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SPORTS

Stunning six-run rally helps Menlo School reach finals

==B CCS baseball== It wasn't looking like a day that Freddy Avis wanted to remember. The Menlo School junior pitcher gave...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 25, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Extending the legacy of Steve Jobs

Although Steve Jobs left an amazing legacy in the tech world, he (via his estate) could leave an even greater mark on the...

Original post made by Jeffrey Smith on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by lmr3, on Oct 15, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 4 comments | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation aims for longer school day

A tight focus on academics has slowly but surely boosted test scores in East Palo Alto schools. The kids and teachers have...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by whynot, on Sep 12, 2011 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley, enrollment, budget top 2012 school concerns

Planning for the future of Cubberley Community Center will likely take center stage in 2012, along with growing school-district...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by PA Neighbor, on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An old-fashioned, face-to-face student summer exchange

This year, Gunn High School sophomore Katie Russell and Oaxaca 15-year-old Sofi Morales Calvo are the sole participants in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chris Logan, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View couple comes home to burglars

A Mountain View couple came home in the middle of a burglary Sunday afternoon, police said. About $4,000 in jewelry, electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Sikhs try to raise awareness

Local Sikh philanthropist and entrepreneur Narinder Singh Kapany sees the Aug. 5 shooting in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Really, Sharon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday, March 1, announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 38 comments | 1131 Views

SPORTS

What kinds of teenage dances are kids learning these days and where to go

My kids were wondering where to go for morden dance lessons. I am wondering what kinds of dances are in these days with teenages,...

Original post made by Dance on Jun. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1131 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's state champs both suffer defeats

Palo Alto's two defending state championship teams returned to reality as both suffered streak-ending losses on Friday night....

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Kurt Linsey, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal hits the jackpot in 19-6 victory over California

==I Tuesday's game with UOP delayed a day== Stephen Picotty, Brian Ragira and Kenny Diekroeger combined to drive in 15...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 10, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

SPORTS

State honors for Paly's Boyd, SHP's Kremer

Of local note Palo Alto's B.J. Boyd and Sacred Heart Prep's Tom Kremer both concluded their high school careers in June...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by For the curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

University Ave. to close Sunday for music festival

World Music Day is coming back to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor's a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by car free Sundays!, on Jun 20, 2011 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail funds could give Caltrain a chance to electrify on two tracks

Last spring, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, state Sen. Joe Simitian, and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon put forth a vision to implement...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by time to retire, yoriko, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to tackle infrastructure problem tonight

Palo Alto officials will consider ways to pay for infrastructure repairs and get their first look at the proposed city budget...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Budget waste, on May 1, 2012 at 10:08 am | 26 comments | 1130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP 2012 field emerges

Moving this to a new thread (from: “GOP cancels 2012 Reagan Debate” http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=14769...

Original post made by Willy SM on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:54 am | 13 comments | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmentalists on hand for closure of Palo Alto landfill

Former Palo Alto City Council members Enid Pearson and Emily Renzel aided crews by shoveling dirt onto the last exposed portion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Trash man, on Jul 31, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tries for 'transparency' in new projects

Palo Alto's developers would be barred from submitting last-minute changes to their applications under new procedures and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by old timer, on Nov 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1129 Views
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