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AROUND TOWN

Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing

Early on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I made my way to the Austin, Texas, airport from home. My family and I had...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many like it hot at Palo Alto's July Fourth chili cook-off

Thursday's sizzling heat did not prevent thousands from flocking to Mitchell Park for Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by KP, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help is available

The Palo Alto School District has provided the following list of resources people can call on during a crisis. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by mommie dear, on Jun 5, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where did that bedroom come from?

Walk into any home, and you will find traces of the people living there now, and all of those who have come before. It is...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 2054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City turns to retirees to deal with worker 'exodus'

Faced with an exodus of experienced city workers, Palo Alto is turning to familiar faces for help -- its own retirees. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by No surprise, on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 11 comments | 2054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

November tax measure unlikely in Palo Alto

Citing tight deadlines and insufficient outreach, Palo Alto officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to put a...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2012 at 9:30 am | 14 comments | 2054 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 | 2054 Views

SPORTS

Paly, Menlo begin CCS title defenses on Wednesday

Palo Alto and Menlo School will open defense of their respective titles on Wednesday when the Central Coast Section baseball...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Freddysworldwejustlivinit, on May 16, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 2054 Views

AROUND TOWN

If the shoe fits ...

Walking up to the front door of Corinne Friedman's Palo Alto Eichler, one can't help but notice the shoes all lined up --...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 2054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local runaways return home -- safe

A 15-year-old Palo Alto girl and her 12-year-old boyfriend from Portola Valley returned home safe this afternoon after being...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 12, 2010 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 2053 Views

SPORTS

There will be a lot more than just tennis at NCAA championships

The next two weeks are truly a tennis lover's dream, with no shortage of riveting team and individual matches on tap at the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
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SPORTS

Stanford grad Riley to play for New Zealand against Team USA

Stanford grad Ali Riley was one of 20 players named to the New Zealand women's national soccer team that will compete in...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Football Fern Fan, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H1N1 vaccine arrives at county health dept.

The first shipment of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine -- 14,000 doses -- have arrived in Santa Clara County , health officials reported...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by proof, on Oct 7, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 7 comments | 2053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Appealing assessed property value

The deadline for appealing assessed property value is coming up in a month. A house next door sold for $300K less than the...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jul. 14, 2010
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza textbook program wins award

A program started in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, geared toward encouraging the widespread adoption of...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Do you realize you won't be able to record easily?

The change to digital TV means that one cannot use a VCR to easily record shows anymore (because the digital tuner box has...

Original post made by Brian on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by nat, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

BBC workers arrested for groping customers

Two employees of the British Bankers Club, a restaurant/bar on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, have been arrested after allegedly...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dial In, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2053 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ronald McDonald House project moves ahead

A proposal by Ronald McDonald House to build a three-story addition to its Palo Alto facility got off to an auspicious start...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Tjeerdsma, on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by agree with scdb, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 2052 Views
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