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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford offers to admit 7 percent of applicants

Stanford University today sent e-mails to 1,673 high school students from "around the world," inviting them to join the undergraduate...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Emma, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:38 am | 7 comments | 1978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Please Keep Your Children on a Leash

I have a pet peeve. I first noticed this behavior when my husband, child, and I were visiting open houses. There were many...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 32 comments | 1978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police narrow shooting suspect to 19-year-old

Palo Alto police are focusing on a single 19-year-old suspect in today's shooting incident at an apartment complex at 574...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by irishrocker, on Mar 18, 2009 at 7:06 pm | 10 comments | 1978 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by TheObServant, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1978 Views

SPORTS

Gunn tennis pretty sure it has another title locked up

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Jim Gorman wasn't sure and neither were his Gunn High tennis players. Thus, there was no...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1978 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H. Clinton, Sec of STATE, Trash Talks USA on climate and economy

http://in.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idINTRE5251VN20090306 Hmmm... a Secretary of State is talking about how...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 10, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 1978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula cities team up on new recycled water projects

Seeking to spur greater use of recycled water in the region, Palo Alto, Mountain View, East Palo Alto and members of the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Not laughing, on Apr 7, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Car Stopped at Gunpoint near Cal Ave

Details here if you are interested: http://twitter.com/qqpa qq...

Original post made by qq on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by annoyed, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 1977 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep, Pinewood girls share league hoops title

It was an appropriate finish to the West Bay Athletic League regular season as the Eastside Prep and Pinewood girls finished...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1977 Views

SPORTS

Stapp replaces Horpel as Gunn's athletic director

Gunn High girls' basketball coach Sarah Stapp, 37, has a new job description -- athletic director. "She is a professional...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1977 Views

SPORTS

Championship finish by Stanford in Oregon

==B No. 14 Stanford 17, No. 1 Oregon 14 (OT) == Kevin Hogan passed for 211 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for another...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1977 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1977 Views

SPORTS

Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wrong "New" New Deal?

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122705663771939523.html Above is a provocative piece by Wall Street Journal's Jenkins. In...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 24, 2008 at 6:25 am | 4 comments | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CIA IG says no proof torture worked

This article provides a revealing look at the questionable outcomes from the torture regime. The CIA's Inspector General...

Original post made by VoxPop on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 6 comments | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans' Day

What do families do on Veterans' Day? In our family, the kids are catching up on sleep, catching up on homework and catching...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by parenting, on Nov 11, 2010 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

should the United States apologize for white supremacy laws of the past?

US Rep Mike Honda is calling for the United States to officially apologize for the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. Mercury-News...

Original post made by Mike on Feb. 20, 2011
Last comment by are ya kidding?, on Feb 24, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 48 comments | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A paradigm shift in world power, due to weaponry

There have been recent reports about new laser weapons...looks like the future has arrived. The first uses will be relatively...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 19, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 42 comments | 1977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tea Drinker, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1977 Views
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