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SPORTS

Gunn grad Acker looks to help Cal women win NCAA swim title

It was only a year ago that Rachael Acker was the proverbial big fish while swimming for Gunn High and helping the girls...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 27, 2013 at 11:47 am | 4 comments | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SFPUC stops work around heritage oak

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

fresh 53 billions for HSR (High-Speed Rail

I just read the San Francisco Chronicle that there is now another 53 billion for HSR. that should be enough to build it....

Original post made by pat on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 12, 2011 at 12:44 am | 3 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund kicks off

The annual Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive kicks off this week, with the goal of raising and giving away $250,000 to...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest necklace-snatching suspects

A robbery suspect was arrested Saturday after he barricaded himself in the bathroom of a Mountain View apartment in an attempt...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Sol, on Aug 10, 2011 at 12:10 am | 7 comments | 1241 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball team honored one final time

The greatest two-year period in Palo Alto girls' volleyball history came to an official end in the most appropriate way on...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by The Kershner Family, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by M, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:20 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City support for Boy Scouts

Given the Boy Scouts' recent reaffirmation of their policy to discriminate against gays, is city support for the organization...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 1240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man likely injured in botched burglary, police say

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt Tuesday in Mountain View is more likely the result of a burglary gone...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kira, on May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | 10 comments | 1240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area News Group to lay off workers, rebrand papers

In the latest sign of economic distress in the newspaper industry, the Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday its plan to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 1240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rainy weather on horizon for Bay Area this week

Skies have turned gray over the Bay Area, and rainfall is expected for the next few days as a storm system from the Gulf...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 5, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion sighted in Woodside hills

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate Highway 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook follies

Can someone tell me why Facebook is a rational business model? I understand Google and Amizon, but not Facebook. I...

Original post made by Gary on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by reason, on May 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 27 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E begins new project on Alma Street

Pacific Gas and Electric Company on Wednesday began replacing major valves on Alma Street between Colorado Avenue and the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 16, 2013 at 9:23 am | 9 comments | 1239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What are the fireworks for?

10pm Friday night and the dog's are going crazy as there are ton of fireworks going off for a few minutes, what's the reason?...

Original post made by David on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2013 at 3:10 am | 4 comments | 1238 Views

SPORTS

UConn gains revenge, topples Stanford by 10

==B Women's basketball== Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 18 of her team-high 22 points in the second half but it wasn't nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Love story

Seated on a new bench carved out of a felled, century-old eucalyptus tree at the College Terrace Library, Mark Mueller reads...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Sep 15, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 1238 Views
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