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AROUND TOWN

Power outage leaves 54 homes without Oscars

A relatively small power outage knocked out power to 54 homes in southwesterly Palo Alto Sunday evening, disrupting the Academy...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Who Cares?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:45 pm | 14 comments | 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja student winner in Congressional Art Competition

A painting called "Peacemaker," by Castilleja School junior Saloni Kalkat, will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year after...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Colette Cranston, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1697 Views

SPORTS

Stanford defense doesn't rest in MPSF title win over Bruins

==BI Cardinal corner == Senior Kelsey Suggs scored the game-winner, Maggie Steffens scored twice and the top-ranked Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Story: World's Largest Science Group Rejecting Man-made Climate Fear

Have you seen this story yet? I hope everyone can read it before someone takes it down. I doesn't help the socialist pass...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 1697 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to express support for Newtown families

The Postal Service in Newtown, Conn., has set up a post office box for cards and letters of support for shooting victim families,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best Of Palo Alto voting launches

The annual Best Of Palo Alto reader survey is launching today! This year's Best Of promises to unearth local delights, favorite...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford endowment jumps 10 percent last year

Stanford University is working its way back to financial health following devastating investment losses in 2008-09. But Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in East Palo Alto high-speed-chase murder case

The murder trial of an East Palo Alto driver whose friend died in a car accident after she allegedly evaded police began...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cameron, on Jun 13, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Time To Close the Palo Alto Airport?

Yesterday's plane crash, a tragedy that barely avoided a much worse disaster with many casualties of residents on the ground,...

Original post made by Anna on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 1695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report urges forming infrastructure commission

Palo Alto should overhaul its system for managing infrastructure and appoint a new citizens commission to oversee the complex...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High First, Gunn Third in Bay Area Science 'Olympiad'

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools students outshined their peers from around the region in an Olympics-like competition that...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 10 comments | 1695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wild Cheers for Congress Passing Medical Care destruction Bill!!

Or not..I see no wild headlines, no cheering online here. Could it be that most people know this is a disaster and are afraid...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 11, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 1695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 9-1 Abilities United After School Program Rummage Sale Benefit

Abilities United is a wonderful organization serving the educational, social and vocational needs of the disabled of all...

Original post made by Pauline Navarro on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pauline, on Jun 6, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

Next stop for track and field will be the CCS semifinals

The next step has been sprinted, run, thrown or jumped as local track and field athletes head into the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property value tax reassessment denied

I hear from many Palo Alto residents who applied for tax reasessment of their properties reducing values that Santa Clara...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friend doubted Schipsi wrote him a message

Jaber Al Suwaidi had known Bulos "Paul" Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi for more than two years and over that time he had exchanged...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police search backyards for prowlers

Police were searching backyards in a Palo Alto neighborhood early this morning looking for a pair of prowlers. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1694 Views
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