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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Survivor, on Sep 12, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 966 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls earn top seed in Mitty volleyball tournament

==BI Vikings move to No. 4 nationally== If there was any doubt to whether the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team is deserving...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Sep 13, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

SPORTS

Cal-Stanford volleyball showdown: No 1. vs. No. 2

==B The Big Spike== There will be plenty at stake when the Stanford women's volleyball team travels to Berkeley for its...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by BC, on Sep 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Authorities identify motorcyclist killed Friday night

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in East Palo Alto Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Echelon events, Taste of Palo Alto to be held Saturday

Three city-sponsored events will be held in downtown Palo Alto this Saturday (Sept. 17): The Echelon Gran Fondo (a multi-mile...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by for charity, on Sep 18, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 880 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's state champs both suffer defeats

Palo Alto's two defending state championship teams returned to reality as both suffered streak-ending losses on Friday night....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Linsey, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1063 Views

SPORTS

Report: Texas, Oklahoma schools will seek membership in the Pac-12

The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that Texas, Oklahoma, currently ranked first in the nation in football, Texas...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Volunteers clean up the creek

Volunteers turned out in force at San Francisquito Creek, the local site for the state-wide Coastal Clean Up Day on Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Beyond Searsville Dam, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former POST president to be honored by City Council tonight

A self-described "nature freak," Audrey Rust, the retired president and CEO of Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), will be...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Marlene Prendergast, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Spare the Air day declared this week

With more hot weather to come, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air Day for today (Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by breather, on Sep 20, 2011 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Skov declared out for the season

In a major blow to No. 5 Stanford's bid for a Pac-12 football title and national championship, the school announced that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers as of 9/17/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spellbound - Blake Charlton 2 Leftovers - Tom Perotta 3 Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern 4 State of...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Amazon, on Sep 20, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views

SPORTS

No expansion plan yet for Pac-12 Conference

==BI Stanford's Watson wins golf tournament == The Pac-12 Conference will remain at a dozen teams as the league's presidents...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Sep 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans Affairs money to add Palo Alto jobs

The expansion of the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System on Miranda Avenue will add 2,500 construction and technical jobs in Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by rem, on Sep 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

SPORTS

A run of good fortune

The men's and women's cross-country teams certainly have done their share of adding to the championship legacy at Stanford....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bob Kinder, on Sep 23, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor race pits Abe-Koga against King

Mountain View City Council member Margaret Abe-Koga declared her candidacy for county supervisor on Wednesday, setting up...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Irv, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 1011 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrests made in burglaries of Menlo-area schools

Atherton police last week arrested a Menlo Park man in connection with the burglaries of three local schools: Hillview, Laurel,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford brain-tumor center opens

A new center to treat brain tumors opened at Stanford Hospital and Clinics Wednesday. The Stanford Brain Tumor Center does...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 25, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hidden Villa honors local leaders

Mayor Sid Espinosa, Susan Ford Dorsey and Norman Y. Mineta were honored Saturday at the 15th annual Josephine and Frank Duveneck...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by All relative, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 901 Views

MOVIES

Tomorrow's events (Sept. 27)

[http://www.booksinc.net/ Author: William B. Gould IV] William B. Gould IV, a professor emeritus at Stanford Law School,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jenny, on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views
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