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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recognition for Bicycle Advocacy

Finally, Palo Alto gets the Recognition it deserves for Bicycle Advocacy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704050204576218600999993800.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Wil, on Apr 3, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The New Urbanism and Palo Alto

I'm not sure when it happened, but, clearly the City Council and Planning Commission have tried to embrace "The New Urbanism"....

Original post made by Anon on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by A Walker, on Apr 8, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto schools celebrate growth

Schools in East Palo Alto celebrated a growth in standardized test scores Wednesday, despite failing to meet "adequate yearly...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 5 comments | 1295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nearly Hit Head On by Wrong Way Driver

Recently, I was nearly hit head on by a wrong way driver while I was westbound on Embarcadero, near the Alma overpass. It...

Original post made by Right Way on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 12, 2011 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1295 Views

SPORTS

Crunch time becomes prime time for Stanford

==BI NCAA women's basketball== Jeanette Pohlen was 3-of-4 from the foul line in the final 16 seconds and Stanford scored...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1295 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Flather, Gunn's Sabbag top in lacrosse

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION== ==B Outstanding Attack: ==Kimberly Flather (Palo Alto) ==B Outstanding Midfield: ==Madison...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by I think, on Jun 12, 2012 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lily, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 1295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave. fountain voting 'through the roof'

The second California Avenue controversy -- what kind of fountain should replace the old, damaged one at the end of the business...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Alexis Moiseyev, on Jan 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 1294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1294 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 | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Services today for Walter Hays teacher Renee Serventi

Services will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 8, for Renee Serventi, a teacher at Walter Hays Elementary School who died Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Moira , on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 1294 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto advised to change its ambulance service

Palo Alto's emergency medical services are already among the best in the region, but the city's program could benefit from...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Also..., on Jan 26, 2012 at 1:01 am | 10 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunshots in midtown on Wednesday night

We live near Maddux in midTown. Sounds of gunshots were reported by neighbors last night, and bullet casings were discovered...

Original post made by msmartha on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 1294 Views

BOOKS

The Belmont Library presents New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance

The Belmont Library presents New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance, sharing her latest thriller Deadly Stakes. ...

Original post made by BooksInc on Mar. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green goals, infrastructure on city's 2012 agenda

Curbing employee costs, fixing up the city's aged infrastructure, reopening the city's largest library and using technology...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by HowMany.org, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford applications set another record

The number of applications for this fall's freshman class at Stanford University -- at 34,200 -- have set another record,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 1293 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Eastside Prep and Priory boys advance but Gunn, M-A eliminated

==BI CCS basketball playoffs== Getting 24 points and 10 rebounds from 6-foot-6 Richard Harris, the Menlo School boys'...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12s advance but two Palo Alto all-star teams eliminated

==B Little League baseball== Bret Rodrigues and David Farnham each hit home runs to spark Menlo-Atherton to a 5-2 win...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1293 Views
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