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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern American cities are changing

A report describing how modern American cities are being changed. This epic injustice is the complete takeover and reengineering...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP pledges $25 million to Children's Hospital

HP will give $25 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital over the next decade, as well as develop a research initiative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA resident, on May 3, 2011 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 1403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline noise

Last night I heard the concert from Shoreline, it practically sounded like the music was coming from less than a block away....

Original post made by Midtown guy on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Larry, on Sep 4, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 6 comments | 1403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford applications set another record

The number of applications for this fall's freshman class at Stanford University -- at 34,200 -- have set another record,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 1403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto home invasion results in shooting

A 33-year-old East Palo Alto man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning (May 5) after two or more men carrying guns entered...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by descriptions, on May 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football receives verbal commitment from top strong safety

Plant High (Tampa, Fla.) senior strong safety Drew Madhu competed at Stanford's recent football prospect camp and impressed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by random, on Jun 26, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1403 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Renewable energy bill a big win for Simitian, state

Long a devout and successful proponent of alternative energy, Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, hit the jackpot this week when...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by hate it, on May 1, 2011 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 1403 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 | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flustered robber fails to notice cash being offered

An apparently badly flustered wannabe robber fled with nothing early Sunday after twice failing to take proferred cash from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:05 am | 14 comments | 1402 Views

SPORTS

Local minor league baseball players are hitting their stride

The Palo Alto-connected MLB minor leaguers seem to be finding their groove in their new ballparks. After many of the most...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Nadine Jefferson, on Aug 11, 2012 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1402 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 | 1402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google executive goes missing in Egypt

The day before Google executive Wael Ghonim went missing last week from Egypt's protests, he tweeted, "We are all ready to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on downtown tonight?

Does anyone know why all of the police cars are downtown tonight circling the streets and some streets are blocked off?...

Original post made by Janice on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by observer, on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 3 comments | 1402 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 | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board president Joan Johnston dies

Services will be held Thursday for Joan Johnston, former president of the Palo Alto school board and a founder of the precursor...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathie McGinn, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 1401 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls run to PAL cross-country title

==B Weekend prep roundup== Youth didn't translate into inexperience for the Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country as five...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1401 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 | 1400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Popular city clerk says farewell to Palo Alto

After 15 years and 653 meetings, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider bid her final adieu on Monday night in an emotional ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Penny Ellson, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1400 Views
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