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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands of marijuana plants eradicated in San Mateo County

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through an...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:49 am | 22 comments | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown North

Downtown North, Palo Alto's northernmost neighborhood, is also one of its oldest. Soon after Palo Alto began as an offshoot...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by , on Oct 1, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday helpers

People across the Peninsula are celebrating the holiday season by giving gifts that trump those you might find at a department...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reader of the print version, on Dec 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new deal on police-building site

Palo Alto will cancel its option agreement to buy the two Park Boulevard properties where city officials hoped to build a...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 4 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

fireman

I still see some of fireman's posts before they get removed. Many can be intentionally inflamatory. But inflamatory is...

Original post made by R on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 28, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 7 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yoriko Kishimoto named to open space district board Monday night

Former Palo Alto Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was named to the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Dec 1, 2010 at 10:10 am | 27 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

WiFi to go live at Cogswell Plaza

Flipping a giant switch at Elinor Cogswell Plaza today, Mayor Greg Scharff and City Council members will juice up the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Neelan, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community Notebook: Palo Alto tests new smart solar street lights

The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) announced Monday that it is installing smart solar street lights along El Camino Real...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 23 hours ago | 5 comments | 1589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board dips toe into Cubberley discussion

As it prepares for talks on the future of the 35-acre Cubberley Community Center, the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 6 comments | 1589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two charged with assault using screwdriver

Mountain View police arrested two "associated gang members" on charges of assault with a deadly weapon after the men allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mark R, on Apr 14, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 1589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Schipsi's friends say she felt she was in danger

Two nights after the October 2009 death of his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, and a fire that ravaged their cottage, Bulos...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 29, 2011 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 1589 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos one percenter busted by SEC for stealing $6 million

Federal SEC accuses Small Business Capital Corp (419 S San Antonio Rd, Los Altos, California) founder of running a Ponzi...

Original post made by Mark Feathers on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Penalties, on Jun 30, 2012 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1589 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook's Breast Cancer Awareness Statuses

As any facebook user can testify, the color coded statuses this week has brought a worldwide awareness to breast cancer in...

Original post made by FB user on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by TMI, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1589 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Symbolic actions matter in quest for civil rights

In the 1960s, political and community leaders in Palo Alto were among those who stepped up to publicly advocate for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 46 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic around Fabian Way and San Antonio horrible!!!

Hi - Just wondering if anyone knows if the cities of Palo Alto and Mountain View have a plan for this area. The traffic...

Original post made by Michele on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 1589 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A late-night blunder on Downtown Library

The ill-considered action by the Palo Alto City Council, at about 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, to reverse direction on redesigning...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Charleston neighbor, on Sep 18, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 10 comments | 1588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford professor wins MacArthur 'genius grant'

A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2014 at 7:03 pm | 4 comments | 1588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens space to be themselves

A couple of Friday nights ago, a crowd of more than 30 teens got together at St. Albert the Great Church on Channing Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by LivetoDance, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 1588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surveys: 'Student emotional health improving'

Palo Alto students gained a bit of ground in their overall social-emotional well-being between 2007 and 2011, according to...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 2, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 14 comments | 1588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

An ever-charming orphan

If you're a musical-theater nerd — er, connoisseur? — like me, you're probably very familiar with "Annie." Read...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Martha, on May 4, 2012 at 1:46 am | 1 comment | 1588 Views
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