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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hill enjoys fundraising edge in state Senate race

With elections just days away, Assemblyman Jerry Hill is banking on his superior campaign chest to help him carry the day...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1363 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why don't people whistle anymore?

I heard something we don't hear very much anymore today. I heard someone tunefully whistling a happy tune while he was going...

Original post made by Whistle ?? on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:28 am | 5 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto prisoner reentry center saved through September

East Palo Alto's landmark prisoner reentry program received financial backing from the City Council on Tuesday night to stay...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Nieghbor, on Jul 2, 2014 at 11:43 pm | 3 comments | 1363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arrest made in burglary at Duveneck

Seven people have been linked to a school burglary that occurred in Palo Alto over the summer, police said today. Several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by monarch, on Dec 2, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto golf course faces uncertain future

An effort by Palo Alto and its neighbors to calm the volatile San Francisquito Creek is prompting city officials to take...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by jim, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 1362 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown murderer loses his conviction appeal

A man who was convicted of first-degree murder and robbery for a downtown slaying outside Palo Alto City Hall lost his appeal...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by daniel, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:22 am | 17 comments | 1362 Views

SPORTS

Heath wins 3,000 NCAA indoor title; Stefanidi second in pole vault

==BI Saturday's Cardinal corner== Stanford junior Elliot Heath won the men's 3,000 meters title Saturday at the NCAA Indoor...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by John , on Mar 14, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aspergers Spouse

In Australia and the UK there are many support groups for people married to a person with Asperger's Syndrome. Here in...

Original post made by Lisa on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 10 comments | 1362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing Park breaks ground

The transformation of Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto from a toxic wasteland into a nature park for recreation seekers and...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by I love Palo Alto, on Dec 7, 2011 at 11:01 am | 5 comments | 1362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Does 'Planned Community' really mean 'Unplanned Community' or 'Negotiated Zoning'?

When I was first introduced to a "Planned Community" zone in the mid-1960s it was with an enthusiastic assessment by a professional...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 1361 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: Author talks about WWII Nisei soldiers

On Sunday, Aug. 4, San Francisco author and photographer Tom Graves discussed his book, "Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by bill, on Aug 21, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Common scams in Palo Alto

The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gopal Das, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1361 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands

Nine-year-old Alex Carvalho summed up Earth Day while at the Baylands Nature Preserve's Earth Day celebration: "You have...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by bob enz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1361 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State senate passes distracted-driving bill

A bill that would increase the base fines for distracted driving passed the California State Senate Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1360 Views

SPORTS

The long journey ends with a national title

The second time around had to feel even sweeter for Stanford women's water polo coach John Tanner. After all, it's been a...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Grace, on May 17, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 1360 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto pins down a big wrestling tourney title

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Palo Alto wrestling team pinned down the championship of the 25-team Webber Lawson Memorial...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by alex, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1360 Views
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