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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 | 1292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime, and the learning is fun

More than 2,000 students have been pursuing enrichment, remedial or skill-building this summer on four Palo Alto campuses....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ohlone Family, on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1292 Views

SPORTS

Lin stands to score big in NBA free-agent battle

==I Paly grad apparently headed to Rockets== Whether he's playing for the NBA's Houston Rockets or New York Knicks next...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hoover Parent, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 6 comments | 1292 Views

SPORTS

Shooting woes lead to loss at home, women win on the road

Basketball roundup While the Stanford men struggled with their shooting, dropping a 70-62 decision to visiting Belmont...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1292 Views

AROUND TOWN

George W. Bush to visit Facebook today

Former U.S. President George W. Bush will mark Cyber Monday with an afternoon stop at Facebook's headquarters to discuss...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California passes the "dream act" for illegal immigrants

How did this happen? Isn't it time to stop encourage illegal immigration? http://news.yahoo.com/california-dream-act-approved-illegal-immigrants-013617230.html ...

Original post made by CA mom on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 1291 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's road to the title is blocked by Baylor

Top-ranked Baylor (39-0) advanced to the NCAA women's basketball championship game with a 59-47 victory over second-ranked...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by fairbro, on Apr 3, 2012 at 2:59 am | 8 comments | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1291 Views

AROUND TOWN

New stop sign at Channing/Heather

I noticed today that the city has put up a new stop sign that will presumably be "unveiled" in the coming week at the corner...

Original post made by Adam on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by giraffe, on Apr 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | 4 comments | 1291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework done a day before due

How can our president's 13 and ten year old kids have their homework completed a day before it's due? Our ten year old gets...

Original post made by Not Possible on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 10, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 1290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paperwork! There oughta be a law...

You know how the banks finally got fed up and made us all sign the check on one side in one direction so they could automatically...

Original post made by fed up on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:06 am | 3 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident closes southbound Foothill Expressway

A single-vehicle car-into-tree accident along Foothill Expressway just south of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto has caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal hits a home run by reinstating its baseball program

California will remain a major league university after all. The school announced Friday that baseball would continue forward...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Early-morning armed robbery hits Stanford

An armed robbery occurred at 12:20 a.m. Thursday on the corner of Palm and Palo drives, according to Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jug, on Jul 21, 2013 at 11:33 am | 11 comments | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto libraries get $3 million in gifts

Palo Alto's voter-approved quest to reconstruct and expand the city's aged library system has received a major lift from...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by FOPAL feh, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:50 am | 5 comments | 1289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police arrest four on drug charges

Menlo Park police arrested three men this week in two separate incidents on charges of possessing narcotics for sale in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by coke, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man to face murder charge in 1995 stabbing

A man accused of murdering a teenage mother in front of her 2-year-old daughter more than 15 years ago appeared in a San...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 15, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1289 Views
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