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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High First, Gunn Third in Bay Area Science 'Olympiad'

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools students outshined their peers from around the region in an Olympics-like competition that...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 10 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja student winner in Congressional Art Competition

A painting called "Peacemaker," by Castilleja School junior Saloni Kalkat, will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year after...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Colette Cranston, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dishwasher sparks fire on Lytton in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident who left home with the dishwasher running returned to a kitchen on fire Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 21, 2012 at 2:24 am | 14 comments | 1694 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to express support for Newtown families

The Postal Service in Newtown, Conn., has set up a post office box for cards and letters of support for shooting victim families,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's New Freshman Arrive

Link: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_16076388?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Sep. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1694 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 | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Of Palo Alto voting launches

The annual Best Of Palo Alto reader survey is launching today! This year's Best Of promises to unearth local delights, favorite...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays and pays

This is the -per month- cash payout to former Palo Alto employees. Here is the link: http://database.californiapensionreform.com/database.asp?vttable=calpers JOHNSON,...

Original post made by Fed Up on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, has too much info on the crooks, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 1693 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 1693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another domestic terrorist attack

Last week, a doctor was assassinated in Kansas. Today, a man with a criminal record of terrorism attacks the U.S. Holocaust...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 1693 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sick of it: little people getting screwed again

I am so sick of hearing about how the city employees have it good. The private sector had it good until everything fell in...

Original post made by me on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Not envious, on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1693 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: City learns a lesson in Internet protocol

In what was clearly a black eye for one of Silicon Valley's most high-tech cities, Palo Alto found out last week that a little-known...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1692 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 | 1692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in East Palo Alto high-speed-chase murder case

The murder trial of an East Palo Alto driver whose friend died in a car accident after she allegedly evaded police began...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cameron, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1692 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh is nation's top college football coach

Stanford's Jim Harbaugh knows what he's doing as a football coach; at least at the college level. The Palo Alto, Michigan...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Golden Boy, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 1692 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 | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named on Wednesday to the National Trust for Historic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Everything is historic, on May 21, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1692 Views
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