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AROUND TOWN

Report to examine alternatives for high-speed rail

A report will be released Thursday analyzing alternative alignments for the San Jose-to-San Francisco segment of the proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outraged, on Apr 8, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 1615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Detective ignored DA's advice

Another paper has a cover story that the DA requested PAPD to perform a complete audit of the Children's theater, as the...

Original post made by Jean, a thetaer parent on Jun. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opening doors to the City Council?

Fourteen candidates -- four lawyers, two Realtors, two school volunteers, three consultants, a retired property manager,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Oct 3, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 1614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy 1 year ago versus today

Reading the paper this morning, I see 3 glaring points: 1) 1 year ago, Valley unemployment was about 6%, today it is about...

Original post made by Common Sense Economist on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense Economist, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:20 am | 7 comments | 1614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High First, Gunn Third in Bay Area Science 'Olympiad'

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools students outshined their peers from around the region in an Olympics-like competition that...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 10 comments | 1614 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto is losing E.J. Floreal to the Bluegrass state

The Palo Alto High boys' basketball and track teams have some big shoes to fill for the 2012-13 seasons, now that senior...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"California falling, U.S. Following"

This is the headline for a large column today by Patrick J. Buchanan in today's (Sunday, June 28th) San Jose Mercury News,...

Original post made by Kate on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unemployment rate continues to climb

California's unemployment rate reached a record 12.2 percent in August, according to the latest figures from the state Employment...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedal power taxis in Palo Alto

What's the scoop on the free bicycle taxis in Palo Alto. They ask for a tip for the driver (?), but how much?...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Hospital plans changed

Seeking to save about $15 million in construction costs and make operations more efficient, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 16, 2009 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google Looking for Test Communities for Fiber Networks

Google is planning to build a test fiber network in some local communities around the US. Palo Alto would make a terrific...

Original post made by Glen Kacher on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Giggle, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:26 pm | 13 comments | 1613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage hits 700 homes in Palo Alto

About 700 Palo Alto homes will be without power until approximately 2 p.m. today because of downed power lines, city officials...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Eva, on Mar 9, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opening statements begin in Alvarez murder trial

Opening statements began this morning in the trial of a 26-year-old man accused of fatally shooting East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hosh, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate day of vehicle window smashes

Thieves struck with efficiency on Wednesday, Sept. 25, after smashing car windows on more than 15 vehicles during a series...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Sep 28, 2013 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1613 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls keep lacrosse playoffs alive despite forfeits

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== After having to forfeit six games due to an ineligible player, the Palo Alto girls' lacrosse...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Sherry, on May 13, 2012 at 4:38 am | 6 comments | 1613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romeo H.: Deployed in Kosovo

On 9/11 I was actually in active duty in the U.S. Army already, and I was deployed in Kosovo. I was coming toward the end...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water main break on Cambridge dries up faucets

A water-main break on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto dried up faucets in the area and closed the street this morning while...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy lover, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 1613 Views
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