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AROUND TOWN

Anti-Prop. 8 candlelight vigil scheduled

A candlelight vigil protesting the passage of Proposition 8 will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at El Camino Real and...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Patricia, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 83 comments | 2221 Views

SPORTS

PA Knights will play in NYFL Super Bowl on Saturday

The Palo Alto Knights have been perfect in their first season of competing in the National Youth Football League. That perfection...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Dezirae, on Dec 9, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 10 comments | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council to consider housing impact

The Stanford University Medical Center's expansion project is still in its amoeba phase, but city officials are already scrambling...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by NotJustMe, on Nov 12, 2008 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1813 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls not quite rewarded by CCS volleyball seeding

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team did everything it could this season to set itself up for a successful showing in the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 11, 2008 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 2048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford named nanotechnology center

Stanford University will receive about $20 million over the next five years as one of eight Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2008 at 6:51 am | 2 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunshot-tracking system goes citywide in EPA

A gunshot-tracking system that helped East Palo Alto police nab three violent gang members in March is going citywide, making...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by I (heart) EPA, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:07 pm | 19 comments | 2121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officially condemns racial profiling

Palo Alto leaders reaffirmed the city's stand against racial profiling Monday night, publicly condemning the practice and...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by fierman, on Nov 15, 2008 at 11:59 am | 205 comments | 3956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 1809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEOS: Marchers protest 'racial profiling'

A Sunday afternoon march by East Palo Alto residents and others in protest of racial profiling ended at Palo Alto City Hall...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by tom, on Nov 16, 2008 at 8:28 am | 6 comments | 2125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Palo Alto church will become offices

The striking and historic First Church of Christ, Scientist building at the corner of Bryant Street and Forest Avenue in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Stan Howard, on Aug 20, 2010 at 8:07 pm | 21 comments | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google, Yahoo drop ad-sharing plan

Mountain View-based Google Inc., Sunnyvale-based Yahoo! Inc. and the U.S. Justice Department announced that the two search...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by sally, on Nov 11, 2008 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What about public-school counseling?

Teenagers may be flocking to private college counselors, but such help is unnecessary to gain admission to a good school,...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by ex high school parent, on Nov 11, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 1980 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police find gang graffiti in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto police officer noticed gang-related graffiti painted on a fence near the Edgewood Plaza shopping center last...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Jerry99, on Jul 8, 2011 at 11:36 am | 31 comments | 2202 Views

AROUND TOWN

New 'traditional fountain' for California Avenue

When California Avenue businesses asked Palo Alto officials in 2005 to give the gritty fountain at the end of the commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Andrea, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:52 am | 41 comments | 2335 Views

SPORTS

Menlo gets worst possible seed for CCS tennis tournament

There was only one seed for the Central Coast Section girls' team tennis tournament that nobody wanted -- No. 8. Anyone getting...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Missy, Sacred Heart Prep Mom, on Nov 12, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices drop $1 since October

Bay Area gas prices have dropped more than $1-per-gallon in the last month, with gas prices plummeting nationwide and the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 22, 2008 at 7:19 am | 9 comments | 1722 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed by Caltrain Friday is identified

A man who died after being struck by a Caltrain on Friday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Dec 5, 2008 at 11:23 am | 11 comments | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at Stanford

Muhammad Yunas, winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, will speak at Stanford on Friday. His talk, on "Microfinance and Sustainable...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by A, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by a Prius in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto paramedics treat an injured woman pedestrian after she was hit by a Toyota Prius around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by New conversation, on Nov 14, 2008 at 5:45 am | 44 comments | 2223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meeting on Stanford expansion to be held Tuesday

Members of the public will have a chance to review plans for a seismic upgrade and expansion of the Stanford and Packard...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2008 at 10:51 am | 2 comments | 1903 Views
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