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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Worker plunges 25 feet into elevator shaft

A construction worker in the Stanford Research Park was injured Wednesday morning after falling 25 feet down an elevator...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Walter hernandez, on Oct 18, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pancake breakfast to benefit Project Safety Net

Project Safety Net's first annual Pancake Breakfast is scheduled for Oct. 20. The fundraiser is the brainchild of Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Oct 18, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1175 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pilot killed after plane crashes in Half Moon Bay

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport Monday was found...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by cid young, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion?

Anyone hear an explosion--sort of a sonic boom sound, VERY loud, about an hour ago? Anyone know what it was?...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 4 comments | 1105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cheese balls, aliens, Angry Birds -- and logical sequencing

The dozens of children who flock to Smita Kolhatkar's lunchtime "Scratch Club" at Barron Park Elementary School create their...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jeanie Smith, on Oct 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eerie entertainment for Halloween

With Halloween on its way, the Palo Alto area has a variety of activities for both children and adults. Here are some of...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by DANILO OXFORD, on Oct 17, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Antiquated Newell bridge could be replaced by 2014

The narrow, hazardous Newell Road bridge that connects Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could be replaced in 2014 with a broader,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 17, 2012 at 6:01 pm | 74 comments | 2740 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by "Chief People Officer", on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 1060 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man gets 18 months for real estate fraud

Richard Ferguson Tipton of Palo Alto received an 18-month federal prison sentence Monday for his part in a real estate investment...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 15 comments | 3717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD candidate forum

In the hopes of having a discussion on the topics and the various candidates views, I would like to be able to read what...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Grad, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 17 comments | 2370 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Antonio bike lanes

Now that San Antonio Rd between Charleston and Middlefield Rd Southbound is paved and traffic lanes marked, it is a bit...

Original post made by bicyclist on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jan H, on Oct 17, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 6 comments | 844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities at top of customer satisfaction survey

Heard about this on the radio yesterday. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49416459/ns/business-press_releases/t/e-source-announces-top-utilities-large-business-customer-satisfaction/...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H, on Oct 17, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council members to fight massive buildings?

Which city council members running for election are interested in enforcing regulations and not allowing huge blocky construction...

Original post made by Michele on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City burglars tied to theft in Palo Alto

Three men who were arrested inside a Redwood City home last week have been linked to additional burglaries in Redwood City,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 8 comments | 3994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates air issues in forum

Incumbents touted the academic and fiscal strength of Palo Alto schools while challengers said the school district could...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 1788 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest transient for attempted robbery

A Sunnyvale man was arrested for an attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto Saturday after he repeatedly struck another man...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Highway crash in Palo Alto shuts down lanes

A multi-vehicle crash involving a large bus left at least one person injured and shut down three lanes on U.S. Highway 101...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Careful, on Oct 16, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 5 comments | 1476 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$10,000 in eyeglasses stolen in Palo Alto

Burglars stole $10,000 in eyeglasses and sunglasses from a downtown Palo Alto optometrist Thursday, Oct. 11, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 979 Views
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