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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 1001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community committee to advise on new Palo Alto elementary school

A yet-to-be-appointed community advisory committee will examine two possible venues for a 13th elementary school in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sued over Monroe Park development

A developer building a housing complex at the former site of Palo Alto Bowl, has filed a lawsuit against the city, challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jan 26, 2014 at 10:57 am | 17 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Mar 12, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 16 comments | 1000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted at Canada College

A mountain lion was spotted twice at Canada College in Redwood City early Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by accent, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 12 comments | 1000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by trig, on Feb 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for young man in Ladera swim club thefts

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a young man who fled the Ladera Swim & Tennis...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2012 at 2:21 am | 7 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center plans an Oct. 6 re-opening day

All the wall calendars owned by all the employees of the Palo Alto Art Center likely have one thing in common: a big circle...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 23, 2012 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 1000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The New Yorker front page

This is one of the hardest hitting front covers I have in seen in years. For a liberal mag like the New Yorker to do this...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Oct 8, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 1000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does Romney have a chance in California?

I know it seems next to impossible, but Romney is on a big run at this point. Can he, possibly, beyond all hope, even win...

Original post made by Sean on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1000 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers rank among the best in CCS

Local swimmers rank among the best in the Central Coast Section heading into the section prelims on Friday and finals Saturday...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on May 7, 2013 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Section of Channing Avenue to close temporarily

The section of Channing Avenue between Newell Road and Lincoln Avenue will be closed to through traffic starting Thursday...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 28, 2011 at 12:51 am | 8 comments | 999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown

Nearly 20 years ago, Midtown resident Sylvia Gartner went to a city council meeting, waved a paper bag and said, "If I can't...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 31, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 4 comments | 999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud Bang in Palo Verde at 11.15 pm on Thursday

Very loud bang, could have been transformer or gunshot, just as I was dropping off to sleep. Power was not interrupted. Not...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 23, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 999 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Building beside Winter Lodge

Anyone know if there is anyone leasing this property, or moving in, or anything else? Otherwise, what will happen?...

Original post made by Midtown Neighbor on Dec. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two mountain lions spotted in San Mateo County

In a matter of hours two mountain lions were reportedly spotted in different parts of San Mateo County Monday night (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 12, 2012 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 999 Views

SPORTS

It's official: Luck following Manning to the Colts

==B NFL Draft == ==I Fleener goes to Colts, Martin to Dolphins in second round == Andrew Luck became the fourth Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by SportsSage, on Apr 27, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Woodside Road

A 27-year-old San Francisco man was killed Friday on Woodside Road when his motorcycle collided with a car heading out of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 999 Views
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