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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David Frum identifies conservative pay-for-play scam

Sneak peek inside the right-wing echo chamber. How Heritage buys street cred with the fringies over Cato, the American Enterprise...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 20, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 10 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dance and art celebrated at Stanford powwow

Twirling so fast at times that they were a blur of brilliant color, hundreds of dancers took part in the 40th Annual Stanford...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contingency cost correction for Anaerobic digestion plant

I attended the meeting and what I understood is that only option 1a had a 30% contingency fee while the other options had...

Original post made by Rowan on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online launches video academy

Palo Alto Online is looking for residents interested in joining our team in covering community issues and events on video....

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by huh?, on May 10, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ford Motor Co. drives into downtown Palo Alto

Ford Motor Company arrived in downtown Palo Alto earlier this month, setting up a research operation in one of Hamilton Avenue's...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Mar 31, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 5 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Summer Camps for Incoming First Grader

Greetings: We hope to enroll our six-year-old daughter in a day camp this summer, and I know the enrollment period for many...

Original post made by SummerCamper on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by cyclist dies in SF

We see it all the time in Palo Alto, cyclists do not stop at red lights or stop signs. I hope that all Palo Alto cyclists...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police investigating weekend shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot on Saturday night in the area of Euclid Avenue and Bell Street in East Palo Alto. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Abe Mitchell, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 1241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bullying

We are new to the Palo Alto school district. I have a daughter in the third grade at Juana Briones. She has been being bullied...

Original post made by Sandra on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 14, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 3 comments | 1240 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weigh in on architecture decisions for our city

One citizen living in University South has initiated a survey worthy of your evaluation. Check out www.surveymonkey.com/s/paloaltoarchitecture If...

Original post made by Tom DuBois on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1240 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday's 2 alarm fire on Madeline Court

Any news about the two alarm fire on Madeline Court at Curtner Avenue in south Palo Alto early Saturday morning? Heard that...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1240 Views

SPORTS

Peak Performances slugs way to Menlo Park city title

==B Little League== It was a hitter's game at the Menlo Park City championship Little League game Friday at Burgess Park....

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 19, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1240 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 | 1240 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford men's basketball player dies

==I Enlarged heart likely cause of death== Peter Sauer, a key contributor on the 1998 Stanford Final Four men's basketball...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by thinking of this family, on Jul 11, 2012 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More flights canceled due to plane malfunction

Fifteen more flights in and out of San Francisco were canceled Sunday after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by well-run airline, on Apr 5, 2011 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 1240 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 | 1240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman dies in fiery Mountain View crash

A woman was killed early Sunday morning when her car struck a tree in Mountain View, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Very Sorry for her, on Jan 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views
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