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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Loma Prieta earthquake -- 18 years later

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Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 4 comments | 3504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waxsanity: Jeremy Lin gets statue at Madame Tussauds

Two days before his 26th birthday, NBA point guard and Palo Alto's own Jeremy Lin received perhaps one of his most memorable...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by HoHum, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 3 comments | 1968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of the West Nile virus, according to the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Protect Palo Alto foremost, on Aug 25, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 1161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 37 comments | 5566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is bh?

I've repeatedly overheard Paly kids discuss "bh" as a gathering spot for smoking pot during school hours and for storing...

Original post made by PalyParent on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by anony mouse, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments | 247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly among state's top six in SAT scores

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rank in the top six California high schools in average SAT scores, according to data to be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by BTW, on Aug 25, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 39 comments | 4099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cory Wolbach jumps into Palo Alto's council race

Seeking to bring a fresh voice to Palo Alto's simmering debate over growth and development, Sen. Jerry Hill's staff member...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Aug 25, 2014 at 11:25 am | 37 comments | 4550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup schools for 'gifted' emerge as state cuts public funding

As public schools reduce extra services for gifted children following state funding cuts, a few startup private schools and...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Board Priorities, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:17 pm | 68 comments | 23251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Did anyone hear an airplane buzzing Palo Alto Mon. night / Tue. morning?

Last night I was up working and all of a sudden it sounded like the blitz, three was a noise like a plane was strafing my...

Original post made by CrescentParkAnon. on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by complaint form, on Aug 24, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 160 comments | 3380 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

National VA secretary visits, lauds Palo Alto facility

As part of a weeks-long trip across the country, the newly confirmed secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 24, 2014 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 3809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Human trafficking commission to crack down on 'modern-day slavery'

Determined to push human sex and labor trafficking out of Santa Clara County and to prosecute its perpetrators, Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Someone told me....., on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 3891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In NSA-funded initiative, Palo Alto students sharpen their Mandarin skills

As Americans debate revelations about sweeping data collection by the National Security Agency, the secretive federal department...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by More important, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 5059 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to adopt new vision for California Avenue

As jackhammers and excavators roar forth with an ambitious and expensive beautification of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 24, 2014 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 5358 Views

SPORTS

Ledecky sets another world record at Pan Pacific Games

Olympian Katie Ledecky broke the world, American and meet records in the women's 400-meter freestyle Saturday at the Pan...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Long slow earthquake

OK, that was a pretty long, slow, gentle shake -- did everyone else feel that?...

Original post made by Night Owl on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Aug 24, 2014 at 4:52 am | 6 comments | 240 Views

SPORTS

Fleener now a slam dunk as top-flight tight end

==B Stanford football== Some claim Stanford senior tight end Coby Fleener might be the second-fastest player on the football...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by GAM33GG, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 1369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peapod, on Aug 23, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 3 comments | 3779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art imitates style

A group of large, stainless steel, kinetic animal sculptures from first-time exhibitor Fredrick Prescott will populate Sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Kim Leigh, on Aug 23, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen arrested in Gunn graffiti case

Palo Alto police have arrested a 17-year-old and detained an 18-year old in a May 12 graffiti incident, which involved racist...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by George Orwell, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 4478 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Streets Team to run Food Closet

After two disappointing years of subsidizing the Palo Alto Food Closet and other homeless services out of its other programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 8 comments | 3940 Views
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