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AROUND TOWN

Organizations to help residents after crash

Local organizations are stepping forward to help East Palo Altans who are struggling after Wednesday's plane crash into a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Marty, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 10 comments | 1706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health Risks from Shipping Pollution

One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50m cars, study findshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 1705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline again

Why do we (Palo Alto) have to keep re-visiting the Shoreline noise & thumpity-thump issue? It is after 10:00 - on a school...

Original post made by mmmmmMom on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 16 comments | 1705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City turns to retirees to deal with worker 'exodus'

Faced with an exodus of experienced city workers, Palo Alto is turning to familiar faces for help -- its own retirees. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by No surprise, on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 11 comments | 1705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools and turning 18

Today's incident involving an 18 year old student at Gunn makes me wonder how the schools treat our children once they...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power restored at Stanford's core campus

A storm-related power outage hit virtually the entire core campus of Stanford University this morning, disrupting classes,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enough, on Jan 19, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense begins its case in Zumot trial

The timeline of Bulos Zumot's actions on Oct. 15, 2009, continued to take center stage at Zumot's trial Tuesday as the prosecution...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

63% increase in Palo Alto burglaries this year

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county-times/ci_21250140/police-cuts-rumors-easy-targets-fuel-bay-area...

Original post made by lock it or lose it on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by PAPD Failure, on Aug 12, 2012 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 1705 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in burglary of Jobs' house gets new lawyer, plea date

Kariem McFarlin, who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 22, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 7 comments | 1705 Views

SPORTS

Cyclists find their groove at Tour de Menlo Saturday

About 500 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took part in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo Saturday, enjoying a beautiful...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 1705 Views

SPORTS

Gunn softball qualifies for CCS; Paly still hoping to get in

Gunn is in and Palo Alto is hoping to get in following two key softball victories by the teams on Tuesday. The Titans clinched...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gunn parent, on May 17, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 2 comments | 1705 Views

SPORTS

Huge game earns Paly grad Adams another football honor

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams of Fresno State has been named the Mountain West Conference's Offensive Player of the Week...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by menlo, on Oct 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anchroage Daily News endorses Barack Obama for President

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Original post made by Sarah on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Huh???, on Oct 26, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 1705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill allows Obama to seize control of Internet

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10320096-38.html If nothing is scaring or horrifying you, from using the NEA to hire...

Original post made by Perspective on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Aug 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 9 comments | 1705 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Highway 101 construction - what is the latest?

I have been patiently (?) waiting for the work to end and all lanes to open. I have been trying to find out from the plethora...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Merge Late, on May 17, 2014 at 12:20 am | 18 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto cleaver attacker was tortured in China

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who allegedly hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Li, on May 17, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hunting the elusive image

Some nature photographers are the picture of patience. They'll sit for hours waiting for that faultless angle of light. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone had a custom handrail made lately?

I'm trying to figure out how to get an exterior handrail next to the front stairs made for my older PA home -- and to write...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Jan. 13, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting Palo Alto home value reassessed for tax

We bought our PA house less than 5 years ago and applied first for informal Prop 8 value review which was denied by County...

Original post made by Ada on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 1704 Views
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