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Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1916 Views


Diane Jennings retiring as library director

Diane Jennings -- who since 1986 has worked on Palo Alto library system challenges, served twice as interim director and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1916 Views


Community Notebook: Palo Alto police department receives funds to fight alcohol-related crimes

The Palo Alto Police Department has received a $41,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by ControBoard, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1916 Views


'Green' plans for Ohlone, Garland unveiled

A rooftop garden, a "naturalistic play area" and "daylight harvesting" are among features of proposed new construction at...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 9 comments | 1916 Views


Hospitals, schools coping with power outage

Both Stanford University Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital were operating on emergency power Wednesday. Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Correction, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 1916 Views


EPA man arrested for shooting on Highway 101

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Redwood City Friday afternoon after a two-month search for a suspect in a shooting on...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1916 Views


Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1916 Views


Stanford women's crew gets chance to repeat

==BI Stanford beats Hawaii in baseball== The Stanford women's rowing team will get a chance to defend its NCAA championship....

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cal women's crew fan, on May 19, 2010 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1916 Views


Cardinal places 18 players on All-Pac-12 team

Eighteen Stanford players, covering 19 positions, have been named to the All-Pac-12 Conference football team in an announcement...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 3, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1916 Views


Is the train whistle twice as loud?

The train whistle has become unbelievably loud, itís deafening. Is there a safe decibel limit that should be adhered to...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by sac, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 1916 Views


Shameless Fanning of the Flames of Violence by the Republicans

Since comments on the previous post were blocked, I wanted to add my two cents. I'm not a proponent of one party or the other,...

Original post made by Observer on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:46 am | 20 comments | 1916 Views


Found Turtle

8 1/2 long turtle/tortise found on our doorstep on 5/21. Call if you are missing a pet! (650) 207-3105...

Original post made by michelle on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1916 Views


Does the City Waste Management take broken toilet

I was trying to upgrade to water efficient toilets at home and was wondering whether the garbage truck that comes in every...

Original post made by member on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 27, 2010 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 1916 Views


Nixon School celebrates 'International Night' Friday

Students and parents at Nixon Elementary School celebrated an "International Night" Friday to share students' varied national...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2010 at 6:34 pm | 4 comments | 1916 Views


Paly invites community to see anti-hate film

Palo Alto High School invites the community to see and discuss the film "Not in Our Town: Northern California," in which...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 1915 Views


County sees drop in Memorial Day DUI arrests

DUI arrests over the Memorial Day holiday weekend were down in Santa Clara County compared to the same three-day weekend...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Gas-Will-Soon-Be-Ten-Dollars-A-Gallon, on May 30, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 6 comments | 1915 Views


What the U.S. can learn from Japan's failed experiment with "zombie businesses"

"illing zombies isn't typically the responsibility of America's president or treasury secretary. But if the country is going...

Original post made by Jarred on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1915 Views


Using an Assault Weapon on a Mosquito: BHO and Our Health Care System

Please remember that BHO and the Dems are trying to put in a place a European/Canadian style Universal Health Care system...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1915 Views


Could Obama Be Just Too Awesome?

The article below addresses an emerging issue of great concern: Obama may actually be too awesome for our own good. ...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 1915 Views


Why can't I buy Medical Insurance like I buy Toasters?

I am shopping for a toaster, and see I have a choice of everything from a simple, 2 slice toaster for less than $20, to a...

Original post made by Perspective on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Nov 11, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 1915 Views
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