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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UPDATE: Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to upgrade...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments | 1524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros & Cons Presentations, June Primary Ballot Measures

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 7-9 pm Channing House 850 Webster St. Palo Alto, CA 94301 Pros & Cons June Primary Ballot Measures....

Original post made by League of Women Voters on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama touts technology, participation

In his first live-streaming Q&A with the American people Wednesday, President Barack Obama asserted that new technologies...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:48 am | 9 comments | 1524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to host Palo Alto 'sidewalk office hours'

State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has announced he will hold "sidewalk office hours" in Palo Alto and Menlo Park on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested for Bay Area auto burglaries

One woman has been arrested and a second is being sought in connection with a series of auto break-in burglaries in several...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's fate now in jury's hands

Depending on which attorney the jury believes, the case against Bulos Zumot is either a clear example of a toxic relationship...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by getitstraight, on Feb 9, 2011 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 1523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1523 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 | 1523 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1523 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burdette earns her first career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor

==BI Peg Barnard Invite set to tee off == Senior Lindsay Burdette gives the Stanford women's tennis team a pretty good...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by MorginDulsia, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

A popular Palo Alto food-truck event that helped revive a defunct, Embarcadero Road shopping center has hit the skids, just...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by lindaloo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 4 comments | 1523 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens voice concern over extracted groundwater

Old Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp saves water by the cup in her kitchen to use in her garden. When she noticed a fire-hose-sized...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda Siri, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 1522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1522 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal bus accident similar to 2007 crosswalk incident

Today's fatal bus/pedestrian crash is similar to a bus/pedestrian accident in late October 2007, when an 86-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 1522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto electronics burglars face prosecution

Two men accused of stealing high-end electronics to sell online, including from Palo Alto businesses, will be prosecuted...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Josť Daniel Nunes Dias, on Sep 22, 2012 at 6:20 am | 4 comments | 1522 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto can't handle No. 2 Mitty in baseball

==BI Monday's prep roundup== Palo Alto's tough preseason baseball road continued on a cold Monday night with a 7-3 loss...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Player, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1522 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad invited to US U23 national rowing camp

==B Of local note== US Rowing has invited Rachel Ersted, a 2010 graduate of Palo Alto High and current sophomore at the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by jess, on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1522 Views
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