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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Election Prediction Thread

No rhetoric, no noise. Just your prediction for electoral vote count, Senate +/-, and House pick ups. First prize? Why,...

Original post made by PK on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 26 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP cleans house - one-third of the board of directors "resigns"

4 out of 12 directors are kicked out. In addition, HP is launching a new investigation of Mark Hurd. AP news report: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/01/20/st...

Original post made by Marky on Jan. 20, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

'Lucky' break in potentially deadly East Palo Alto fire

An East Palo Alto apartment complex that has posed a potentially deadly hazard caught fire on Thursday (April 28) evening,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 1, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 12 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

University Ave. to close Sunday for music festival

World Music Day is coming back to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor's a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by car free Sundays!, on Jun 20, 2011 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SHP runner suffers serious injuries after being struck by car

The Sacred Heart Prep girls' cross-country team made some great strides last season with the help of Courtney Schrier. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by not an accident, on Aug 3, 2011 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Handicapping the golf course

Perhaps there is a silver lining in a flood-control proposal that would place a new levee on part of the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by more free space, on Dec 9, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday, March 1, announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 38 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City tries to keep retail on Emerson Street block

For a glimpse of downtown Palo Alto's changing fortunes, one need look no further than the 600 block of Emerson Street, where...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Noyola among finalists for soccer award

Stanford senior midfielder Teresa Noyola has her sights set on USC and UCLA this weekend in big Pac-12 matches. She has other...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by non-Facebook user, on Oct 7, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Stanford places four on USA Today Sports' All-America team

Four Stanford student-athletes were named to the USA Today Sports' All-America college football team on Wednesday -- David...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by John, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

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Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing on Elks property faces jeers, cheers

SummerHill Homes would like to build 46 homes on 3.9 acres of former Palo Alto Elks property on El Camino Real. But drawings...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

kitchen scraps composting

hi I am encouraged to compost vegetable and fruit scraps from the kitchen in an effort to reduce waste, recycle and generally...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Annette Puskarich, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shifts focus to infrastructure

Palo Alto's quest to repair its aged infrastructure and possibly seek a bond to pay for some of these repairs will kick off...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by JT, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:47 am | 16 comments | 1191 Views

SPORTS

Cal-Stanford volleyball showdown: No 1. vs. No. 2

==B The Big Spike== There will be plenty at stake when the Stanford women's volleyball team travels to Berkeley for its...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by BC, on Sep 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

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Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anaerobic Digestion Data Table Formatting Test

The numbers in here are good, but I want to make sure my table is well formatted before I post it. PAOnline, if you added...

Original post made by Cedric de La Beaujardiere on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 9 comments | 1190 Views
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