Sen. Joe Simitian 'Legislator of the Year'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who led the effort to require California children to turn five by Sept. 1 before they...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Good job!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run collision

A man who was killed in a Sunnyvale hit-and-run that also badly injured his friend on Saturday has been identified by the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by murder, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 1321 Views

SPORTS

SHP rallies to upend rival Menlo in PAL Bay Division baseball

Sacred Heart junior Cole March gunned down the tying run at home plate in the seventh inning to secure the Gators' 9-8 PAL...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris Parker, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views
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