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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto woman sees hope in federal health law

Sosepa Tonga recalled the day last year when she went to a free clinic in Menlo Park seeking medical care. A new immigrant,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 1572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain calls for community-wide mental health effort

Caltrain and police boost track security, but warn that addressing mental health community-wide is the underlying challenge...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 27, 2009 at 5:55 am | 23 comments | 1572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids delay bulldozers on hospital expansion

Kids playing in a tree-shaded sandbox have temporarily stopped the bulldozers on Stanford University's $5 billion medical-center...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by justamom, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 1572 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why Planned Community zoning makes so much trouble

Nothing brings out Palo Alto citizens with the pitchforks as fast as a Planned Community application. Everybody has a different...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gianetta, on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly moves to fill school vacancies

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he has extended a job offer to a prospective communications officer for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 15 comments | 1571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest burglary suspect

Burglary in progress reported at 3:30pm on Tuesday near Edgewood Drive. Witness got a license plate number. Suspect arrested...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious Car around Palo Vere

I thought it might benefit the community to repeat the contents of a handout the parents of Palo Verde received this afternoon. According...

Original post made by CandyKing77 on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 16, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 1571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by jazzman56, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ultimatum to East Palo Alto gangs: 'Get a job'

East Palo Alto police called in 11 gang members who are at risk for committing more crimes to a sit-down meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 22 comments | 1571 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man arrested in alleged home drug deal

A Menlo Park man was arrested Monday at his home on Terminal Avenue for possession and sales of marijuana and committing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1571 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 | 1571 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed on train tracks in Menlo Park

A woman was fatally struck by a southbound train in Menlo Park Monday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:45 am | 16 comments | 1571 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA arts commission sets aside funds for 'master art plan'

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission recently voted to earmark $25,000 for the hiring of a consultant to put together a "master...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by David, on Apr 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 1571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eases parking rules for the holidays

Palo Alto is relaxing its parking rules this holiday season to encourage more shopping at its retail districts. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Please, on Dec 18, 2009 at 12:37 am | 13 comments | 1570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tech firms pledge to help fund Stanford expansion

A corporate-philanthropy program that aims to raise as much as $150 million for the proposed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1570 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor's wish list: Volunteers with the giving spirit

It is easy to assume that all Palo Altans are well off, but as evidenced by the nearly 500 people who were provided free...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Peters, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 6 comments | 1570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorneys probe 'Who shot first?' in May case

In a literal life-sentence-or-death courtroom drama, prosecutors and defense attorneys struggled Monday to determine who...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1570 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cars burglarized in Palo Alto restaurant parking lots

Four cars were burglarized in restaurant parking lots along El Camino Real in Palo Alto Wednesday night, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by huh, on Mar 14, 2011 at 9:52 am | 15 comments | 1570 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive medicine, the real elephant in the room

Price Waterhouse has identified defensive medicine as *the* major cost inflator in our medical system: "Our research found...

Original post made by Jeremy on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 1570 Views
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