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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sweltering heat expected to hit Bay Area

The National Weather Service announced today (Aug. 23) that an excessive heat watch would be in effect from Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by baylands lover, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 1793 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heritage tree falls in Menlo, where plenty hear

Money doesn't grow on trees, but apparently it does grow if you chop the tree down. After an hour and a half of late-night...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 18 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to debate future of Palo Alto Bowl

Palo Alto Bowl would make way for a new Hilton-operated hotel if the City Council votes to approve the project tonight. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:21 am | 33 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dying traditions - Halloween

I checked PA Online to see if there will be any mention of Halloween yesterday, and found no mention of it whatsoever. No...

Original post made by Ada on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by A Reason, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:15 am | 5 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stairs at Stanford stadium

I've never been to the Stanford stadium. Is it open and accessible to the public so that someone can run up and down the...

Original post made by Stairs? on Oct. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1793 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Law Professor John H. Barton dies of bike-accident injuries

John H. Barton, 72, a Stanford University law professor whose career emphasized the interface between science and the law,...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 2, 2009 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 1792 Views

SPORTS

Stanford records a football victory for the ages

==BI Cardinal No. 7 in AP poll, No. 6 in BCS== With the spotlight of a national television audience and the prospects...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bob Aulgur, on Nov 8, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Trouble in Denmark

As a fan of Obama I want my President to lead, but my disappointment with him is has been measured by his lack of achievements....

Original post made by Ready Kilowatt on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:41 am | 22 comments | 1792 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook goes public

Instead of chatting on Facebook, a lot of people are talking about Facebook today. The social-networking giant debuted its...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on May 20, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 17 comments | 1792 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit of past/current Contractual assignments by City of P.A.

It would be very interesting and (possibly) explosive in content if someone did a past 10 year audit on how many friends...

Original post made by the watcher on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 1791 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tall Tree Awards

What a great evening at the Tall Tree awards last evening. Must have been the biggest event to date. Great honorees and community...

Original post made by bambi on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lost, on May 2, 2010 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 1791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hot Lunches and Local Holidays

Hi, Wondering if your kids have commented on the new hot lunches this year or not. My kids said they taste the same. At...

Original post made by Mom with kids at PAUSD on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Agnostic, on Sep 22, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 1791 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 | 1791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire alarm and sirens in neighborhood - 9 PM - 9:20 and going

Loud fire alarm, many sirens. What is going on? ...

Original post made by Fred on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by June, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Shopping Center worker beaten and robbed on Thursday

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14344981...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freeway express-lane project speeds ahead

Cardboard "passengers" who ride with carpool-lane cheaters could become obsolete when the freeway lanes are converted to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Apr 10, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 5 comments | 1791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local fund seeks Haiti quake relief donations

The Irene S. Scully Fund, a donor-advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View, will provide up to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 15, 2010 at 7:30 pm | 3 comments | 1791 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Living through the lessons of Simple Economics 101

New News: Tax bills (revenue into our Fed Coffers) at lowest since 1950, if you believe USA Today..an iffy proposal, but...

Original post made by Common Sense Professor on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Living through the lessons of Economics 101, on May 21, 2010 at 6:31 am | 13 comments | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting while driving becomes illegal Jan. 1

A new California law authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, makes it illegal beginning Thursday for people to...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Joe Blow, on Jan 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 9 comments | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1791 Views
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Stuff It or Talk About It?
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The Regional Context for the Palo Alto Comp Plan Update
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Choosing meetings on Emergency Preparedness over actual preparedness
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Staying Awake Makes a World of Difference
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