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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto re-opens Woodland Ave. after flood repairs

Residents of a flood-prone neighborhood in East Palo Alto can rest easier now that the first phase of repairs to the San...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alice Smith: A View from the U.K.

I was in Farnborough, England, at my desk at Computer Science Corporation (CSC), in a telephone negotiation with a Washington...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt's Kick-Off Party is this Sunday

Pat Burt will be holding his campaign kick-off party and ice cream social this Sunday from 4-5:30 pm at Hoover Park. ...

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resign, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New energy-saving initiative banks on kids

Can kids teach their parents how to save energy? That's the idea behind a "schools outreach" program to be launched this...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Annie, on Aug 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Double Dip Recession, State Budget, Palo Alto Schools.

We are really worried now. Having invested millions in a house on the idea that our 3 kids could go through top PA schools...

Original post made by Suzy on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by City/PAUSD, on Aug 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Take the Downtown traffic Safety "True-False"Quiz

1. Pedestrians crossing University should be aware that many cars run red lights and there are no red-light cameras aand...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on May 4, 2012 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1078 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing

A woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend at their home in East Palo Alto last month pleaded not guilty to murder...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 4, 2012 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 1078 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School girls move closer to long-awaited title

==B Tuesday's girls soccer== It has been 20 years since Menlo School has won a league title in girls' soccer. That came...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by member, on Feb 8, 2012 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 1078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carbon monoxide detectors

I just became aware through an article in the San Jose Mercury that all homeowners in California must have carbon monoxide...

Original post made by Maria on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by old news, on Jun 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Life v Virtual Life

I used the self checkout at Home Depot recently. From leaving my car to choosing my goods and paying for them to the return...

Original post made by Real Person on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1078 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pay-by-space parking arrives in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's trial run of pay-by-space meters starts this week as part of a new range of options offering people the choice...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by TEST IT OUT, on Nov 3, 2011 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 1078 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 | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>FLOATING AWAY ... </B>It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the <B>plastic bag</B> is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 1077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto officer crashes during chase

A police officer pursuing a car through East Palo Alto crashed with another vehicle during the chase, forcing his bike to...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1077 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested for battery in Palo Alto

A 36-year-old East Bay man was arrested for battery and resisting arrest after he allegedly grabbed a woman who confronted...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by FM, on May 11, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1077 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women win 77th straight at home

==B College basketball== ==I Cardinal men topple Colorado, 74-50== Nnemkadi Ogwumike had 23 points and 11 rebounds, sister...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave N., on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Megan Hulce: Who Could Believe ... ?

I had hurt my back the day before and had had a sleepless night. In the morning I decided I needed to go to the emergency...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State investments take a bite out of local budgets

In the grand old days of the mid-2000s, few people talked about California's out-of-control public pensions. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1076 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 | 1076 Views
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