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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Last chance save Hangar One

I sent the following E-Mail to NASA this morning: This is my last desperate plea. Do not destroy this icon for trivial...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:59 am | 20 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Business Opening in Dan Browns Old Location

Just noticed a new notice to sell alcohol at what use to be Dan Browns Sports Bar. Anyone know what the new restaurant/bar...

Original post made by papagee on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contingency cost correction for Anaerobic digestion plant

I attended the meeting and what I understood is that only option 1a had a 30% contingency fee while the other options had...

Original post made by Rowan on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chasing the perfect beat

Life as a teen seems to have an indelible soundtrack. There's something about being in high school that makes music more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jacinta Sainanee, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Francisco 49ers honor East Palo Alto teacher

The San Francisco 49ers Tuesday morning named an East Palo Alto woman as the first of 16 Bay Area teachers who will be honored...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on May 18, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Totally silly fun

I happen to love the music of Neil Sedaka, so I was eager to see how it has been translated into a music revue, titled after...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1316 Views

SPORTS

It was a parade of prep champions in 2010-11

==B High school year in review== The parade through downtown Palo Alto in January pretty much said it all about the 2010-11...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Track fan, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1316 Views

SPORTS

Seven local soccer teams are headed into CCS playoffs

Seven local teams, including two league champions and one co-champ, will continue their seasons next week in the Central...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by rather not say, on Feb 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 7 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rookie' coach has Stanford water polo team unbeaten

Junior Olympics Mark Hernandez is in his first season as a coach for the Stanford Water Polo Club girls' program. Hernandez,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Aug 5, 2012 at 8:04 pm | 4 comments | 1316 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 | 1316 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 | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Looking back at 2012

The task of handpicking a selection of photos that define a whole year is always a daunting one. After scanning through thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 13 comments | 1315 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) issues, including the recent China disaster

I am definitely in favor of high-tech solutions, when they make sense (e.g. plasma arc solid waste treatment). However I...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple and Google are spying on you

Everyone knows how much Facebook is spying on its users. There is along article in the Wall Street Journal today saying that...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1315 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 | 1314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood-association embezzler is sentenced

The former administrative manager of a Palo Alto neighborhood association received a six-month suspended sentence and must...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by never, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 1314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

JJ&F alleged burglar was a former employee

Gustavo Alvarez, who was arrested after allegedly rappelling into a Palo Alto market through a skylight, is a former employee,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 17, 2012 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Youth re-sentenced to 16 years for 2008 shooting

An East Palo Alto youth who received a 20-year state prison sentence for a 2008 shooting will receive a 4-year reduction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by A neighbor who cares..., on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1314 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Sikhs try to raise awareness

Local Sikh philanthropist and entrepreneur Narinder Singh Kapany sees the Aug. 5 shooting in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Really, Sharon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1314 Views
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