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AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto leads in wireless, but needs bandwidth to operate

A funny thing happened in Palo Alto on the way to the 21st century. There's controversy about the future of wireless technology. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Weiss, on May 20, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 1399 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. 1398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The most dangerous intersections in Palo Alto

Town and Country shopping center entrances on both Embarcadero and El Camino. Someone will be seriously injured at one or...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 8 comments | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn HS Athletic Achievements

Congratulations to the 2010-11 Gunn Athletes! 11 CCS Individual Champions: Erin Robinson (Track & Field), Stefan Weidemann...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1398 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 | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton teacher on paid leave after student calls 911 - could that happen in Palo Alto?

Not sure why this hasn't been mentioned by Palo Alto Weekly as many other neighboring stories are reported. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8426 With...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Good for the Kid, on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1397 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 | 1397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: New HSR challenges

Strong criticism about the financial viability of the High-Speed Rail project is making it more likely that its funding plan...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 1397 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 1397 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 | 1396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire board to consider modifying its compensation philosophy

19 July agenda item: MENLO PARK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT PROPOSED REVISIONS TO BOARD POLICY AND PROCEDURES MANUAL...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 14, 2011
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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 | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fall Class Guide 2011

Academic Achievement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15349 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

James Lovland, godfather of the global warming hysteria, now backs off

Loveland, the Gaia guy, is now sobering up. He is a scientist, who decided to become scientific, instead of an alrmist....

Original post made by Sean on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 39 comments | 1395 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
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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 | 1394 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 | 1394 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford running standout Plumer returns as an assistant coach

==B Cardinal corner== PattiSue Plumer, a two-time U.S. Olympian and one of Stanford's greatest distance runners, is returning...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Antonio McKay, on Jun 28, 2011 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silent tribute

The mood on Beech Street in East Palo Alto is calm again, five days after a fatal plane crash plunged the neighborhood into...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Odo, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 1394 Views
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