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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cal edges out Stanford in college ranking

Cal beat Stanford -- though not by much -- in a new set of rankings aiming to compete with those of U.S. News and World Report....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 1332 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Environmental Volunteers rescues baby raccoons in Baylands

The new mother probably wandered away for just a few minutes, but she never returned to the spot where she left her two infant...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 1332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal hits a home run by reinstating its baseball program

California will remain a major league university after all. The school announced Friday that baseball would continue forward...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Injured worker lifted off building deck

Palo Alto firefighters on Thursday rescued a construction worker who fell off the framing of an El Camino Way building and...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Billionaires take over, on Apr 24, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 10 comments | 1332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud boom near University Ave

Did anyone else hear it or know what it was?...

Original post made by Victor on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by heard it., on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 1331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto libraries get $3 million in gifts

Palo Alto's voter-approved quest to reconstruct and expand the city's aged library system has received a major lift from...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by FOPAL feh, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:50 am | 5 comments | 1330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to shift dispatch center to mobile unit

Palo Alto's dispatch center will be moved from the City Hall basement to the city's state-of-the-art Mobile Emergency Operations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by DDee, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 14 comments | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1330 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto welcomes Eshoo's effort to boost emergency communication

Palo Alto's effort to improve communications between first responders during major emergencies could get a boost thanks to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RadioGuy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

SPORTS

Stanford Sophomore Wins National Collegiate Triathlon

Stanford sophomore, Marissa Ferrante just captured the national title in the Women's Collegiate Triathlon Championships...

Original post made by Mary Turoff on Apr. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 1330 Views

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Editorial: The new trail to nowhere

As a world-class university with one of the largest endowments in the country, Stanford has never had a problem funding a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on May 27, 2011 at 7:43 am | 13 comments | 1330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Civil War redux

"Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Apr 15, 2011 at 2:30 am Walter_E_Wallis is a member...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Svatoid, on Apr 17, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 1329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school in July

Nearly 150 Palo Alto elementary and middle-school teachers returned to school Monday for an optional four-day "summer institute...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Maybe this will help, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 1328 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls lose perfect hoops mark

==BI Wednesday's prep roundup== The Eastside Prep girls' basketball team stepped up in class and suffered its first loss...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

This new fangled idea about being green.

I was sent the following email by a friend. It is worth passing on to our green Palo Alto friends. "Checking out at the...

Original post made by Not as old as one may think on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 12 comments | 1328 Views

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Festival of the Arts hits Palo Alto this weekend

This year's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts features gourmet food vendors, live bands, kids' activities and a kinetic sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 1328 Views

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Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by fb & your privacy, on May 22, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 19 comments | 1328 Views
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