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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google executive goes missing in Egypt

The day before Google executive Wael Ghonim went missing last week from Egypt's protests, he tweeted, "We are all ready to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 1340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dissapointed Parent, on May 9, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High golfer helps win Pro-Am junior title

==B Nature Valley First Tee Open== Palo Alto's Michelle Xie, representing The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Champions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by janie, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Land sale connects Skyline, Russian Ridge

In an effort to connect two land preserves and provide the community with greater access to trails and viewing locations,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jul 1, 2011 at 1:55 am | 8 comments | 1339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood Health receives $7.3 million award

Ravenswood Health Center in East Palo Alto has received a $7.3 million Health Care Innovation Award, officials announced...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 23, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park bank robbery tied to arson

The smoking wreck of a Honda Accord set on fire led Menlo Park police back to the scene of a bank robbery as they pieced...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Overall East Palo Alto crime down, despite violence wave

Despite a spike in violence experienced earlier this year, overall crime continues to drop in East Palo Alto, police Chief...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 17, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 7 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents honor veterans with gifts

Carrie Manley leaned toward U.S. Army veteran Doug Tharp's hospital bed at the VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury Center, the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 5, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's finds key to future in its past

Kepler's Books and Magazines has a new look -- and that look may awaken memories of its radical roots. The store, which struggled...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 8:42 am | 15 comments | 1339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

college financial aid

my kid is currently applying for ivy league colleges. we do not know how the financial aid would work for him, we have institutional...

Original post made by mom on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 1338 Views

SPORTS

CCS title proves quite a celebration for Paly

==BI CCS volleyball== Kimmy Whitson had birthdays before, 16 of them in fact. They've all included cake, balloons and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kniss speaks out on battle with breast cancer

For a year Palo Alto City Councilwoman Liz Kniss held a closely guarded secret shared only with her husband and with four...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ann, on May 25, 2013 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 1338 Views

BOOKS

Emergency preparedness: Are you ready?

Most emergencies are completely unpredictable. Local authorities are required by law to prepare an emergency plan so that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Annette, on Jun 5, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green goals, infrastructure on city's 2012 agenda

Curbing employee costs, fixing up the city's aged infrastructure, reopening the city's largest library and using technology...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by HowMany.org, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1337 Views
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