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High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Peninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:19 am | 16 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto selects new city manager

A former Redwood City deputy city manager who worked with under-served youth and families has been chosen as East Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1116 Views

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Around town

<B><B>FEEDING FRENZY ... </B>Today, "Do not feed the animals" is just a friendly suggestion at Palo Alto parks. Soon, it...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Private Eyes' and truth and lies

You may not know that Steven Dietz is one of the most produced playwrights in the U.S., only slightly behind Shakespeare...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by JeffK, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford halts work on hiking trail

Stanford University has stopped work on a hiking trail near Page Mill Road because of a lawsuit filed against the university...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by bullies, on Apr 28, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 4 comments | 1115 Views

SPORTS

Menlo takes WBAL honors into CCS Division III semis

Avis, Bruml are the co-MVPs A lot has happened since the Menlo School and Carmel baseball teams met for the first time...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by yungG, on May 29, 2011 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 1115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of Los Altos indecent exposure suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who indecently exposed himself to a juvenile in Los Altos Monday morning. The man...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by turn him in, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 1115 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 1115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. Vew mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by A Menlo Park Parent, on Sep 24, 2013 at 9:45 pm | 31 comments | 1115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher's English shortcomings - what to do?

My child goes to Paly and has a math teacher whose English is oftentimes hard to understand. In fact, the teacher's English...

Original post made by Parental on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by An increasing problem, on Dec 10, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold spell rolls into Palo Alto for Thanksgiving

Wet weather may have made a temporary exit from the forecast, but the Bay Area is expected to experience a cold spell that...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa to deliver 'State of the City' tonight

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa is scheduled to present the State of the City address at 7 p.m. tonight (Jan. 24) in the Cubberley...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 24, 2011 at 10:07 pm | 8 comments | 1114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) and security issues

The recent raid on OBL demonstrated that he was interested in attacking our rail system. If we build a HSR, won't we need...

Original post made by Katherine on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katerine, on May 8, 2011 at 8:06 am | 4 comments | 1114 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's tennis remains in great shape after solid NCAAs

No matter who plays at the top of the singles ladder next year, she will have earned it. The Stanford women's tennis team...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto Utility is a Monopolistic Scam

WTF is up with this. We're doing construction on our house and we won't be occupying it during the work. While we are going...

Original post made by Toady on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Here by choice, on Sep 11, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 1114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Park-saving plan; grad requirements

As he prepares to leave Sacramento due to term limits, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) is hoping to leave one final...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Billy, on May 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 14 comments | 1114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1114 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to launch class-action lawsuit against battery makers

Palo Alto on Monday became one of California's first public agencies to charge into the legal battle against global companies...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on May 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumping in Permanente Creek/Mountain View Slough

I was just hiking in the Mountain View Baylands next to Permanente Creek. A culvert near the golf Course and Rengstorff...

Original post made by Marie on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 1113 Views
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