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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 | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford endowment jumps 10 percent last year

Stanford University is working its way back to financial health following devastating investment losses in 2008-09. But Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1476 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child abuse allegations against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jerky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help make holiday bouquets for our hospitalized veterans Sunday, 12/16/12. Everyone welcome!

Sunday, December 16, you are invited to help make holiday bouquets and cards for our veterans at the Palo Alto Veterans...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Dec. 9, 2012
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 14, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn burglary suspects arrested, laptops found

Two laptop computers were recovered and two 18-year-old suspects arrested today (Aug. 3) in connection with a Gunn High School...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 4:50 am | 11 comments | 1475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New York Times article where bloggers are facebook resisters

This was really scary to me. It seems as though the opportunity for Facebooks IPO may have passed. We have to all...

Original post made by susie on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mistaken ID in Mountain View bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by REAL TALK, on May 15, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 11 comments | 1475 Views

SPORTS

former Stanford basketball star Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week

Read the article here if you don't subscribe to the magazine: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/20130429/jason-collins-gay-nba-player/ "I...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by So Happy and...., on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1475 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins first showdown with SHP in new league

==BI Wednesday's prep baseball== In recent years, Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School meeting in baseball usually meant only...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Phil Kelly, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MOBILE PHONES SAVE THE BANANAS IN AFRICA -UGANDA

I found this article about a banana disease scientist and his cell phone. Uganda isn’t as flooded with technology like the...

Original post made by JAMES on Oct. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is it with this Admin and the Disabled?

First it was Obama "joking" about the Special Olympics relative to his bowling skills, and now it is his Chief of Staff calling...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by GHU, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Facebook Inc. of Menlo Park filed for an initial public offering of $5 billion Wednesday, according to the SEC. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans to reduce service, raise fares

SamTrans announced Wednesday that due to a budget deficit of $28.4 million, there will be a 7.5 percent cut in services starting...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sethro, on Dec 11, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 12 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council looks at $1.3M in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by ideas, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge upholds Palo Alto's affordable-housing program

Developer John Mozart, who sued Palo Alto over its affordable-housing program, lost his case this week after a judge upheld...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 24, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 6 comments | 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Design Services Contract for California Avenue Project

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Design Services for the California Avenue-Transit Hub...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jets everywhere this morning??!!

Anyone know what is happening? Have heard jets roaring an whining overhead since 7am this morning -- are these Google jets...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 9, 2014 at 12:06 pm | 66 comments | 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ponder its lobbying priorities

Faced with pressure to build more housing, improve flood protection and plan for high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 3

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2012 at 9:47 am | 10 comments | 1474 Views
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