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AROUND TOWN

Playing catch

Six "brides" practiced bouquet-tossing and catching Saturday at Bowden Park in Palo Alto, as budding photographers worked...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by M, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:20 am | 1 comment | 952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Network helps kids, families 'seize diabetes'

It may look smooth from the outside, but there's nothing simple about managing diabetes, with the round-the-clock need to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 2627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Biking at dusk and night

This summer I have noticed that a lot of children in the 10 to 18 age range ride bicycles without headlights or taillights...

Original post made by Jon on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by AnotherConcernedParent, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

SPORTS

Burdette wins second pro tennis tournament title

Stanford senior Mallory Burdette won more than just her second tournament title on the pro circuit Sunday. She also won...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by ellen konar, on Aug 6, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 979 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Woodside Road

A 27-year-old San Francisco man was killed Friday on Woodside Road when his motorcycle collided with a car heading out of...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 999 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spare the Air alert issued for today

Temperatures are expected to approach 100 degrees in inland parts of the Bay Area this week, according to the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by chevron, on Aug 9, 2012 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oaks well-armed with Matt Campbell

Two years away from a milestone 30th birthday, Matt Campbell has no aspirations of being a Major League Baseball player....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alice N., on Aug 10, 2012 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 967 Views

SPORTS

Oaks end season with loss at World Series

==B Baseball == The Palo Alto Oaks were eliminated from the Stan Musial World Series on Thursday, losing, 8-4, to the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Aug 10, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fox News says Romney losing in landslide for Obama

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/interactive/2012/08/09/fox-news-poll-presidential-race/ With Obama leading most swing...

Original post made by Fox News reports on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Hollister, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze at Arbor Real

A kitchen fire that started in a two-story apartment at Arbor Real in Palo Alto was kept from turning into a structure fire...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelly, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 2934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen arrested for Menlo Park burglary

After receiving a phone call reporting a suspicious person strolling around a house on Oakhurst Place, Menlo Park police...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by cause, on Aug 10, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 878 Views

SPORTS

Local minor league baseball players are hitting their stride

The Palo Alto-connected MLB minor leaguers seem to be finding their groove in their new ballparks. After many of the most...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Nadine Jefferson, on Aug 11, 2012 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: A silver lining for American women's volleyball

Logan Tom's Olympic journey began in 2000, while she was a sophomore at Stanford. In fact, four days after the United States...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

A recipe for green living

Futuristic design reuses many original materials Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18445...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by David Waldorf, on Aug 12, 2012 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Even the Washington Post smells a stinker: HSR "A Golden State Train Wreck"

I don't always agree with George Will, but he sure gets it right this time (plus an amusing portrayal of Town and Country): http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-will-a-g...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by George Wont, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford tennis history rich with NCAA moments

Dick Gould set about building a national championship-caliber program from the moment he took over the Stanford men's tennis...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by dan bleckinger, on Aug 14, 2012 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Find My Dog Chris Need Help

I have a full page ad for Chris this last Friday on PA Weekly. I found my dog Chris from some leads. Some kids have him and...

Original post made by Monica Yeung Arima on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Owner of Chris, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 674 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto resident named to Sailing Hall of Fame

Palo Alto resident Stan Honey, winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views
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