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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton employees may strike over layoff plan

Members of a union representing 16 Atherton employees authorized a strike yesterday (July 5) after town negotiators, union...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ernesto, on Jul 10, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 14 comments | 1226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mae Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of baseball legend Willie Mays for 41 years, died Friday at their Atherton home after a 16-year...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by standing, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP cleans house - one-third of the board of directors "resigns"

4 out of 12 directors are kicked out. In addition, HP is launching a new investigation of Mark Hurd. AP news report: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2011/01/20/st...

Original post made by Marky on Jan. 20, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Bird watchers ? ... anyone know about bright yellow birds ?

I just was totally blown away in my own back yard. Looking out the window I saw a bird I have never seen anything like before...

Original post made by Anon. on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 7 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

A garden in the concrete jungle

Along a noisy stretch of Middlefield Road, beside Matadero Creek, a refuge from the sun and cement has taken hold. Birdhouses...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten people escape East Palo Alto house fire

Ten people escaped from a house fire in East Palo Alto Monday afternoon, Menlo Park Fire District officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 11 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who put up the happy signs along Embarcadero?

Has anyone else noticed the series of cheerful signs affixed to telephone poles along Embarcadero Road? They say things...

Original post made by downtowner on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 1226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Measure debates Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15718 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-speed rail authority cleared in ethics probe

The state agency responsible for ethics enforcement has completed its probe of the California High-Speed Rail Authority and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jan 31, 2011 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident around Facebook thurs.nov 1 2012

What is going on around Facebook.tons of police, some places closed??...

Original post made by Maria on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by search, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

SPORTS

Come PA Knights play this Sunday 2pm at Paly!!!

The #6-ranked Pop Warner Football team in the country - The Palo Alto Knights Jr Midgets - are playing the only other undefeated...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Football fan, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Lucky' break in potentially deadly East Palo Alto fire

An East Palo Alto apartment complex that has posed a potentially deadly hazard caught fire on Thursday (April 28) evening,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 1, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 12 comments | 1225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardeners irked by planned driveway near Main Library

As Palo Alto plows forth with major upgrades to the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center, city officials are also looking...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 22, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 1225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Free at Last' celebrates 17 years of helping people

"Free at Last," an organization that for 17 years has helped people escape from drugs and alcohol and become free and productive,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ravenswood, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police searching for restroom photographer

Palo Alto police are searching for a man who allegedly reached under a dividing wall and photographed a woman while she was...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Jul 19, 2014 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1224 Views

SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Edward, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Altans prepare for massive earthquake drill

More than 8.5 million Californians will be refilling emergency kits, ducking under tables or standing in doorways as they...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by 3.9, on Oct 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1224 Views
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