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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Experts urge 'total reassessment' of rail planning

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 7 comments | 2267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest man for Redwood City bank robbery

A 24-year-old transient was arrested earlier this week for allegedly robbing a bank in Redwood City, police said. A similar...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to amp up recruitment for commissions

Serving on a citizen commission in Palo Alto may look to an outsider like a thankless labor of love, full of wonky public...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 8:20 am | 23 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood district seeks input on new, consolidated middle school

The Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is launching an "intensive listening campaign" to solicit community...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by muttiallen, on Aug 21, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2267 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab residential burglary suspect

Palo Alto police arrested a 17-year-old boy Tuesday afternoon after a phone call tipped them off to a possible residential...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Sep 9, 2009 at 1:34 am | 20 comments | 2267 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football team in state finals

When Palo Alto High football coach Earl Hansen heard people talking last summer about the first state playoffs in modern...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mark Hubbell, on Mar 30, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2267 Views

SPORTS

Noyola among finalists for soccer award

Stanford senior midfielder Teresa Noyola has her sights set on USC and UCLA this weekend in big Pac-12 matches. She has other...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by non-Facebook user, on Oct 7, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 2267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boy in Florida Killed by Weimaraner

Given all the pit bull hysteria I have seen on Town Square, I wanted to link an article as a reminder that all dogs can bite,...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction along Page Mill west of Foothill?

Looks like some major path/sidewalk/trail being constructed along the south side of Page Mill, extending out to Deer Creek,...

Original post made by TrailTracker on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrailTracker, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 2267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents praise changes to Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, Palo Alto Bowl site

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to discuss the Weed Abatement Report and consider an ordinance to increase the budget...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 5, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 7 comments | 2266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford renaming committee seeks input from community

A Stanford University committee charged with establishing principles around the potential renaming of streets and buildings...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly's Carpool Parking Policy

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent of driver, on Oct 28, 2008 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High tech and teen usage

The average young American now spends practically every waking minute — except for the time in school — using a smart...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 9 comments | 2266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank

A man wearing a lime-green reflective vest vaulted over a counter at Luther Burbank Savings in Palo Alto at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by any member, on Aug 28, 2010 at 1:46 am | 10 comments | 2266 Views

SPORTS

M-A boys hold off SHP in final seconds to open hoop tourney

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== Menlo-Atherton sophomore guard Eric Norton converted a three-point play with five seconds...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MSNBC Takes Incendiary Hosts From Anchor Seat

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Original post made by Samuel on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 9, 2008 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 2266 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Biologist: Fishing practices depleting oceans

Fishing practices are depleting the world's oceans, according to marine biologist and author Carl Safina, who will speak...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts and the county superintendent of schools have taken the first official step toward filing a...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ban-"Derivatives", on Nov 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views
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