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AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

It used to be that when a builder bought property on which he was going to build a house (or houses) he wanted to feel that...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:44 am | 12 comments | 2356 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

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jee, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:37 am | 18 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

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

SPORTS

VanDerveer: "Tonight it's about Stanford"

Jeanette Pohlen scored a career-high 31 points and matched her season-high with nine rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Basketball Fan, on Dec 31, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Supreme Court to rule on Prop. 8

The California Supreme Court announced Friday it will rule Tuesday on the validity of Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 28, 2009 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 2355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Josh Becker zooms ahead in cash raised

Spurred by hefty contributions from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technologists, Josh Becker has taken a commanding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 31, 2010 at 7:34 am | 11 comments | 2355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recyclables are piling up

Recycled goods like cardboard and paper are back at junk value with prices dropping so precipitously that companies would...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown development prompts tree removal

Nine street trees will be removed from downtown Palo Alto later this month to make way for a new mixed-use building and two...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Leda Marritz, on Aug 16, 2010 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On the Sadness of Higher Education

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Ralph N., on Jun 23, 2008 at 10:09 pm | 13 comments | 2354 Views

SPORTS

Oaks suffer first baseball loss after winning nine in row

The streak is over for the Palo Alto Oaks semipro baseball team, which saw its nine-game win streak end in the second game...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Jun 30, 2014 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 2354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Ask the Economist' online Wednesday, 11 a.m.

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Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by buy next year, on Nov 12, 2008 at 1:18 pm | 7 comments | 2354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chicago Olympic Bid Eliminated in First Round

THE EGO HAS LANDED WORLD REJECTS OBAMA: He put a lot of personal capital into the bid for Chicago as the Olympic locale. Also...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sharon Moran, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:22 am | 25 comments | 2354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the PAFD Alumni Association Proud

Look what PAFD's old Deputy Fire Chief is up to. Looks like he retired from Palo Alto so he can collect his pension, and...

Original post made by Jim H. on Sep. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tech Life: Smart utilities

A quick change to an advanced meter transforms a home from an isolated energy user into a piece of the local energy grid. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2015
Last comment by Oxymoron, on Nov 5, 2015 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to raise water rates

Palo Alto's water rates would spike by 25 percent for the average residential customer if the City Council approves the latest...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Clean House, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 26 comments | 2354 Views

AROUND TOWN

The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 2354 Views
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