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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: From ambient to upbeat

As gray rainy light filters down through the Stanford Hospital atrium windows, it's met by cheerful Western swing music on...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 5, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja student winner in Congressional Art Competition

A painting called "Peacemaker," by Castilleja School junior Saloni Kalkat, will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year after...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Colette Cranston, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1329 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo season ends with OT loss

==BI Stanford women win hoops battle== There were too many heroic moments to simply say the Stanford men's water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund recipients awarded $353K in grants

The Palo Alto Weekly awarded $353,000 in grants from the 18th annual Holiday Fund drive to 55 nonprofit organizations at...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by kate, on May 2, 2012 at 2:25 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto golf course faces uncertain future

An effort by Palo Alto and its neighbors to calm the volatile San Francisquito Creek is prompting city officials to take...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by jim, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 1328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1328 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B 800 -- ==Sturges (Mtn View) 2:12.48, Hiltz (Aptos) 2:13.36, Knapp (Los Gatos) 2:14.40, ==B Gallagher (Gunn) 2:14.93,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by vikingsportswriter , on Apr 27, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

SPORTS

The long journey ends with a national title

The second time around had to feel even sweeter for Stanford women's water polo coach John Tanner. After all, it's been a...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Grace, on May 17, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 1328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area braces for possible federal shutdown

Bay Area visitors will be denied entry to national parks and tax returns will be thrust into limbo if Congress fails to reach...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 1328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 1328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fighting?

I bet you could ask almost any American today why the U.S. was fighting in Vietnam and they couldn't give you a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 45 comments | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1328 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 | 1327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1327 Views

SPORTS

SHP's upset opens door for possible Menlo title repeat

==B Wednesday's CCS roundup== Menlo School baseball coach Craig Schoof should be feeling pretty good following the opening...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by melbelli, on May 18, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1326 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly swim meet still shows star power

The Gunn girls and Palo Alto boys were hit hard by graduation following the 2012 swim season that saw the Titans win their...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Pacific Coach, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire board to consider modifying its compensation philosophy

19 July agenda item: MENLO PARK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT PROPOSED REVISIONS TO BOARD POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 14, 2011
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City passes 2012 budget, seeks union concessions

Palo Alto officials approved the city's 2012 budget Monday night with little discussion, no protests and one glaring asterisk. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:30 am | 15 comments | 1325 Views
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