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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banks on landfills for 'green' energy

The phrase "green energy" may evoke images of solar panels and wind turbines in some minds, but in Palo Alto the term can...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Reads Staff Reports, on May 7, 2010 at 7:56 am | 9 comments | 2844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GontoKorea 2

As all my fans out there know, My son and I will be visiting Korea, I for the second time, to commemorate the war that started...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Good Trip!!, on May 7, 2010 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 2130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meg Whitman is faltering?

Steve Poizner just released a new tracking poll saying that he has cut Meg Whitman's 50% lead of a month ago down to the...

Original post made by buy it now on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 7, 2010 at 4:48 am | 12 comments | 2192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In Palo Alto, whose sidewalks are they?

The next time someone trips and falls on a raised or crumbling piece of sidewalk, Palo Alto property owners could be responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Phooey, on May 7, 2010 at 4:01 am | 66 comments | 5161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man killed at Caltrain station in Mountain View

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 6, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 36 comments | 3187 Views

SPORTS

Former Stanford basketball standout joins Azzi at USF

Former Stanford women's basketball standout Katy Steding joined former teammate Jennifer Azzi as an assistant coach at USF...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by John Sylvester, on May 6, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local-record approval for parcel tax -- 79.36 percent

Palo Alto voters have said a resounding "yes" to their public schools, according to a vote tally announced at 8:01 p.m. Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on May 6, 2010 at 9:59 am | 27 comments | 3396 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's NOT about the Money; not for the Nurses anyway.

It's NOT about the Money -- Not for the Nurses anyway! By : A Stanford ICU Nurse It is NOT about the money. The...

Original post made by Jane Benedict on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Schadenfreude, on May 6, 2010 at 7:09 am | 31 comments | 5694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

no solitciting sign

Our "no soliciting" sign does not stop solicitors. Usually I just politely say it and point to the sign when this happens....

Original post made by older resident on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Meatman, on May 6, 2010 at 1:10 am | 10 comments | 2774 Views

RESTAURANTS

Discovering Estrellitas

I've lived here for decades, and never stopped in to eat at Estrellitas on San Antonio (near El Camino). I came in with...

Original post made by foodie on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by foodie, on May 5, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 8 comments | 4103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to honor top architects Monday

Architects who designed some of Palo Alto's most unique new buildings will be honored at an award ceremony Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 5, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 9 comments | 5408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chase nets four arrests in Menlo Park

Four men believed to have been involved in a shooting in East Palo Alto early Monday were arrested after a police chase and...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by ghs, on May 5, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroners' report details injuries in plane crash

When San Mateo County investigators arrived at the scene of the Feb. 17 plane crash in East Palo Alto, they found the bodies...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ray, on May 5, 2010 at 11:39 am | 23 comments | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reverse Lottery at Palo Verde

I got a letter from Palo Verde today saying that due to over enrollment there is a reverse lottery that will take place on...

Original post made by Vianica on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on May 5, 2010 at 11:18 am | 105 comments | 7275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Philanthropist Carolyn Reller dies at 68

Carolyn Reller, a philanthropist and active member of the Palo Alto community, died May 3 after struggling for several years...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on May 5, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 3290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros & Cons Presentations, June Primary Ballot Measures

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 7-9 pm Channing House 850 Webster St. Palo Alto, CA 94301 Pros & Cons June Primary Ballot Measures....

Original post made by League of Women Voters on May. 4, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MEASURE A BALLOTS DUE TODAY!

Your voted ballot must be received by the Registrar of Voters by 8pm on Election Day, May 4, 2010, TODAY! Measure A is...

Original post made by A Mom on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 2295 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP to acquire Palm for $1.2 billion

Calling it a "transformational deal," HP today announced it will purchase Palm, Inc., of Sunnyvale, a provider of smartphones...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 4, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 5 comments | 2170 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Pension reform' petitions going to Menlo Park

A group aiming to qualify a "pension reform" initiative for the November ballot plans to present its petitions at 1 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by good job, RT-S, on May 4, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 15 comments | 3108 Views

AROUND TOWN

TheatreWorks cited as 'treasured cultural icon'

On the 40th anniversary of TheatreWorks, the Palo Alto City Council Monday proclaimed the local professional theater company...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul Losch, on May 4, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2029 Views
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