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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 | 1258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Campaign sign cell phone reunited with owner

Menlo Park police have closed the case, but the Saga of the Missing Campaign Sign continued to unfold over the weekend as...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by JohnWoodell, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:31 am | 5 comments | 1258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mae Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of baseball legend Willie Mays for 41 years, died Friday at their Atherton home after a 16-year...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by standing, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 1258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto nears deal on paying for golf course revamp

As Palo Alto plows ahead with a complete overhaul of its Baylands golf course, city officials are finding themselves balancing...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by think about what you are saying, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 9 comments | 1257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Truth Time: Palo Alto Rezone of Buena Vista Mobile Park Eliminates More than 90 Low-Income Housing Units

Please ponder this question with intellectual honesty: How can Palo Alto Vote eliminate more than 90 low-income housing...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 8, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 20 comments | 1257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Cuts Threaten the Status of Universities

Those of you worried about UC admissions for your kids should read the following article on the sorry financial state of...

Original post made by Concerned high school parent on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by m, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

2011 Photo Contest: Worth a thousand words

As they have for the past 20 years, local photographers this spring submitted the best that their portfolios have to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

. . . a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court.

Bolivia is preparing to pass a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court. A Ley...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1256 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 | 1256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open-space district surpasses 60,000 acres

A 270-acre farm near Half Moon Bay will bump the amount of preserved open space managed by the Midpeninsula Regional Open...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 21 comments | 1256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax time = joy

Is there a hotline to report financial rape by the Franchise Tax Board? ...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 20 comments | 1256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hook, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:02 am | 10 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto celebrates Arbor Day this weekend

A celebration of the national tree-planting holiday Arbor Day will be held at Eleanor Pardee Park Saturday (March 12). Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 1256 Views

SPORTS

Come PA Knights play this Sunday 2pm at Paly!!!

The #6-ranked Pop Warner Football team in the country - The Palo Alto Knights Jr Midgets - are playing the only other undefeated...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Football fan, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors and SFPUC: Move oak tree?

Granny might have to move. Tree advocates and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission met Tuesday to discuss how to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 28, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 6 comments | 1255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Free Willy!, on May 30, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blue Cross patients get temporary reprieve

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield patients will not have to pay more for their care while Stanford Hospital & Clinics and...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Love the competition, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:41 am | 2 comments | 1255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views
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