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AROUND TOWN

Hazardous power lines

Folks, I read with great sadness about the couple and son who were electrocuted on Palm Beach when their Ham radio antenna...

Original post made by Ashok Srinivasan on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Electrified !!, on Oct 14, 2009 at 4:35 am | 3 comments | 1561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road closure, helicopter noise on Stanford campus Monday

Stanford University has issued an advisory that Campus Drive East and part of Bowdoin Street will be intermittently closed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 1561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to reboot PaloAltoGreen

In a city abuzz with green-energy programs, PaloAltoGreen stands out as a paragon of success, having received a raft of awards...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 31 comments | 1560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools and rain! (and middle schools too)

What do the schools do with wet jackets and umbrellas on wet days? My high schooler and middle schooler won't take jackets...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1560 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police Launches Anonymous Tip Service

Saw this on the city web site: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/news/displaynews.asp?NewsID=1495&TargetID=268 Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 6, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans high-speed-rail workshop Sept. 12

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the High-Speed Rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Aug 25, 2009 at 8:17 am | 10 comments | 1560 Views

AROUND TOWN

New dog run, turf planned for El Camino Park

Palo Alto's bustling El Camino Park will soon be equipped with a new synthetic turf, a granite pathway and a dog park as...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by GoodIdea, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 15 comments | 1560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suggestion for Downtown Traffic

Pretty much all over Palo Alto, but especially downtown there are so many cars parked on the street that it is impossible...

Original post made by Anon. on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by remove the 4-way stops, on Sep 24, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is the definition of a park?

Is a park a large green area where we can walk, hike, play sports, picnic, children play? Or is it a tiny green area with...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:40 am | 8 comments | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Knights a victory away from Super Bowl

The Palo Alto Knights are heading to Reno this weekend to gamble on a trip to the Super Bowl. These Junior Pee Wee Pop Warner...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Matt Manning, on Sep 16, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto official to lead East Bay school district

After a year with the Palo Alto school district, Directory of Secondary Education Debbra Lindo will depart in June to become...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kris Taylor, on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prowling teacher aims to save big money for schools

Can simple behavior changes by teachers -- shutting doors, unplugging classroom televisions -- save millions of dollars in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A guide for the guide dogs

Ever since she was 8 years old, Alana Schwartz has trained guide dogs for blind and visually impaired persons. A senior at...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by AA, on Apr 30, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 4 comments | 1559 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto can't handle No. 2 Mitty in baseball

==BI Monday's prep roundup== Palo Alto's tough preseason baseball road continued on a cold Monday night with a 7-3 loss...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Player, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1559 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neurosurgeon remembered as 'hero' to his children

As a doctor, Doyle John Borchers III loved helping people, people others might have written off. As a man, Borchers loved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by Daniel O'Donnell, on Mar 6, 2011 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto Utilities--Irresponsible to New Residents

This is a special warning to anyone thinking of moving to P.A., but not immediately after purchasing your home. Because...

Original post made by Chen Kai Wen on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by It's a big mess, on Dec 31, 2009 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 1558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car wash burglar arrested

Palo Alto police arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a car wash at El Camino Real and Urban Lane at 3:30 a.m. this morning....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto may file complaint on auto-dial 911 calls

Palo Alto is considering filing a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission after its emergency dispatch center...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by spam, on Jan 29, 2011 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer is named to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer, architect of one the nation's elite women's basketball programs over the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sport Fan, on Apr 5, 2011 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:24 am | 6 comments | 1558 Views
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