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PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the verge of collapse?

Despite Caltrain's dire predicament, the passenger rail service is actually one of the best performing of the Bay Area's...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Keep Caltrains, on Feb 16, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 6 comments | 1585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 1585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bountiful, delicious gardens

A neat line of trees bursting with lemons, limes and oranges shades a stony pathway leading past a bubbling fountain and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 22, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment, space to be discussed Tuesday

With Palo Alto's elementary school classrooms bursting with children, school officials will meet Tuesday (March 8) to discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:11 am | 3 comments | 1585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Children escape Atherton house fire

A fire caused more than $200,000 in damage to a large ranch-style home in Atherton late this afternoon, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Feb 17, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard Monday

The man who was killed when he was hit by a car while walking in Mountain View Monday night has been identified as 26-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 10, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cites 5,900 in April for distracted driving

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on May 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 1585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Credit card rising rates - another looming disaster

Credit card issuers have raised interest rates to a minimum of 24% and often as high as 30% - 35% across the board, regardless...

Original post made by Concerned on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 21, 2010 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 1585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pushing for state law to restrict Palo Alto Utilities

Interesting article in the Mercury-News today about PG&E spending millions of dollars for a state initiative to scuttle city-owned...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:45 am | 6 comments | 1584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Online LIVE: Parent education forum

Watch live as Stanford University Senior Lecturer Denise Clark Pope and Gunn High School Principal Katya Villalobos headline...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 5, 2011 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 1584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car wash burglar arrested

Palo Alto police arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a car wash at El Camino Real and Urban Lane at 3:30 a.m. this morning....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewelry salesmen robbed in Los Altos

Two jewelry salesmen were robbed by a group of masked men in Los Altos Wednesday evening, the latest in a series of jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1584 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks earn a second straight trip to the World Series

==B Semipro baseball== The Palo Alto Oaks semipro baseball team made program history last summer when it earned a trip...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Player Parent, on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1584 Views

SPORTS

Stanford defense doesn't rest in MPSF title win over Bruins

==BI Cardinal corner == Senior Kelsey Suggs scored the game-winner, Maggie Steffens scored twice and the top-ranked Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foundation gives $100 million to hospital

A $100 million gift was announced today by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to help with the construction of the $1...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1584 Views

AROUND TOWN

Random Stupid Stuff That Just Plain Annoys Me:

The people that sit at the little table in front of Wal Mart asking for money as you exit. I mean, who thought up this business...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Picky, on Mar 31, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 13 comments | 1584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas makes plans for Palo Alto wellness center

A consortium of senior and health-services organizations are looking for land to build a wellness center that would focus...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1583 Views
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