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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Third World roads

My morning travels take me down Forest from Middlefield and then across Emerson to Lytton and back to Middlefield. These...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by C, on Jun 20, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 890 Views

SPORTS

Change in Wisdom offers new life to track career

Academics and athletics are cornerstones of the Stanford experience. But equally important to some scholar-athletes is a...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:24 am | 4 comments | 890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD - US news Ranking, achievement gap, Math letter, fear of retaliation etc.

The thread dealing with US news schools ranking went the VTP way. This thread was made available to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Apr. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking up home sales

I'm trying to find the sale price of a local house that sold a few months ago. I understand this info should be available...

Original post made by banquo on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by banquo, on Aug 20, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Granny saved: SFPUC agrees to tunnel under tree

After months of concern over Granny's fate, the heritage oak tree will survive the construction of a new water pipeline....

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 5, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 5 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

High Speed Rail The Grand Swindle

High Speed Rail The Grand Swindle We have been Swindled The passage of Prop 1A in Nov 2008 authorizing almost...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 4 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court maintains charge against knife-carrying man

A Palo Alto man who allegedly posted a video of himself parading around Sequoia Hospital with a 4-inch knife strapped to...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Facebook, on Dec 30, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: Hanging mannequin prompts 911 calls

A man reported to be hanging by the neck from the Howrey law offices next to the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bigger isn't necessarily better

A far cry from the sprawling estate gardens you'd see in a European countryside (==I sigh ... ==), many Bay Area homes are...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by shop local, on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seeking single moms for story

I'm interested in pursuing a story for the Palo Alto Weekly about women in their late 30s, early 40s, choosing to have a...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sally, on May 22, 2012 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Karate Kick-a-thon to support families from Newtown

I have been teaching Karate and Self-Defense in this area for many years and have been organizing an annual charity kick-a-thon...

Original post made by Jon Keeling on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Read the post, on Dec 15, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 6 comments | 889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff's surge to the top

To most Palo Alto residents, Greg Scharff was a political wild card in 2009, the year he decided to run for City Council. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jeremy Loski, on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorneys challenge report on Buena Vista conversion

Residents who would be displaced by the conversion of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a complex of high-end apartments...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 31, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What's with 101S bumper-to-bumper?

It was backed up last night, backed-up this morning, and backed up now. I cancelled my trips so I never got to the root of...

Original post made by Palo Alto Native on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by Driver, on Sep 22, 2013 at 7:46 am | 11 comments | 889 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real fraud

In the article "Bank of America: Too Crooked to Fail," Rolling Stone reporter Matt Taibbi chronicles the remarkable history...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Mar. 28, 2012
There are no comments yet. 888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public input sought for flood-control project

A dramatic flood-control project that involves redesigning the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course and building new levees and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by John Galt, on Aug 15, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

please slow down when driving in the rain

Sections of both Hwy 101 and Hwy 280 were closed this morning due to serious car crashes. Please folks, slow down when the...

Original post made by reckless driving is not an accident on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 17, 2012 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for East Palo Alto stabbing

A 34-year-old man in East Palo Alto was injured in a stabbing at an apartment complex early Sunday morning, Jan. 13, police...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 13, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good News for Gunn's Counseling Services

Email from Gunn's Counseling --------------------------------------- Over 1200 students in the freshmen, sophomore and...

Original post made by Gunn student on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 5, 2013 at 8:52 am | 6 comments | 888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Stanford-Arrillaga plan cuts medical office space by 74 percent

As promised, this week Stanford delivered an overview of the latest revisions to its plan for El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 888 Views
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