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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford music professor Leland Smith dies at 88

Leland Smith – a Stanford University professor known for merging and advancing his two worlds of study, music and computers...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Jan 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash victim was Stanford visiting scholar

The man who died early Saturday when his car hit a tree and parked vehicle on Middlefield Road was a visiting scholar at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 1185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion seen near Woodside golf course

A mountain lion was spotted near a golf course in unincorporated San Mateo County near Woodside Friday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

When life gives you lemons ...

A yard full of fruit trees can offer fragrant blossoms, lovely looks and healthy snacks. But what to do when a yard is so,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2011 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 1184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 1184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The disrupters -- or the amplifiers?

Online-education companies Udacity and Coursera have their similarities: Both are for-profit, private Palo Alto businesses...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 25 comments | 1184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Great gourds

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 18, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twenty-one teams to face off in 32nd annual chili cookoff

On Independence Day this week, 21 teams will go head-to-head in Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 1184 Views

SPORTS

Peak Performances slugs way to Menlo Park city title

==B Little League== It was a hitter's game at the Menlo Park City championship Little League game Friday at Burgess Park....

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 19, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 1183 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wealthy plutocrats

Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, two of the richest men in America who have quietly given more than a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 15, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 1183 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing gets $5 million grant

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing Park Project has received a $5 million grant from the State of California Department of Parks...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 16, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 1183 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bank robbery tied to arson

The smoking wreck of a Honda Accord set on fire led Menlo Park police back to the scene of a bank robbery as they pieced...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1183 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja, Gunn girls wrap up league golf titles

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Gunn and Castilleja girls' golf teams wrapped up their respective division championships...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Oct 19, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 1183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revived local leadership program graduates 19

A hopeful crop of aspiring civic leaders celebrated a Palo Alto graduation last week. With an oft-cited shortage of volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Siejen, Fellow of Leadership Palo Alto 2013, on Jun 21, 2013 at 10:12 am | 8 comments | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Tesla charges up, new eateries flock in

What's the latest in Palo Alto retail news? One new electric-car company, many new restaurants and four ice cream parlors,...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek Trail to close this afternoon

A Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve trail linking with Mountain View will be closed on Tuesday afternoon and possibly on...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto looks to scrap Cubberley covenant

Palo Alto officials on Monday took a firm stance against a two-decade-old provision in the city's lease of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 1183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee: 'Discourage' private talks on projects

Seeking to bring more transparency to Palo Alto's development process, a City Council committee is calling for an end to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by No Backroom Deals, on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lanes reopened on Highway 101 after DUI crash

The California Highway Patrol cleaned up a gas spill and reopened all lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by another DUI in Palo Alto, on May 10, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 6 comments | 1182 Views
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