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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Utilities Home Energy Reports

Are we the only PA residents who find the Palo Alto Utilities Home Energy Report a bit intrusive? The information on our...

Original post made by Ken Krechmer on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ditto, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Outrageous BART salaries

Here is a link to the database of BART salaries http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area?Entity=Bay%20Area%20Rapid%20Transit and...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by BTW, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:13 am | 11 comments | 936 Views

SPORTS

Stanford sixth in first BCS rankings

Stanford found itself in sixth place of the first Bowl Championship Series standings released Sunday, its highest opening...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Seelam Prabhakar Reddy, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:53 am | 1 comment | 2480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto 15 year old reported missing

A 15-year-old Palo Alto resident, Annie Shark, has gone missing, and the police department is requesting help in finding...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 21, 2013 at 2:34 am | 13 comments | 2629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Cycling Accident Settlement

I'd like to apologize in advance if this offends or hurts anyones feelings about this incident. I am very sorry to read...

Original post made by Anon. on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mario, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 2257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: parking exemptions, calendar advisory commission, urban forest master plan

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/18/public-agenda-parking-exemptions-calendar-advisory-commission-urban-forest-master-plan...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 20, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Entrepreneur donates $60 million to Stanford

Jim Clark, former Stanford University professor and founder of several well-known Silicon Valley companies, has donated $60...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 19, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 15 comments | 13687 Views

SPORTS

Condoleezza Rice will help select football's final four

Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice knew college football needed a playoff system in 1966, when as a little girl, she and...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Brian Good, on Oct 19, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 4 comments | 2199 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reduced traffic on Town Square?

Is it my imagination, or have the amount of comments gone down since they changed to the new format? Editors, do you have...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by going down, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford sued over worker's death

Denise De Lappe is suing Stanford University and fraternity Phi Kappa Psi for negligence after her son, a sanitation worker,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 19, 2013 at 1:42 am | 15 comments | 8449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire department defends pancake-breakfast alert

When 27,000 Palo Alto residents received an emergency alert telling them about an upcoming fire department pancake breakfast,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bruce Li, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 47 comments | 28051 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Romeo and Juliet'

Call it the "Drunk History" version of "Romeo and Juliet." -P.C. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2013/10/11/review-romeo-and-juliet...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by The enemy you know, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 6 comments | 10281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changes ahead for Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center would build five new retail buildings, including a "lifestyle" center and a smaller Bloomingdale's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Torquatus, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 31 comments | 35193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Que Pasa, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1795 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: David Winsberg, East Palo Alto Farmer

David Winsberg talks with Lisa Van Dusen about what it's like to operate one of the last commercial farms in East Palo Alto....

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Maman, on Oct 18, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 8 comments | 2758 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than just fantasy

Amid the groups of young kids playing soccer, the couple napping under a tree and the seniors practicing tai chi class, a...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 9306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What should the possibilities of BART striking teach us in the Bay Area?

Not only are passengers being held hostage by BART, the possible double whammy of a bus strike makes East Bay commuters and...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 17, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 6 comments | 959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto preschool teacher surprised by $10,000 award

Palo Alto preschool teacher Tra'Shell Reese was reading a picture book to her class of four- and five-year-olds last week...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tomer Shiran, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 17 comments | 5245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brazen downtown bank robbery hits Palo Alto

Police are searching for the perpetrator of a bank robbery that occurred Friday evening at Chase Bank on Hamilton Avenue...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by CONNIE MANZO, on Oct 17, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 2841 Views

SPORTS

Former SHP volleyball teammates turn rivals

==BI Of local note== Jesse Ebner and Sarah Daschbach once were volleyball teammates at Sacred Heart Prep. In fact, they...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by more info, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2834 Views
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