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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters withdraw challenge to ballot measure

Palo Alto firefighters have withdrawn their challenge to a ballot measure that would strike the binding-arbitration provision...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air day declared for Saturday

Saturday has been declared the first Spare the Air day of the summer season, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by cello, on Jun 16, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 10 comments | 1304 Views

SPORTS

Warshaw becomes 3-time first-team all-Pac-10

Bobby Warshaw became Stanford's first three-time All-Pac-10 first team selection Tuesday when the conference team was announced....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mitt Romney wants to get rid of Planned Parenthood

After Koman's disastrous decision and the resultant outpouring of support for Planned Parenthood, one would imagine an otherwise...

Original post made by Dorothy on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jax, on Apr 23, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 27 comments | 1304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newt Gingrich accuses foreigners of manipulating the US Presidential election

Story in the New York Times: http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/04/12/gingrich-accuses-fox-news-of-bias Newt Gingrich,...

Original post made by newt on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by BBC is gr8, on Jun 9, 2012 at 9:42 am | 12 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carry this to its logical conclusion, on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford tennis teams get down to business this week

The Stanford men's and women's tennis teams head into this week with identical 4-0 records, but their schedules won't be...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia@aol.com, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power Outage

What's going on in Midtown? Anyone else experiencing a power outage? It's weird because some of the lights in our house...

Original post made by Midtowner on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:46 am | 3 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion cited -- at Peet's Coffee & Tea

Palo Alto police cited a mountain lion Thursday for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, but the big cat claims he was...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ana Majnooneh , on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:24 am | 13 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:19 am | 16 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Chili wins July Fourth Chili Cook-Off

Rich Chili, a team largely comprised of professional chefs for Google, took the top prize of Best Overall in this year's...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Martin, on Jul 8, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 7 comments | 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman surprises intruder in her home

A woman returning to her house in Palo Alto interrupted an intruder who was in the middle of ransacking her home Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 1303 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto home invasion results in shooting

A 33-year-old East Palo Alto man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning (May 5) after two or more men carrying guns entered...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by descriptions, on May 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto is losing E.J. Floreal to the Bluegrass state

The Palo Alto High boys' basketball and track teams have some big shoes to fill for the 2012-13 seasons, now that senior...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1303 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jeff Rosen sworn in as Santa Clara County district attorney

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Wednesday that he plans to restore two units that will use DNA evidence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by student, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1303 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Renewable energy bill a big win for Simitian, state

Long a devout and successful proponent of alternative energy, Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, hit the jackpot this week when...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by hate it, on May 1, 2011 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 1303 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Walgreens to pay $1.4 million to settle suit

Walgreens has agreed to pay $1.4 million in penalties and legal costs to settle a lawsuit accusing the retailer of charging...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by customer, on Apr 21, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 1303 Views
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