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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 1371 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by cyclist dies in SF

We see it all the time in Palo Alto, cyclists do not stop at red lights or stop signs. I hope that all Palo Alto cyclists...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1371 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls earn another trip to the state finals

==B NorCal volleyball== When Palo Alto senior volleyball player Maddie Kuppe walked out of her house on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by BIll Thompson, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 1371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ignoring the crooks on Wall Street

Daniel Issa is about to head up a 'Witch hunt' against Obama. Issa as the incoming Republican Chairman of the House Oversight...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ignoring Crooks in DC, on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:40 am | 9 comments | 1371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why?

I am bringing up a very old topic. Call is cosmology, religion, god, physics. I am compeltely unsatisfied by the "why...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 20 comments | 1371 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 | 1371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to vote on new Cubberley lease

A two-year tug-of-war between the Palo Alto school district and the city over the future of Cubberley Community Center will...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Thursday

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air-quality officials today to issue the third Winter Spare...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kumar, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 1370 Views

SPORTS

Seven local soccer teams are headed into CCS playoffs

Seven local teams, including two league champions and one co-champ, will continue their seasons next week in the Central...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by rather not say, on Feb 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 7 comments | 1370 Views

SPORTS

Five local hoop teams advance in NorCal playoffs

This time of the year usually means only one thing, that most of the winter athletes are already busy with their spring sports....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by hoops star, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

That West Coast sound

Writings from far and wide have one thing in common at the Bay Choral Guild this month. They've all been given a West Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Mar 16, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Space shuttle in Bay Area skies on Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Sunday morning and could be visible...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by qq, on May 27, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Century-old Cowper Street oak to be saved -- for now

A 100-plus-year-old heritage oak tree at 816 Cowper St. in Palo Alto that had been slated for the chopping block may be saved,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:00 am | 9 comments | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets Program Highly Successful

Many thanks to our Vet friends who helped make the second annual Flowers for Vets program on December 16 amazingly successful....

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on Dec. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ

A recently-published Harvard University meta-analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has concluded that...

Original post made by Pro Choice on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Oregon man for indecent exposure

Police arrested a 22-year-old Oregon man for indecent exposure and lewd conduct in public on Jan. 20 after a victim said...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 4, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 1369 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is being built @ the old Olle's Car Shop?

Sorry, folks, if I wasn't paying attention..... But could someone please explain what is being built on the old Olle's Car...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 1369 Views
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