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SCHOOLS & KIDS

An ever-charming orphan

If you're a musical-theater nerd — er, connoisseur? — like me, you're probably very familiar with "Annie." Read...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Martha, on May 4, 2012 at 1:46 am | 1 comment | 1195 Views

SPORTS

Three Stanford baseball players sign pro contracts

The deadline for signing drafted players is still four weeks away, but the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals didn't...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 24, 2012 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1195 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great gourds

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 18, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 1195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1195 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police puzzled by Jan. 5 burglary

Mountain View police are puzzling over how a burglar managed to get into an apartment located in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experience with PACCC Kids Clubs Programs?

Greetings: Our child will be entering Kindergarten in the fall, and we are on the waitlist for Palo Verde's Kid's Club program...

Original post made by working mom on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 22, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: Some like it hot

For crowds of Palo Alto residents and visitors, the City of Palo Alto's Summer Festival & Chili Cook-off is worth far more...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by family friendly, on Jul 2, 2011 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rachael Flatt arrives at The Farm

On a recent morning, Rachael Flatt, like any college freshman, was anxious to meet her roommate, get her class schedule figured...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men wanted in midday Palo Alto robbery

Palo Alto police are seeking a black Mitsubishi with two red racing stripes down the middle -- the getaway car for three...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by BeNice, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 1193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district closes first land buy in decades

The Palo Alto school district Tuesday completed its purchase of 2.6 acres of land at 525 San Antonio Road -- the first land...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 11:28 am | 8 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Annual Palo Alto Chili Cook-Off draws thousands

Mitchell Park in Palo Alto was swarmed with eager chili eaters Wednesday for the 31st annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Tesla charges up, new eateries flock in

What's the latest in Palo Alto retail news? One new electric-car company, many new restaurants and four ice cream parlors,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eryn, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rabbi, school officials to discuss youth challenges

A rabbi and top officials from three local school districts will explore "challenges young people face in today's high-stress...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 15, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Paly title hopes dim in 17-14 loss to Los Gatos

==B Friday's prep football== ==I M-A, SHP, Pinewood win; Menlo, Gunn lose== Palo Alto's two-year reign as the SCVAL De...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 15, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2011: Palo Alto's high-stakes year

If an out-of-towner had to guess which American city had spent the past year squabbling with labor unions, battling a project...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by A-View-From-Inside-The-Bubble, on Dec 31, 2011 at 7:56 am | 5 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council wants public opinion on infrastructure

When it comes to Palo Alto's aging buildings and other infrastructure, there appears to be no shortage of projects the city...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by South PA Neighbor, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:14 am | 28 comments | 1192 Views
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