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AROUND TOWN

Stanford article about Palo Alto's anti-cell phone NIMBYs

Stanford article about NIMBYs blocking new cell phone towers in Palo Alto: http://www.penipress.com/2011/02/15/silicon-valley-cities-asked-to-speed-up-antenna-approvals/...

Original post made by cell phone owner on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by EJ, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:07 am | 6 comments | 1690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net is committed to student well-being

Our community is renowned for its dedication to helping the next generation of leaders and citizens reach their potential....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk & Roll days roll out throughout Palo Alto

Palo Alto schools are celebrating Walk & Roll Week this week, with activities designed to encourage students to walk, bike,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by bike racks, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1689 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Child killed by car backing out of driveway

In what appears to be a family tragedy, a 14-month-old child was killed by a vehicle backing out of the driveway of an East...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Doris, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 1689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids delay bulldozers on hospital expansion

Kids playing in a tree-shaded sandbox have temporarily stopped the bulldozers on Stanford University's $5 billion medical-center...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by justamom, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 1689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Government retirement benefits: national perspective

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/10/AR2009101002360.html Washington Post article on underfunded...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes 'resource recovery' recycling center

While a proposed composting operation remains in limbo, Palo Alto is considering building new facilities near the baylands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 13, 2010 at 4:09 am | 3 comments | 1688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City turns to retirees to deal with worker 'exodus'

Faced with an exodus of experienced city workers, Palo Alto is turning to familiar faces for help -- its own retirees. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by No surprise, on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 11 comments | 1688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sand Hill Road reopens after gas-leak closure

A portion of Sand Hill Road in San Mateo County near Woodside was closed briefly Monday afternoon due to a gas main break. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense begins its case in Zumot trial

The timeline of Bulos Zumot's actions on Oct. 15, 2009, continued to take center stage at Zumot's trial Tuesday as the prosecution...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 1688 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women see long winning streak end

The lack of depth from Stanford's bench was the sore spot Sunday, as the fifth-ranked Cardinal dropped its first Pac-12 Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jan 14, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

God Bless the United States of America

Pres. Obama made a speech on prime time TV tonight, ending in his usual "God Bless the United States of America". A CNN...

Original post made by Greg on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 25, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 5 comments | 1688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Legislature Says 'Who Cares' To California Retailers

Up until a few days ago, the proposed state budget contained a provision that would require large out-of-state online retailers...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 1688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race to save last historic piece of Hangar One

With Hangar One's restoration funding unexpectedly lost in last year's political re-shuffling in Washington, D.C., preservationists...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 30, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 21 comments | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Planning and Transportation Commission, zoning amendments

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to consider adopting the Private Streets Initiative ordinance and consider an ordinance...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident named Financial Times Person of the Year

Last week, Time Magazine named that Facebook guy as person of the year. Today, the Financial Times names a different Palo...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto will still publish agendas -- but shorter

Palo Alto will continue to publish City Council agendas in a local newspaper, though these agendas will soon look a little...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our high schools are getting too big? Maybe not...

Interesting NYT article on Brockton (MA) high - a turnaround and now a success story with 4100 students. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/education/28school.html?_r=1&hp "A...

Original post made by Me Too on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1687 Views
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