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PALO ALTO ISSUES

SLAC to get $68.3M in federal recovery funds

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) will receive $68.3 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 24, 2009 at 2:32 am | 2 comments | 2120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by "Chief People Officer", on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 2120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best stationery Store

Since we are unable to comment on the Best Of Voting, I would like to bemoan the lack of a suitable stationery/school supply...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 2120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash takes out fence, street sign, three vehicles

Police arrested a 23-year-old East Palo Alto man Sunday (June 20) after he drove his car in a wild ride in the Willows area...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

think twice before you buy an Apple iPhone or iPad

Those gadgets are made in Chinese sweatshops where suicides are rampant. One woman worker jumped off a factory building...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by iNeeds, on Apr 8, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 7 comments | 2120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to bolster tenant protection

As East Palo Alto braces for a new landlord to take over more than 1,800 housing units, city officials are considering changing...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Westsider, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 2120 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Symbolic actions matter in quest for civil rights

In the 1960s, political and community leaders in Palo Alto were among those who stepped up to publicly advocate for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 46 comments | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town and Country (Ellis Partners) ousts another popular store

Tomorrow, Friday May 29th, is the last day for the lovely Box Works, a store that has been at Town and Country for very ...

Original post made by Kate on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Shop elsewhere, on May 30, 2009 at 12:11 am | 6 comments | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen gets graduation gift -- a new kidney

On the first day of school at Reno's North Valleys High School last August, 16-year-old Gabriela Madrigal went into seizures....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 2120 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman - Skip That Box

Karen Holam has been involved in at least three local issues: 1. Closure of roads in the Downtown North Neighborhood, including...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 16 comments | 2119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly boys' lacrosse pins a loss on rival Gunn

The inaugural game between the Gunn and Palo Alto lacrosse programs was celebrated Tuesday night in a lively contest at the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Coach, on Apr 7, 2010 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 2119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accused of testing fraud

A family is accusing the Palo Alto Unified School District of testing fraud, claiming their daughter's teacher for two years...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by No sympathy, on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 2119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino Real & California Street - Mystery Wheelchair Accident

Hello everyone- I'm hoping that someone can help me. On Saturday, April 11th I was driving down el camino real and stopped...

Original post made by Daniel J. Pinna on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 17, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 2119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man and victim's girlfriend arrested in stabbing

A man was arrested after allegedly stabbing his 25-year-old cousin in the abdomen early Saturday morning in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sup, on Jun 23, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 2119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

plane crash at PA airport, 5:15pm Friday evening

Mercury-News says a plane crashed just short of the PA airport: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15185106...

Original post made by Bill on May. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pleasant surprise

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park resident files high-speed rail lawsuit

Menlo Park resident Russell Peterson filed a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority and the Peninsula Corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by stretch, on Aug 17, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Palo Alto mayor joins Knight Foundation

Former Palo Alto Mayor Judy Kleinberg, an attorney known for her work with technology companies and nonprofits, has joined...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lytle was a menace, on Jun 2, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 2119 Views
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