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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three arrested for Menlo Park burglaries

Menlo Park police arrested three male juveniles Thursday in connection with several residential burglaries on Gilbert Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by trainz, on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation aims for longer school day

A tight focus on academics has slowly but surely boosted test scores in East Palo Alto schools. The kids and teachers have...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by whynot, on Sep 12, 2011 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 1172 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 | 1172 Views

SPORTS

Marquess wins his 1,500th baseball game against the Bears

Palo Alto resident Alex Blandino contributed a lot in less than half a game. The Stanford infielder collected three hits...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 5, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford halts work on hiking trail

Stanford University has stopped work on a hiking trail near Page Mill Road because of a lawsuit filed against the university...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by bullies, on Apr 28, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 4 comments | 1172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 1172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Front-loading respect and compassion in the digital age

Like many people throughout the world, I'm mesmerized by the Olympics. Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17349...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 1172 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hyperloop vs. HSR

http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/hyperloop The future vs. the past? Come on California, if you're going to invest that...

Original post made by Wheeee.... on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by blogger so lg, on Aug 30, 2013 at 10:50 am | 33 comments | 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg to fundraise for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by incurious pep, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:43 am | 12 comments | 1172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Doc shredding event?

While driving down Alma today, as I passed either E. Meadow or Charleston (I forget which), there was a sign announcing a...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 19, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted rape reported at Mountain View motel

Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female employee of a Mountain View motel on Sunday (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 1171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man arrested after chase

A 19-year-old man was arrested in Fremont Monday after he allegedly rammed his vehicle into San Mateo County Vehicle Theft...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 27, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) and security issues

The recent raid on OBL demonstrated that he was interested in attacking our rail system. If we build a HSR, won't we need...

Original post made by Katherine on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katerine, on May 8, 2011 at 8:06 am | 4 comments | 1171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When background checks miss the mark

How a local private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by wmartin46, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tomorrow's events (July 24)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/330/33077/ Talk: Abbas Milani] Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian-studies program...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 4 comments | 1171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Article About Bike Riding in the Netherlands

I found this article a very interesting read.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23587916 I think anyone who is interested...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Aug 11, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 11 comments | 1171 Views
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