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SPORTS

Pursuing perfection

Accordion music plays on speakers as eight swimmers from the Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Club simultaneously...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mum, on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1467 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meeting on Caltrain funding tonight in Palo Alto

A meeting tonight at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Nice to See, on May 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund doles out $350K in grants

Representatives from local nonprofits gathered on Monday evening as the Palo Alto Weekly awarded $350,000 in grants to 54...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 1467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Error on tax bills costs Palo Alto schools

A mistake on the recently mailed Santa Clara County property tax bills comes at the expense of the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 11 comments | 1466 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

JJ&F alleged burglar was a former employee

Gustavo Alvarez, who was arrested after allegedly rappelling into a Palo Alto market through a skylight, is a former employee,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1466 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney General to appeal tossed murder case

A Nov. 6 decision to throw out murder charges against accused killer Gregory Elarms Sr. will be appealed in state court by...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1466 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund kicks off

Each year since 1994, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations serving children and families...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's shot at going from 1-11 to 11-1

Richard Sherman and Sione Fua were part of the worst season in Stanford football history. Five years later, they can be part...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1466 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Jim Harbaugh named NFL Coach of the Year

Palo Alto High School grad and former Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers was named the 2011 Associated...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1466 Views

SPORTS

State honors for Paly's Boyd, SHP's Kremer

Of local note Palo Alto's B.J. Boyd and Sacred Heart Prep's Tom Kremer both concluded their high school careers in June...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by For the curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1466 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford trustees approve tuition hikes

Stanford University's undergraduate charges will rise 3.5 percent next year to $56,441, the board of trustees decided this...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by RogueTrader, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget and Consolidation

Each of the citys in Santa Clara County has grown since most were started, and the government for each of these cities has...

Original post made by David on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 31, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 2 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 1466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern American cities are changing

A report describing how modern American cities are being changed. This epic injustice is the complete takeover and reengineering...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly championship game broadcast tonight

Newspapers are reporting that the game will be on CNSCA. That channel is blacked out on DISH due to some dispute. BUT DISH...

Original post made by Bob Carlstead on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by update, on Dec 17, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chasing the perfect beat

Life as a teen seems to have an indelible soundtrack. There's something about being in high school that makes music more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jacinta Sainanee, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1465 Views
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