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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

3.2-magnitude quake hits east of Milpitas

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.2 struck this afternoon in Santa...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heavy rains cause accidents, traffic jams, floods

A heavy rainstorm that hit the Bay Area overnight is causing floods, accidents and traffic snarls throughout the region....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2381 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer School

My daughter will be entering 1st Grade this Fall. I have been hearing about Summer Camps/ Summer school/day camps etc. Since...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by take a break, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 4 comments | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Should Town & Country Center have public recycling?

I was happy to see that my letter to the editor urging public recycling in public places such as Town & Country Center was...

Original post made by Richard Hackmann on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 11 comments | 1994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets another shot at 'fiber to the home'

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sergey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 14 comments | 2380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Friends question circumstances surrounding woman's train suicide Monday

In the days, weeks and months prior to Heather Russell's death in front of a train Monday morning, someone had been systematically...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by gunita, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 69 comments | 5208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Which area of Palo Alto is most in need of revitalization?

Voice your opinion in the online poll. Which area of Palo Alto do you feel is most in need of revitalization? Downtown? Midtown?...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 2, 2010 at 11:35 am | 25 comments | 3795 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite opposition, city pushes for business tax

Despite an outcry from the business community, Palo Alto is proceeding with its plan to put a new business-license tax on...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Orphe D, on Mar 2, 2010 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable Events At Stanford

Stanford University invites local community members to campus for concerts, art exhibits, special tours, sports events, lectures,...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Mar. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1882 Views

SPORTS

Lin is named the Player of the Week in Ivy League basketball

Harvard senior guard Jeremy Lin from Palo Alto High has been named the Player of the Week in the Ivy League for helping the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Local gurl, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 2111 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto papers in the New York Times

Sunday's New york Times had an article about the Palo Alto Newspaper wars: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/us/28sfnewspaper.html?scp=2&sq=palo%20alto%20newspapers%20bay%20area&...

Original post made by Marvin on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:59 am | 10 comments | 1946 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed powerlines black out, brown out Palo Alto

Substantial portions of Palo Alto suffered electrical power brownouts or blackouts tonight, but no city announcement has...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Here we go again....., on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:32 am | 43 comments | 3145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sand Hill Road reopens after gas-leak closure

A portion of Sand Hill Road in San Mateo County near Woodside was closed briefly Monday afternoon due to a gas main break. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 2150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State of the City: Finances, youth, energy, environment, land use are interwoven challenges

The 2010 "State of the City" address is the highpoint of tonight's City Council meeting, delivered by Mayor Pat Burt in the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2193 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys advance to CCS hoops semifinals

What started as a rout, ended too close for comfort for the Palo Alto boys' basketball team as it advanced in the Central...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 1, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 2204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1827 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Catastrophe in Chile

Following coverage of the wreckage in Chile, I can't help but admire the Chileans. You see supermarkets cracked open...

Original post made by Jennifer on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 16 comments | 2381 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The antitrust advocate

Gary Reback has the subtle restlessness of a man facing a deadline. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12380...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mark Borofka, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

2007 Gunn High School grad Lawrence Park ends his life

Lawrence Park, 20, a 2007 graduate of Gunn High School, is being mourned by family, friends and classmates at University...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Helpful Realist, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 48 comments | 5937 Views
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