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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

When Zillow came online a few years ago, it was an instant challenge to real-estate appraisers and professionals and gave...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Get real, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 2356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Baylands brush fire caused by kids with matches

Two children playing with matches set fire to dry grass and brush along a trail at the end of Geng Road in Palo Alto, near...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Aug 6, 2010 at 2:26 am | 2 comments | 2356 Views

SPORTS

SHP and Priory girls sit atop WBAL Foothill Division race

==B Tuesday's prep soccer== The day began with three teams tied for first place in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by soccer fan, on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2356 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fired employee/murderer arrested

Murderer of CEO and two others is arrested in Mountain View. This employee was fired and then went back to kill his bosses. http://m.mercurynews.com/articles/188677303...

Original post made by Ruined His Life Too on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 16, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 8 comments | 2356 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience

An unpublished federal history of the U.S.-led reconstruction of Iraq depicts the effort as crippled by poor planning, waste...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 7 comments | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill Properties buildings face auction

Notices of sale went up on the Page Mill Properties' East Palo Alto apartment buildings yesterday morning at 9:30 a.m., adding...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by brassservices@yahoo.com, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:09 am | 11 comments | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace

My journey to becoming a full-time community activist was unfortunately motivated by pain. I was at Costco when I first learned...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keep Local Composting at Baylands -- It is Time for A Vote!

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Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Sep 16, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 12 comments | 2355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County skeptical over Stanford plan

How much additional development could the Stanford University campus handle? That's the question Palo Alto and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by OK with me, on Mar 24, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 2355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raising the blue flag

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier (left), helps Debra Van Duynhoven, assistant to city manager for sustainability, and City...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 2355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets record number of applicants

A record number of prospective freshman students -- 30,349 -- have applied to Stanford University, more than 20 percent more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Joanne, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 2355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small Plane Down East of Skyline Near SLAC

Anyone else hear about this? Apparently a small plane (Cessna?) went down near Skyline BLVD just after noon. They've...

Original post made by McGrude on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 24, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 4 comments | 2355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lego scenes shown in Palo Alto stolen in Fremont

The elaborate Lego creations displayed at Palo Alto's Museum of American Heritage last month were stolen from a locked truck...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 2355 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in Friday crash on Embarcadero

The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix walked away with minor injuries late Friday after the car hit the center median on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 2355 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15-year-olds take it to the limit before falling in Pacific Southwest Regional final

For a few precious moments, Drake Swezey and his Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth teammates could dream of a return trip to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by another baseball fan, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New York Times: Palin assails critics and electrifies party

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Original post made by Yeah, i can believe it on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Just wondering, on Sep 4, 2008 at 3:14 pm | 26 comments | 2355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race to save last historic piece of Hangar One

With Hangar One's restoration funding unexpectedly lost in last year's political re-shuffling in Washington, D.C., preservationists...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 30, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 21 comments | 2355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto suing Menlo Park over general plan updates

East Palo Alto says it is suing Menlo Park over recently adopted changes to Menlo Park's general plan and zoning allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Dec 29, 2016 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sexual assault suspect pleads not guilty

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Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Guy, on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:09 am | 1 comment | 2355 Views
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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
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Holiday LEGO Show
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New traditions in an ancient land
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