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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Environmental Volunteers rescues baby raccoons in Baylands

The new mother probably wandered away for just a few minutes, but she never returned to the spot where she left her two infant...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Refuse rate surcharge on private streets discriminatory

The proposed refuse rate increases in Palo Alto include a $14.42/month surcharge for residents who live on private streets...

Original post made by natalie fisher on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2010 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Implications of the Castro St (and other) Caltrain Ped Crossing Project

The project to "upgrade" the Castro St (Mountain View) pedestrian crossing is taking shape. They are putting in permanent...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Plaza - Out of contrl

I was out enjoying a walk with my fiance this morning, and we wanted to stop in the plaza to drink our coffee. We sat down,...

Original post made by Downtown Resident EM on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by really..., on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 11 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Professor Named S.F. Pride’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Grand Marshal

Sofia University Women’s Spirituality Professor Judy Grahn, will be honored at the upcoming San Francisco Pride Celebration...

Original post made by Sofia University on Jun. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Becker, Schmidt seek new water board seat

Palo Alto residents, along with voters from five other Peninsula cities, are being asked in the Nov. 2 election to choose...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yet another departure from the City Manager's office

The exodus continues - or is it more "transforming" City Hall? The City Manager's very own hand picked Executive Assistant...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 8, 2010 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flustered robber fails to notice cash being offered

An apparently badly flustered wannabe robber fled with nothing early Sunday after twice failing to take proferred cash from...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:05 am | 14 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

New lion sighting in Woodside, tracks at Stanford

A mountain lion was spotted in Woodside, near Interstate Highway 280, on Saturday night, emergency officials said. Lion tracks...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Karen Offen, on Jan 25, 2011 at 7:31 am | 8 comments | 1449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 1449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Duveneck / St. Francis

Barbara Wolfe and her husband Elliott wanted to settle down after moving around the country for many years, and after one...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 3 comments | 1448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Forum: Budget cuts hitting community colleges

A "community dialogue" on the funding crisis faced by community colleges will be held Wednesday night at the Los Altos Library,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:21 am | 11 comments | 1448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District buys threatened frog habitat

A population of federally threatened red-legged frogs now has a protected home, after the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb-threat caller sought by Palo Alto police

Three Palo Alto restaurants and one at Stanford received bomb threats by a thickly accented man on May 1, tying up police...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Paly baseball clinches title tie, earns No. 1 playoff seed

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== Two swings of the bat handed the Palo Alto baseball team a victory, a championship and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FreddyFan, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:24 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views
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