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SPORTS

Stanford football is 3-0 for the first time since 2001

Stanford sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck felt good, real good, and the result is Stanford's best start to a season in nine...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by Fan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 2808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Debate on Palo Alto school calendars goes 'viral'

As Palo Alto school officials prepare to recommend an academic calendar for 2011-2012 and beyond, a debate over whether to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 56 comments | 3989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Town & Country Village Police Activity Weds Evening

qq, or anyone else, What was happening at Town & Country Village Wednesday at about 8:15 pm? There must have been a...

Original post made by Moi on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oprah highlights East Palo Alto charter school

When "Oprah" panned to their campus Monday, teachers at the East Palo Alto Charter School (EPACS) emitted shrieks of recognition...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Arnie Mendoza, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 3025 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Edgewood Plaza 'foodie' event attracts 300

For one evening on Monday (Sept. 13) the nearly vacant Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center came alive. An estimated 300 Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1922 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man injured in Mountain View home invasion

A 72-year-old man was injured in a home-invasion robbery this morning (Sept. 14) on the 1300 block of Phyllis Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Sep 23, 2010 at 8:47 am | 8 comments | 2438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama to authorise record $60bn Saudi arms sale

Wow the biggest arms sale in US history! "Barack Obama is to go ahead with plans to sell Saudi Arabia advanced aircraft...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 12 comments | 4198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Palo Alto needs stronger cash oversight

Palo Alto's cash-handling operations are riddled with errors and discrepancies and have insufficient security, a new audit...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by formercityemployee, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:08 pm | 7 comments | 2745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panel tonight on future libraries: books vs. tech?

A Palo Alto forum tonight on community libraries of the future has suffered from some old-fashioned scheduling problems:...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Everyone's a mom, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 8 comments | 3499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans protest garbage-fee hikes

Palo Alto residents are trashing the city's plan to start charging more for garbage collection. The council will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 22, 2010 at 6:25 pm | 30 comments | 2729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford to design novel weight-control program for kids

The Stanford University School of Medicine has won $12.7 million in federal funds to design a new approach to battling childhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Moira, on Sep 22, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 21 comments | 3035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's arson-and-murder trial set for next month

Bulos Zumot, owner of a hookah shop in downtown Palo Alto, could face an arson-and-murder trial as early as next month in...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by jenejenl, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 31 comments | 2925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bring Back Family Dinner Time

With all the talk of student stress at all ages, one thing which has not been discussed is the role of the family dinner...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 3311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident aims to battle Palo Alto over 'privacy'

Kathleen Jason-Moreau knows that in a dense city like Palo Alto total privacy is impossible to come by. But the Alma Street...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Neva Yarkin, on Sep 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 59 comments | 5063 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP drops suit against ex-CEO Mark Hurd, won't block his move to Oracle

Smart move by HP--WSJ reports that HP BoD they are focusing on internal candidates as a replacement, while Hurd makes...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mrs Sharon, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 2442 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest Mountain View bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tyler, what's with the verification code for posting comments?

Is it to restrict the crazy postings with the gibberish?...

Original post made by Huh? on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Help please, on Sep 21, 2010 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 1965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents debate Edgewood Plaza 'benefits'

Neighbors are pushing back on Edgewood Plaza rebuilding plans despite substantial changes by the developer, Sand Hill Property...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by voice in the wind, on Sep 21, 2010 at 10:59 am | 11 comments | 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools expect $2.3 million from feds

The Palo Alto Unified School District expects a $2.3 million distribution of funds from a $10 billion federal education jobs...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 21, 2010 at 10:48 am | 3 comments | 2418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Paly's new schedule

Later start time (8:15), 3-4 classes per day (besides all 7 on Mondays). Early dismissal on Tuesdays (2:25), Tutorial (65...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by New Schedule, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 2118 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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