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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paper or Plastic or...?

Good News: Another Green Doom Disproved -- Plastic Doesn't Outweigh Plankton in the Oceans Ronald Bailey | January 7,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 1228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge throws out murder charge in Lewis killing

Gregory Elarms Sr., the man accused of gunning down East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in a Hillsdale Shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital's projected impacts downgraded

As Stanford University's massive hospital expansion glides toward Palo Alto's approval, its projected impacts on local traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jan, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:01 am | 8 comments | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business group drops plan for sales-tax hike

An effort by a Silicon Valley businesses to place a tax measure for transportation projects on the November ballot skidded...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Be a Real Leader, on Jun 13, 2014 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California High Speed Rail Gets Another $624 Million

The United States Department of Transportation has redirected $1.195 billion in high speed rail funds originally designated...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FACEBOOK IPO makes it hard for startups

This Facebook IPO disaster is indirectly a disaster for start-ups in the valley wanting to IPO soon. It was insanely...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Eileen Wright, on May 23, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mosquitoes at Greer Park

Has anyone noticed how terrible the mosquitoes have become at Greer Park? My daughter was playing soccer there this morning...

Original post made by Michelle on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 5:35 pm | 7 comments | 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:56 am | 3 comments | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After-school childcare for Palo Verde Elementary students

We've just moved to Palo Alto and my 2 kids are enrolled at Palo Verde Elementary. I'm looking for information about the...

Original post made by LisaB on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson fire cancels East Palo Alto council meeting

About 50 people were evacuated from East Palo Alto City Hall this evening (Tuesday) after an arson fire filled the downstairs...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by mutti, on Jan 5, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Taking tolerance one step further

Learning to use diversity for positive social change will be the aim of a Sunday (May 15) workshop hosted at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on May 16, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash victim was Stanford visiting scholar

The man who died early Saturday when his car hit a tree and parked vehicle on Middlefield Road was a visiting scholar at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested after mistaking a roof for a train

A man who was arrested for prowling on Sunday, Feb. 19, told Palo Alto police he did not know how he had gotten on a resident's...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:20 am | 25 comments | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1226 Views

SPORTS

U.S. shines in 3-0 victory over Colombia

Women's World Cup Megan Rapinoe was one of three goal scorers for the Americans, who beat Colombia, 3-0, Saturday in pool...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by an editor, on Jul 2, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Symphony conductor Gideon Grau dies at 86

Gideon Grau, 86, a former resident of Palo Alto, died in his sleep in an Atlanta hospital June 29. He was a symphony conductor,...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sister Laurena Alflen, OP, on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium In Tap Water Of 89% Of US Sampled Cities

Look at San Jose levels .. not sure how to obtain similar statistics for Palo Alto http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/212079.php...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Trauma is normal and needs to be treated'

Post-traumatic stress disorder — universally known as PTSD — is a misnomer, according to a Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1226 Views
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