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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 1159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celebrating cinema at Palo Alto International Film Festival

The inaugural Palo Alto International Film Festival runs from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. Feature films and shorts will be shown...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto icon Ruth Spangenberg dies at 92

Ruth Beahrs Spangenberg, 92, co-founder of the Committee for Green Foothills and a longtime contributor to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Censorship and journalism?

I read the post regarding censorship and Mr. Johnson's response (link below). I was surprised at the sudden sense of responsibility...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils the Anderson Collection

This Sunday, September 21, Stanford University will host a grand opening for the Anderson Collection, a new museum of Modern...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of Henzau, on Sep 23, 2014 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 1158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors seek to encourage Palo Alto youth

The majority of Palo Alto teens think their neighborhoods are unfriendly, but residents in Midtown say they want to change...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by terryg, on Mar 28, 2012 at 7:44 am | 7 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of '11: In their own words

Thousands of high school seniors in the area graduated this month. Here, Palo Alto Online profiles seven students who offer...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modeling Bad Behavior

Letters to the Editor Editor, I appreciate the Palo Alto Weekly's reporting on the harassment charges against Phil...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Professor Smarty Pants, on May 17, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1157 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Harvest struggling as food prices rise

Higher food prices and the rising cost of gas are hindering operations at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 9 comments | 1157 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted at Canada College

A mountain lion was spotted twice at Canada College in Redwood City early Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by accent, on Aug 31, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 12 comments | 1156 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 | 1156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please Don't bulldoze the voters in order to bulldoze our baylands.

Open Letter To the City Council, Redwood City As a resident of Palo Alto, I will be directly impacted by any development...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford trustees approve tuition hikes

Stanford University's undergraduate charges will rise 3.5 percent next year to $56,441, the board of trustees decided this...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by RogueTrader, on Feb 13, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters lose legal challenge against Palo Alto

A week after Palo Alto firefighters lost their long-held right to take labor disputes to arbitration, they suffered another...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Tired taxpayer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:17 am | 16 comments | 1156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks for partners among green startups

Palo Alto is no stranger to game-changing technologies, but life isn't always easy for local startups looking to City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 15, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 3 comments | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pipeline replacement disrupts traffic

Disruptions to Palo Alto traffic continue as PG&E workers inspect gas lines running beneath the city. Charleston Road, Miranda...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Tester, on Jul 24, 2012 at 9:27 am | 11 comments | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man cited for attack at Cogswell Plaza

A 49-year-old man was cited for assault and battery after he allegedly tore a man's shirt and kicked the victim in the shins...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cagey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:41 am | 5 comments | 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$20K taken in Mountain View home burglary

A safe containing an assortment of jewelry and more than $20,000 in cash was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Villa...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Creole Lady, on Mar 14, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 1155 Views
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