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AROUND TOWN

Foundation gives $100 million to hospital

A $100 million gift was announced today by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to help with the construction of the $1...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1477 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 | 1477 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View woman mugged walking to work

A Mountain View woman talking on her cell phone while walking to work Monday morning was attacked by a man who slapped her...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by CLEAR, on Jan 28, 2010 at 3:35 am | 7 comments | 1476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto library construction 'right on schedule'

The ongoing construction at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park and Downtown libraries is going according to plan, Interim Library...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1475 Views

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 | 1475 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys bring out the big guns for shot at De Anza Division track and field title

Maurice Williams learned how to triple jump only last season, when he took the event by storm -- despite his inexperience...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Track Parent, on May 5, 2011 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1475 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls make history with second state volleyball title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball squad became the first team in school history to win back-to-back state titles by outlasting...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Viking VB Fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

El Camino car crash causes traffic back-up

A two-car collision at the intersection of El Camino Real and Churchill Avenue today at 11:27 a.m. in Palo Alto has caused...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:18 am | 13 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Restaurants relocate, open new sites

The City Hall Cafe, on Level A at 250 Hamilton Ave., usually serves up breakfast and lunch for busy City of Palo Alto staff...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by OVAY, on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 1475 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 | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Lottery

For the school lottery programs, such as Ohlone, does the school district only notify prospective parents by telephone or...

Original post made by Casey on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Lottery, on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1474 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Gunn girls make history with first CCS hoop title

The Gunn High girls' basketball team captured the first-ever Central Coast Section title in the sport in school history by...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 5, 2012 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 1474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No injuries after train hits car near Castro Street

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 1474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

InnVision to merge with Shelter Network

InnVision, Santa Clara County's leading homeless agency, has merged with Shelter Network of San Mateo, the two agencies announced...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Non-Profit-CEO-Pay-Too-High, on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 8 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto seeks to revise its rent-control law

After suffering legal setbacks last year, East Palo Alto officials are once again looking to revamp the city's much disputed...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful University Ave Trees with Lights

Happy New Year to all...so often these forum focus on issues that are challenging for the day. I wanted to take the time...

Original post made by GratefulResident on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 3, 2011 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to beef up sidewalk requirements

In discussing Palo Alto's sidewalk dilemma, Councilwoman Karen Holman borrowed a line from writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by sister madly, on May 18, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 1473 Views
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