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Free the Children office opens in Palo Alto

Free the Children, an organization that has built more than 500 schools in developing countries, is opening its first office...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 12, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 33 comments | 2621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is coming up: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/ with Lance Armstrong back. We had...

Original post made by Too bad on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Feb 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 9 comments | 1858 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto paraglider drowned, coroner says

Rollan Kim, the Palo Alto man who died in a paragliding accident off Pacifica last Sunday, died from saltwater drowning after...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 12, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2279 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Purpose - The National Coordinator for Health Care

Now the president of hope will take care of you? He will now know if you are gay or straight, drink too much or even use...

Original post made by Not in my Name on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Feb 12, 2009 at 11:05 am | 11 comments | 1821 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto electricity rates could spike in July

Palo Alto's electricity rates could spike in July, though rates would still be lower than PG&E charges in most neighboring...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Wilkie Man, on Feb 12, 2009 at 8:23 am | 47 comments | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Caltrain meets high-speed rail -- what implications for Palo Alto?

Last November voters passed Proposition 1A and swept in a new transportation vision for California — one that will see...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by h, on Feb 12, 2009 at 6:47 am | 19 comments | 3749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto birthday party ends in a death

A birthday party at the East Palo Alto Senior Center turned fatal late Saturday when one man was shot to death and another...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by Hopefull, on Feb 11, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 18 comments | 2012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feds seize 7 boxes of Palo Alto Utilities records

Reportedly suspecting flaws in employee qualifications to weld gas lines, agents from the federal Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 12 comments | 1863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revenue drop could hit nearly $8 million

Faced with a rapidly swelling budget deficit, the city has instituted a hiring freeze and has halted raises for department...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Feb 11, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 58 comments | 2972 Views

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More Foothill students applying for financial aid

More students are applying for financial aid at Foothill College despite a possible freeze in state loans. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Near Misses on rail track grade crossings

Interesting report and video on near misses on grade crossings (level crossings) in the UK. One car misses by inches, one...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:10 am | 8 comments | 1899 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Czars in America?

http://www.atwonline.com/news/story.html?storyID=15528 Warning, above will scare the heck out of you if you are paying...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1905 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Artificial trees as electrical energy producers

I had a thought, today, as I was driving down the road: Suppose artificial tree leaves could be made that are photovoltaic...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 11, 2009 at 8:41 am | 24 comments | 2658 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle crash into tree on Matadero

A female driver has crashed into a tree at 738 Matadero Ave knocking it into power lines. Please be careful in the area neighbors,...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2137 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol may have been factor in fatal crash

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Original post made on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 10, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 6 comments | 3187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Intelligent utility management

http://blogs.siliconvalley.com/gmsv/2009/02/google-test-drives-an-energy-saving-plug-in.html#comment-146882 has an article...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighbor, alarms foil four Palo Alto burglary tries

Alarms and an alert neighbor thwarted four residential burglaries in Palo Alto Sunday afternoon and night, police reported...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Coconito, on Feb 10, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 2132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ad Libs -- Visual art in Palo Alto: I'm still here

Weren't there a lot more places in Palo Alto to see visual art when I started this job in '05? Read Ad Libs, Rebecca Wallace's...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why is PAPD Police Lieutenant Involved in EPA?

Why is Lt. Tim Morgan of PAPD involved with Page Mills Properties? Why is he now embroiled in accusations of harassment of...

Original post made by Watcher on Feb. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2142 Views
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