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AROUND TOWN

Larger than life

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cindy Costell, on Oct 3, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jiffy Lubes fined for environmental violations

The owner of 14 Jiffy Lube sites in Santa Clara County reached a settlement with the county District Attorney's Office Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Marc, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:37 am | 11 comments | 2004 Views

SPORTS

Hogan has a career night in win over Cougars

==B Stanford football== Kevin Hogan threw for a career-high 286 yards and three touchdowns and No. 5 Stanford routed Washington...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:44 pm | 3 comments | 1925 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Wade helps Washington to No. 1 ranking

==B Women's college volleyball== With Palo Alto High grad Melanie Wade contributing to the efforts, the University of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by thomas, on Oct 2, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 5509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tinkering with Google Glass to expand wearable tech

Palo Alto developers have begun tinkering, hacking and inventing with the device to expand the world of wearable technologies. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Oct 2, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 9 comments | 7361 Views

SPORTS

Water polo teams excel in tourneys with titles

==B Weekend prep roundup== Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School duplicated their finishes from a year ago, but Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 3215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yelp opens offices on California Avenue

California Avenue businesses may soon have a new big-name neighbor in the online user-review company Yelp, according to a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Dessert?, on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 937 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Six people, three generations, one home

Since December 2011, Sudesh and Inder Bhatia have spent most of the year living in their son's Palo Alto home with his wife...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments | 3517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials to ponder city's 'core values'

After wading through the weeds of policymaking for much of the year, Palo Alto officials will consider a fuzzier, more philosophical...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by Almighty US $, on Oct 1, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 24 comments | 4278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

This news just in

The sports games to be played by the Air Force, Army, and Navy academy teams are now on hold or cancelled. This is beyond...

Original post made by Bill on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Priorities, on Oct 1, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 789 Views

SPORTS

RYSC Elite wins division at Champions Cup tourney

==B Of local note== The RYSC Elite U18 boys soccer team captured the championship in its Super Group division at the Champions...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Google is your friend, on Oct 1, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 11316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja backs off on enrollment-growth plan

Criticism from neighbors and a letter from city planners about over-enrollment at Castilleja School have led the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by neighbor of school, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:00 am | 55 comments | 7504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Glass pumpkins dazzle

A display of more than 8,000 glass pumpkins drew up to 5,000 visitors on Saturday and Sunday at the Palo Alto Art Center. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 1, 2013 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 8271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Marijuana use by middle school kids

I am a parent of a middle school boy, and have discovered that he has been experimenting with marijuana. I also know that...

Original post made by concerned parent on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by beware of surveys, on Sep 30, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 51 comments | 3267 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High golfer helps win Pro-Am junior title

==B Nature Valley First Tee Open== Palo Alto's Michelle Xie, representing The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Champions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by janie, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-achievement data indicates room for improvement

Palo Alto Unified's Academic Performance Index (API) score, gathered by the California Department of Education, indicates...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 30, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 95 comments | 3774 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: After 25 years, time to phase out Cubberley lease

The financial condition of the Palo Alto Unified School District, like most public agencies, is not very transparent to the...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by senot blogger, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 38 comments | 3704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public Agenda

<B><B>CITY COUNCIL ... </B>The council plans to meet in a closed session to discuss the status of its labor negotiations...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto banker Carl Schmitt dies

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Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Ed F, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:06 am | 4 comments | 3240 Views
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