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SPORTS

Gunn girls get ready for Wilcox after improving to 18-0

The first half of the SCVAL De Anza Division girls' basketball race concludes on Wednesday when Gunn visits Lynbrook. The...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by sharon shipp, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrical fire at Whole Foods Market

We have had reports of an electrical fire at Whole Foods Market this afternoon, shortly before 2 p.m. I just entered the...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jan 27, 2009 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Minor sparks, smoke at Whole Foods Market

The wire to an electrical fan started smoking at the Whole Foods Market on Emerson Street in downtown Palo Alto shortly before...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jan 27, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garland's incoming class

Can someone tell me if Garland's incoming class will comprise only Kindergartners? Or will 1st - 5th graders be moved from...

Original post made by garland question on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1757 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury starts deliberations in Walgreens fire trial

A 12-person jury received final instructions from U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Webster&Forest, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spiriting in the Vietnamese New Year

Monday, Jan. 26, marked the first day of Te't, the Vietnamese New Year, which is celebrated for seven days. The Vietnamese...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 29, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Helping Kids Thrive' program Sunday in Palo Alto

Helping parents, teachers and students deal with student stress will be the subject of a Palo Alto PTA Council program Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 1 comment | 2000 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Sheehan wins title in prestigious wrestling tourney

Just getting to the second day of the Mid Cal Invitational wrestling tournament at Gilroy High is an accomplishment. With...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greg Stewart, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2085 Views

SPORTS

Dwelley a double winner in Stanford swimming win

The Stanford women's swimming team came from behind twice to beat visiting USC, 163-137, in a Pac-10 meet between two unbeaten...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mike in Mt View, on Feb 1, 2009 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Neighborhoods

Once known as the "Sleepy Hollow of California," Menlo Park did not take off as a community until after World War II. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 1, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto crimes now mapped online

East Palo Alto residents can now find out where crimes have occurred in the city through an online crime-mapping service....

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by crblogger, on Feb 2, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Communications theorist Paul Watzlawick dies

Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., who in the 1970s emerged as a world leader in the esoteric theoretical field of how humans communicate...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Gilda Flores A, on Feb 2, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ethnic achievement gap in education can't be eliminated, Palo Alto superintendent says

Finally some straight talk and less psychobabble from the PA school superintendent.http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11613034?source=most_emailed It...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 3, 2009 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dead homeless man may have Palo Alto ties

The Monterey County Coroner's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a homeless man who died from head injuries...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Breaking the Cycle of Bullying' program tonight

A free public program "Breaking the Cycle of Bullying" in schools will be held tonight (Feb. 4) startng at 7 p.m. at Walter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Michael Dreiblatt, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 1788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo assault victim's condition still serious

A Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early on the morning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facing off

For the third time in one day, Palo Alto High School junior Olivia Diamond logged in to Facebook. She clicked on her inbox,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Payoff yet to come for most prep soccer teams

Talk about waiting until the last moment. That's the situation a handful of local soccer teams find themselves in heading...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by John Colbert, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:29 am | 1 comment | 1893 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exercising the mind

Despite the talk about brain-fitness games, a single software program will not magically prevent the decline of the brain,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kari Martell, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Newman Walker Dies

Very sadly the Palo Alto Daily News reports that Dr. Newman Walker has died. Many long time residents of Palo Alto will...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jean Wilcox, on Feb 10, 2009 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 2596 Views
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