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AROUND TOWN

From 'startup' to regional art center

In 1991, when Thomas K. Seligman became the first full-time director of the Stanford Museum, he joined what he called "a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna Koster, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery spotlight: 'End of an era'

The Palo Alto Online Photo Gallery features hundreds of images -- including this picture of the demolition of the Sears building...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:53 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured in Woodside hit-and-run

A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run with a wrong-way driver in Woodside early this morning, a fire battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by caught yet?, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 1499 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Youth re-sentenced to 16 years for 2008 shooting

An East Palo Alto youth who received a 20-year state prison sentence for a 2008 shooting will receive a 4-year reduction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by A neighbor who cares..., on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1499 Views

SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Edward, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1499 Views

SPORTS

CCS finals a fitting finish for senior standouts

The Central Coast Section Swimming Championships is considered as one of the fastest meets in the nation, year in and out....

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Corey Levens, on May 11, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join Humor Experts for an Evening of Laughter, Exploration and Entertainment

Palo Alto Institute presents Secret To A Funnier You: The Art and Science of Being Funny at the Garden Court Hotel in downtown...

Original post made by Anita on Mar. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1499 Views

AROUND TOWN

University Ave. to close Sunday for music festival

World Music Day is coming back to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor's a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by car free Sundays!, on Jun 20, 2011 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 1499 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's holding California back from a water deal?

A slim majority (51%) also said there should be "fundamental changes" in the Constitution. But 69% objected to reducing the...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a community where everyone matters

Faith leaders urge a combined effort to create a community where everyone matters and people take time to express that in...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 1, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 1498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Telephone pole may have saved cyclist's life

A wooden telephone pole probably prevented major injuries to a bicyclist traveling north on El Camino Real near Watkins Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:28 am | 13 comments | 1498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big-screen TV, jewelry stolen from Palo Alto home

Residents of a Palo Alto home on Greenwood Avenue returned to find multiple large items stolen from their residence -- in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 11 comments | 1498 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost-and-found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1498 Views

SPORTS

Local girls on US Lacrosse All-American team

Menlo School juniors Michaela Michael and Ali Kim have been named to the Girls High School All-American first team by the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sherry, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University trail opens

A long-awaited public hiking trail that has been a decade in the making will open Friday (May 20). The new trail, called...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 1498 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 1497 Views
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