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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo councilman wants state bar to cite attorney

Councilman Heyward Robinson of Menlo Park -- who narrowly lost a bid for reelection in the Nov. 2 election -- has filed a...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 7 comments | 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook hiring 500 people

According to the Mercury-News, Facebook wants to hire 500 people "this year". Not sure if they mean the 2009 calendar year...

Original post made by Sarah on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 1557 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace developer offers revisions

Days before the City Council is scheduled to review a controversial plan to rebuild JJ&F Food Store, and put up offices and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by cieboy, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 1556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health and Pension Costs to Cripple Palo Alto's Future?

As this article from the Mercury News explains, pension and health costs for retirees will soon make it almost impossible...

Original post made by Dave on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Retiree, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 1556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

gas hook up question

Has anyone converted their wood burning fireplace to a gas log set up having a home built on concrete slab?? I need to run...

Original post made by laura on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new rules for retrofitting buildings

With earthquakes topping the list of looming threats in Palo Alto, city officials indicated this week that they plan to upgrade...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hunt for groper following afternoon assault

A Stanford University student became the most recent victim in a series of sexual assaults by a groper on Wednesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Why The Delay?, on Sep 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1556 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto leads SHP, Menlo and M-A into CCS playoffs

The field will be filled with familiar faces when the Palo Alto High football team begins its postseason journey on Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Fan, on Nov 16, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1556 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys bring out the big guns for shot at De Anza Division track and field title

Maurice Williams learned how to triple jump only last season, when he took the event by storm -- despite his inexperience...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Track Parent, on May 5, 2011 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1556 Views

SPORTS

Fleener now a slam dunk as top-flight tight end

==B Stanford football== Some claim Stanford senior tight end Coby Fleener might be the second-fastest player on the football...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by GAM33GG, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 1556 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pipeline explosion: Speier urges governor to remove leader of San Bruno investigation

Days after the California Public Utilities Commission president appointed himself to lead the determination of whether PG&E...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 1556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1556 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged cop killer could face death penalty

As the attorneys and judge ironed out the course of his case Friday morning, Alberto Alvarez, the 23-year-old man accused...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 21, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1555 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto better prepared to face Bellarmine this time

It was an inglorious finish to the 2009 prep football season when Palo Alto bowed out with a 34-6 loss to visiting Bellarmine....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1555 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rallies for tie in showdown with Paly boys

It was a match that shaped up to be a mismatch. The Palo Alto boys' soccer team came in with six victories while Gunn had...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by PAfan, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands lose power as storm rages on

Stormy weather has knocked out power to about 26,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area this morning, a PG&E spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1555 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police receive $300,000 anti-gunfire grant

A new project to reduce gun violence in East Palo Alto has received a $300,000 "Smart Policing Initiative" grant from the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Malia, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers find old artillery shell in Palo Alto hills

A construction crew working on a hillside in the 3200 block of Alexis Drive Wednesday found a World War II 3-by-12-inch...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Will, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 1555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens are safer drivers when they have to ask permission

KTVU has a video on their home page today but the written text is here http://www.ktvu.com/news/21122336/detail.html A...

Original post made by Parent of Teens on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Sep 26, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1554 Views
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