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SPORTS

USC AD is fined, Trojans' football coach reprimanded

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined USC Athletics Director Pat Haden, and reprimanded head football coach Steve...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John T, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 1257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Native American remains found in Menlo Park

Native American remains were unearthed by construction crews working in Menlo Park on Tuesday, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmentalists on hand for closure of Palo Alto landfill

Former Palo Alto City Council members Enid Pearson and Emily Renzel aided crews by shoveling dirt onto the last exposed portion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Trash man, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

AROUND TOWN

<B><B>DISTRESS OVER DAMSEL ... </B>A photograph of a bright-blue insect in the Sept. 6 edition of the Weekly triggered an...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 18, 2013 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

You can kill HSR. Here's how.

The No Train Please Act is a ballot initiative to end the High Speed Rail project in California. You can see the complete...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Local yokel, on Feb 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 21 comments | 1256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city &#8212; it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 1256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford cuts down oak tree at soccer stadium

Workers began removing a large oak tree at the entrance of Cagan Stadium at Stanford University on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 7 comments | 1256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens should see this

Remember Rick Springfield's success in the 80s? He battles depression and has a memoir. He wants to tell teenagers that things...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next School Board Election

In the light of the fact that we have had some very diversive decisions made by our current PAUSD BoE, we must look at...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 6 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County domestic-violence deaths drop by half

Despite an increase in deaths nationwide due to domestic violence in 2010, the trend in Santa Clara County reversed -- with...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck and killed on U.S. 101

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this morning.The California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Get help, on Jun 10, 2011 at 5:16 am | 9 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for U-Haul fires

A Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of stealing gas from U-Haul rental trucks in Mountain View and setting...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Computer Privacy

My husband set up the computers used in our house. Can you tell I'm not computer savvy? What do I mean by 'set-up'? He got...

Original post made by Priscilla on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CYSA Stanford Soccer club U14 Boys has openings

The Stanford Eclipse boys U14 CYSA team is looking for players. We especially are looking for a goal keeper. Please...

Original post made by Howard L on Aug. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Commercial burglaries hit downtown Palo Alto

A burglar or burglars who struck Palo Alto's downtown business district on Nov. 3 and 4 left behind fingerprints in at least...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Nov 10, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 11 comments | 1255 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys and Gunn girls both fall from first place

==B Prep water polo== A grip on first place slipped out of the hands of the Sacred Heart Prep boys' and Gunn girls' water...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Oct 6, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 1255 Views
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