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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1189 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open-space district surpasses 60,000 acres

A 270-acre farm near Half Moon Bay will bump the amount of preserved open space managed by the Midpeninsula Regional Open...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 21 comments | 1189 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Catholic Bishops wage political battle

From the Most Reverend Stephen E. Blaire, chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development for the Catholic...

Original post made by Pearly Pearl on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 14, 2012 at 11:16 am | 9 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird watchers ? ... anyone know about bright yellow birds ?

I just was totally blown away in my own back yard. Looking out the window I saw a bird I have never seen anything like before...

Original post made by Anon. on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 7 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day rocks downtown Palo Alto

World Music Day returned to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor was a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redistricting still splits Menlo, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jetman, on Jun 24, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 1189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brainstorm for downtown residential spillover parking

I wonder if there may be a politically viable way to bring Parking Panda ("rent your San Francisco driveway parking space...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 1188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: 'Style Wars' a result of too much, too fast?

Palo Alto's latest architectural controversies center on questions of massing, density and style. And misconceptions about...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1188 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal hits the jackpot in 19-6 victory over California

==I Tuesday's game with UOP delayed a day== Stephen Picotty, Brian Ragira and Kenny Diekroeger combined to drive in 15...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 10, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

SPORTS

UCSB men's water polo beats Stanford

UCSB men's water polo upset the cardinal men's 12-9 at the So Cal invitational tournament at Santa Barbara. Great job Gauchos....

Original post made by David on Sep. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1188 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1188 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How rail travel can work

Just returned from a trip to Europe where I used multi systems of public transport. I found it fast, clean, efficient and...

Original post made by European Traveler on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-wage workers to Obama: Please 'friend' us too

As President Barack Obama traveled to Facebook headquarters today, about 100 low-income people and their supporters gathered...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 1188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up over Independence Day weekend

Drunken driving arrests were up in the Bay Area over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, with one fatality, California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by MADD, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1187 Views

SPORTS

CCS finals a fitting finish for senior standouts

The Central Coast Section Swimming Championships is considered as one of the fastest meets in the nation, year in and out....

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Corey Levens, on May 11, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike lane under consideration where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 1187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lasers pointed at planes, coming from Palo Alto?

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/fbi-investigates-laser-interference-two-sfo-flight/nPnzJ/ It seems that this is causing...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 8, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Free at Last' celebrates 17 years of helping people

"Free at Last," an organization that for 17 years has helped people escape from drugs and alcohol and become free and productive,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ravenswood, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1186 Views
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