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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's finds key to future in its past

Kepler's Books and Magazines has a new look -- and that look may awaken memories of its radical roots. The store, which struggled...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:42 am | 15 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just what determines a home's worth?

Nancy Dierx has jumped over fences and been bitten by dogs at least three times in her 31 years working as a real-estate...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 3 comments | 1491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out about their hopes

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Watch candidate interviews online

The Palo Alto Weekly conducted interviews this week with all four candidates for Palo Alto Unified School District Board...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by involved parent, on Oct 5, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1490 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer is named to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, architect of one the nation's elite women's basketball programs over the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sport Fan, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools suspend football rivalry

Paly and Gunn are going to take a two year break due to "lack of competitiveness". The issue has been under discussion since...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 1490 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian's proposed law seeks to boost medicine donations

Hospitals, psychiatric-care facilities and other health care centers would have greater leeway to donate unused medicine...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 26, 2012 at 3:50 am | 11 comments | 1490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by inhalthouttip, on Apr 25, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

AROUND TOWN

The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework, counseling on crowded agenda

Homework policy, graduation requirements, high school counseling and possible school budget cuts crowd tonight's agenda of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on May 24, 2012 at 6:47 am | 5 comments | 1489 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh is nation's top college football coach

Stanford's Jim Harbaugh knows what he's doing as a football coach; at least at the college level. The Palo Alto, Michigan...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Golden Boy, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 1489 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's VanDerveer named WBCA Coach of the Year

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been named the 2011 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division I Head Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Great Job!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1489 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Happy International Women's Day!

Today is a big event in some countries. Why does it get so little attention in the USA? International Women's Day got...

Original post made by Joan on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

More than 100,000 Santa Clara County mail-in ballots need to have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 1489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Larger Dog Run Planned for Greer Park Soccer Field

The Monday, September 21, 2009, City Council meeting includes Item #14 on the Consent Calendar for the adoption of an ordinance...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internships in City Manager's Office

College students reading Palo Alto Online have learned how lucrative it is to work for the City of Palo Alto. Those interested...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Fireman is right, on Feb 27, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new vision for central downtown site

After crashing into a wall of community opposition last year, Palo Alto officials on Monday formally hit the restart button...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 12 comments | 1488 Views
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