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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher wins Columbia University award

Palo Alto High School journalism and English teacher Esther Wojcicki has received an "excellence in teaching" award from...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 2236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect nabbed in Nordstrom 'pepper-spray' theft

Oakland police Wednesday arrested one of two suspected shoplifters who fled Stanford Shopping Center in a rental car Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by sam, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 2236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest made in indecent exposure case

Police announced Wednesday that they have arrested the "noon duty aide" who allegedly exposed himself to an eighth grade...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 17, 2009 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2236 Views

SPORTS

M-A has high hopes, but wants less drama this football season

The Menlo-Atherton football team's 2008 campaign had more drama and turmoil than a Hollywood script. Call it "High School...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tim Parry, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino, Page Mill traffic snarls

What the heck is going on at El Camino and Palo Alto? when will it be same to be on either of those streets again. I was...

Original post made by Chrisc on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by McGrude, on Jul 16, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Z Prize

The California HSR Authority has budgeted $5 BILLION dollars for the San Jose - San Francisco segment. My challenge to...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 2236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Rocked by a dry weather spell and dwindling reserves, the city's utility department is poised to raise electricity rates...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital, parents near agreement

Stanford University Medical Center has offered to relocate a day care center to another campus site to appease a large group...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Oops!, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:57 pm | 12 comments | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate Tuesday on Palo Alto's ballot measures

The two city ballot measures that Palo Alto voters will decide upon in the Nov. 8 election will be the subject of a forum...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal court orders state to release confidential student information

Parents in school districts around the state recently received notice that confidential information on their students maintained...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Eva, on Feb 26, 2016 at 9:07 am | 12 comments | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly wins online 'General Excellence,' total 13 state journalism awards

The Palo Alto Weekly's staff was awarded the top prize for quality online journalism by the California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Alice Smith, on May 2, 2016 at 5:10 pm | 6 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No suspects in south Palo Alto bomb scare

Palo Alto police say they have no suspects in a Tuesday bomb scare that prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 2235 Views

SPORTS

O'Hara, Stanford earns spot in the College Cup

Kelley O'Hara became the nation's leading goal scorer on Friday night, scoring twice in helping the Stanford women's soccer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Soccer mom, on Nov 28, 2009 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2235 Views

SPORTS

Viking girls win a second state crown

The final official team function for the Palo Alto High girls' volleyball team was to watch a replay of the 2011 CIF Division...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Another Viewpoint, on Dec 9, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 2235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Suspends Campaign to Help With Bailout

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Original post made by tj on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 24, 2008 at 3:58 pm | 5 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Role call

Evan Kraemer puts on his best impression of Charlie Brown while auditioning for "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" at the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ana, on Apr 10, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Here, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 2234 Views

SPORTS

Boston Marathon is fastest ever with help from ex-Stanford standout Ryan Hall

Former Stanford All-American Ryan Hall helped make the 114th running of the Boston Marathon the fastest ever on Monday. While...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 20, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2234 Views

SPORTS

Bike Connection in driver's seat in Palo Alto Little League City Tournament

One of the top two teams in the Palo Alto Little League City Tournament (Majors) will not be playing in Saturday's championship...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by J, on Jun 9, 2010 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 2234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin resigns as Governor of Alaska

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/07/03/palin/index.html...

Original post made by Donald on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 7, 2009 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 2234 Views
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