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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safeway clerk pleads not guilty on meth charges

A 32-year-old Safeway employee who allegedly sold methamphetamine out of the Menlo Park store's parking lot was arraigned...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1665 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gerhart can't help Vikings win on his return

It wasn't quite the same kind of performance that Toby Gerhart was used to during his record-breaking days at Stanford University....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 1665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opening statements begin in Alvarez murder trial

Opening statements began this morning in the trial of a 26-year-old man accused of fatally shooting East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hosh, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why are you wearing that black Hood?

I was on my way to the Y last night at about 8PM and just after passing the Mormon Church a police Patrol stop to ask if...

Original post made by blackHood on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 5, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 1665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail critics prepare for new suit

A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling for a fresh probe into the state's high-speed-rail project after learning that...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jason R, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 1665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

El Camino car crash causes traffic back-up

A two-car collision at the intersection of El Camino Real and Churchill Avenue today at 11:27 a.m. in Palo Alto has caused...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:18 am | 13 comments | 1665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tsuchiura students cope with devastation

Tsuchiura was spared the devastating effects of the tsunami that ravaged several Japanese towns, but Palo Alto's sister city...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Enoch Choi, MD, on Mar 14, 2011 at 10:52 am | 2 comments | 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will songbirds return to Palo Alto?

This morning I had a very delightful experience when I looked outside and saw a large flock of cedar waxwings in my yard....

Original post made by Brian on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Save the Bay: Elected officials oppose Cargill plan

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay held a press conference at Bedwell Bayfront Park Thursday (Feb. 25) to announce...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Redwood City Woman, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

rampant alcohol abuse at Stanford

According to the Chronicle, 44 Stanford undergraduates were hospitalized last year for alcohol poisoning. More than twice...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 1, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins 18th straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

==B Stanford roundup== ==I Cardinal alum earns Olympic berth== The College World Series has yet to be completed, but...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 15, 2012 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1664 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework, counseling on crowded agenda

Homework policy, graduation requirements, high school counseling and possible school budget cuts crowd tonight's agenda of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on May 24, 2012 at 6:47 am | 5 comments | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air day declared for Saturday

Saturday has been declared the first Spare the Air day of the summer season, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by cello, on Jun 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 1663 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 | 1663 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 | 1663 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of options for Stanford as a handful of teams chase after NCAA title No. 101

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford's 100th NCAA title banner waves freely and predominantly among the varied collection of...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruin Fan, on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UC system is suck

UC system is our high education system in California. All Californian tax payers pay their money to the state. UC gets the...

Original post made by Jean on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 3:49 am | 6 comments | 1663 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Highest Contributer to Barack's Campaign? Goldman Sachs

Here is a list of top contributors to McCain http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?id=N00006424&cycle2=2008&goButt2.x=10&goButt2.y=3&goButt2=Submit And...

Original post made by Perspective on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 22, 2010 at 5:54 am | 6 comments | 1663 Views
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