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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen leak poses little danger to homes

A whitish-vapor hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning is dissipating quickly and posing little...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by pop, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Massive Sierra wildfire could affect Palo Alto water source

The Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which provides Palo Alto with its water, could be affected by the huge wildfire burning near...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 pm | 15 comments | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View woman mugged walking to work

A Mountain View woman talking on her cell phone while walking to work Monday morning was attacked by a man who slapped her...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by CLEAR, on Jan 28, 2010 at 3:35 am | 7 comments | 1547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot case on Dateline NBC

Anyone see the Dateline NBC show about the Jennifer Schipsi murder on Friday? I did not follow the trial when it happened,...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1547 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football, volleyball teams begin state title defenses

The curtain goes up on special seasons for the Palo Alto football and girls' volleyball teams on Friday. The big question...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2011 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Protestors greet Obama en route to Palo Alto

Protesting President Barack Obama's visit to Atherton, Dave Menche waves to moving traffic along Alameda de las Pulgas on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 22, 2010 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 13 comments | 1546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford endowment jumps 10 percent last year

Stanford University is working its way back to financial health following devastating investment losses in 2008-09. But Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

do-rag robber pleads guilty

I'm surprised that Palo Alto Online has apparently not reported on this story. Jeffrey Smith has plead guilty to a string...

Original post made by Lynne on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman robbed in front of her home

A Palo Alto woman was robbed in front of her home in the 900 block of El Cajon Way shortly about 7 p.m. Saturday, police...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jared@erosenfeld.com, on Dec 13, 2010 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jerry Brown Education Policy - Serious Disaster

While thousands of motivated California high school students are turned away from the University of California System, one...

Original post made by JD on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 1546 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: New HSR challenges

Strong criticism about the financial viability of the High-Speed Rail project is making it more likely that its funding plan...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 17, 2012 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple vs. Google

There was a 4 page article in the New York Times last week about Palo Alto's most famous resident and his war with that company...

Original post made by Steve on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 15, 2010 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anni, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 7 comments | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 1546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire districts revving up cross-border aid

When a wildfire ignited grasslands in Pearson Arastradero Preserve on Wednesday afternoon, the various city and county fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching parents how to teach kids bicycle safety.

Bringing Up Bicyclists class details. Teaching children the skills and habits they need to avoid the most common...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on Feb 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 2 comments | 1545 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the PAFD Alumni Association Proud

Look what PAFD's old Deputy Fire Chief is up to. Looks like he retired from Palo Alto so he can collect his pension, and...

Original post made by Jim H. on Sep. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1545 Views
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