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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Close the Climate Goal Gap: Sign the "Compost/Anaerobic Digestion" Petition

Palo Alto has a dirty little secret: We are one of the last two cities in California to incinerate our sewage sludge. Oh...

Original post made by Lisa VanDusen on Feb. 26, 2011
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fall Class Guide 2011

Academic Achievement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15349 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 | 1343 Views

SPORTS

It's a Big Game scheduling surprise for 2012

==B Stanford football == The Big Game hasn't always been the final game scheduled but it was usually one of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 8, 2012 at 6:29 am | 5 comments | 1343 Views

SPORTS

Lin gets 20 points as Knicks win their fifth straight

Jeremy Lin had been topping himself all week. After scoring 38 points in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by JBP, on Feb 11, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 1343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diridon could be on track back to rail board

Rod Diridon is taking his recent dismissal from the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors with a philosophic...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bird lovers to take part in Christmas Bird Count

On Monday, Dec. 17, volunteers will fan out throughout Palo Alto for the annual Christmas Bird Count sponsored by the National...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents launch annual PiE 'Donation Days'

Parent volunteers will be out in force from now through Nov. 18, drumming up donations for Palo Alto Partners in Education...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by why?, on Nov 11, 2011 at 11:07 pm | 5 comments | 1342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman surprises intruder in her home

A woman returning to her house in Palo Alto interrupted an intruder who was in the middle of ransacking her home Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insider trading: Hedge fund manager arrested

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading Friday, the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees three big startup buys

Palo Alto has seen three startup acquisitions over the past two weeks, and the collective cost of the buys may be over $120...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto parents rally for charter school

East Palo Alto parents and community members Thursday night appealed to trustees of the Ravenswood City School District to...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by DaddyD, on Mar 1, 2011 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for alleged sexual battery

Police arrested a Palo Alto man for sexual battery after he allegedly groped a woman last month on a sidewalk while walking...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

City leaders, residents celebrate 'Scott Meadow'

Palo Alto city leaders -- including Mayor Pat Burt and City Manager James Keene -- helped honor Midtown resident Charles...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave oaks have a new problem: gall wasps

California Avenue's beleaguered street trees were the target of city concern late last week due to the appearance of hundreds...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Father Guido Sarducci, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Rick R, on Aug 2, 2011 at 11:10 am | 12 comments | 1340 Views
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Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,438 views

Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,359 views

Men Are Good For Three Things
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,281 views

Two creative lights depart Palo Alto, leaving diverse legacies
By Jay Thorwaldson | 2 comments | 1,341 views

Dismantling the shrine
By Sally Torbey | 2 comments | 1,099 views