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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 | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District previews 'safe, welcoming schools' plan

Palo Alto Superintendent Kevin Skelly Tuesday proposed a school-board-level committee as well as a summer task force to consider...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:17 am | 18 comments | 1197 Views

SPORTS

Owens will finish hoop season on a high note

==B National Invitation Tournament == Senior Josh Owens has to be feeling pretty good these days. He's suffered through...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Mar 22, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1197 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford baseball simply Super in regional final

Alex Blandino drove in four runs and the top-seeded Stanford baseball team beat No. 2 Pepperdine, 8-7, in the championship...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Jun 4, 2012 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FWD.us lobby group includes Zuckerberg, Schmidt, Musk

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, writing in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal Thursday, announced the launch of a political...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon, on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 1197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Barranco: Whose News?

I was attending the press conference at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Suddenly the large projector screens at all the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chasing the perfect beat

Life as a teen seems to have an indelible soundtrack. There's something about being in high school that makes music more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jacinta Sainanee, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP boys open two-game hoop leads

==BI Friday's boys' roundup== The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball teams grabbed control of their respective...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

SPORTS

It was a parade of prep champions in 2010-11

==B High school year in review== The parade through downtown Palo Alto in January pretty much said it all about the 2010-11...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Track fan, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Lively Arts awarded $500,000 grant

Classical music is getting a boost at Stanford Lively Arts, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the New York-based Andrew M....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 1196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eco-friendly furnishings

Most have heard of the 100-mile Thanksgiving, shopping at a farmers market or other "buy local" trends. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by kind of boring, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

21st Century Education Summit

I wanted to let people know about an interesting and informative event coming up this Saturday afternoon. Parents for...

Original post made by David Cohen on May. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More details released in 2010 bicyclist fatality

An investigation into the November 2010 death of bicyclist Lauren Perdriau Ward, who died in a collision with a big rig on...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rider, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen assaulted with bat while defending mother

A 17-year-old boy was struck several times with a baseball bat in Palo Alto after he defended his mother from crude sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frogs, salamanders dying in Yellowstone

Stanford scientists report that frogs and salamanders are dying at an alarming rate in Yellowstone National Park, but not...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 1195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police events to raise money for Special Olympics

Trading in their handcuffs and badges for serving trays and breadbaskets, Palo Alto police will raise awareness and funds...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:55 pm | 8 comments | 1195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rick Santorum SUPPORTS income inequality - Finally, someone who understands economic and personal freedom.

When Santorum went out of his way to actually support income inequality, it was like a waterfall in desert. Finally, we have...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 9 comments | 1195 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1195 Views
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