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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 1299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No energy wasted here

Sven and Kate Thesen's front yard is a dead giveaway: Here lies a net-zero-energy home. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Solar Thoughts, on Oct 5, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens plan 'Hit the Lights' event Saturday

Palo Alto teens are invited to a dance with black lights, lasers, games, food and student DJs Saturday, March 31, at Lucie...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2012 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 1299 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn and Priory girls all advance

The Sacred Heart Prep boys' soccer team had the second-best record of any team, boys or girls, heading into the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Feb 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

SPORTS

Big plays lead unbeaten Gunn to a second straight win

==B Friday's prep football== The Gunn High football team went into Friday night's home opener with the possibility of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 8, 2012 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax

Well, corporate income taxes in this country are one-third lower than they were in 2000—even though corporate profits are...

Original post made by Ted Rudow IIII, MA on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Byxbee Park hit by meteor -- 'undedication' vote is off

A meteor the size of Palo Alto City Hall crashed into Byxbee Park today, destroying all hopes that an anaerobic-digestion...

Original post made by Editor, Palo Alto Online on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 1299 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1298 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pal Alto's Ugliest Building Contest

Let's start a new contest - this one for "Palo Alto's ugliest building". I nominate the new low income apartments on Alma...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 5, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 21 comments | 1298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car slams into tree on Bryant Street in Palo Alto

The driver of a silver Mercedes sedan broke her nose this morning when her car slammed into a tree on Bryant Street in Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WOW, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 8 comments | 1298 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto runs away with league meet title

==B Boys' track and field== It started with a meet record of 43.06 in the opening 400 relay and by the time the long day...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by PalyTrackFan, on May 6, 2011 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pioneer health researcher Peter Wood, 81, dies

If you don't consider a link between higher levels of exercise and higher levels of certain "good" cholesterol a contradiction...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Annajo (A.j.) Sánchez (Kessler), on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 3 comments | 1298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google announces a new way to communicate

This should keep Palo Altans who are bitter about losing out to Kansas City happy! Google announces a new way to communicate...

Original post made by Googler on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:04 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo 'very concerned' about Wells Fargo's apartment sale

As Wells Fargo Bank prepares to sell about 1,800 housing units in East Palo Alto to a real-estate trust, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:52 am | 18 comments | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards declare state Sen. Joe Simitian 'Legislator of the Year'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who led the effort to require California children to turn five by Sept. 1 before they...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Good job!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 1297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's make pre-break finals work

In a 3-2 vote, the PAUSD board decided to switch to the "carefree winter break" with pre-break finals. The stress that...

Original post made by Paly College App Problem on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 1297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto electronics burglars face prosecution

Two men accused of stealing high-end electronics to sell online, including from Palo Alto businesses, will be prosecuted...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by José Daniel Nunes Dias, on Sep 22, 2012 at 6:20 am | 4 comments | 1297 Views

SPORTS

Paly continues banner track year at CIF State Meet

Jason Fung was sitting in the Palo Alto High gym last Friday with Athletic Director Earl Hansen, staring up into the rafters...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public meeting room in Palo Alto

Does anyone know if there is a public meeting room in Palo Alto? We are looking for a place to meet with once a month for...

Original post made by Ann on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dianne Vernon, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:46 am | 3 comments | 1297 Views
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