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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto mother seeks marrow donors for her son, or others

As she watches her 12-year-old son grow weaker from repeated rounds of chemotherapy, Palo Alto resident Liz Poux stays focused...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by James, on May 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike racers pass through San Mateo County today

Parts of state Highway 1 in Pacifica and Half Moon Bay will be closed briefly today while the 2010 Amgen Tour of California...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on May 18, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hotels see rise in occupancy

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto's hotels appear to be filling up again -- a welcome sign for city officials who have seen...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by not in denial, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

27th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

Grab your running shoes! With an early harvest moon this year, it's time to celebrate with the 27th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1584 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 | 1583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 1583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prowling teacher aims to save big money for schools

Can simple behavior changes by teachers -- shutting doors, unplugging classroom televisions -- save millions of dollars in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1583 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Whitson earns player of week volleyball honors

If there was a volleyball competition going on between between the Whitson sisters of Palo Alto, age would have the edge....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by paly student, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World Health Organization declares global swine flu pandemic

(CNN) -- The World Health Organization raised the swine flu alert Thursday to its highest level, saying H1N1 has spread to...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1583 Views

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Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto library construction 'right on schedule'

The ongoing construction at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park and Downtown libraries is going according to plan, Interim Library...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking woes don't stop History Museum

The planned Palo Alto History Museum received its go-ahead from the Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Leland J. Francois, on Jun 11, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 6 comments | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens are safer drivers when they have to ask permission

KTVU has a video on their home page today but the written text is here http://www.ktvu.com/news/21122336/detail.html A...

Original post made by Parent of Teens on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Sep 26, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

SPORTS

the Chronicle says Stanford has terrible football fans

Despite having great teams in the last couple of years, Stanford has the second worst attendance in the Pac-10. Cal averages...

Original post made by real Stanford fan on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Dec 13, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1582 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls' volleyball is national team of year

Dave Winn probably thought the accolades that resulted from his Palo Alto girls' volleyball team winning the CIF Division...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Paly Mom, on May 19, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad completes a dream by swimming English Channel

Heather Smith helped the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team win three straight Central Coast Section Division II titles....

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great Front Page Wall Street Journal Article: Congress Defanged Banks Key Rule at heart of Economic Crisis

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124396078596677535.html Bottom line summary is: Congress Finance Sub-Committee, Chaired...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 5 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Howling winds fan Santa Cruz Mountains fire

Firefighters are combating a wind-driven brush fire that has grown to more than 1,000 acres and has prompted the evacuation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1582 Views

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Shop Talk

Palo Alto's Alma Village center is back on track with a new discount grocer expected to open its doors in the spring, but...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Yuckola, on Dec 19, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1581 Views
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