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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 2950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible train part catapults into Palo Alto car

A mysterious large object slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto sometime on Monday night, Oct. 8, or Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Senior RFE, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 32 comments | 2656 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Good debate-good for America

Good VP debate tonight-both candidates are well qualified to be VP and potentially POTUS. A great team of candidates on...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 1103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay a buck, save the world

When 9,000 students from five California schools donated just $1 each in 2007, the resulting $9,000 was enough to build a...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Phillips, on Oct 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hires new fire chief

Palo Alto's rapidly changing Fire Department now has a new leader. The city has hired Eric Nickel, currently the deputy fire...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 am | 25 comments | 1771 Views

SPORTS

Youthful Stanford women host No. 7 UCLA in volleyball

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford's Inky Ajanaku, Brittany Howard, Jordan Burgess and Madi Bugg are quickly earning the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Oct 12, 2012 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 1472 Views

AROUND TOWN

VP debate strategy

Anyone else watching the VP debate this evening? Biden seems to be using a much different strategy from Obama. When Ryan...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by joe the plumber, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 50 comments | 9700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legality of homeless "car camping"

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Original post made by Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 17 comments | 4473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford energy facility to cut carbon in half

A new Stanford energy facility that could reduce campus carbon emissions by 50 percent, cut water use by 18 percent and save...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 931 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Department admits it knew Libya attack was terrorism

Despite statements after the September 11 killings of four American diplomats that the attack was related to an incendiary...

Original post made by Jarred on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to principals: 'collaborate on counseling'

School board members Tuesday asked principals of Palo Alto's two high schools to get together to develop a "common purpose...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 42 comments | 3637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two pedestrians seriously injured on El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 11, 2012 at 10:29 am | 12 comments | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heidi Emberling

Candidate Heidi Emberling says serving on the school board would be a natural extension of her profession as an early-childhood...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lois W. , on Oct 11, 2012 at 7:22 am | 24 comments | 1657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves ahead with 'neighborhood grants'

Seeking to strengthen the ties that bind neighbors in Palo Alto, city leaders endorsed on Monday night a proposal from Mayor...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cindy Mason, on Oct 11, 2012 at 4:13 am | 42 comments | 2340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto survey to gauge local transportation habits

As Palo Alto zooms ahead with a broad plan to become a top-tier bicycling destination, city officials are embarking on a...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 10, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 21 comments | 1944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford physiologist shares Nobel in chemistry

As Stanford leaders basked in the university's 27th Nobel Prize Wednesday, the winner, physiologist Brian Kobilka, said he...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1300 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Breast-density notification bill signed into law

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian that would require physicians to notify women who have dense breast tissue of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 1306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 25 comments | 2075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hiding behind Big Bird

Has Obama become so desperate that Big Bird has to be his shield? This theatre is getting worse, day by day. Maybe...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 10, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 855 Views
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