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AROUND TOWN

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 21 comments | 1065 Views

SPORTS

Lin takes the next step in his NBA career in Houston

First things first: You'll be seeing no puns here in this space. Not now, not ever. That's a promise. Well, maybe. That means...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Steph Curry for the WIN, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 1065 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: A silver lining for American women's volleyball

Logan Tom's Olympic journey began in 2000, while she was a sophomore at Stanford. In fact, four days after the United States...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Science Bowl competition moved to San Jose

The location of Saturday's National Science Bowl competition, which was scheduled to take place at NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lyle, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 1065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Happy trails for Michael Closson

When Michael Closson moved from New York state to Palo Alto in 1972 to work at Stanford University, his new job as assistant...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tony Acarasiddhi Press, on Apr 6, 2013 at 6:45 am | 8 comments | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly named best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly took top honors at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner Saturday, June 1, receiving first-place...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by cosco, on Jun 4, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-wage workers to Obama: Please 'friend' us too

As President Barack Obama traveled to Facebook headquarters today, about 100 low-income people and their supporters gathered...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer basketball camps for grade 8 - 10; any you think are great or suggest to stay away from?

I'm looking for a summer basketball class or camp for my sons, going into grades 8 and 10. Any suggestions? I know the...

Original post made by Maureen on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Maureen, on May 30, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Take a second for our kids

I used to love reading "My Turn" in Newsweek magazine. This was an article submitted by a reader on a topic of choice. The...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Spreng, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Wall Signs gone too far?

Driving around Palo Alto, there are cases of huge wall signs that look like they violate the city's sign ordinance. The...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Get over it, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day rocks downtown Palo Alto

World Music Day returned to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor was a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto no Longer a leading city on Peninsula

more evidence here http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18479741 I just took a walk downtown and saw open, vacant storefronts....

Original post made by What Happened? on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Do we know?, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body found in Palo Alto Baylands

A person who was found dead in the Palo Alto Baylands Preserve on Sunday morning died of an apparent suicide, police spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 22, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 1063 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over last week by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 7 comments | 1063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer faces retrial for attempted bribery

The retrial for a Palo Alto lawyer who allegedly tried to bribe his way out of a driving under the influence arrest in 2010...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police report uptick in residential burglaries

Palo Alto has seen a "significant increase" in residential burglaries since the beginning of June, police announced Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 5 comments | 1063 Views

SPORTS

Championship finish by Stanford in Oregon

==B No. 14 Stanford 17, No. 1 Oregon 14 (OT) == Kevin Hogan passed for 211 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for another...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kill High-Speed Rail in favor of Self-Driving Car Autobahn?

I listened to the governor's speech and his comments about high speed rail (HSR), and it occurred to me that maybe HSR isn't...

Original post made by Forward on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 5 comments | 1063 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman attacked while walking in Mountain View

Police are searching for a man who attacked a Mountain View woman as she walked through a residential neighborhood Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by gio, on Jan 10, 2011 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang violence topic of conference in EPA

Gang violence in East Palo Alto is the subject of a day-long conference that will bring federal, state and local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by An East Palo Alto Resident, on Dec 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 1062 Views
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