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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes as an IQ Test

Clearly many bikers don't know how to read. "Stop" means stop for all vehicles on Bryant St., including people riding bikes....

Original post made by Moochie on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Moochie, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 43 comments | 1392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run collision

A man who was killed in a Sunnyvale hit-and-run that also badly injured his friend on Saturday has been identified by the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by murder, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 1392 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo season ends with OT loss

==BI Stanford women win hoops battle== There were too many heroic moments to simply say the Stanford men's water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1392 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto runs away with league meet title

==B Boys' track and field== It started with a meet record of 43.06 in the opening 400 relay and by the time the long day...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by PalyTrackFan, on May 6, 2011 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1392 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 | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist airlifted from Skyline crash

A motorcylist suffered major head injuries in a crash with a truck Sunday afternoon on Skyline Boulevard just south of Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can we get on the grid please!

Why is it that Palo Alto has a single point of failure for power to the whole city? Aren't electrical transmission systems...

Original post made by SG on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 7, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 1391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City passes 2012 budget, seeks union concessions

Palo Alto officials approved the city's 2012 budget Monday night with little discussion, no protests and one glaring asterisk. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:30 am | 15 comments | 1391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kill High-Speed Rail in favor of Self-Driving Car Autobahn?

I listened to the governor's speech and his comments about high speed rail (HSR), and it occurred to me that maybe HSR isn't...

Original post made by Forward on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 5 comments | 1391 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campanile Article: Ramifications of Rape Culture

Last week The Campanile, Paly’s student newspaper, published an in-depth article called “Ramifications of Rape Culture,”...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by among others, on May 3, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 16 comments | 1391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 27, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 1391 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Priory girls all set for their WBAL showdown

A third straight title in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) will be on the line when first-place Sacred Heart...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Knight Time, on Feb 10, 2011 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1391 Views

SPORTS

Bruml's no-hitter puts Menlo in the semifinals

==B CCS baseball== ==I Palo Alto also qualifies for semis== With senior Jake Bruml pitching a no-hitter and striking...

Original post made on May. 22, 2011
Last comment by Justa Fan, on May 24, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 1391 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obamacare to more than double premiums for individual insurance in the Bay Area

Despite recent attempts to portray the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a winner for California citizens, regarding premiums,...

Original post made by John on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 14 comments | 1391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Implications of the Castro St (and other) Caltrain Ped Crossing Project

The project to "upgrade" the Castro St (Mountain View) pedestrian crossing is taking shape. They are putting in permanent...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1391 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized Thursday (Feb. 4), the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by onlyin america, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 1390 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trees, grass catch fire behind Gunn High

A grass fire broke out behind Gunn High School in Palo Alto at about 4:30 p.m. Friday (May 27). Four fire engines responded...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bleme Gunn Smokers, on May 29, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays due to train hitting abandoned car

A car abandoned on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale was hit by a northbound commuter train at 5 a.m. today, causing "significant...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Victor Shin, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 1390 Views
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