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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to reboot PaloAltoGreen

In a city abuzz with green-energy programs, PaloAltoGreen stands out as a paragon of success, having received a raft of awards...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 31 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy's death sparks blood donations

The death of a 10-year-old boy from complications following influenza has sparked a request from his family for local donations...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Feb 22, 2013 at 9:48 am | 10 comments | 1457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Phone solicitors suddenly, Anyone else?

Salespeople have been calling me in the mornings, as early as 8:15 this morning. How can they be stopped? I am listed in...

Original post made by Irritated on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2013 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Susan Crawford for FCC Chairman

I recommend reading Susan Crawford's new book, "Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded...

Original post made by Jeff Hoel on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wanderlust, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by marketing, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 77 comments | 2115 Views

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Today's events (Feb. 21)

[http://keplers.com/event/john-joseph-adams Author: John Joseph Adams] Twenty-two authors explore the worlds of evil geniuses...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 938 Views

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Tomorrow's events (Feb. 22)

[http://thepear.org/appleneverfalls.htm Theater: 'The Apple Never Falls'] Opening night is tomorrow, Feb. 22, for the new...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 21, 2013 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Building eyed for busy Palo Alto intersection

A vacant Palo Alto parking lot on the prominent intersection of El Camino Real and Page Mill Road would make way for a four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Nancy, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 28 comments | 4127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National Merit semi-finalists announced

Forty seniors from Palo Alto High School and 33 seniors from Gunn High School have earned recognition as semi-finalists by...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Student, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 22 comments | 4166 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain to resurface tracks this week

Caltrain crews will resurface the tracks between the Menlo Park and San Antonio stations from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At what $/ft2 is PA forever changed?

I'm watching the CRAZY home price escalation in Palo Alto and wondering to myself the following: a) what price per square...

Original post made by OutwardBound on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 6 comments | 860 Views

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Train strikes man in Palo Alto

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday night north of Churchill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by vwflat4driver, on Feb 20, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 17 comments | 1405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shelter Beds for Women

There is a lack of shelter beds in the Palo Alto area. There have not been enough beds for those in need for a long time....

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Feb. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 887 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: City proudly leads on 'carbon neutral'

As President Obama promised to take on the threat of climate change in his inaugural speech last week, Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Feb 20, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 21 comments | 1447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted robbery on Stevens Creek Trail in Mountain View

A pedestrian was dragged to the ground last week when a man attempted to steal his backpack while on a Mountain View portion...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tom Walsh, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 8 comments | 1445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers new gym near the Baylands

A regional effort to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek continues to evolve and expand, with Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 25 comments | 6717 Views

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Barron Park celebrates cultural diversity

Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood association is creating a series of "Celebrate Cultural Diversity" events to attract...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2013
Last comment by All-American, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:01 am | 22 comments | 2812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire Department hosts Twitter ride-along Tuesday

Fresh on the heels of Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns' "virtual ride-along" on Twitter Friday, the Palo Alto Fire Department...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:45 am | 19 comments | 1497 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Old oak in Rinconada Park to be felled

An inspection of oak trees at Rinconada Park in Palo Alto after a large tree fell onto Walter Hays Elementary School grounds...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pat, on Feb 19, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 7 comments | 3081 Views
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