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SPORTS

Stanford's shot at going from 1-11 to 11-1

Richard Sherman and Sione Fua were part of the worst season in Stanford football history. Five years later, they can be part...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

SPORTS

Six local prep basketball teams advance to CCS championship games Saturday

The basketball season just got extended for six local teams, all of which advanced to Central Coast Section championship...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Paly/Gunn Pride!, on Mar 3, 2011 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 1315 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 | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diridon could be on track back to rail board

Rod Diridon is taking his recent dismissal from the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors with a philosophic...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax

Well, corporate income taxes in this country are one-third lower than they were in 2000—even though corporate profits are...

Original post made by Ted Rudow IIII, MA on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing gets $5 million grant

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing Park Project has received a $5 million grant from the State of California Department of Parks...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 16, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Parks are the most valuable and vulnerable lands anywhere. Park dedication protects parkland from government and developer...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Environmentalist, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's make pre-break finals work

In a 3-2 vote, the PAUSD board decided to switch to the "carefree winter break" with pre-break finals. The stress that...

Original post made by Paly College App Problem on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 1314 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google announces a new way to communicate

This should keep Palo Altans who are bitter about losing out to Kansas City happy! Google announces a new way to communicate...

Original post made by Googler on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:04 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk & Roll days roll out throughout Palo Alto

Palo Alto schools are celebrating Walk & Roll Week this week, with activities designed to encourage students to walk, bike,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by bike racks, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds murder conviction in 2003 shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday upheld the murder conviction and sentence of life without parole of a Vallejo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by TINA R, on May 23, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 1313 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

SPORTS

Fleener now a slam dunk as top-flight tight end

==B Stanford football== Some claim Stanford senior tight end Coby Fleener might be the second-fastest player on the football...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by GAM33GG, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 1313 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor Romney on Equality

"I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for America's gay and lesbian citizens,...

Original post made by Equal Mom on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 10, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 27 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major quake could hit area in next 30 years

There is a 63 percent chance that a major earthquake with a magnitude of at least 6.7 will hit the Bay Area in the next 30...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by JeffO, on Jan 27, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 17 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion and cub spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion with a cub was reportedly seen in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Love Mountain Lions!, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 9 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Eichler and Not Greenmeadow?

I don't get it. Two south Palo Alto swim clubs about a half a mile apart, both old and Eichlerish, both competing with...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Former Green Meadow Family, on Jul 22, 2014 at 11:01 am | 16 comments | 1313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Rick R, on Aug 2, 2011 at 11:10 am | 12 comments | 1312 Views
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