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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health and Pension Costs to Cripple Palo Alto's Future?

As this article from the Mercury News explains, pension and health costs for retirees will soon make it almost impossible...

Original post made by Dave on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Retiree, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 1597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardy Park - danger to the playground area?

Just read that the Eleanor Pardy Park's Eucalyptus Trees are in danger of falling down or fallen branches are in danger of...

Original post made by crescent park resident on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lois, on Mar 10, 2010 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school parents poll - computer game time weekly

I'd like to poll parents of Palo Alto high school kids - 1) how much time on a average per week does your high school kid...

Original post made by Paly mom on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by paly parent, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 9 comments | 1597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest in decades-old Mtn. View murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be served in the death of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found strangled...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1597 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avenidas salutes community contributors

Six accomplished community members, selected from a list of more than 40, can add being winners of the annual Avenidas Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1597 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford baseball simply Super in regional final

Alex Blandino drove in four runs and the top-seeded Stanford baseball team beat No. 2 Pepperdine, 8-7, in the championship...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Jun 4, 2012 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1597 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chronicle Article: Passengers Can Challenge No-Fly List by Bob Egelka

Have you seen this article yet? Article: Passengers Can Challenge No-Fly List by Bob Egelka Chronicle Staff Writer Tues....

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Liberty, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1597 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 | 1597 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Science camp on lock-down with gunman at large

A shooting in Cupertino caused a science camp in Saratoga to go on lock-down and a number of Mountain View schools to close...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by middleschooler, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 7 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Teen suicides thoughout the years

I grew up in Palo Alto and recall four teen suicides, I knew 3/4 of these people personally, during my years at Paly. This...

Original post made by Tom on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Sep 5, 2009 at 12:44 am | 8 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jurors begin deliberation in Koloto murder trial

The defense attorney for a man accused of murdering 27-year-old Philip Lacy during a robbery in downtown Palo Alto two years...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:35 am | 5 comments | 1597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford volleyball setter is named national player of week

==BI Cardinal corner== The awards continue to roll in for Stanford volleyball setter James Shaw as he has been tabbed the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Volleyball Fan, on Mar 12, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: From ambient to upbeat

As gray rainy light filters down through the Stanford Hospital atrium windows, it's met by cheerful Western swing music on...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 5, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heroism at Gunn

I work occasionally as an aide for a Special Education class at Gunn High School.One day in April, I was escorting a student...

Original post made by alice u. hahn on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Misha, on May 18, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 8 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Park-saving plan; grad requirements

As he prepares to leave Sacramento due to term limits, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) is hoping to leave one final...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Billy, on May 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 14 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rejection: How to profit from life's setbacks

Some of Stanford University's high-profile professors, alumni and students are sharing their personal memories of failure...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 14, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 9 comments | 1596 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands lose power as storm rages on

Stormy weather has knocked out power to about 26,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area this morning, a PG&E spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Evan, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1596 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Be the first on your block to redesign the city's website

The City of Palo Alto has issued an RFP for a redesigned website: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=21650...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Jun 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Haiti Relief Bake Sales at Local Schools

If you are willing to brave the rain, please come out and support the efforts of your local schools to provide relief to...

Original post made by Pamela on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by HPA, on Jan 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views
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