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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell Referendum Petition Kick-off Event - Sunday 6:30pm!

A Referendum Petition Against the Re-Zone Ordinance Passed by the City Council for Maybell is now being circulated to gather...

Original post made by Maybell neighbor on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2013 at 8:35 am | 6 comments | 1481 Views

SPORTS

Stanford will be well-represented at the Olympics

A total of 40 Stanford-affiliated athletes, including one current and former coach, will participate at the Games of the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 29, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man still critical after assault at Caltrain station

A man who was severely beaten at the Redwood City Caltrain station Friday night has made slight improvements but remains...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 19 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frost fights reduction in misdemeanor charges

Most people facing criminal prosecution would welcome a reduction in charges -- not panhandler Victor Frost. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Dec 14, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's Up with the Democratic Mailers?

The recent mailers from the Democratic party are being stuffed in our mail boxes. They are funded by the party and are endorsing...

Original post made by political observer on Oct. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton DUI driver sentenced to five years in state prison

A guilty plea and an apology weren't enough to keep a 63-year-old Atherton woman out of prison. A judge sentenced Margaret...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 33 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heroism at Gunn

I work occasionally as an aide for a Special Education class at Gunn High School.One day in April, I was escorting a student...

Original post made by alice u. hahn on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Misha, on May 18, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 8 comments | 1480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report shows big drop in East Palo Alto crime

East Palo Alto -- once regarded as the murder capital of the country -- has seen a 56 percent decrease in violent crime since...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 7 comments | 1480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo councilman wants state bar to cite attorney

Councilman Heyward Robinson of Menlo Park -- who narrowly lost a bid for reelection in the Nov. 2 election -- has filed a...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 7 comments | 1480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pipeline explosion: Speier urges governor to remove leader of San Bruno investigation

Days after the California Public Utilities Commission president appointed himself to lead the determination of whether PG&E...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest 167 for DUI over Labor Day weekend

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man steals $93,000 ring from Stanford jeweler

A man who claimed he was shopping for an engagement ring at Shreve and Company at Stanford Shopping Center Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Esther, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:50 am | 11 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by SteveU, on Apr 28, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 11 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day to bring road closures to downtown

Downtown Palo Alto will have traffic closures during World Music Day on Sunday, June 17, when as many as 25,000 people are...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 16, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 18 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook posts losses in first quarterly report

Menlo Park-based social-media company Facebook posted a $157 million net loss in its debut quarterly report on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 2, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 14 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's endowment grows to $18.7 billion

Stanford's endowment grew by 9.7 percent in the 2013 fiscal year, increasing its value to $18.7 billion, the university announced...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1479 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Climate change hysteria at City Hall tonight, apparently

Apparently there is some type of climate change propaganda event going on tonight, at City Hall. My neighbor got an invitation...

Original post made by Sally on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by sceptical, on Oct 27, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1479 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CSMA Presents its 1st Annual party4all to Benefit Financial Aid and Arts Education Programs

On Saturday, October 24, the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will throw open the doors of its Finn Center campus...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 7, 2009
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