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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UC system is suck

UC system is our high education system in California. All Californian tax payers pay their money to the state. UC gets the...

Original post made by Jean on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 3:49 am | 6 comments | 1653 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Haiti history

The UN occupation can be extremely unpopular. This was sent in after Aristide was removed by a plot essentially by the US,...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1653 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1653 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A glimpse back at the history of Palo Alto parks-dedication battles

The proposed renovation of Lytton Plaza created a bit of consternation and misinformation about how Palo Alto is required...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may extend building permits

Seeking to aid local developers during a merciless economy, Palo Alto officials are proposing adding one-year extensions...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by concernata, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Opening statements begin in Alvarez murder trial

Opening statements began this morning in the trial of a 26-year-old man accused of fatally shooting East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hosh, on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speeding car crashes through Moffett gate

NASA officials have confirmed that a driver moving at high speed plowed through Moffett Field's main gate last Friday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Oct 22, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 4 comments | 1652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto robber pleads guilty, gets five years

A man responsible for two brazen street robberies that terrorized Palo Alto residents beginning in September 2010 pleaded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by ooohhhhhh, on May 28, 2011 at 7:22 am | 15 comments | 1652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto electronics burglars face prosecution

Two men accused of stealing high-end electronics to sell online, including from Palo Alto businesses, will be prosecuted...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by José Daniel Nunes Dias, on Sep 22, 2012 at 6:20 am | 4 comments | 1652 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party bus driver arrested after fatal collision

The driver of a party bus that crashed into a tree on Aug. 11 has been arrested after a passenger died during the incident,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by DUI watcher, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1652 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building-code call turns up sex-assault fugitive

A man who evaded police for more than seven years after he was convicted of sexual assault in San Mateo County was arrested...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Building Code Watcher, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 1652 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wind power is killing eagles!

Federal authorities are investigating the deaths of at least six golden eagles at the Los Angeles Department of Water and...

Original post made by Kathy on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2011 at 1:05 pm | 42 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly launches community membership campaign

The Palo Alto Weekly has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by anciana, on Jun 24, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 6 comments | 1651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embattled Page Mill Road project up for fresh hearing

After years of disputes, appeals and revisions, a developer hoping to construct a three-story building on Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 12 comments | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire alarm today at JLS?

Does anyone know why the fire alarm sounded at JLS this afternoon? It was just after school got out....

Original post made by Another parent on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

rampant alcohol abuse at Stanford

According to the Chronicle, 44 Stanford undergraduates were hospitalized last year for alcohol poisoning. More than twice...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 1, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The School District is Restricting Student Course Choices

For years, science-loving students in Palo Alto have been able to take multiple science courses sophomore year, taking both...

Original post made by Concerned Student on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wants to Double , on May 7, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 46 comments | 1651 Views

SPORTS

Shooting woes lead to loss at home, women win on the road

Basketball roundup While the Stanford men struggled with their shooting, dropping a 70-62 decision to visiting Belmont...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1651 Views
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