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AROUND TOWN

Gas pipe linked to Cupertino explosion being replaced in Palo Alto

A type of polyethylene pipe implicated in an Aug. 31 Cupertino condominium gas explosion also is used in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by piggy, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford: new model for breast cancer tests

Stanford University researchers have trained computers to analyze microscopic images of breast cancer with greater accuracy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Joyce, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 9464 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

William J. Perry: A cold warrior

On Feb. 4, 1994, William J. Perry had taken the oath of office and became the United States' 19th secretary of defense, appointed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Gary Waldeck, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Field trips foster love of nature

Since 1972, Environmental Volunteers has been working to inspire a love of nature and science in more than 12,000 local children...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Shannon Petrello, on Nov 14, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 883 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time-off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Kim S. , on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2944 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto in unique position as it begins defense of state title

One way to look at the Central Coast Section football playoffs is that it's a new season, a chance to correct the flaws from...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent x3, on Nov 18, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Number of travelers will be up for holiday

More Bay Area residents will spend Thanksgiving away from home this year, according to a recent travel survey conducted by...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Don't say this!, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 814 Views

SPORTS

UConn gains revenge, topples Stanford by 10

==B Women's basketball== Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 18 of her team-high 22 points in the second half but it wasn't nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dry weekend expected post-Thanksgiving Day

If you plan to be one of the millions of Californians traveling this holiday weekend, get your umbrella ready and brace for...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former mayor Kleinberg helps garner award

The philanthropic arm of a nonprofit foundation headed by former Palo Alto Mayor Judith Kleinberg has won a prestigious award...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by JT, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 857 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, St. Francis meet for the first time in postseason

The Palo Alto football team has played 33 games in the Central Coast Section playoffs and, perhaps surprisingly, holds a...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by KION 1460, on Nov 24, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 3057 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto hosts Menlo-Atherton for NorCal title

==B CIF girls' volleyball== ==I SHP, Priory fall in semifinals== Dave Winn is not one to look past the next match. That...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 28, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Writing Contest

The Palo Alto City Library's 3rd annual Teen Writing Contest starts in two days, but prize money is vanishingly small. I...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by writer, on Nov 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls earn another trip to the state finals

==B NorCal volleyball== When Palo Alto senior volleyball player Maddie Kuppe walked out of her house on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by BIll Thompson, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body found in Palo Alto Baylands identified

A man who died at the Palo Alto Baylands on Nov. 20 has been identified as Robert Heath, 70, of Sunnyvale, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 966 Views

BOOKS

Local booksellers' top picks for 2011

With the holiday season upon us, the Palo Alto Weekly asked local booksellers Kepler's and Books Inc. to recommend their...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by moi, on Dec 4, 2011 at 11:48 am | 1 comment | 2778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas displays, yes I mean Christmas.

All over town, displays are being set up to celebrate the Christmas season. Many are showing the traditional Santa, Snowman,...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by greatshow, on Dec 4, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1027 Views

SPORTS

NCAA title puts Stanford in rare company

With one little tap of her forehead, Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola gave the Stanford women's soccer team its first lead in...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

<B>Occupy Wall Street Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15914 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Gina Dalma, on Dec 6, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn/Paly vs. Menlo, Castilleja, etc.

On another forum, someone who graduated from Paly more than 20 years ago wrote a very thoughtful post comparing Gunn/Paly...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by horizons, on Dec 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views
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