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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Desalination Plant

Here is a map of proposed desalination plants in California. There is nothing planned near the peninsula. http://www.mercurynews.com/portlet/article/html/imageDisplay.jsp?content...

Original post made by Chris on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by WilliamR, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 2 comments | 513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure A ballots - OUT TODAY, strict interpretation ??

I received the Measure A mail-in ballot this afternoon. The instructions are very specific and I am wondering typically...

Original post made by Measure A ballots & possible \"funnyness\" on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:06 pm | 12 comments | 1911 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Altans must reduce H20 use by 24%

The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) came out Saturday with proposed city-by-city water reduction requirements:...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 20, 2015 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Attorneys debate the value of a Palo Alto education

In determining how much assistance should be offered to residents of the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park once the park is closed,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Desert Jack, on Apr 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 63 comments | 6525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The Buena Vista imperative

Constrained by advice from the city attorney aimed at keeping council members narrowly focused on their legal responsibilities,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 20, 2015 at 1:26 pm | 31 comments | 4645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Continuation high school picks up those who fall through the cracks

Alta Vista High School in Mountain View has a reputation as a "bad" school, one with failing students and lower-quality teachers. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by dennis, on Apr 20, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 13 comments | 5586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' pleas heard by El Camino Hospital Foundation

On April 15th, Donna and John Shoemaker publicly announced that El Camino Hospital's plans for a new mental health services...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Apr 20, 2015 at 11:51 am | 7 comments | 1431 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State sets new mandatory water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Wednesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Apr 20, 2015 at 4:15 am | 23 comments | 5958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Yes on A' campaign raises more than $46,000

The "Yes on A" campaign in support of the Palo Alto schools parcel tax measure has raised $46,047, with Parent Teacher Associations,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by I can't remember the name I used, on Apr 19, 2015 at 6:55 pm | 135 comments | 5523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed after being hit by truck in Palo Alto

A pedestrian died early Sunday morning in Palo Alto after a collision with a big-rig on an Embarcadero Road on-ramp, according...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by :-(, on Apr 19, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 8195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Drought Q&A with the City of Palo Alto Utilities

Palo Alto Utilities Department spokeswoman Catherine Elvert provides some answers regarding the state drought and what Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gulf War Vet, on Apr 19, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 3173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto boxing gym founder takes down alleged thief

A burglar picked the wrong car to break into on Saturday morning -- one belonging to East Palo Alto Boxing Club owner Johnnie...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Apr 19, 2015 at 9:25 am | 15 comments | 3659 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian Killed at Embarcadero and 101

Big-rig hit a pedestrian on the southbound onramp to 101....

Original post made by Anonymous on Apr. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 437 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycling Household Batteries

I have always recycled household batteries in the bag provided by the garbage people who gave me a new one each time I placed...

Original post made by Recycler on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 19, 2015 at 12:16 am | 21 comments | 5839 Views

SPORTS

It has been a long tennis journey for Stanford seniors

Seniors John Morrissey and Robert Stineman come to The Farm from Dublin, Ireland, and Winnetka, Ill., respectively. Unlikely...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kurt Lee, on Apr 18, 2015 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1814 Views

SPORTS

It's onward to the Super Six for Stanford women gymnasts

The No. 11 Stanford women's gymnastics team matched its second-highest score of the season with a 197.175 to finish third...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:48 pm | 2 comments | 1565 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: A measure of his heart

Lawrence Viariseo has survived falling off a 100-foot cliff and breaking his back, paralysis from the waist down and bladder...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by niecekins, on Apr 17, 2015 at 10:37 pm | 12 comments | 3822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD kids -- what are your fond memories of your school years?

The other day I got an opportunity to ask a group of high schoolers about the fun times they remember about their school...

Original post made by FondMemories on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by James, on Apr 17, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 734 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Status of Brock Turner (ex-Stanford Swimmer) Case?

I thought Brock Turner's latest court hearing was suppose to be March 30. I have not seen anything in the press about the...

Original post made by curious on Mar. 31, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 17, 2015 at 2:43 pm | 39 comments | 8500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Make finals optional this spring

Hello Palo Alto onliners, Much has been said about kids and parents obsessing about grades. Well, many kids are happy...

Original post made by Kids need options on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Apr 17, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 2373 Views
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