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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

M-A hoping to make football lights a permanent fixture

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Curt Schulze, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Race to save last historic piece of Hangar One

With Hangar One's restoration funding unexpectedly lost in last year's political re-shuffling in Washington, D.C., preservationists...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 30, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 21 comments | 1987 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scott Walker is the next Reagan

Walker is the most potent politician of our times. He didn't flinch, and he believes in his own message, and is comfortable...

Original post made by Gary on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 12, 2012 at 5:51 am | 86 comments | 1987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic safety was city's big concern during outage

Traffic and potential accidents at signalized intersections with no power were among the biggest concerns city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Feb 19, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 25 comments | 1987 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged Menlo Park street robber to stand trial

There is enough evidence to charge Jeffrey Owen Smith of East Palo Alto in the Nov. 18 street robbery of a woman in Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Really now, on Dec 17, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 1986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thieves hit Duveneck Elementary School

Thieves who entered through an open window at Duveneck Elementary School took computers, digital cameras and thumb drives...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Feasible, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:49 am | 12 comments | 1986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree Lighting

Why is the City of Palo Alto one of the few cities that does not have a tree lighting? ...

Original post made by St. Nick on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Dec 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | 28 comments | 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night Nov 17

I marked on my calendar that Ohlone Prospective Parent Orientation Night is on Nov 17 but I can't seem to find any reference...

Original post made by Interested in Ohlone on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Nov 17, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two East Palo Alto men wounded in shooting

A 29-year-old Menlo Park man and a 34-year-old Union City man were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 3, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State of local emergency declared in county

Santa Clara County declared a state of local emergency this afternoon as widespread phone outages continue to affect the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:39 am | 5 comments | 1985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man convicted of murder in police-chase death

A man who struck and killed a motorcyclist after fleeing East Palo Alto police was convicted of second-degree murder and...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom by Gunn, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:32 am | 3 comments | 1985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Hillary

I would not be at all surprised to discover that Obama is offering Hillary the Secretary of State job. Something tells me...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 1985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gas prices falling statewide, AAA says

The fantasy of a summer road trip could become a reality for Bay Area residents with the price of gas falling statewide amid...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Confused about the limit line on Embarcadero and Newell

This intersection was re-painted about a year ago and I know most drivers are still confused. Going east on Embarcardero,...

Original post made by Confused Driver on Nov. 29, 2009
Last comment by In the area everyday, on Mar 4, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 7 comments | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Letter to Warren Buffett

The following is a letter that Menlo Park resident Jennifer Bestor wrote to billionaire Warren Buffett concerning her research...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by NO, on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bird lovers to take part in Christmas Bird Count

On Monday, Dec. 17, volunteers will fan out throughout Palo Alto for the annual Christmas Bird Count sponsored by the National...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has Joe Simitian (D)done anyting positive as Senator?

I have been looking at the leaders of this City, City Managers, Department heads, City Council members. I have seen and...

Original post made by fireman on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 1984 Views
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