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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 | 1409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senator seeks to revamp rail authority leadership

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system would lose its semi-independent status and see its entire...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 22, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 11 comments | 1409 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's good for the goose...

More than 200 animals -- 50-plus species, including bobcats, raccoons, jungle bats, snakes, a red tail hawk, and of course,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gordon, on Apr 1, 2010 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 1409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students riding bikes on wrong side of Churchill

Paly students do ride their bikes the wrong way down Churchill but not excusing them, it is quite apparent why they do it....

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 7 comments | 1408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime, and the learning is fun

More than 2,000 students have been pursuing enrichment, remedial or skill-building this summer on four Palo Alto campuses....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ohlone Family, on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses bat, cane in Palo Alto road-rage melee

An Easter visit to Stanford Hospital turned into a violent attack in the middle of the road Sunday when a bat-wielding man...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by A Local Motorist, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:51 pm | 16 comments | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery: President Obama visits Palo Alto

President Barack Obama visited Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) to take part in a "town hall" meeting entitled "Shared Responsibility...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire causes $400,000 damage to Menlo Park home

A one-alarm fire caused about $350,000 in structural damage and $50,000 in damage to contents of a single-story home in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Marijuana Smokers Who Start Early Are at Greatest Risk, Study Finds

There should be more to come on the risks of starting marijuana use early, and eventually the link to depression. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/15/health/research/15marijua...

Original post made by Reality on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Reality, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 12 comments | 1407 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto sweeps swim titles in De Anza Division finals

==I SHP sweeps titles; M-A boys win PAL crown== Given a 54-point lead after the diving finals earlier in the week, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 9, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1407 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 | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Census 2010: Quick facts about Palo Alto

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20364 posted Friday, March 11, 2011, 11:12...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Aaron@PalyVoice, on Apr 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

27th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

Grab your running shoes! With an early harvest moon this year, it's time to celebrate with the 27th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's finds key to future in its past

Kepler's Books and Magazines has a new look -- and that look may awaken memories of its radical roots. The store, which struggled...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:42 am | 15 comments | 1407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Caution and skepticism needed on transit-center lease

It is ironic that at the very time the city is promoting a community discussion about the future of the area surrounding...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 30, 2014 at 12:19 am | 10 comments | 1406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates expansion milestone

After years of plans, negotiations and design work, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials celebrated a major milestone...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds murder conviction in 2003 shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday upheld the murder conviction and sentence of life without parole of a Vallejo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by TINA R, on May 23, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views
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