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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian seeks to postpone high-speed-rail funding

Three years after California voters approved a $9.95 billion bond to build the nation's first high-speed-rail system, a debate...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 14, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 1410 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mitt Romney wants to get rid of Planned Parenthood

After Koman's disastrous decision and the resultant outpouring of support for Planned Parenthood, one would imagine an otherwise...

Original post made by Dorothy on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jax, on Apr 23, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 27 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1410 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1409 Views

SPORTS

Luck's last college game finally comes to pass

==B Fiesta Bowl, Jan. 2, 5:30 p.m., ESPN== We've seen Andrew Luck do some amazing things on the football field, rallying...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Cal Morton, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP CEO Meg Whitman named board chair

Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman will add "chairman of the board of directors" to her title, the company announced...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 7 comments | 1409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Parks are the most valuable and vulnerable lands anywhere. Park dedication protects parkland from government and developer...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Environmentalist, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mosquitoes at Greer Park

Has anyone noticed how terrible the mosquitoes have become at Greer Park? My daughter was playing soccer there this morning...

Original post made by Michelle on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 7 comments | 1408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Odds and Ends

Quote of the year Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18207 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 30, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 1408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars clean out Lutticken's cash registers

Sometime during the dark, damp hours of Saturday night and Sunday morning, burglars broke into Lutticken's Deli in Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 21, 2010 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1408 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys, girls grab division victories over Gunn

==B Wednesday's prep basketball== The Palo Alto boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their winning ways against...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 1408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Our Right to Know and Label GMOs

Recently my son and I attended a training in downtown Palo Alto to gather signatures for an initiative to require the labeling...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:40 am | 11 comments | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rape in Palo Alto, Sunday 8/14/11 Wilkie Way 4:45pm

Why is there no reporting on this?...

Original post made by Maria on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by firecrackers, on Aug 18, 2011 at 8:21 am | 6 comments | 1407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police see spike in auto burglaries

A series of recent auto burglaries are being investigated by Palo Alto police, including at least three that were grand thefts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 23, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 16 comments | 1407 Views

SPORTS

Bowl game season gets busy this week before Stanford kicks off in Orange Bowl

Football fans will get their share of the postseason this week, long before Stanford takes on Virginia Tech in the Orange...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 28, 2010 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1407 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, SHP both clinch no worse than co-titles

==BI Friday's boys' basketball== The Palo Alto boys' basketball team got off to a slow start this season while waiting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views
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