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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad wins medals at international math competition

Recent Paly graduate Lynnelle Ye won a gold medal at the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad, The Mathematical Sciences Research...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by real math, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:31 am | 5 comments | 13985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Elephant Pharm becomes animal hospital

Adobe Animal Hospital is moving this weekend from First Street in downtown Los Altos to a 14,000-square-foot building on...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 18, 2010 at 11:01 am | 16 comments | 3061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's long past time to ban 'vehicle dwelling'

"It ain't home till it's up on blocks" is a refrain from a contemporary Trailer Park Troubadours song. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Aug 17, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 46 comments | 4896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed rail could take homes, shrink Alma

California's planned high-speed-rail system could significantly narrow Alma Street in several sections of Palo Alto and cause...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 84 comments | 6278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new director of admission

Stanford University has named Bob Patterson as the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission. He joins Stanford from the...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by MLK, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 3191 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Brown goes the mile in Falmouth

Stanford grad Russell Brown was the seventh fastest American at the Falmouth Road Race in Massachusetts on Sunday. The nine-time...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Pre, on Aug 17, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left turn only on Churchill at Alma 7.30 - 8.00 am.

I watched the traffic at this intersection this morning. There was a considerable amount of traffic ignoring the signs and...

Original post made by Traffic Conscious on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Traffic Conscious, on Aug 17, 2010 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

North county Democratic headquarters to open

The Democratic Party will re-open north Santa Clara County campaign headquarters at 3898 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, with...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Vote Conservative, on Aug 17, 2010 at 7:45 am | 10 comments | 3602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider new high-speed-rail station

Palo Alto would have to build parking structures for 3,000 cars -- more than the total number of spaces currently in public...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 am | 60 comments | 5432 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Does the PAPD have a facebook page?

Our neighbors at Facebook set this page up with a city in New Jersey: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Marlton-NJ/Evesham-Township-Police-NJ/319370858258 Most...

Original post made by crime stopper on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Twitter info, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intensive summer school draws to a close

Nearly 100 high school students are immersed in a new summer-school offering in Palo Alto this year -- two-semester classes. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by PA mom, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 17 comments | 4222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays and pays

This is the -per month- cash payout to former Palo Alto employees. Here is the link: http://database.californiapensionreform.com/database.asp?vttable=calpers JOHNSON,...

Original post made by Fed Up on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, has too much info on the crooks, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal judge lifts stay on same-sex marriage

A federal judge in San Francisco today declined to block gay and lesbian weddings as a court battle over California's ban...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Ken, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 26 comments | 3323 Views

SPORTS

Oaks' run in World Series ends with loss to defending champion

The Palo Alto Oaks had their stay in Houston shortened by a day or so after dropping a 5-0 decision to defending Stan Musial...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by oaksfan, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages library 'Friends' office, spares books

An early morning fire at Cubberley Community Center damaged the office of "Friends of the Palo Alto Library" Monday, destroying...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Al, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 7934 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity at Stanford 8/15?

Anyone know what was going on when the PAPD pulled over a car in the shopping center parking lot facing El Camino last night?...

Original post made by Gardner on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown development prompts tree removal

Nine street trees will be removed from downtown Palo Alto later this month to make way for a new mixed-use building and two...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Leda Marritz, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 2422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Palo Alto tree sprayed with graffiti

Palo Alto's iconic El Palo Alto tree has been sprayed with graffiti by one or more vandals, who also left alcohol containers...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Zelda, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:31 am | 63 comments | 5744 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime at Starbucks on ERC @ Stanford Ave tonight

I witnessed something that looked like a grab and run of a laptop or purse or ? from Starbucks on ECR @ Stanford Ave earlier...

Original post made by Passerby on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Aug 15, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 2526 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Z Prize

The California HSR Authority has budgeted $5 BILLION dollars for the San Jose - San Francisco segment. My challenge to...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 12 comments | 2369 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

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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