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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood-control project to surge ahead next year

When flood-control officials finally break ground next year on an ambitious, long-awaited effort to calm the flood-prone...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 1290 Views

SPORTS

Stanford loses MPSF volleyball playoff opener

The Stanford men's volleyball team was outlasted by Long Beach State, 26-24, 25-27, 25-23, 19-25, 15-13, in the first round...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by LB ALUM, on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:24 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter on Russian Ridge

A cross-country skier takes to the snow at Russian Ridge Sunday morning. The rare snowfall blanketed the Santa Cruz Mountains...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by snow job, on Feb 21, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

TCE in Groundwater Has Toxicity Established by USEPA

Palo Alto has a long-term burden that its shallow groundwater being impacted by Trichoroethene (TCE) and its degradation...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion on the Board Agenda Tuesday

In addition to the Calendar, "The Board will consider approving the change in status of the dual immersion English/Mandarin...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

This is what can cause real stress in our high schools.

I just received the following email today and I am very annoyed by it. <<Hi, We hope you are having a good week....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 1289 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Lucky' break in potentially deadly East Palo Alto fire

An East Palo Alto apartment complex that has posed a potentially deadly hazard caught fire on Thursday (April 28) evening,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by 101 passerby, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's water polo plays for NCAA No. 1 seed

Sacred Heart Prep grad Pallavi Menon has spent much of her athletic life at Avery Aquatic Center. A senior driver with the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by polo watcher, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA: Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 6, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al Gore at Stanford: 'Democracy has been hacked'

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday at Stanford University that America's democratic system has been "hacked" and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Oliver Barrett IV, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58 am | 10 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Feb 21, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

a Palo Alto resident for Vice President?

Over the last couple of days, the Romney campaign has been floating the name of Condi Rice for Romney's Vice Presidential...

Original post made by condi on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 1288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud suspect arrested after downtown foot chase

A man who went on a spending spree in downtown Palo Alto using a stolen credit card was chased and arrested by Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 1288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California governor signs controversial "Dream Act"

http://news.yahoo.com/california-governor-signs-controversial-dream-act-191902671.html This needs to stop! When are we...

Original post made by Enough is enough on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Business Opening in Dan Browns Old Location

Just noticed a new notice to sell alcohol at what use to be Dan Browns Sports Bar. Anyone know what the new restaurant/bar...

Original post made by papagee on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 1288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online launches video academy

Palo Alto Online is looking for residents interested in joining our team in covering community issues and events on video....

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by huh?, on May 10, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to parse achievement data tonight

New data sheds light on efforts to remedy the achievement gap in Palo Alto schools. The Board of Education tonight will discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Carlos, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 1287 Views
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