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AROUND TOWN

Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

New smartphone app does the thinking for you

In what programmers far and wide are hailing as a revolutionary milestone for smartphone technology, a Palo Alto start-up...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 1301 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farm to play

Forest on First, with its in-restaurant jungle gym and farm-to-table fare, is the latest of the downtown businesses catering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tinsel Town, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do our kids get their psat scores?

Kids in other parts of the country have already received theirs. Apparently it is up to the school to distribute them. ...

Original post made by mommy on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 11, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 1300 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Common scams in Palo Alto

The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gopal Das, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1300 Views

SPORTS

Bank of the West Classic adds another top player to field

For the second time in four years, the Bank of the West Classic player field will feature four of the top 10 women's tennis...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New buildings at Stanford

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2012/june/mcmurtry-building-arts-062512.html Stanford Daily article today notes new Arts...

Original post made by Wishful thinking? on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12s advance but two Palo Alto all-star teams eliminated

==B Little League baseball== Bret Rodrigues and David Farnham each hit home runs to spark Menlo-Atherton to a 5-2 win...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public meeting room in Palo Alto

Does anyone know if there is a public meeting room in Palo Alto? We are looking for a place to meet with once a month for...

Original post made by Ann on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dianne Vernon, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Byxbee Park hit by meteor -- 'undedication' vote is off

A meteor the size of Palo Alto City Hall crashed into Byxbee Park today, destroying all hopes that an anaerobic-digestion...

Original post made by Editor, Palo Alto Online on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto celebrates its 30-year anniversary

When East Palo Alto resident Vicki Smothers was born in 1954, East Palo Alto was unincorporated land governed by San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by whattha, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's Ronald McDonald House to double in size

A planned expansion for the Ronald McDonald House at Stanford officially broke ground Monday morning, putting the facility...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 16, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 1299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor's wish list: Volunteers with the giving spirit

It is easy to assume that all Palo Altans are well off, but as evidenced by the nearly 500 people who were provided free...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Peters, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 6 comments | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford applications set another record

The number of applications for this fall's freshman class at Stanford University -- at 34,200 -- have set another record,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's make pre-break finals work

In a 3-2 vote, the PAUSD board decided to switch to the "carefree winter break" with pre-break finals. The stress that...

Original post made by Paly College App Problem on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 1298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nearly Hit Head On by Wrong Way Driver

Recently, I was nearly hit head on by a wrong way driver while I was westbound on Embarcadero, near the Alma overpass. It...

Original post made by Right Way on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 12, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunshots in midtown on Wednesday night

We live near Maddux in midTown. Sounds of gunshots were reported by neighbors last night, and bullet casings were discovered...

Original post made by msmartha on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 1298 Views
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