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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finally, high speed rail will start, thanks to President Obama

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-06/local/35673787_1_high-speed-rail-public-money-first-project We are very...

Original post made by Brock on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brock, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man robbed in parked car

Two men allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man Friday who was sitting in his car. The duo fled in a 2006 Volvo, but didn't get...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by ******* Niu, on May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am | 4 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election Day energizes Palo Alto voters

Recent elections have been eye-glazing, shoe-gazing affairs for Palo Alto's poll workers -- occasions for pleasure reading,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pipeline-testing project in Palo Alto begins

The PG&E gas-pipeline-testing project began with staging and excavation Thursday and will continue through late September,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lightning knocks out power to SLAC

A lightning bolt struck a main electrical-transmission line to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thursday night, shutting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Worst year to start high-tech company? 2000

Only one in six high-tech companies that started in 2000 in Silicon Valley remained in business at the end of the decade,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Cecelia Horn, on Oct 13, 2011 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire district strikes deal with Facebook

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter into an agreement between Facebook and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police identify Palo Alto gunpoint-robbery suspect

Police have identified the suspect in a recent armed robbery in downtown Palo Alto and are trying to track him down, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Time-For-Downtown-Surveillance-Technology, on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:48 am | 8 comments | 1021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab suspect in Saturday's bank robbery

Palo Alto police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday's bank robbery on El Camino Real after tips from two other...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:21 am | 9 comments | 1021 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab three alleged burglars

Palo Alto police arrested and booked three 15-year-old boys Friday afternoon, Feb. 17, on burglary and other charges after...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by 30 Year Resident, on Feb 22, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 1021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Did Barack Obama impersonate police officer as college student?

Ummm, no, not Obama, the other guy. Local news, former Stanford student had state police uniform, used it to impersonate...

Original post made by Barney B Street on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 7, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl, 16, reports sexual assault in Mountain View

Local law enforcement officials are asking for the community's help in tracking down two men accused of sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 9 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween events include carnivals, contests

Some neighbors may keep their porch lights off, but local ghosts, goblins and Disney princesses need not despair. This weekend,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Compost Facility -- Build it or Return the Park Land.

Now that Measure E has opened the door to using 10 acres of park land for a Compost Facility (dry anaerobic digester) 1....

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School starts next Thursday but already there are lots of school events!

When this new calendar was discussed, we were assured that there would be no school activities before the first day of school....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 1020 Views

SPORTS

Brooks sets triple jump mark to win event at Pac-12 championships

Stanford junior Darian Brooks won the Pac-12 men's triple jump title on the last jump of the competition Sunday at Washington...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Allen Mereditn, on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1020 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Community dog walk at Mitchell Park

More than 100 dog owners and volunteers showed up at Mitchell Park on Sunday, June 24, for a community dog walk and fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Bill Seeks Campus Credit for Online Study

Read this and scream Palo Alto http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/13/education/california-bill-would-force-colleges-to-honor-online-classes.html?hpw This...

Original post made by Annie on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by This is it, on Mar 14, 2013 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 1019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent-exposure incident in Palo Alto

For the second time in two days, a man has exposed himself to a woman in Palo Alto. Police believe it is likely the same...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by stevil, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 1019 Views
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