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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airplane Noise

The deadline for submittal of public comment for the Environmental Assessment report for FAA actions has been extended to...

Original post made by Catherine on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 71 comments | 1283 Views

SPORTS

First Person: A conversation with Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin, a Palo Alto High School graduate (Class of 2006) and current point guard for the Houston Rockets, reflects on...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by that 2, on Dec 19, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Positive comments about Palo Alto here please

We are constantly criticized here for being a town of whiners, which I don't think is true, but we definitely have opinions...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 1283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with putting trash cans in bike lanes?

The trash pickup day in our neighborhood happens to be today, Tuesday. I happened to be driving home today at a time when...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 19, 2011 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities managers form bargaining unit

The City of Palo Alto Utilities managers have formed a new employee association that they hope will strengthen their bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by any member name hah, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner out, Townsend in for fall school board race

This fall's election for Palo Alto's Board of Education came into sharper focus this week as two incumbents declared their...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 4, 2012 at 11:48 am | 5 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested after mistaking a roof for a train

A man who was arrested for prowling on Sunday, Feb. 19, told Palo Alto police he did not know how he had gotten on a resident's...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:20 am | 25 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen assaulted with bat while defending mother

A 17-year-old boy was struck several times with a baseball bat in Palo Alto after he defended his mother from crude sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Science Bowl competition moved to San Jose

The location of Saturday's National Science Bowl competition, which was scheduled to take place at NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Lyle, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 1282 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys remain alive in national soccer tourney

The nationally No. 1-ranked Palo Alto 93 Blue 18U boys' soccer team remains alive in the US Youth Soccer National Championship...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by repeat, on Jul 29, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1282 Views

SPORTS

Stanford Sophomore Wins National Collegiate Triathlon

Stanford sophomore, Marissa Ferrante just captured the national title in the Women's Collegiate Triathlon Championships...

Original post made by Mary Turoff on Apr. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) issues, including the recent China disaster

I am definitely in favor of high-tech solutions, when they make sense (e.g. plasma arc solid waste treatment). However I...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

CANS Alert - Hundreds of Bikes on our roads tonight (Fri)

We have been alerted by phone and by email that possibly 1,000 bikes will be on our roads tonight and motorists should stay...

Original post made by Resident on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 20, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contingency cost correction for Anaerobic digestion plant

I attended the meeting and what I understood is that only option 1a had a 30% contingency fee while the other options had...

Original post made by Rowan on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Golden opportunity to acquire downtown post office

Palo Alto residents have been picking up their mail and buying stamps at the downtown post office since 1932, but change...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police to discuss robberies tonight

The Palo Alto Police Department will host a community-awareness meeting about recent armed robberies in Palo Alto tonight...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 20, 2011 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion seen near Woodside golf course

A mountain lion was spotted near a golf course in unincorporated San Mateo County near Woodside Friday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views
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