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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water rates rise in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents will be asked to swallow higher water rates starting next month to help pay for a colossal regional effort...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 23, 2011 at 10:06 pm | 25 comments | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Palo Alto's highest-anywhere jobs/housing imbalance causing real problems

A recent series in the San Jose Business Journal cites a 3.13-to-1 jobs-to-housing ratio for Palo Alto, which it calls "the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:05 am | 30 comments | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

summer ideas for teens

Any ideas for summer activities for a kid too old for camp, too young to work? (14) Particularly interested in leads for...

Original post made by amom on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Math Circle Elementary

I was looking for ways to enrich my first graders math experience when I came across this: Stanford Math Circle Elementary...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:23 am | 3 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured in Woodside hit-and-run

A bicyclist was injured in a hit-and-run with a wrong-way driver in Woodside early this morning, a fire battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by caught yet?, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 6 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunmen rob Palo Alto convenience store

Two masked gunmen robbed a convenience store in south Palo Alto Thursday evening, prompting a police manhunt. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:33 am | 17 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Curtain up on TheatreWorks' 44th season

TheatreWorks, the veteran Peninsula group, announced its 44th season this week. Five plays and three musicals, including...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Love Theatre, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1282 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins 18th straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

==B Stanford roundup== ==I Cardinal alum earns Olympic berth== The College World Series has yet to be completed, but...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 15, 2012 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bechtel, Swenson to head Foothill-DeAnza trustees

Palo Alto residents Betsy Bechtel and Bruce Swenson have been unanimously elected as president and vice president respectively...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 12, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

California unemployment rate rises again

One in eight California residents was unemployed as of December 2010, state officials said in a report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 14 comments | 1282 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 | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

WiFi to go live at Cogswell Plaza

Flipping a giant switch at Elinor Cogswell Plaza today, Mayor Greg Scharff and City Council members will juice up the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Neelan, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 14 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two Palo Alto students advance to national finals in Siemens science competition

Two students from high schools in Palo Alto have advanced to the finals of a national science competition with their data...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by not all about money, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police see spike in auto burglaries

A series of recent auto burglaries are being investigated by Palo Alto police, including at least three that were grand thefts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 23, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 16 comments | 1281 Views

SPORTS

are Stanford fans real fans?

Typically, the major college football bowl game committees hate Stanford because Stanford's fans are not real fans. Sure,...

Original post made by Stanford fan on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by embarrassed by the cheerleader, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

InnVision to merge with Shelter Network

InnVision, Santa Clara County's leading homeless agency, has merged with Shelter Network of San Mateo, the two agencies announced...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Non-Profit-CEO-Pay-Too-High, on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 8 comments | 1281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report boosts backers of new compost plant

Palo Alto could save millions by building a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, according to a new analysis that is likely...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 15 comments | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teacher wins Richmond Award

East Palo Alto Charter School physical education teacher Stephen Ashford, who has built a reputation as a rap artist who...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Contratulations, on Apr 9, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds murder conviction in 2003 shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday upheld the murder conviction and sentence of life without parole of a Vallejo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by TINA R, on May 23, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views
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