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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Advice to Palo Altans: Be kind to each other

When it comes to embracing the greater good, nobody does it better than the people of Palo Alto. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Adobe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 1435 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Marine from Los Altos Hills dies in Afghanistan

The son of a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge was killed in Afghanistan on Friday, Aug. 10, officials said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:02 pm | 12 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foundation gives $100 million to hospital

A $100 million gift was announced today by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to help with the construction of the $1...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: New grocery stores closer to opening

Going out for a quart of milk will get a lot easier, with four new grocery stores getting closer to opening in this area. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Berkeley Bowl, on Jun 4, 2012 at 9:48 am | 6 comments | 1435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right turn only onto Miranda

I commute by bicycle every day from Los Altos to my job on Stanford campus. Most days I make a right turn from Arastradero...

Original post made by 100% bicycle commuter on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:26 am | 6 comments | 1435 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire chief: Veterans' home was not up to code

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will happen with compost made from human sewage sludge?

Central to the arguments of the proponents of Measure E is that anaerobic digestion will produce a rich ‘compost’ derived...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ford to open research lab in Palo Alto

Ford Motor Company plans to open a research lab in Palo Alto, a facility that the company says will be its "first-ever dedicated...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2012 at 6:16 am | 16 comments | 1434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paralyzed cyclist, champion against cancer, dies at 54

Lawrence Viariseo, who survived a fall off a 100-foot Sierra cliff, triumphed over bladder cancer and became an avid bicyclist...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 7 comments | 1434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 27, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fueling nuclear power

The increasing demand for power by countries with robust economic growth -- such as India, China and Brazil -- also raises...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Grynch, on Nov 12, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 5 comments | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple vs. Google

There was a 4 page article in the New York Times last week about Palo Alto's most famous resident and his war with that company...

Original post made by Steve on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 15, 2010 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Group for Kids with Parents who have Aspergers

All the support groups in this area are for parents with kids with Aspergers. There are just as many parents with Aspergers...

Original post made by Toni on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Start one, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: School of Rock rolling into Midtown

Palo Alto resident Hansel Lynn is bringing a new music school to the Midtown neighborhood of Palo Alto. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by moi, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 8 comments | 1434 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday feature: Best bets for pets

Most people consider their pets -- be they dogs, cats, birds or bunnies -- part of the family. And according to a recent...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quality of life tops neighborhood concerns in 2014

Climaxing with the passage of an anti-development referendum in November, 2013 was a year when Palo Alto residents pushed...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Higher ed leaders meet edtech startups

College and university presidents who met in Palo Alto this week brainstormed the future of higher education by discussing...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Diana, on Jul 25, 2013 at 9:47 am | 8 comments | 1433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula College Fund provides more than scholarships

Among low-income students who are the first in their families to go to college, less than 50 percent graduate from college...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Jun 30, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

E. Palo Alto Homicide Investigation Update

From EPA PD: Press Briefing Advisory Re: Homicide Investigation Updates July 24 – The East Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made by Hmmm on Jul. 24, 2011
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot in back during robbery

Police are searching for two suspects for shooting a man during a robbery in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 24, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 10 comments | 1433 Views
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