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AROUND TOWN

Man withdraws application for marijuana collective

A man applying for what would have been San Mateo County's first licensed medical marijuana collective withdrew his application...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:29 pm | 8 comments | 1273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Palo Alto the Charter for Troop 57 of the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

From the article in the Weekly - "charter organizations sign a contract with the troop to provide a meeting place, sometimes...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by bigoted is bigoted, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ex Portola Valley supe pleads not guilty of embezzling funds

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District, charges...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 1272 Views

SPORTS

UConn gains revenge, topples Stanford by 10

==B Women's basketball== Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 18 of her team-high 22 points in the second half but it wasn't nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Nov 22, 2011 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No bikes wrong way

Yesterday in Mountain View I noticed at an intersection a sign telling bikes not to go the wrong way. Let's have some in...

Original post made by Driver on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on May 6, 2011 at 9:13 am | 10 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund kicks off

The annual Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive kicks off this week, with the goal of raising and giving away $250,000 to...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1271 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball team honored one final time

The greatest two-year period in Palo Alto girls' volleyball history came to an official end in the most appropriate way on...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by The Kershner Family, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Locals commemorate Iraq War 10th anniversary

Locals on Saturday, March 16, gathered in front of Palo Alto City Hall to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by WMD, on Mar 18, 2013 at 10:53 pm | 8 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

It used to be that when a builder bought property on which he was going to build a house (or houses) he wanted to feel that...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 1271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hold marrow drive

The Palo Alto police and fire departments are hoping to add 100 new potential bone marrow donors to the national registry...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by AM, on Apr 25, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water-main break on Lytton forces evacuation

A gushing water main caused a four-story building to be evacuated and shut down part of Lytton Avenue Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yikes! water pipe, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Today is the day to talk about Gun Control in Palo Alto

I am not normally a political rantist, but I feel so strongly about this and we do need to act to prevent more bloodshed...

Original post made by Gun Control on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 15, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 16 comments | 1270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Let's see ... Big Dipper or bubble-gum snow cone?'

Parker Goodrich, center, and younger brother Greyson, right, and other Greenmeadow neighborhood kids decide which ice cream...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by TheTruth, on Jul 8, 2011 at 6:32 am | 2 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City thumbs nose at Energy Consumption

The holiday season in America has always been a balance between the good and hollow and excessive. In my mind the tree...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's water rates set to rise again

Palo Alto's residential water rates would go up by 15 percent in July under a new proposal by the Utilities Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Give us a break, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:00 am | 16 comments | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hope for Parents Thanks to a 7yr old's letter to a 49er

Thanks to a 7yr-old’s letter to Kyle Williams! By Samantha Woo I hope I will be part of a ripple effect of better parenting....

Original post made by Samantha Woo on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek suspect in string of burglaries

Palo Alto police are looking for a suspect in a string of commercial burglaries, including a Wednesday morning burglary at...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by another robbery, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:33 am | 17 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Demonstrator with rifle on Sandhill taking photos of cars

Does anyone know what this guy's deal is? This afternoon, I was heading East on Sandhill just off 280 and noticed a strange...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rosa, on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Pederson named to All-Star Futures Game

Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson, who plays pro baseball for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts in the Los Angeles Dodgers'...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Philip MacQuitty, on Jun 27, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views
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Early Decision Blues
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One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
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First Interview
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Death with Dignity
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Guest Post #2 from HSSV: Labradoodle Back on His Feet
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