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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge Palo Alto water project comes up tonight

Palo Alto's decade-long effort to protect its water supply against a major earthquake is expected to hit a milestone tonight,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Super, on Jul 28, 2009 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 2025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin as a national strategy

Summer Mandarin students at Palo Alto High School don't consider themselves players in U.S. national strategy. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Blessings McFee, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 4221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook Not As Private As One May Think

And because of FaceBook not being as private as one may think, I'm posting a helpful link. Also, not noted in the link,...

Original post made by JustFYI on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 2915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Agencies serving elderly and kids brace for impact

The impact of California's looming budget cuts on health and welfare programs serving the elderly, children and persons with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by yap, on Jul 27, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 11 comments | 2807 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds death penalty for EPA woman

The California Supreme Court today upheld a death penalty ruling for an East Palo Alto woman who fatally shot two people...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Booze theft from Longs Drugs results in arrest

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Palo Alto Tuesday night after allegedly stealing two bottles of alcohol from Longs Drugs...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 4195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2253 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bridging troubled waters

Major construction projects (and, consequently, swelling water bills) may help explain why Palo Alto's water-efficiency programs...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 5 comments | 3959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why does Anyone Think Palo Alto is a Quiet Suburb?

When I moved to Palo Alto I knew a lot about the place I was going to live. I knew about Stanford where I was going to graduate...

Original post made by stephen levy on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Irvin, on Jul 26, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 149 comments | 11052 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter buzz in midtown at 4am?

A helicopter buzzed our house in midtown at around 4am July 19. It was going low and very slow. So low that we could feel...

Original post made by sleepless in palo alto on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Staff: Wider-streets initiative should avoid ballot

A grassroots proposal to require wider private streets in Palo Alto should be adopted by the City Council before it ever...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Smokey, on Jul 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | 11 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn community gathers to honor classmate

Chairs had to be stacked against the walls to make room for a tight, standing-room-only crowd at a celebration of the life...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by get help, you aren't alone., on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:58 am | 45 comments | 4360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford-owned luxury hotel to open April 2

A 123-room luxury hotel owned by Stanford University will open April 2 on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. The Rosewood Sand...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tango, on Jul 25, 2009 at 2:23 am | 23 comments | 4728 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s move closer to a title

After losing their first game of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by HAYSTACK, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:32 am | 1 comment | 2306 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s split NorCal all-star games

Through the opening weekend of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars split...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by HAYSTACK, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 2423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College counselors hurtful, Gunn grads say

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Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joana Mandoli, on Jul 24, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 41 comments | 5882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heroin suspect charged with four felonies

Adan Alfonso Romero of East Palo Alto has been charged with four felony counts stemming from the largest heroin bust in San...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police promotions take effect

Promotions of a Palo Alto police lieutenant, two sergeants, six police agents, four new agents and a communications manager...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 10 comments | 2977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police interupt attempted break-in at JLS

Palo Alto police cited a juvenile male with attempted burglary Sunday night after he and two others were caught trying to...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 13 comments | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kicking off a new league

A brand-new sporting league is in town -- with a twist. Big Kid Sports (BKS) will offer its members a chance to play sports...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Chris - San Mateo, CA, on Jul 24, 2009 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2330 Views
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