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AROUND TOWN

Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 1617 Views

AROUND TOWN

will Carl Icahn break up HP?

HP stock had a rare good day yesterday on rumors that Carl Icahn would take over the company, break it up, and sell off the...

Original post made by worker on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Ken, on Dec 12, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1617 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs Gilroy against water district

Palo Alto and Gilroy don't seem like natural bedfellows, but the two cities are now united in opposition against a redistricting...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gus, on May 12, 2010 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters 'knock down' house fire in Woodside

Firefighters from the Woodside Fire Protection District "knocked down" a two-alarm structure fire in a large one-story house...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man fatally struck by car Thursday identified

A man who was fatally struck by a car while standing near a bus stop in Mountain View Thursday morning, June 21, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by josh, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1616 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Health Care bill

Why has the Weekly cut off on-line discussion re: the House health care bill to everyone but "registered users" - and after...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 11, 2009 at 11:42 am | 6 comments | 1616 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California bond ratings lowest in nation, and getting worse

July 14, 2009: "(Bloomberg) -- California’s credit rating, the lowest of all U.S. states, was cut for the second time in...

Original post made by Joshua on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joshua, on Jan 15, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments | 1616 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SF Giants Win 1st World Series Pennant Since Move to West Coast!

OK, I realize that this is a business and all but it's a welcome distraction from the dismal economy and the less than ideal...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Earthquake Fever!!, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1616 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Council balks at OK of 'Village at San Antonio Center'

The Mountain View City Council decided not to give final approval of a major redevelopment project at San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Apr 28, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 1616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Presidential history on display in Palo Alto this weekend

Palo Alto resident Joe Baldwin has been collecting U.S. presidential memorabilia for three decades. This Presidents' Day...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Joey, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1616 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1615 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 | 1615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorneys probe 'Who shot first?' in May case

In a literal life-sentence-or-death courtroom drama, prosecutors and defense attorneys struggled Monday to determine who...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook's Breast Cancer Awareness Statuses

As any facebook user can testify, the color coded statuses this week has brought a worldwide awareness to breast cancer in...

Original post made by FB user on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by TMI, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 1615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpool, walk, bike or run to 'Moonlight Run & Walk'

A record pre-registration of more than 2,800 persons for Friday night's Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk in the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by bike parking, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 1615 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's live!

A mad scientist, a spooky castle, a hunchbacked assistant and a lumbering monster? Sounds like a recipe for a "Frankenstein"...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on May 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SIDEWALK REPAIR

About 12 years ago the City came out and “patched” small sections of the sidewalk by my house at the corner of Lincoln...

Original post made by KEN on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Senor Blogger, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

rampant alcohol abuse at Stanford

According to the Chronicle, 44 Stanford undergraduates were hospitalized last year for alcohol poisoning. More than twice...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 1, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views
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