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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is the definition of a park?

Is a park a large green area where we can walk, hike, play sports, picnic, children play? Or is it a tiny green area with...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:40 am | 8 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple held at gunpoint during home invasion

A couple was held at gunpoint inside their home in Mountain View early Monday while five assailants ransacked their residence...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 6 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Local girls on US Lacrosse All-American team

Menlo School juniors Michaela Michael and Ali Kim have been named to the Girls High School All-American first team by the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sherry, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Saturday soccer game at Stanford may cause traffic

An estimated 50,000 soccer enthusiasts are expected to flood into Palo Alto Saturday, June 29, to watch the San Jose Earthquakes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 5 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paper or Plastic or...?

Good News: Another Green Doom Disproved -- Plastic Doesn't Outweigh Plankton in the Oceans Ronald Bailey | January 7,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University of Colorado analysis predicts Romney win in presidential race

This Uunivesity of Colorado analysis has been correct since 1980. It doesn't even look like it will be close. http://www.examiner.com/article/university-of-colorado-analysis-pre...

Original post made by Gay on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

City celebrates cycling next week

The City of Palo Alto is trying to entice commuters and residents to give up four wheels in exchange for two next week, with...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 7, 2011 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 1269 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 | 1268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development Center staff could grow

While layoffs, vacancies and retirements continue to shrink the workforce at Palo Alto City Hall, city officials are planning...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 1268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

PIAZZA EXPANSION COMPLETE ... A sigh of relief has swept over Piazza's Fine Foods at 3922 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Open minded, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 15 comments | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man fires gun after hip-hop festival at Stanford

A man who attended a hip-hop festival on the Stanford University campus fired a silver handgun several times as patrons exited...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on May 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 7 comments | 1268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E Ordered To Lower Gas Pressure

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110203/ap_on_re_us/us_pipeline_explosion_3 PG&E is lowering gas line pressure by 20% to...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by TripleD, on Feb 4, 2011 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1267 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain Wednesday

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:36 am | 5 comments | 1267 Views

SPORTS

Menlo shocks SHP to move closer to CCS berth

==B Friday's prep football== Sophomore quarterback Jack Heneghan threw for 169 yards and ran for 92 more to lead Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Ghost of Harbaugh, on Nov 14, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 1267 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys will play for a sixth straight CCS tennis title

Hot weather couldn't stop the Menlo School boys tennis team on Wednesday, nor could Bellarmine Prep in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous MA player , on May 14, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.5 magnitude quake hits Fremont Peak area

A series of earthquakes rattled a section of Monterey County and the surrounding region early this morning, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 31, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium In Tap Water Of 89% Of US Sampled Cities

Look at San Jose levels .. not sure how to obtain similar statistics for Palo Alto http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/212079.php...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 1267 Views
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