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Toby

Toby Gerhart finishes second to Mark Ingram in the closest ever Heisman vote. Both were deserving of the award, but you...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Dec 14, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Princess and the Frog'

Plenty of change arises in Disney's musical "The Princess and the Frog": people turning into frogs, love transforming two...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Beverly, on Dec 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 2104 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez's mother testifies: He was a good son

The mother of the man convicted of murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May told jurors during the penalty phase...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 24 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attention disorder can confuse parents, teachers and professionals, expert says

For parents, a child with untreated Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be a constant frustration, an embarrassment...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 14, 2009 at 12:12 pm | 6 comments | 2815 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab suspect in Stevens Creek Trail assault

Mountain View police have arrested the man they believe is behind last week's attempted sexual assault of a jogger on Stevens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 14, 2009 at 9:43 am | 8 comments | 2400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Gardens cited by state for food problems

Inspections by two health agencies found several violations at Lytton Gardens Senior Communities that could potentially cause...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by DeLois Turner, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 3 comments | 2644 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Jordan, a home for homework

The two large rooms of Jordan Middle School's library buzzed with activity. It was 3:45 p.m. and class had been dismissed...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gerhart is Heisman Trophy finalist

Stanford's Toby Gerhart will be in New York City Saturday, but won't be doing any Christmas shopping or heading off to see...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Seriously?, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:16 am | 9 comments | 2601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 'egg war' suspensions may be scrubbed

Students who were suspended for participating in Palo Alto High School's "egg wars" have been told the suspensions will be...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by A Mom, on Dec 12, 2009 at 7:31 pm | 58 comments | 3148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: Can the new JCC and Palo Alto YMCA collaborate in 'community building'?

Here is an idea that could get me into hot water with my fellow YMCA board members: How about creating an association (albeit...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by interested reader, on Dec 12, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 5902 Views

SPORTS

Stanford drops volleyball regional semifinal

The fourth-seeded and fourth-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team fell behind in every set en route to a 25-18, 23-25,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by VB fan, on Dec 12, 2009 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2645 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh and the rumor mill: Much ado or not?

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh is, to put it bluntly, media savvy. He's spent a lifetime in the landscape of football...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 12, 2009 at 10:42 am | 7 comments | 2777 Views

SPORTS

Menlo crunched by Carmel in CCS football finale

Menlo School's football team knew it needed a near-perfect performance Saturday to defeat unbeaten Carmel and earn the school's...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on Dec 12, 2009 at 8:09 am | 34 comments | 5306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: 'Secondhand drinking' is as dangerous as secondhand smoking

Next week I'll be traveling to the Mojave Desert, to Fort Irwin National Training Center. It's way out there in the High...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Marisol Muñoz-Kiehne, on Dec 12, 2009 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 4076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury rejects claim in wrongful-death suit

A San Mateo County jury, after 10 hours of deliberation, voted 9-3 Tuesday to reject a claim that Woodside resident Anthony...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 11, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 38 comments | 3144 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Resurfacing San Antonio Road begins today

Work began today on resurfacing Palo Alto's San Antonio Road stretch that is part of an overall relandscaping and tree-removal...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Misguided, on Dec 11, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 7 comments | 2050 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights sent two teams to national playoffs

The Palo Alto Knights' youth football program has a big week ahead as it will be sending two teams and several players on...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by TL, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 11 comments | 4157 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans to reduce service, raise fares

SamTrans announced Wednesday that due to a budget deficit of $28.4 million, there will be a 7.5 percent cut in services starting...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 12 comments | 2004 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police report 22 auto burglaries in two days

Twenty-two vehicles were burglarized in Palo Alto since Tuesday (Dec. 1), according to Palo Alto police Agent Rich Bullerjahn....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by BAS, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 2891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New, bigger parcel tax to be discussed tonight

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight (Dec. 7) will discuss a proposal to seek renewal of the current $493 annual parcel...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim H>, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 34 comments | 3007 Views
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