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AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day rocks downtown Palo Alto

World Music Day returned to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor was a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carina Rossner: Birth amid Chaos

On Sept. 11 we were 10 months pregnant (official due date had been the 10th) with our second child and trying to convince...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero Preserve eyed for tree influx

When it comes to trees, the golf course's loss may be Arastradero Preserve's gain. As Palo Alto looks for ways to mitigate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 1503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford applications set another record

The number of applications for this fall's freshman class at Stanford University -- at 34,200 -- have set another record,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 1503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbery, sexual assault occurs at Palo Alto hotel

A man with a knife robbed a woman and then sexually assaulted her during an arranged meeting at a room in the Glass Slipper...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:35 am | 15 comments | 1503 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nonprofit including Zuckerberg, Brin gives $33 million in prizes

A group of executives that includes local names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki awarded $33 million...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by local, on Feb 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Train horns increasing in frequency; response to volume criticism?

My Lord, it's like the train engineer blows the horn every three seconds, over and over. In the morning commute (7:30-9:30)...

Original post made by Midtown Male on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline noise

Last night I heard the concert from Shoreline, it practically sounded like the music was coming from less than a block away....

Original post made by Midtown guy on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 4, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 6 comments | 1502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water rates rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will be asked to swallow higher water rates starting next month to help pay for a colossal regional effort...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm | 25 comments | 1502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: 'A world without newspapers?'

What would it be like to exist in a world — or a community like Palo Alto — without newspapers? Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by real news, on Mar 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

We need to be able to identify student and rookie drivers

Other countries use "L Plates" or similar to identify those drivers who only have a permit and also for rookies in their...

Original post made by Parent of Student Driver on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent of student driver, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 6 comments | 1502 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: There'll be a lot of firsts at the Fiesta Bowl

A lot of football firsts will be in the offing when Stanford takes on Oklahoma State in the annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1502 Views

SPORTS

Marquess wins his 1,500th baseball game against the Bears

Palo Alto resident Alex Blandino contributed a lot in less than half a game. The Stanford infielder collected three hits...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 5, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1502 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn both looking for new athletic directors

The search is on for new athletic directors at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools as Jason Fung and Jill Naylor will be taking...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Paly athlete parent, on May 2, 2015 at 12:05 am | 9 comments | 1502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Volunteers clean up the creek

Volunteers turned out in force at San Francisquito Creek, the local site for the state-wide Coastal Clean Up Day on Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Beyond Searsville Dam, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debate opinions?

I had another commitment, so I could not watch it. However, I got home about half and hour ago, and tuned into my favorite...

Original post made by anon. on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pepp, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:10 am | 22 comments | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1502 Views
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