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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards declare state Sen. Joe Simitian 'Legislator of the Year'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who led the effort to require California children to turn five by Sept. 1 before they...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Good job!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 2012 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Fields is an NBA rookie of the month

The New York Knicks' Landry Fields and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin have named the Eastern and Western Conference...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 2, 2010 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2005 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Klineman is Pac-10 Player of Year in volleyball

==BI Schwimer named first team All-MPSF == The Stanford women's volleyball team heads into the NCAA Tournament that begins...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by VB fan, on Dec 2, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 2159 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

George W. Bush talks up new memoir at Facebook

George W. Bush defended his legacy, discussed the rise of China, gave props to Bono and urged the audience to buy his new...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:04 am | 7 comments | 2237 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heisman Trophy Voting

There is some sort of voting going on for the Heisman - ordinary people can do it. Go to <www.google.com> and...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2023 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mob attacks men with bats in Mountain View

A group of at least 15, wielding bats, chains and metal rods, attacked two men Sunday afternoon as they were walking in the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Benneta, on Dec 1, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 18 comments | 2221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shortens Development Center hours

Palo Alto will reduce hours at its Development Center on Wednesdays while staff brainstorms ways to reform the city's notoriously...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Sonny, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 2053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

McKinsey cites EPA school operator as model

Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit group that operates two charter schools in East Palo Alto, Monday was singled out by the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by confused, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 8913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bookkeeper pleads no contest to embezzlement

The woman charged with embezzling $140,000 from Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop in Menlo Park pleaded no contest Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 1, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health officials declare winter Spare the Air Day

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by another palo alto resident, on Dec 1, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Groupon coming to Palo Alto

The Groupon shopaholic company issued a press release today saying that they are opening an office on California Ave. They...

Original post made by Facebookie on Dec. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1708 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yoriko Kishimoto named to open space district board Monday night

Former Palo Alto Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was named to the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:10 am | 27 comments | 2749 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

comment posting and anonymous trolling

I recommend that the Weekly adopt the anti-anonymity comment posting policies suggested in this NYT op-ed piece by Julie...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Frequent Poster, on Dec 1, 2010 at 12:08 am | 8 comments | 1617 Views

AROUND TOWN

George W. Bush to visit Facebook today

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will mark Cyber Monday with an afternoon stop at Facebook's headquarters to discuss...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 2104 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wishes for a BCS Happy New Year

James McGillicuddy got his wish. Now the Stanford football team hopes to get its wish too when bowl game pairings are released....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by cblasey, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 7 comments | 2017 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo season ends with OT loss

==BI Stanford women win hoops battle== There were too many heroic moments to simply say the Stanford men's water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 2104 Views

AROUND TOWN

would Facebook leaving town be good or bad for Palo Alto?

News reports say that Facebook is considering moving to the former Sun Microsystems campus in east Menlo Park (aka Sun Quintin):...

Original post made by Facebookie on Nov. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Middlefield Road/California Avenue Traffic Light Malfunction?

I drive on Middlefield Road past the traffic light at California Avenue several times a day often early in the morning (4AM)....

Original post made by Driver on Nov. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspect in Crescent Park burglary

Palo Alto police arrested a homeless man who they said burglarized a house in the city's Crescent Park neighborhood late...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by DDee, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1933 Views
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