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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out about their hopes

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 1378 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Horse accident near Stanford Dish injures a woman

A 63-year-old woman sustained neurological injuries to her back and neck after falling off her horse near Stanford's Dish...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by riding, on Apr 17, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1378 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, SHP both clinch no worse than co-titles

==BI Friday's boys' basketball== The Palo Alto boys' basketball team got off to a slow start this season while waiting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing up in Palo Alto

Palo Alto was the best place to grow up. Bergmanns Midtown Stanford shopping center Varsity theater Palo Alto drive...

Original post made by Barry on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Feb 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors to host second annual disaster campout

This is it — the Big One. Bay Area residents have been anticipating the next major earthquake for years, and according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

You want Fiber-to-the-Home?

Disappointed that Google didn't choose Palo Alto for their Fiber trial? Sonic.net is currently wiring up Sebastopol to...

Original post made by Peanut Gallery on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airplane Noise

The deadline for submittal of public comment for the Environmental Assessment report for FAA actions has been extended to...

Original post made by Catherine on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 71 comments | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto man gets 20 years for child molestation

A Palo Alto man accused of molesting his two stepdaughters was sentenced to 20 years in state prison in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Dec 6, 2012 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1377 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eryn, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1377 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insider trading: Hedge fund manager arrested

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading Friday, the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1377 Views

SPORTS

Allen gives Stanford men hoops another scoring option

Chasson Randle was Stanford's leading scorer in Saturday night's 65-59 nonconference men's basketball victory over Lafayette,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 31, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1377 Views

SPORTS

Another setback for Stanford's Andy Brown

Senior forward Andy Brown will miss yet another basketball season due to an ACL tear; this time in his right knee. Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple's Steve Jobs takes third medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 10 comments | 1377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jeff Rosen sworn in as Santa Clara County district attorney

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Wednesday that he plans to restore two units that will use DNA evidence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by student, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1377 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Less Government, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 6-7)

[http://www.booksinc.net/ Author: Bill Raney] Bill Raney will be presenting his poignant memoir, "Letters to Zerky," about...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Randall Newman, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 1377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1377 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 | 1377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views
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