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AROUND TOWN

Borders Possibly Closing

Borders is possibly closing for good on July 19. The company, as I have heard, is up for auction. This will be a huge loss...

Original post made by Anne on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP to keep personal computer division

HP announced Thursday it will keep its personal computer operations, stepping away from a suggestion by a former CEO in August...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

a Palo Alto resident for Vice President?

Over the last couple of days, the Romney campaign has been floating the name of Condi Rice for Romney's Vice Presidential...

Original post made by condi on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Go to Heidelberg in August

Summer Exchange? Send your son or daughter to Heidelberg (Germany) this August. A German family (friends of mine) want...

Original post made by andreas on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 26, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

anyone else watch Cosmos on Fox TV?

Anyone else watch that Cosmos TV show on Fox TV? How did this communist propaganda wind up on Fox? Did they lose a lawsuit...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 15 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oaks well-armed with Matt Campbell

Two years away from a milestone 30th birthday, Matt Campbell has no aspirations of being a Major League Baseball player....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alice N., on Aug 10, 2012 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

RESTAURANTS

Treading water

Opportunity knocked, opportunity not answered -- at least for now. That's Dale Benson's assessment of Sam's Chowder House...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Illuminato, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm | 4 comments | 1346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Writing Contest

The Palo Alto City Library's 3rd annual Teen Writing Contest starts in two days, but prize money is vanishingly small. I...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by writer, on Nov 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 1346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1346 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls splash by Paly, end impressive streak

==B Prep swimming== When it comes to high school swimming, Palo Alto senior Jasmine Tosky has been unbeatable. Coming...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by TITANFEVER, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1346 Views

SPORTS

Top national finishes by several local volleyball clubs

Locals helped the Vision Gold 18-1 women's volleyball team finished third overall in the Open Division of the USAV Girls'...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by NCVA, on Jul 8, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto-based choral group helping Japan through music

A local Japanese choral group that practices at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Palo Alto has made a YouTube video...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Could Skov's infraction end his college career?

Stanford linebacker Shayne Skov normally displays good instincts and sound judgment when he's on the football field tracking...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 15, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 22 comments | 1345 Views

SPORTS

Luck looks ahead to New York City opportunity as Heisman finalist

==BI Marecic also in New York this week == Andrew Luck, still months away from his high school graduation, sat with two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lucky, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views
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