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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoky fire at the PA landfill today

There was a smoky fire at the Palo Alto landfill this morning. It was very black and visible from the Baylands, 101, and...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2010 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School to drop science APs

In what is described as a bid to deepen student learning, Castilleja School will replace its Advanced Placement science classes...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jun 3, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1245 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 | 1245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by Ellen, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portraits (adult)

<B>Judge's comments Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14994 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 4, 2011 at 4:22 am | 2 comments | 1245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekly takes home seven journalism awards

The Palo Alto Weekly won seven awards for its work in 2010 at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner in Foster City...

Original post made on May. 22, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 23, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 1244 Views

SPORTS

USA women advance to World Cup championship against Japan

==B The finals: Sunday, 11:45 a.m.; ESPN== It has been 12 years since the United States last reached the finals in the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by CaliAli, on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 1244 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Bowen earns Positive Coaching Alliance honor

Menlo School philosophy teacher and boys' water polo coach Jack Bowen has been named a 2012 Positive Coaching Alliance's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on Feb 17, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City hopes to bring back second school-resource officer

With its financial picture brightening, Palo Alto is looking to bring back a school-resource officer position that was slashed...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School's Edelman will be honored at hall of fame

Menlo School senior Drew Edelman will be honored during the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California induction ceremony...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Clay, on Jan 8, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Saturday soccer game at Stanford may cause traffic

An estimated 50,000 soccer enthusiasts are expected to flood into Palo Alto Saturday, June 29, to watch the San Jose Earthquakes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 5 comments | 1243 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto policeman to coach 2012 U.S. Olympic team

Palo Alto Police Officer Ben Lee has been selected as the coach for the 2012 United States Olympic badminton team, USA Badminton...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by PA Native, on Jan 29, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck and killed on U.S. 101

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this morning.The California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Get help, on Jun 10, 2011 at 5:16 am | 9 comments | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View woman wins $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:00 am | 7 comments | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley &#8212; and are potent reminders that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not all the credit, on Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 5 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested for possession of graffiti paraphernalia

Two men with vandalism histories were arrested Thursday morning in Palo Alto in connection with graffiti tagging. Richard...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by picasso, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 1242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

anyone else watch Cosmos on Fox TV?

Anyone else watch that Cosmos TV show on Fox TV? How did this communist propaganda wind up on Fox? Did they lose a lawsuit...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 15 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County domestic-violence deaths drop by half

Despite an increase in deaths nationwide due to domestic violence in 2010, the trend in Santa Clara County reversed -- with...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police recover stolen property from vehicle stop

Palo Alto police arrested three men for residential burglary after an officer discovered stolen property during a vehicle...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 16, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 1241 Views

SPORTS

More preseason honors for Stanford baseball program

==B Stanford roundup == Stanford right-hander Mark Appel was named to Collegiate Baseball's preseason All-American first...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by John, on Dec 21, 2011 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 1241 Views
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