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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High winds expected to whip through Bay Area

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. The utility is anticipating...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by peninsula commuter, on Dec 2, 2011 at 6:12 am | 9 comments | 1094 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 | 1094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police name 'persons of interest' in homicides

The East Palo Alto Police Department reports that it has identified persons of interest in the recent homicides of Catherine...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any Alternatives to the "New" KGO Talk Radio Format?

I ask this because I think the "new" KGO format without the local personalities is truly horrible. It's like a bland repeating...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Mar 27, 2012 at 12:34 am | 4 comments | 1094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks for flexibility in filling vacancies

Faced with a leaner staff and a growing workload, Palo Alto City Manager James Keene wants to relax the city's rules for...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by who cares, on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 9 comments | 1093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day at the UN

Thereís been the debate this week at the United Nations on a resolution on Harmony with Nature that was introduced by the...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing culture to the classroom

At James Flood Magnet Elementary School in Menlo Park Friday, the first graders were finding it hard to contain their enthusiasm....

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Claire Emery, on Jan 23, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain lion reported near Portola Valley school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley Wednesday, Feb. 8, the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Feb 11, 2012 at 2:27 am | 4 comments | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If I found $150,000 to spend on the schools, I would...

The school board's answer is "hire a public relations person"! What's yours? My ideas: better school lunch, tutoring for...

Original post made by Terman dad on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Linguist, on May 16, 2013 at 8:45 am | 20 comments | 1093 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 1093 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is PTSD?

Nearly 70 percent of Americans will be exposed to a traumatic event in their lifetime, and an estimated 20 percent of those...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 29, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nurturing kindness, resilience in middle school

Katherine Baker can relate to the Type A moms in Palo Alto -- she remembers having been one herself. "I wanted everything...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dauch, on Aug 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equal Rights? Fine, as long as they agree with me!

It seems that in Palo Alto and possibly elsewhere, equal rights are only fine and acceptable as long as the rights agree...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by PalyDad, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 25 comments | 1092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'human water line' floods Palo Alto streets

Bay Area Keystone XL activists took to rainy Palo Alto streets on Saturday to demonstrate against the Keystone tar sands...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

how far from an intersection can you safely park a car

California state guidelines say cars should not park closer than 10 feet from intersections. That distance makes it easier...

Original post made by pedestrian on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by pedestrian, on May 16, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

AROUND TOWN

<B><B>DISTRESS OVER DAMSEL ... </B>A photograph of a bright-blue insect in the Sept. 6 edition of the Weekly triggered an...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 18, 2013 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors seek to encourage Palo Alto youth

The majority of Palo Alto teens think their neighborhoods are unfriendly, but residents in Midtown say they want to change...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by terryg, on Mar 28, 2012 at 7:44 am | 7 comments | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Noise from 7-Eleven at night

I've been living near Waverley and Lytton streets close to the 7-Eleven since August. Since moving in, EVERY SINGLE NIGHT...

Original post made by FrustratedResident on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 9 comments | 1091 Views
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