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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Court order halts Atherton layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by ann, on Jul 19, 2011 at 7:28 am | 4 comments | 1042 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unattended pot on stove sparks midnight blaze

Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Redwood City and Woodside firefighters were able to extinguish a two-alarm blaze that had a female...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Time-For-NextGen-Stoves, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body found in Palo Alto Baylands identified

A man who died at the Palo Alto Baylands on Nov. 20 has been identified as Robert Heath, 70, of Sunnyvale, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1042 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Mitchell Park Library, school board retreat, Mayfield

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29989 posted Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:17...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly should look into it

The editors at the Weekly should look into this: http://techland.time.com/2012/05/24/the-new-york-bill-that-would-ban-anonymous-online-speech/?hpt=hp_t2 And...

Original post made by svatoid on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb squad investigating suspicious package

Palo Alto police, fire officials and a bomb squad are investigating a suspicious package found on the front lawn of a residence...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by LAWL, on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campanile Article: Ramifications of Rape Culture

Last week The Campanile, Paly’s student newspaper, published an in-depth article called “Ramifications of Rape Culture,”...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by among others, on May 3, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 16 comments | 1041 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dog Attack

While walking my 15 lb. Bichon, Lulu, she was attacked and badly bitten by a 25-35 lb, short blond haired dog being walked...

Original post made by Robert Simoni on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 24, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1041 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed in crash on Highway 85

A woman was killed in a crash on state Highway 85 in Mountain View Saturday evening that is being investigated as a possible...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ty, on Jun 27, 2012 at 2:33 am | 2 comments | 1041 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest two in wallet-snatching spree

Police arrested two women last week in connection with a string of thefts of wallets from inside the Mountain View Walmart. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by don't get it, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to unplug

A common energy-waster called "phantom power" may be to blame for rising energy bills. Also named "vampire power" for sucking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enrico Fermi Award for Burton Richter, former SLAC director

Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter, director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park from 1984 to 1999,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Coward, on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 1041 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A time for Cubberley planning

There are endless possibilities for how the 35-acre former Cubberley High School site on Middlefield Road in south Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Close neighbor, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in East Palo Alto hit-and-run comes forward

The driver of an out-of-control car that crashed into two homes in East Palo Alto Thursday, July 26, narrowly missing a baby...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Haha, on Oct 6, 2012 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 1040 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 | 1040 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's All About The Shizit

(An Open Letter to Liz Kniss) (The following was inspired by a conversation with Aram James wherein we both realized what...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jonathan Brown, on Nov 16, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Computer heists at Portola Valley schools

A total of 31 computers, valued at $28,000, have been stolen from Portola Valley schools in recent weeks, the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 26, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 1039 Views
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