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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Rick R, on Aug 2, 2011 at 11:10 am | 12 comments | 1396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water rates rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will be asked to swallow higher water rates starting next month to help pay for a colossal regional effort...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm | 25 comments | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto schools celebrate growth

Schools in East Palo Alto celebrated a growth in standardized test scores Wednesday, despite failing to meet "adequate yearly...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 7, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 5 comments | 1396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

@recent and frequent commentators - will you kindly share why you stop posting when threads become available only to those who are logged in?

Will you kindly share the reason that had you stop posting once a thread becomes restricted only to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 1396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brazen burglars swipe $20,000 in valuables

About $20,000 in jewelry, electronics, furniture and art was taken from a Mountain View home over the weekend in a brazen...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by coooper, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:44 am | 6 comments | 1396 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn and Priory girls all advance

The Sacred Heart Prep boys' soccer team had the second-best record of any team, boys or girls, heading into the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Feb 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Whitson earns player of week volleyball honors

If there was a volleyball competition going on between between the Whitson sisters of Palo Alto, age would have the edge....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by paly student, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim for USC next fall

Competing just across the street from Stanford, it seemed only natural that Palo Alto High's Jasmine Tosky eventually would...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jonathon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 1396 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Debniak has become a quiet force

Alex Debniak is not your average Stanford student-athlete. Peel back the layers, and you discover what an extraordinary journey...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple's Steve Jobs takes third medical leave

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has announced that he will take another medical leave of absence. Jobs, 55, sent a letter to employees...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 18, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 10 comments | 1396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University trail opens

A long-awaited public hiking trail that has been a decade in the making will open Friday (May 20). The new trail, called...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 1396 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 | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Robotripping' bill to become law Jan. 1

It took more than seven years, but a proposal by two Palo Alto officers to restrict sale of certain cough medicines to minors...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by JA, on Dec 30, 2011 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 1395 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1395 Views

SPORTS

Owens will finish hoop season on a high note

==B National Invitation Tournament == Senior Josh Owens has to be feeling pretty good these days. He's suffered through...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Mar 22, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1395 Views
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