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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja neighbor launches petition drive

A neighbor of Castilleja School has launched a petition urging city officials to crack down harder on the school, which has...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:42 pm | 114 comments | 27918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Stanford Dish' parking plan is better but still has problems, residents say

A plan to add trails that would connect to the famed "Stanford Dish" hill is much improved since last spring, but there are...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 3, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 40 comments | 16435 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal places 18 players on All-Pac-12 team

Eighteen Stanford players, covering 19 positions, have been named to the All-Pac-12 Conference football team in an announcement...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 3, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees revenue windfall

If California's economic outlook is warming up these days, Palo Alto's is downright sizzling. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/11/29/palo-alto-sees-...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 3, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 8 comments | 3339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does anyone know what that loud wood-chipper noise is on the creek in menlo park?

I live in a house on the menlo park side of the San Francisquito creek, west of el camino. It seems that there is someone...

Original post made by ilovepizza on Dec. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 618 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo earns at-large berth for NCAAs

The Stanford men's water polo team earned an at-large bid into the NCAA Championship on Sunday night, receiving the No. 3...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by bob@wenzlau.net, on Dec 3, 2013 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 3116 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FDA orders 23andMe to stop selling DNA tests

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Mountain View-based 23andMe to immediately stop marketing its DNA sequencing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 10 comments | 19402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robotics builds community for Space Cookies girls

A 5-foot-tall, 120-pound, Frisbee-throwing contraption that was built by a group of Girl Scouts and is being pitted in competitions...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by concerned about your attitude, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 3117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto murderer dies after 'compassionate' parole

Kenneth C. Fitzhugh Jr. had always claimed innocence after being convicted in one of Palo Alto's most brutal murders, even...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1122 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student sues the US government, but is banned from attending the trial

Stanford student is banned from the USA since the TSA put her name on their no-fly-list for unknown reasons in 2005. She...

Original post made by student on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Born again, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 472 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'All-you-can-fly' airline flies past Palo Alto, lands in San Carlos

Surf Air, the "all-you-can-fly" airline service that was supposed to take off from the Palo Alto Airport instead made a flyover,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Appreciative, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 28 comments | 3436 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 27 comments | 5051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Finding a voice through film

New Voices for Youth teaches groups of 10 to 12 students each year how to create a short documentary film, from start to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 5598 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Neighborhoods

Named for an ancient redwood tree that was a living landmark for late-1700s Spanish explorers, Palo Alto today is a diverse...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Hansen, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 22547 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men see soccer season end in 1-0 loss to Washington

The Stanford men's soccer team had battled second-seeded Washington to a stalemate, and was even the more threatening team...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 3077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City advances to next round in bid to buy post office

Palo Alto's effort to buy the downtown post office from the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will advance to the next round...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 11 comments | 14267 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mr. Palo Alto' Warren Thoits dies after illness

Warren Thoits, a lifelong Palo Altan, attorney, philanthropist and downtown Palo Alto property owner, died Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Burlison, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 2839 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving prison behind

When Jose Cabrera got out of prison after three years for felony assault with a gang enhancement, he enrolled in East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dr.E, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 18132 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women open NCAA volleyball playoffs at home

The Stanford women's volleyball team (24-5) will begin its quest for the program's seventh NCAA title at home this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 2, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 2071 Views
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