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Dog

Our precious dog is on his last journey .. breaks my heart, but it is going to be inevitable in the next 6 months. 13yrs...

Original post made by PreciousDoggie on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anni, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 7 comments | 1340 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 | 1340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Parks are the most valuable and vulnerable lands anywhere. Park dedication protects parkland from government and developer...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Environmentalist, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford professor wins MacArthur 'genius grant'

A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 4 comments | 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police see spike in auto burglaries

A series of recent auto burglaries are being investigated by Palo Alto police, including at least three that were grand thefts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 23, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 16 comments | 1339 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's shot at going from 1-11 to 11-1

Richard Sherman and Sione Fua were part of the worst season in Stanford football history. Five years later, they can be part...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1339 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 | 1339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce CEO resigns

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce is once again looking for a new leader after its president announced Thursday that he is...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Guest, on Jun 17, 2012 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

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Mountain lion and cub spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion with a cub was reportedly seen in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Love Mountain Lions!, on Oct 2, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 9 comments | 1338 Views

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Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave. fountain voting 'through the roof'

The second California Avenue controversy -- what kind of fountain should replace the old, damaged one at the end of the business...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Alexis Moiseyev, on Jan 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students unleash 'ideas worth spreading'

Palo Alto students unleashed some "ideas worth spreading" last weekend by mounting their own thought-fests patterned after...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS_Parent, on Nov 28, 2010 at 4:02 am | 8 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teacher wins Richmond Award

East Palo Alto Charter School physical education teacher Stephen Ashford, who has built a reputation as a rap artist who...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Contratulations, on Apr 9, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Error on tax bills costs Palo Alto schools

A mistake on the recently mailed Santa Clara County property tax bills comes at the expense of the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 11 comments | 1337 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football receives verbal commitment from top strong safety

Plant High (Tampa, Fla.) senior strong safety Drew Madhu competed at Stanford's recent football prospect camp and impressed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by random, on Jun 26, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

SPORTS

Parry proves he made the right decision to play football at Stanford

Few thought David Parry could play football at the major-college level, but he knew he had the talent. "I had a bunch of...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by AUGUST JUHL, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views
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