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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jim Burch

When Jim Burch considers the pursuits that earned him a Lifetimes of Achievement award, his attitude is characteristically...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on May 8, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dissapointed Parent, on May 9, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance and art celebrated at Stanford powwow

Twirling so fast at times that they were a blur of brilliant color, hundreds of dancers took part in the 40th Annual Stanford...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers on wheels

Sheila Stevens (center) was one of the more than 650 bicyclists who stopped by the energizer station at the California Avenue...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 12, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges to be filed in EPA fire

Criminal charges will not be filed against the owner of a former veterans boarding house in East Palo Alto, despite numerous...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 12, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PaloAltoGreen scores national first-place rating

Ten Palo Alto neighborhoods have helped the city garner first place for renewable-energy participation in a federal Department...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Googlegeek, on May 12, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

SPORTS

M-A sweeps PAL track and field titles

Stas Della Morte is making the most of his track and field experience. Catherine Carpenter didn't know what to expect this...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by MA track parent, on May 16, 2011 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto has some work to do before rematch games

==B CCS baseball playoffs== When the Palo Alto played St. Francis to open the 2011 baseball season and then Mitty in Game...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by fdagasd, on May 18, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1129 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B High jump -- ==McKown, Kylie (Mtn View) 5-6, McDonald-O'Brien, Michelle (St Ignatius) 5-6, Downing, Hayley (Aptos) 5-4,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Dew, on May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Celebrating a quarter-century

Donning an elaborate silky robe and golden headdress, Bubba Gong leads his dance students around the Foothill College studio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Eva Ciabattoni, on May 27, 2011 at 4:55 am | 1 comment | 1000 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Kung Fu Panda 2'

Though the proliferation of sequels has already gotten Summer 2011 off to a rocky start, there's no need to blame the latest...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on May 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 2400 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home sales listing truncated

The list of home sales on p. 44 in today's Home & Real Estate section ends early and seems not to continue on a later page....

Original post made by real estater on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Karla Kane, on May 31, 2011 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Doctors: Accused David Lewis killer not competent to stand trial

The accused killer of East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis is not competent to stand trial, according to two court-appointed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1102 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two small fires cause minor damage in Palo Alto

A suspicious grass fire behind Gunn High School and a kitchen fire in a Palo Alto home that caused minor injuries broke out...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by pot smokers, on May 31, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1114 Views

SPORTS

Double the pleasure for Barte and Burdette

==B NCAA tennis== ==I Klahn-Thacher, Tan lose in finals== Hilary Barte leaves the Stanford women's tennis program a winner....

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by mal t, on May 31, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to discuss state of education Saturday

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

2011 Photo Contest: Worth a thousand words

As they have for the past 20 years, local photographers this spring submitted the best that their portfolios have to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1050 Views
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