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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2010 at 10:41 am | 21 comments | 1920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford to design novel weight-control program for kids

The Stanford University School of Medicine has won $12.7 million in federal funds to design a new approach to battling childhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Moira, on Sep 22, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 21 comments | 1978 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto wants more info from PG&E

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is giving Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) until Thursday to provide accurate and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:37 am | 21 comments | 2196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted homicide in Mountain View

A local man, with the aid of a friend, was able to get himself to the hospital Saturday night after a group of teens beat...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by dont trippp, on Mar 3, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 21 comments | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local prosecutor listed in 'misconduct' report

Lane Liroff, a Santa Clara County deputy district attorney from Palo Alto, is among six county prosecutors whom judges found...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Jojo, on Oct 23, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 21 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View approves cell tower on church

Despite outcry about radiation exposure at an adjacent preschool, the city's zoning administrator approved a cell phone tower...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 2515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Panda Express coming to Palo Alto?

I just saw two people on Twitter say that there are signs up announcing that Panda Express is coming to Palo Alto. It's...

Original post made by Pandamania on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by just thinkin', on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:33 pm | 21 comments | 3186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest Palo Alto robbery suspect

A 21-year-old East Palo Alto man has been arrested in connection with a string of violent street robberies in Palo Alto dating...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Lori, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 21 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Felon arrested after three-car crash, manhunt

A wanted felon out for a night of partying was arrested after a three-car crash and a manhunt in Palo Alto early Monday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Trippin, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 1905 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race to save last historic piece of Hangar One

With Hangar One's restoration funding unexpectedly lost in last year's political re-shuffling in Washington, D.C., preservationists...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 30, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 21 comments | 1423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board to discuss elementary math program

With a controversial new elementary math curriculum well into its second year, a discussion of elementary math "instruction...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 26, 2011 at 8:32 am | 21 comments | 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents of strong-willed teens gain strategies

As a police officer, April Wagner has responded to countless calls from desperate Palo Alto parents whose teenagers have...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by Formerly out of control teen, on Feb 8, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 21 comments | 2699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by NoWay, on Mar 28, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 21 comments | 1738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center parking lot

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three today (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Former Employee, on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:18 am | 21 comments | 1784 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Following Royal Wedding Fever Palo Alo to London

Do you know 2.4 billion people are expected to watch the upcoming royal wedding? That's 35% of the world's population! Why...

Original post made by Alice L. Glass on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alice L. Glass, on Apr 27, 2011 at 2:03 am | 21 comments | 2191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water rates climb despite lower usage

Water usage may be plummeting in the Palo Alto and other cities that draw their supply from the Hetch Hetchy system, but...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 15, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 21 comments | 1441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities managers form bargaining unit

The City of Palo Alto Utilities managers have formed a new employee association that they hope will strengthen their bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by any member name hah, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 1158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids delay bulldozers on hospital expansion

Kids playing in a tree-shaded sandbox have temporarily stopped the bulldozers on Stanford University's $5 billion medical-center...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by justamom, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 1396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 1181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six cameras stolen from Paly classroom

Someone stole six digital cameras from a Palo Alto High School classroom over the weekend, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Sep 1, 2011 at 12:25 am | 21 comments | 1517 Views
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