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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Still upset about bag ban

Phase II comes into effect on July 1 and I am still upset about this. This ban is not right and the charge for paper is not...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 19, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto mother seeks marrow donors for her son, or others

As she watches her 12-year-old son grow weaker from repeated rounds of chemotherapy, Palo Alto resident Liz Poux stays focused...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by James, on May 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1543 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 | 1543 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1542 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party bus driver arrested after fatal collision

The driver of a party bus that crashed into a tree on Aug. 11 has been arrested after a passenger died during the incident,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by DUI watcher, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1542 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's basketball loads up with top national recruits

Displaying an expansive international recruiting reach, Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer filled nearly every...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by KP, on Nov 13, 2014 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1542 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 1542 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out about their hopes

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 1541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have Intramural Sports disappeared?

I am looking for a non-competitive team sport for my teen at Paly. It seems that neither Paly nor Gunn have such a thing....

Original post made by Intramural Sports at Paly or Gunn on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 15 comments | 1541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

City View

Board of Education (Sept. 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11586 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too bright!

The new steet lamps on Parkinson are too bright! Thought I was in a scene from Close Encounters last night when the bright...

Original post made by Parkinson Resident on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by private property, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1541 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1540 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama cancels High Speed Rail, now it's high speed bus.

Great news at the Onion. High speed rail projects have been cancelled. Instead, we'll have high speed bus network. http://www.theonion.com/video/obama-replaces-costly-hig...

Original post made by andreas on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 16, 2010 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1540 Views

SPORTS

Allen gives Stanford men hoops another scoring option

Chasson Randle was Stanford's leading scorer in Saturday night's 65-59 nonconference men's basketball victory over Lafayette,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 31, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1540 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1540 Views
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