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PALO ALTO ISSUES

New York Times article where bloggers are facebook resisters

This was really scary to me. It seems as though the opportunity for Facebooks IPO may have passed. We have to all...

Original post made by susie on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1331 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball players earn All-American honors

==B Cardinal corner== ==I Piscotty a preseason All-American== Stanford sophomores Rachel Williams and Carly Wopat were...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford isn't moving to New York after all

Press release: http://news.stanford.edu/pr/2011/pr-nyc-campus-121611.html...

Original post made by tiger on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by stanfordalum, on Dec 18, 2011 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1112 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto pins down a big wrestling tourney title

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Palo Alto wrestling team pinned down the championship of the 25-team Webber Lawson Memorial...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by alex, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

SPORTS

Menlo football receives national recognition

==B NAIA football == Menlo College junior Robert Adan and seniors Kamalu Kaina, Chris Tosello, and Anthony Bendana were...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Billy, on Dec 17, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1960 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Shame'

As the title implies, Steve McQueen's "Shame" is a mood piece, as abstract and as engrossing as the many Bach piano selections...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 17, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local agencies drop prices for pet adoptions

Six Silicon Valley animal rescue agencies, including Palo Alto Animal Services, are offering discounted pet adoptions in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Carol Scott Zimmerman, on Dec 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 895 Views

SPORTS

Ogwumike, Kokenis with career nights in Stanford's 97-80 win over Tennessee

Nnemkadi Ogwumike, as she seems to do in big games, came up big for the Stanford women's basketball team. Toni Kokenis did...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires proven winner as new men's soccer coach

The Stanford men's soccer program will begin the new year with a new coach. That would be Jeremy Gunn, 40, who becomes the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Whit49, on Dec 22, 2011 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Soldier, injured in Afghanistan, gets Purple Heart in Palo Alto

An army soldier severely injured in Afghanistan this summer was presented with the Purple Heart on Tuesday at the Veterans...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Johnny, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Robotripping' bill to become law Jan. 1

It took more than seven years, but a proposal by two Palo Alto officers to restrict sale of certain cough medicines to minors...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1119 Views

SPORTS

Luck's last college game finally comes to pass

==B Fiesta Bowl, Jan. 2, 5:30 p.m., ESPN== We've seen Andrew Luck do some amazing things on the football field, rallying...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Cal Morton, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2011: Looking back

Change, celebration and reflection marked the year in Palo Alto through the eyes of Palo Alto Weekly photographers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto student voices of 2011

Palo Alto Online compiled quotes from some of the local students who expressed themselves in the pages of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by PAFreePress.com, on Dec 31, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Jan. 10)

[http://galleryhouse2.com/current.html Art: 'Trails and Tales'] Stone sculptor George Perazzo and pastel artist Charlotte...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by charlotte, on Jan 9, 2012 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 740 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal gymnast helps Canada qualify for 2012 London Olympics

==B Nolan earns national swim honors == Stanford freshman Kristina Vaculik, who is taking a year off school to train with...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Faith Brigel, on Jan 12, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 2038 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball team honored one final time

The greatest two-year period in Palo Alto girls' volleyball history came to an official end in the most appropriate way on...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by The Kershner Family, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood-burning ban in place for Saturday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Saturday, the 15th daylong wood-burning ban in the region during...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 791 Views
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