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AROUND TOWN

Alice Smith: A View from the U.K.

I was in Farnborough, England, at my desk at Computer Science Corporation (CSC), in a telephone negotiation with a Washington...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New energy-saving initiative banks on kids

Can kids teach their parents how to save energy? That's the idea behind a "schools outreach" program to be launched this...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Annie, on Aug 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by M, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:20 am | 1 comment | 1046 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1045 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A year late, Stanford grad gets her shot at the crown

Kori Carter did not get a chance to compete for a national title last year, despite having the fastest time in the world....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by robert, on Jun 30, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos fire causes $500,000 in damages

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Danielle, on Apr 5, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 1045 Views

SPORTS

No expansion plan yet for Pac-12 Conference

==BI Stanford's Watson wins golf tournament == The Pac-12 Conference will remain at a dozen teams as the league's presidents...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Sep 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA asks public for meteor photos and videos

NASA and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence Institute are asking for the public's help finding footage photos...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Carlito waysman, on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 1045 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 | 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud Bang in Palo Verde at 11.15 pm on Thursday

Very loud bang, could have been transformer or gunshot, just as I was dropping off to sleep. Power was not interrupted. Not...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 23, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 3 comments | 1044 Views

SPORTS

Two medals for Robinson in state track

Gunn junior Sarah Robinson will have every right to be a little tired on Sunday, after running the equivalent of three miles...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 2, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1044 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 | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College opens new coaching era with win

==B College football== The Mark Speckman era at Menlo College kicked off with a bang on Saturday, as the Oaks scored three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo4Life, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Energy Reports at the Utilities Advisory Commission

If you have criticism or praise for the Home Energy Reports in your utility bill, they’re on the Utilities Advisory Commission...

Original post made by Asher Waldfogel on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by pares, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Accident at Greer and Embarcadero

Anyone know information about the accident at Greer and Embarcadero today? Looked like a child was hit. Our community...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by DanPaly, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 1043 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pay-by-space parking arrives in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's trial run of pay-by-space meters starts this week as part of a new range of options offering people the choice...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by TEST IT OUT, on Nov 3, 2011 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 1043 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a really smart transit agencies deals with bike-to rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by not only transit, on Mar 21, 2011 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learning how to save lives

Kim Roderick, EMS Chief for the Palo Alto Fire Department, helps Drew Reeder and other HP employees learn how to properly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by smartinson, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1043 Views
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