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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 | 1535 Views

SPORTS

Shooting woes lead to loss at home, women win on the road

Basketball roundup While the Stanford men struggled with their shooting, dropping a 70-62 decision to visiting Belmont...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Mahoney wins national leadership grant

Gunn High sophomore basketball standout Meghan Mahoney has won a National Athleadership Grant sponsored by NCSA Athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Coach Mom, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto family launches relief effort for Japan

As Palo Alto officials explore ways to help the residents of Tsuchiura, Japan, a local family has launched a relief fund...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:16 am | 12 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

New dog run, turf planned for El Camino Park

Palo Alto's bustling El Camino Park will soon be equipped with a new synthetic turf, a granite pathway and a dog park as...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by GoodIdea, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 15 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 1535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting in East Palo Alto leaves one dead

A man was shot and killed in East Palo Alto late Wednesday night, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25667&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Chris Rock, on Jun 8, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 1535 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may turn down the sound at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's most prominent downtown gathering spot may become a bit more subdued under a new proposal to restrict amplified...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Loudness, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 12 comments | 1534 Views

SPORTS

District 52 Little League Majors 11-12 All-Stars

==B At Red Morton Park, Redwood City== ==B SATURDAY== ==B Game 1 -- ==Palo Alto American vs. Menlo-Atherton (Kiwanis Field),...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sean Giffen, on Jun 24, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans high-speed-rail workshop Sept. 12

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the High-Speed Rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Aug 25, 2009 at 8:17 am | 10 comments | 1534 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 | 1534 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 | 1534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stem-cell ruling threatens Stanford research

Stem-cell research by Stanford University researchers could be terminated under a preliminary U.S. District Court ruling...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 1533 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search backyards for prowlers

Police were searching backyards in a Palo Alto neighborhood early this morning looking for a pair of prowlers. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1533 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball back home to host UOP

==B College roundup== Nationally No. 17-ranked Stanford will tune up for a Pac-10 Conference baseball series with Oregon...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by another UOP alum, on Apr 13, 2011 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 1533 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls capture Spikefest II volleyball crown

Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton had the top two Division I girls' volleyball programs in the Central Coast Section last season,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Congress Should Serve People not Corporations

The heart of the global economy is a war economy. War is big business, transnational corporations profit from the destruction...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by TOM KIMMEL, on Apr 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

County validates 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Howard, on Jul 18, 2009 at 10:44 am | 10 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Group for Kids with Parents who have Aspergers

All the support groups in this area are for parents with kids with Aspergers. There are just as many parents with Aspergers...

Original post made by Toni on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Start one, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA taking a look at Menlo Brown Act allegations

Whether Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson violated the state's Brown Act open-meeting law by campaigning for...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1533 Views
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Backlash Begins Following Serra Canonization Announcement
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