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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 | 1376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 1375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not successful' in filling communication post

The Palo Alto school district so far has not been successful in its search for a new communication coordinator but the search...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Responsibility, on May 17, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 21 comments | 1375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man charged with robberies in Palo Alto

A man who police believe used a handgun to rob stores and banks throughout the region, including a Walgreens and a bank in...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gonzo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1375 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B 800 -- ==Sturges (Mtn View) 2:12.48, Hiltz (Aptos) 2:13.36, Knapp (Los Gatos) 2:14.40, ==B Gallagher (Gunn) 2:14.93,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by vikingsportswriter , on Apr 27, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google to build fiber network at Stanford

Palo Alto's dream of a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network will soon take shape on a smaller scale just beyond the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Nov 16, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 1375 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Only 500 new homes sold in entire U.S. in both Oct & Nov - PA stats?

I read the below post and it made me wonder how many new homes (as distinct from resold homes) were sold in Palo Alto in...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Misleading Title, on Dec 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Refuse rate surcharge on private streets discriminatory

The proposed refuse rate increases in Palo Alto include a $14.42/month surcharge for residents who live on private streets...

Original post made by natalie fisher on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rachael Flatt arrives at The Farm

On a recent morning, Rachael Flatt, like any college freshman, was anxious to meet her roommate, get her class schedule figured...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 26, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1375 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Still upset about bag ban

Phase II comes into effect on July 1 and I am still upset about this. This ban is not right and the charge for paper is not...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 1374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber Endorsed by 3 More Student Publications

Hello Palo Alto: Have you voted yet? If not, please take a look at these informative editorials about your choices. Thanks...

Original post made by Student Advocate on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by The facts, on Nov 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 17 comments | 1374 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 | 1374 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bank robbery tied to arson

The smoking wreck of a Honda Accord set on fire led Menlo Park police back to the scene of a bank robbery as they pieced...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B><B>TOO FAST FOR CONDITIONS ... </B>When is driving 15 mph considered driving "too fast for conditions"? When the car in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by How is this news?, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around California Avenue: Here comes construction

Palo Alto's effort to encourage more development near California Avenue is already bearing fruit. Here are some of the new...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1374 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Bid to Boost Tourism Falls Short

From the Wall Street Journal PALO ALTOŚCity leaders in this enclave, which Stanford University and many Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Armed man robs 7-Eleven in Midtown Palo Alto

An armed, masked man robbed a 7-Eleven store in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood early Thursday morning, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:23 am | 16 comments | 1373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja student winner in Congressional Art Competition

A painting called "Peacemaker," by Castilleja School junior Saloni Kalkat, will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year after...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Colette Cranston, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1373 Views
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