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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ronald McDonald House project moves ahead

A proposal by Ronald McDonald House to build a three-story addition to its Palo Alto facility got off to an auspicious start...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Tjeerdsma, on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1120 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's volleyball ranked No. 1 in nation

==B Monday's Stanford roundup== ==I Women's hoops ranked No. 2 in nation== The Stanford men's volleyball team will take...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Theresa, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 2086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Compost Facility -- Build it or Return the Park Land.

Now that Measure E has opened the door to using 10 acres of park land for a Compost Facility (dry anaerobic digester) 1....

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What do Atherton police do?

Another periodical put out the Atherton salaries today; the police officers salaries range from 112000 to 140000. Since...

Original post made by localmom on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by scoflaws complain, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1250 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes to Twitter for outreach

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will answer questions in 140 characters or less Monday as part of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by A-Day-Late-And-A-Dollar-Short!, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 795 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win 77th straight at home

==B College basketball== ==I Cardinal men topple Colorado, 74-50== Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 23 points and 11 rebounds, sister...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave N., on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police ID man who died in crash

Family and friends of Brian Drocco say that the Mountain View resident is the man who died in a fiery car crash in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by KF, on Mar 1, 2012 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tips for preventing a burglary or robbery

The Palo Alto Police Department has the following recommendations to help prevent burglaries and robberies. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by joel henner, on Mar 2, 2012 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 1138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tales from the 26th Annual Short Story Contest

The story of the Palo Alto Weekly's 26th Annual Short Story Contest is one driven by characters -- the robot who struggles...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Mar 3, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

SPORTS

Menlo completes remarkable season with title

==B Girls' CCS soccer== The Menlo School girls' soccer team claimed the program's first-ever outright Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seniors forge friendships through lunch program

Tom Barry was holding court at the La Comida lunch program in Palo Alto Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12 seniors joining him at the long...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 4, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 7841 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents, investors gobble up Palo Alto bonds

Palo Alto's recent decision to refinance decade-old downtown-parking bonds and to offer new bonds to residents has saved...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Firestarter Starring Drew Barrymore and Tom Skerritt, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Senior Games open this weekend

Each morning at 5:20 a.m. John Guislin, 61, dives into the pool at Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Center. A Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by traffic issues?, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A northbound train struck and killed a person on the Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by McGrude, on Mar 9, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 741 Views

AROUND TOWN

New musical horizons

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "choral music"? Church choir, perhaps, or a sing-along...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Natalie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 875 Views

SPORTS

Gunn golfer is second in SF Women's Championships

==B Of local note== Gunn High sophomore golfer Jayshree Sarathy finished runner-up in the San Francisco Women's Championships...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bruce J, on Mar 12, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class Tuesday

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yahoo sues Facebook

I am glad. fb specializes in intellectual property appropriation. the idea the advertizing revenue model. ...

Original post made by susie on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Mar 13, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 745 Views
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