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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens voice concern over extracted groundwater

Old Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp saves water by the cup in her kitchen to use in her garden. When she noticed a fire-hose-sized...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda Siri, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briones House wall purchased for $30,000

The last remnant of the historic Briones House that proponents sought to preserve through nearly 14 years of litigation has...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jul 27, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 13 comments | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to recuperate, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board has appointed Daniel...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sorry to Say, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What message are you sending when you vote NO on Measure A?

Many parents are frustrated with the School Board, the Union Rebuke of Principal Herrmann, the way they are treated by district...

Original post made by Reason on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Listen, on Apr 10, 2015 at 1:56 am | 56 comments | 2365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-year investigation leads to 27 arrests

Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation of drug suppliers...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:05 am | 27 comments | 2365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Could uncounted ballots affect Prop. 8?

It could depend on hanging chads, I hope the ballots are well guarded! Roughly 2.7 million ballots from Tuesday’s...

Original post made by Anne on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 32 comments | 2365 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar One. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by jeff, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 5 comments | 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Capitol Steps are BACK!!! The concert to benefit Gunn Robotics Team

PLEASE HELP US TO SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT THE CONCERT. Last year's concerts were a great success! They're the best. There's...

Original post made by Michael Buchman on Feb. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senate OKs prisoner-release despite DA warning

California's district attorneys are warning that the release of thousands of prisoners under a budget-cutting "reclassification"...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Aug 30, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 2365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote YES on Measure E

Foothill College and De Anza College are among the best community colleges in the nation. Today, community colleges are becoming...

Original post made by KEN HOROWITZ on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Senior, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 10 comments | 2364 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Knights off to solid start in football

The Palo Alto Knights' Youth Football League program has opened its 2010 season with two teams still undefeated following...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Girl Scout rallies volunteers to help teachers

The Ravenswood City School District got a boost last weekend from a Girl Scout who gathered 70 volunteers to overhaul the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Dec 4, 2008 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jim Cramer, MAD MONEY CNBC, a staunch BHO supporter says...

Here we go again...we have to RACE INTO more government control of HEALTH CARE CHANGES and CAP AND TRADE changes RIGHT NOW...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by good luck!, on Mar 6, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 5 comments | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto water may be a little murky

The City of Palo Alto announced Wednesday that residents might notice a slight change in the quality of the city's water...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto murder-arson case set for November trial

The trial for Bulos Zumot, the hookah-shop owner charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their rental cottage on...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Domanica, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 2364 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 2364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green attorneys clash over Baylands plant

As Palo Alto's environmentalists continue to battle over whether to build a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, they are...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enid Pearson, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 2363 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 12, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

High voter turnout predicted in SC County

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Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by voted, on Nov 4, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2363 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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