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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health Risks from Shipping Pollution

One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50m cars, study findshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 1731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek 'lighter' changes to massage law

Palo Alto is backing away from a controversial proposal to require massage establishments to keep records of all their customers...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Happy Hooker, on Apr 14, 2012 at 8:11 am | 6 comments | 1731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital launches program honoring veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but starting Memorial Day, Stanford Hospital & Clinics patients...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for East Palo Alto carjackers continues

East Palo Alto police continue to search for two suspects involved in a carjacking on Poplar Avenue in East Palo Alto that...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab former felon with a gun

A Palo Alto police officer's suspicion that a car had falsified registration led to a multi-felony arrest in the baylands...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Thank you, on Sep 17, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 15 comments | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up over Thanksgiving weekend

The number of Bay Area drivers the California Highway Patrol arrested for being under the influence during the Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by MADD, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 1731 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Missle Defense

OK, so we now see Obama defending one great president (Reagan) and one very good president (GW Bush). Reagan won the cold...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Winkle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 7:11 am | 51 comments | 1731 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mistrial in case involving threat against principal

A San Mateo County judge has declared a mistrial in a case against an East Palo Alto mother who allegedly threatened to kill...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by tired of the BS, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 1731 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Lytton Plaza in the works

Gerardo Villicana (right) and Felix Seura of Jos Albanese Inc. concrete construction work on removing the demolished bricks...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 15 comments | 1731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to raise water rates

Palo Alto's water rates would spike by 25 percent for the average residential customer if the City Council approves the latest...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Clean House, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 26 comments | 1731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does Palo Alto test for pharmaceudicals in water?

I just read an interesting AP article about the need for measurement of pharmaseudical redidue in municipal water sources....

Original post made by Fresh Water on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Doom, on Apr 19, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1730 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Occupy Foothill College?

I received a parking ticket at Foothill College after attending a Paly football game, even though I bought a permit to park...

Original post made by linda on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by linda, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:14 am | 5 comments | 1730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1730 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Oaks

Menlo Oaks is a neighborhood that refuses to be defined by outsiders. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10820...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andralaura Uitu Tainamu, on May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PAPD/MVPD Persuing Grab and Run Suspect

Around 9PM two white males w/tatoos driving a stolen 2006 Honda Oddysey out of Santa Clara performed a grab and run theft...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1730 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer: "Tonight it's about Stanford"

Jeanette Pohlen scored a career-high 31 points and matched her season-high with nine rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Basketball Fan, on Dec 31, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 1730 Views

SPORTS

SHP girls win third straight WBAL championship

Sacred Heart Prep senior Abby Dahlkemper has her bags packed and will be heading to Chula Vista in Southern California on...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 15, 2011 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 1730 Views
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