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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University Ave. shooting injures two in East Palo Alto

A man and a woman were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto early this morning, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2071 Views

BOOKS

Written in the stars

Authors Emer Martin and Suzana Tulac and illustrator Magdalena Zuljevic offer a fresh look at astronomy in a new children's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Mary Nichols, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Disgustingly Rude Road Bikers

I was driving today, minding my own business on sandhill, when I came upon a group of about 35-40 road bikers in the middle...

Original post made by D. S. on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2009 at 4:52 am | 15 comments | 2070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

United To Charge Heavier Passengers Twice To Fly

"If "beefy" or "curvy" describes you, here is a word of warning: United Airlines will begin aggressively enforcing a new...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 6 comments | 2070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters flock to mail-in ballots

Palo Alto voters seem to like the option of voting by mail, but only a fraction have taken the time to follow through this...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by HSR, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 2070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parade today symbolizes hope in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto is expanding its annual celebration of National Night Out this year with a parade today from St. John's Church...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by peter hernandez, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to add amenities to El Camino Park

Council, recreation officials hope massive new reservoir would lead to more field spaces, park amenities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 2070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friend doubted Schipsi wrote him a message

Jaber Al Suwaidi had known Bulos "Paul" Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi for more than two years and over that time he had exchanged...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2070 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Hillary

I would not be at all surprised to discover that Obama is offering Hillary the Secretary of State job. Something tells me...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 2070 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rep. Zoe Lofgren and her trix

Apparently, Rep. Lofgren thought that her surprise guest, today, at the congressional hearing on illegal workers, was a cute...

Original post made by Samuel on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 5 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Cowper Street home sells for $1.35 million

A house on Cowper Street in Palo Alto sold for $1,349,000 on Aug. 18, 2009. The house previously sold for $535,000 in September...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 25, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area agencies receive $240,000 in grants

The Downtown Streets Team accepted a $15,000 grant Monday evening to launch an outreach program to homeless people -- the...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by danny, on Apr 21, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train kills man on Menlo Park tracks

A northbound train struck and killed a man on the Ravenswood tracks in Menlo Park at 9:30 a.m. Friday, according to Caltrain. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Cris, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 26 comments | 2070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers wage experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 6, 2010 at 11:46 am | 14 comments | 2069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tech firms pledge to help fund Stanford expansion

A corporate-philanthropy program that aims to raise as much as $150 million for the proposed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 2069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly 2011 Lacrosse Player Dies of Meningitis

ST. LOUIS—A college student in St. Louis has died after contracting bacterial meningitis. Washington University undergraduate...

Original post made by Saddened on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on May 10, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 2069 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Mountain View 7-Eleven at knifepoint

Mountain View police are looking for a man who they say used a knife to rob a 7-Eleven store on Old Middlefield Road last...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 2069 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Korea preparing long-range missile test

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D96493480&show_article=1 If it happens, and it demonstrates that N. Korea can...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2009 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 2069 Views
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