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Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Make-Stanford-Pay-For-Its-Impacts, on May 6, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 1152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why?

I am bringing up a very old topic. Call is cosmology, religion, god, physics. I am compeltely unsatisfied by the "why...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 20 comments | 1152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge dismisses Buckheit suit against Atherton

A federal court judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by Atherton resident Jon Buckheit against the town of Atherton, San...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Abused, on Apr 9, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 4 comments | 1152 Views

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Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1152 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls moving closer to volleyball showdown

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Palo Alto girls' volleyball coach Dave Winn is not one to look past matches. Thus, hosting...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Go VIKINGS, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Day Care Center closes after 37 years

Three hundred low-cost child-care slots in Palo Alto will be lost this week when the owners of the 37-year-old Peninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1152 Views

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Winter Lodge founder Duncan Williams dies at 90

Duncan Williams, 90, the founder of Palo Alto's Winter Lodge skating rink, died from complications of a brain tumor today...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Winter Lodge Parent, on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 1151 Views

SPORTS

Senior Nationals end, juniors just getting started

==B USA swimming== One meet is over but another has yet to begin as Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center gears up for its second...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1151 Views

SPORTS

What a rush!

==B Stanford running backs huge in 65-21 win, set school record with 446 yards == ==I Cardinal is No. 4 in AP poll, No....

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by member, on Oct 23, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how is palo alto high's math entrance test?

I am going to be a freshman at palo alto high next fall. I live in another state right now. I'm taking algebra now and I...

Original post made by new student on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1151 Views

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Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 20, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 1151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1150 Views

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Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jim Burch

When Jim Burch considers the pursuits that earned him a Lifetimes of Achievement award, his attitude is characteristically...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on May 8, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

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What is being built @ the old Olle's Car Shop?

Sorry, folks, if I wasn't paying attention..... But could someone please explain what is being built on the old Olle's Car...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 1150 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1150 Views

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Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1150 Views
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