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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jim Burch

When Jim Burch considers the pursuits that earned him a Lifetimes of Achievement award, his attitude is characteristically...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on May 8, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford to receive major art donation

Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson of Atherton and daughter Mary Patricia Anderson Pence announced this week they're donating...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 22, 2011 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Utilities department warns against scam

The City of Palo Alto Utilities Department is warning residents and businesses about a scam in which the thieves phone residents,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Katie, on Sep 5, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 5 comments | 1281 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer to be inducted into Hall of Fame

==BI Women's basketball == While the majority of her illustrious coaching career has been spent patrolling the Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Aug 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

How many gifts should I prepare for those who come to collect the garbage?

I think there are three trucks, each with two men. Is that a total of 6 gifts? Also, we are debating on the gift ideas,...

Original post made by holidaygift on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's Leaving Palo Alto Sat. Jul 22nd

Haven't seen this anywhere in the papers, but Andronicos is closing it's store, in Palo Alto, this Saturday. So, now the...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experience with PACCC Kids Clubs Programs?

Greetings: Our child will be entering Kindergarten in the fall, and we are on the waitlist for Palo Verde's Kid's Club program...

Original post made by working mom on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 22, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

@recent and frequent commentators - will you kindly share why you stop posting when threads become available only to those who are logged in?

Will you kindly share the reason that had you stop posting once a thread becomes restricted only to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 1280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men wanted in midday Palo Alto robbery

Palo Alto police are seeking a black Mitsubishi with two red racing stripes down the middle -- the getaway car for three...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by BeNice, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 1280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay 'water trail' development gets $1 million boost

A plan for a "water trail" to surround the San Francisco Bay has been awarded $1 million by the California Coastal Conservancy,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by sports for kids, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford woman robbed on campus

Stanford police are looking for two men who they say committed a strong-arm robbery against a woman on campus on Aug. 16,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tired of Real Estate Agents Restrictive Trade Practices.

We are all being ripped off by Real Estate Agents. Sellers must pay 6 percent on multimillion dollar homes to buyers and...

Original post made by jack on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 1, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 13 comments | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of the West Nile virus, according to the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by cindy mason, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A leaner Palo Alto Adult School marks 90 years

It's all about jobs, says Kara Rosenberg, director of the Palo Alto Adult School. As state financing dwindles and funds once...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Susan Cole, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how is palo alto high's math entrance test?

I am going to be a freshman at palo alto high next fall. I live in another state right now. I'm taking algebra now and I...

Original post made by new student on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen places tenth in national science contest

A Palo Alto teenager has placed tenth in a national math and science competition, taking home $20,000 in the 2013 Intel Science...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Raman, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 13 comments | 1279 Views
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