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AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views

BOOKS

Whatever he Likes lyrics

(Chorus) Talkin'Christ on...

Original post made by Young D.T.-100 on Mar. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Close the Climate Goal Gap: Sign the "Compost/Anaerobic Digestion" Petition

Palo Alto has a dirty little secret: We are one of the last two cities in California to incinerate our sewage sludge. Oh...

Original post made by Lisa VanDusen on Feb. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students unleash 'ideas worth spreading'

Palo Alto students unleashed some "ideas worth spreading" last weekend by mounting their own thought-fests patterned after...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS_Parent, on Nov 28, 2010 at 4:02 am | 8 comments | 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian seeks to postpone high-speed-rail funding

Three years after California voters approved a $9.95 billion bond to build the nation's first high-speed-rail system, a debate...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 14, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road closure, helicopter noise on Stanford campus Monday

Stanford University has issued an advisory that Campus Drive East and part of Bowdoin Street will be intermittently closed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

summer ideas for teens

Any ideas for summer activities for a kid too old for camp, too young to work? (14) Particularly interested in leads for...

Original post made by amom on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Error on tax bills costs Palo Alto schools

A mistake on the recently mailed Santa Clara County property tax bills comes at the expense of the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 11 comments | 1358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate: School board candidates answer additional questions

School board candidates answered a number of questions posed by moderator Joe Simitian or submitted by the audience. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 14, 2014 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1358 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1358 Views

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 | 1358 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 | 1358 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's water polo plays for NCAA No. 1 seed

Sacred Heart Prep grad Pallavi Menon has spent much of her athletic life at Avery Aquatic Center. A senior driver with the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by polo watcher, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

California unemployment rate rises again

One in eight California residents was unemployed as of December 2010, state officials said in a report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 14 comments | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1358 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 | 1357 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls advance to the championship game

The night started with three local teams playing for championship berths in the CIF NorCal basketball playoffs. The evening...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Eastside Parent, on Mar 14, 2011 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 1357 Views
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