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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

100 acres of foothills to blaze today

Don't be alarmed if you see smoke billowing up from Skyline Boulevard today (Wednesday). Fire officials plan a "prescribed...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by RR, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:07 am | 9 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Children's Theatre director earns award

Pat Briggs, retired director of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, has been awarded the first Junior Theater Festival Lifetime...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Feb 3, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chamber names MacKenzie interim CEO

The Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce has selected local businessman David S.G. MacKenzie to serve as its interim president and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More Noise for Palo Alto - source Google Fighter Squadron

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Original post made by Elliott Springs on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by What Next, on Oct 27, 2008 at 7:08 pm | 6 comments | 2090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jumbo home OK'd by Palo Alto planners

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by joe, on Mar 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bobert, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting teens 'connected' is topic of Sunday event

Finding ways to support local youth will be the topic Sunday at a public gathering organized by two members of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Apr 29, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto students buck trends on commuting

As Palo Alto schools marked "Walk & Roll Day" celebrating human-powered transportation, parent volunteers say Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Seriously?, on Oct 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 10 comments | 2090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen places tenth in national science contest

A Palo Alto teenager has placed tenth in a national math and science competition, taking home $20,000 in the 2013 Intel Science...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Raman, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 13 comments | 2090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

the Carlygate scandal expands, Tom Cambell is now accusing her of using shell companies to share technology with Iran

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/san-jose-neighborhoods/ci_14895735 Several of Carly Fiorina's former...

Original post made by Tom on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2090 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's largest landlord looks to sell

For residents at the Newell Court apartments in East Palo Alto, change has become the new normal over the past two years. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic safety was city's big concern during outage

Traffic and potential accidents at signalized intersections with no power were among the biggest concerns city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 25 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Barranco: Whose News?

I was attending the press conference at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Suddenly the large projector screens at all the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Richard Placone: Voyage of a Lifetime

On Sept. 10, 2001, my wife, Jeanne, and I, my mother and a good friend left for what was to be a wonderful cruise to Alaska...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher Utility Rates for Residents Meeting tonight??

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Original post made by Rick on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 5, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 2089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Disaster aides to practice what they preach

Disaster-response volunteers will be holding an earthquake drill Saturday afternoon in Palo Alto, practicing putting out...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Annette Ashton, on Sep 18, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2089 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City halts work on Cal Ave tree planting and streetscape plan pending public meetings

Just discovered a press release posted yesterday on the City web site, following up on the City Manager's remarks at the...

Original post made by friend of trees and Cal Ave on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mama, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 2089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FML is the second most common user status on Facebook

According to our neighbors at Facebook, the second most common user status on their system is "FML": http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=215076352130 Personally,...

Original post made by FML on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by sophie, on Jan 8, 2010 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phyllis Seidman's family files claim against Palo Alto after SUV kills her on on Cowper Ave.

Phyllis Seidman was using her wheelchair in a crosswalk on Cowper Ave. (near Embarcadero Rd.) when an unidentified SUV driver...

Original post made by John on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2089 Views
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