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AROUND TOWN

Alma Plaza torn down

Alma Plaza is being demolished this week. Good riddance. But according to the Daily Post (which had a story and pictures...

Original post made by Sharpman on Apr. 28, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps controversial fire-staffing study

Palo Alto officials have scrapped a much-anticipated study into staffing levels at the Fire Department after learning that...

Original post made on May. 15, 2010
Last comment by LT, on May 15, 2010 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident named Financial Times Person of the Year

Last week, Time Magazine named that Facebook guy as person of the year. Today, the Financial Times names a different Palo...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes 'resource recovery' recycling center

While a proposed composting operation remains in limbo, Palo Alto is considering building new facilities near the baylands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 13, 2010 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 1681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone Hear Low Flying Jet Engines at Full Power Tonight?

Just now: Thought a crash was imminent! Lasted 30-45 seconds, very low and close. Lowest I have ever felt a Jet over...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 7 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area calm following tsunami warning

Most of the Bay Area was not directly affected today by a deadly tsunami that hit Japan Thursday night, despite concerns...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by D. Allen, on Mar 14, 2011 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1681 Views

SPORTS

Record setting performance not enough

Andrew Luck threw for 423 yards and three touchdowns, and Toby Gerhart rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns, yet 584 yards...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 1681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sea Ice Ends Year at Same Level as 1979

http://www.dailytech.com/Article.aspx?newsid=13834 Thanks to a rapid rebound in recent months, global sea ice levels now...

Original post made by Jarred on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 13, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama supports Bush era wiretaps

"The US Justice Department under President Obama is invoking Bush Administration tactics to dismiss a lawsuit alleging federal...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 11, 2009 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Over zealous hands-free cell phone law enforcement

I have always used handsfree devices if I am using a cell phone while driving. The other day, I was talking on the bluetooth,...

Original post made by John W on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 23, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Stanford finally going to build the Page Mill Road bike path?

In the year 2000, Stanford University promised to build a bike path giving pedestrians and bicyclists a safe bypass around...

Original post made by Bill on Dec. 4, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to replace Newell Road Bridge moves forward

Palo Alto officials threw their support behind a proposal to replace the narrow Newell Road Bridge -- a project that they...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 18, 2011 at 11:39 am | 28 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thoughts on Ohlone?

For parents with children who have attended Ohlone Elementary School- Do you think it would be worth pulling a child out...

Original post made by 5thGraderParent on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by 5thGraderParent, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 1680 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Watergate, the sequel

Four Republican "plumbers" are caught trying to bug a US Senator's office. One of them is the son of a US Attorney. Another...

Original post made by Haldeman on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gregory, on Jan 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 22 comments | 1680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Child killed by car backing out of driveway

In what appears to be a family tragedy, a 14-month-old child was killed by a vehicle backing out of the driveway of an East...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Doris, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 1680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA uses zeppelin to scan Bay Area atmosphere

NASA launched its first airborne science mission aboard a zeppelin earlier this week when scientists took off from Moffett...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP gets contract to speed immigration checks

A $41.6 million contract to help speed up immigration-status checks has been awarded to HP Enterprise Services, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 25, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's bail request hinges on recordings

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto man whom police said strangled Jennifer Schipsi and burned down the house the two of them shared...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Yikes, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:54 am | 17 comments | 1680 Views
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