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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are We Making a Mistake with our Protected Trees?

I watched my neighbor cut down his young oak trees today. I was heartbroken enough to go over and ask him why, before he...

Original post made by Carole on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Think beyond today, on Nov 7, 2010 at 5:27 am | 8 comments | 2298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Data reveals where school district has more, and less, space for students

The school district's new enrollment-management committee took a deep data dive on Monday night in order to equip its members...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 35 comments | 2298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford faculty members win $125,000 awards

Two Stanford faculty members who co-direct a program teaching entrepreneurship skills to engineering students have been given...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 2298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Statement from Superintendent Kevin Skelly

Superintendent Kevin Skelly released the following statement regarding the death of Gunn High School student Sonya Raymakers: Read...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 9, 2009 at 2:46 am | 9 comments | 2298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park men sue High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park resident Mike Brady is representing his friend Morris Brown in a broad-based lawsuit against the agency charged...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Transportation Watch, on Apr 21, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 19 comments | 2297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named today to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by elizabeth meub, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate passes smoking ban at beaches, parks

A smoking ban on state beaches and parks passed the California state Senate on Thursday and could make the state the first...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Betty, on May 17, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 24 comments | 2297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change Valero Energy has started a fear campaign to try to get...

Original post made by Rwolf on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 2297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arraignment set for attempted-murder suspect

An alleged gang member arrested last month for his suspected involvement in the attempted murder of two Redwood City police...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Apr 18, 2009 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some kind of Fire in South Palo Alto this afternoon?

Anybody know where the fire is? The smoke is pretty thick. I just saw a firetruck going slow speed down the street - looks...

Original post made by Parent on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by PV Parent, on May 30, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 8 comments | 2296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community colleges ask for computer equipment

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is seeking donations of used computer equipment for its Computer Donation...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Guy, on Apr 28, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity at Stanford 8/15?

Anyone know what was going on when the PAPD pulled over a car in the shopping center parking lot facing El Camino last night?...

Original post made by Gardner on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shots fired at dog walker in Menlo Park

An 18-year-old man walking his dog Monday night escaped unscathed after someone shot at him from a car near Newbridge Street...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 2296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt under way in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching on foot and by helicopter for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car during...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2296 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto can either tie for De Anza Division football title or win it all with next victory

The Palo Alto football team probably figured it would have to wait until the final game of the regular season to successfully...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 2296 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County Library system to begin $80 annual fee for non-residents

Heard this from multiple sources, so as much as I would like to believe it's a joke, apparently it's for real. The Santa...

Original post made by RadioGuy on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by 80 per use, family can share, on May 11, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Dream Green' at May Fete Parade Saturday

Northern California's oldest and largest children's parade -- the 87th May Fete Children's Parade -- marches through downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by May Fete Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/12/18/building-permits posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Having trouble getting a home loan?

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Original post made by Megan Rawlins, Palo Alto Weekly on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 23, 2008 at 5:53 am | 1 comment | 2295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police chief to meet with community

Palo Alto Interim Police Chief Dennis Burns will hold two meetings to speak with the community about current events, recent...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Retired Marine, on Feb 15, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 2295 Views
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Surviving Family Holidays
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