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AROUND TOWN

Shut Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant which is near to two fault lines.

I am pro-nuclear except when the plant is in seismically active areas. Diablo Canyon Power Plant is an electricity-generating...

Original post made by Annie on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Wally sez, on Jul 10, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 182 comments | 10967 Views

AROUND TOWN

Urban development proposed for El Camino block

A quaint, eclectic and sparsely developed block of El Camino Real near Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto could get a hefty injection...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | 44 comments | 3437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Record number of marriage licenses for Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county's busiest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Times and Places to sign the Maybell Referendum

Fellow Palo Altans: Thanks for all the support you have expressed for the Maybell referendums. We are a grassroots group...

Original post made by Maybell Referendum Supporter on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Need Noth PA location, on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 1452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Out with the old and in with the 'new'

One person is looking for a rocking chair for a newborn baby. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19065...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Genevien, on Jul 9, 2013 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 11388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One person unaccounted for in 6-alarm fire

One person remains unaccounted for following a six-alarm apartment building fire in Redwood City that injured 21 people...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 9, 2013 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 933 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City calls for dog owners to license their pets

About 60 percent of Palo Alto dog owners are breaking the law, and many might not know it, according to the city's Animal...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by br16, on Jul 9, 2013 at 1:14 am | 26 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested for ID theft at Stanford Shopping Center

Palo Alto police arrested two people on suspicion of identity theft on Monday evening, a police officer said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Britany, on Jul 8, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 14 comments | 7578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime, and the learning is fun

More than 2,000 students have been pursuing enrichment, remedial or skill-building this summer on four Palo Alto campuses....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ohlone Family, on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1230 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hires its first budget czar

Palo Alto has hired its first director of the new Office of Management and Budget, the latest addition to the city's expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by lazlo, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 25 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Blvd crash spurs $17 million claim with Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:54 am | 59 comments | 84832 Views

BOOKS

Regret me not

From embroidered toilet paper to "Christmas nativity meerkats," Etsy.com is full of intriguing items. Some such creations,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by vale vortex, on Jul 7, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 11 comments | 3547 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freedom isn't free

http://t.now.msn.com/freedom-isnt-free-and-this-moving-video-with-ronald-reagan-tells-us-why Reagan, as a truly great...

Original post made by Gary on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Jul 7, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly names district communication coordinator

Palo Alto school district Superintendent Kevin Skelly has hired the former public information officer of the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 7, 2013 at 5:34 am | 38 comments | 2075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SFO plane crash kills two, dozens injured

A Boeing 777 aircraft crashed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday morning, killing at least...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 630 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should I do with a broken microwave oven?

I can't find any info on the City of Palo Alto website or google. Is this recyclable? I hate to just put it in the trash.......

Original post made by recycler on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 6, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man struck, killed by train at Atherton station

A man was struck and killed this morning by a train at the Atherton station, Caltrain has confirmed. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do our leaders live?

It is fair to ask where our various city leaders live, by neighborhood. By this, I mean council members and various board...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:30 am | 49 comments | 1379 Views

SPORTS

Appel to make his professional debut on Friday with Tri-City

Stanford grad Mark Appel is expected to make his highly-anticipated professional debut with the Single-A Tri-City ValleyCats...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Jul 6, 2013 at 4:02 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

SPORTS

Atherton teen travels far and wide for a tennis experience

Catherine Carton Bellis has yet to play a lick of high school tennis and the Atherton teenager is still considered one of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Chris Johnson, on Jul 5, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views
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