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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay a buck, save the world

When 9,000 students from five California schools donated just $1 each in 2007, the resulting $9,000 was enough to build a...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Phillips, on Oct 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hires new fire chief

Palo Alto's rapidly changing Fire Department now has a new leader. The city has hired Eric Nickel, currently the deputy fire...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 am | 25 comments | 1783 Views

SPORTS

Youthful Stanford women host No. 7 UCLA in volleyball

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford's Inky Ajanaku, Brittany Howard, Jordan Burgess and Madi Bugg are quickly earning the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Oct 12, 2012 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

VP debate strategy

Anyone else watching the VP debate this evening? Biden seems to be using a much different strategy from Obama. When Ryan...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by joe the plumber, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 50 comments | 9782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legality of homeless "car camping"

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Original post made by Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 17 comments | 4474 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford energy facility to cut carbon in half

A new Stanford energy facility that could reduce campus carbon emissions by 50 percent, cut water use by 18 percent and save...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Department admits it knew Libya attack was terrorism

Despite statements after the September 11 killings of four American diplomats that the attack was related to an incendiary...

Original post made by Jarred on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to principals: 'collaborate on counseling'

School board members Tuesday asked principals of Palo Alto's two high schools to get together to develop a "common purpose...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 42 comments | 3642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two pedestrians seriously injured on El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 11, 2012 at 10:29 am | 12 comments | 1978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heidi Emberling

Candidate Heidi Emberling says serving on the school board would be a natural extension of her profession as an early-childhood...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lois W. , on Oct 11, 2012 at 7:22 am | 24 comments | 1670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'neighborhood grants'

Seeking to strengthen the ties that bind neighbors in Palo Alto, city leaders endorsed on Monday night a proposal from Mayor...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Mason, on Oct 11, 2012 at 4:13 am | 42 comments | 2345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto survey to gauge local transportation habits

As Palo Alto zooms ahead with a broad plan to become a top-tier bicycling destination, city officials are embarking on a...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 21 comments | 1947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford physiologist shares Nobel in chemistry

As Stanford leaders basked in the university's 27th Nobel Prize Wednesday, the winner, physiologist Brian Kobilka, said he...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Breast-density notification bill signed into law

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian that would require physicians to notify women who have dense breast tissue of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 2086 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hiding behind Big Bird

Has Obama become so desperate that Big Bird has to be his shield? This theatre is getting worse, day by day. Maybe...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 856 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

2nd major crash on Hwy 101 in Palo Alto in last 2 days

KTVU reports there was a crash with major injuries on northbound Hwy 101 in Palo Alto this morning: http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/hwy-101-ramp-cleared-after-injury-crash-near-...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Kan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1743 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dinah's Poolside Grill to change hands Sept. 9

Dinah's Poolside Grill, an iconic 40-year-old Palo Alto restaurant, will close after serving lunch on Sept. 9 and reopen...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Oct 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 30 comments | 5405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to wave goodbye to garbage trucks?

Garbage trucks could soon become a less common sight on Palo Alto streets as the city proceeds with an ambitious effort to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by jerry99, on Oct 10, 2012 at 7:40 am | 58 comments | 3718 Views
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