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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by M, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:20 am | 1 comment | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vampires descend on City Hall

Jane Ratchye (far right), Debbie Lloyd (right), Karla Dailey (fourth from left), Lindsay Joye (third from left) and fellow...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to speak at Stanford

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will deliver a speech about how the U.N. can create opportunities from transitions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 940 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Accident at Greer and Embarcadero

Anyone know information about the accident at Greer and Embarcadero today? Looked like a child was hit. Our community...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by DanPaly, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ronald McDonald House expansion clears final hurdle

The Ronald McDonald House, which offers shelter to families of children with life-threatening illnesses, will roughly double...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exotic to practical

A stroll through Palo Alto's neighborhoods reveals grand old houses to midcentury Eichlers, with gardens ranging from traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by arm the homeless, on Aug 7, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cain wins Republican straw poll in Florida

I don't give much credence to straw polls, but I was happy to see that for once my man "won" a straw poll. My woman, Bachmann,...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Love affair with baseball, labor law, is worth the read

==BI Stanford author== William B. Gould IV retains his lifelong passion for two things: the law, specifically labor law,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police to hold crime-prevention, emergency prep events

Pledging to increase community involvement in crime prevention and disaster preparedness, two educational events will be...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by antone braga, on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:15 am | 9 comments | 939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in East Palo Alto hit-and-run comes forward

The driver of an out-of-control car that crashed into two homes in East Palo Alto Thursday, July 26, narrowly missing a baby...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Haha, on Oct 6, 2012 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 939 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Use it or lose it

In every company that I have worked, you cannot accumulate more than two years of unused off days: use it or lose it. But...

Original post made by @home on Aug. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 939 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 939 Views

SPORTS

Hardebeck, Stanford will play for the NCAA tennis title

==B Stanford roundup == It was, without adding much hyperbole, one of the greatest comebacks in Stanford and NCAA women's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on May 21, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 939 Views

SPORTS

Stanford has five volleyball players named All-American

The Stanford women's volleyball team had five players recognized when the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 21, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's hopes ride on new rail agreement

Caltrain long-deferred dream of electrified tracks could finally become reality under a new proposal between the California...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mila, on Mar 25, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 13 comments | 938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citizens sought for school bond oversight

The Palo Alto school board is seeking applicants to serve on a citizens' committee overseeing expenditures under the school...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by agreed, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:46 pm | 3 comments | 938 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 938 Views
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