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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why Planned Community zoning makes so much trouble

Nothing brings out Palo Alto citizens with the pitchforks as fast as a Planned Community application. Everybody has a different...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gianetta, on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gets 13 years for firing into Menlo Park home

A man accused of using a semi-automatic, 9 millimeter handgun in 2007 to fire several bullets into a Menlo Park home was...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by rogue.edu, on Jan 28, 2010 at 5:39 am | 6 comments | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Freak accident traps man between parked cars

A freak accident trapped an older man between two parked cars in the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot Sunday afternoon....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 24 comments | 1485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

There have been a few folks on my butt about getting this around.... There's a bit of a back story, but......... What...

Original post made by Norm on Nov. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Afghanistani's dictating our laws should be

Afghanistan is telling us what our laws should be......... Around 1,000 people blocked the main highway from Kabul to...

Original post made by JD on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 11 comments | 1485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets $20M grant to study premature birth

Doctors at Stanford University announced on Wednesday (March 30) the start of a new research effort to identify and reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1484 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: All Out wins Palo Alto Little League city title

Healthy Pets put up a fight, but it wasn't long before All Out asserted itself as the dominant team in Palo Alto Little League....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rob Schoeben, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who Beats Obama in 2012. 1st GOP debate is in 6 weeks.

FCalled nefarious names by some parts of our society, often frustrating the left of his own party, the question arises: Who...

Original post made by Willy SM on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Aug 25, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 23 comments | 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1484 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen leak poses little danger to homes

A whitish-vapor hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning is dissipating quickly and posing little...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by pop, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man charged with robberies in Palo Alto

A man who police believe used a handgun to rob stores and banks throughout the region, including a Walgreens and a bank in...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gonzo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1483 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo pledges 'no' vote on Syria Strike

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, came out Wednesday against U.S. military action in Syria, saying she would prefer a diplomatic...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Noel, on Sep 14, 2013 at 10:42 am | 19 comments | 1483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two HP directors resign, chair steps down

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced Thursday, April 4, that its board chair, Raymond Lane, would step down, and two of its board...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by boscoli, on Apr 7, 2013 at 6:28 am | 5 comments | 1483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Managers and Professionals getting raise?

Did you find it strange that they removed the salary rate sheet for Management & Professionals? (Under Salary Rate Sheets) http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/hrd/compensation.as...

Original post made by pawatchdog on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 11, 2010 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 1482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to host Palo Alto 'sidewalk office hours'

State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has announced he will hold "sidewalk office hours" in Palo Alto and Menlo Park on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B

Santa Clara County has been whipsawed by the economic downturn and the state's perennial budget crises. When funding runs...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 1482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Boot Camp in Palo Alto?????

Latest Paly tradition is that seniors have camouflage theme for first day of school to intimidate the rest of the student...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:18 am | 10 comments | 1482 Views

SPORTS

2012-13 girls' all-league basketball teams

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Joeseta Fatuesi ==B Senior of the Year: ==Jackie Hudepohl...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Daniel, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1482 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football drawing more attention

The Stanford football team is drawing plenty of attention heading into the 2013 season as eight more players have been named...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Not enough traffic, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

panhandlers

I am so tired of the panhandlers in front of Whole Foods! Why don't they do something about it? There is one very large...

Original post made by dana on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:02 am | 17 comments | 1481 Views
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