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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands of marijuana plants eradicated in San Mateo County

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through an...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:49 am | 22 comments | 2132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 2132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small quake shakes Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck Thursday night (Sept. 2)...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two to stand trial in EPA shooting death

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Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by annoyed, on Oct 7, 2008 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Press Coverage Way Off Base

Please be aware that the press is trying very hard to talk to students in Palo Alto about the tragedies that have occurred...

Original post made by Concerned for our kids on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 10 comments | 2131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury finds Koloto guilty of first-degree murder

A Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has convicted a Gilroy man of first-degree murder in connection with the killing...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 11 comments | 2131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP reports increase in holiday DUI arrests

The California Highway Patrol is reporting an increase in the Bay Area and statewide in the number of drunken driving arrests...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 29, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after DUI crash on Middlefield

A woman who allegedly drove drunk during rush hour smashed her car into a parked vehicle on Middlefield Road, causing major...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Denese, on May 9, 2011 at 9:23 am | 17 comments | 2131 Views

SPORTS

Stanford runs away with football victory over Oregon State

Christian McCaffrey rushed for 206 yards, Barry Sanders added 97 yards and scored twice, and No. 21 Stanford downed host...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2015
Last comment by Football, on Sep 26, 2015 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can McCain/Palin help with...

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Original post made by Danny on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by To Danny, on Sep 10, 2008 at 5:09 pm | 9 comments | 2131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The world's strangest laws

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed. 8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 2131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook & Cyber-bullying

Facebook does not seem to be concerned with reports of false profiles, identity theft, and assorted totally sick, inappropriate...

Original post made by Suzanne Wolf on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Suzanne Wolf, on Oct 10, 2010 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 2130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group Forming to Address Palo Alto Airport Impacts on Quality of Life

If you are bothered by low flying, loud prop planes and helicopters, (GA aircraft) you are not alone! These are not commercial...

Original post made by Aviation Limits on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Mar 3, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 132 comments | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Mom, 21 hours ago | 27 comments | 2130 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women put their unbeaten soccer mark on the line

Three matches remain in the regular season and the top-ranked Stanford women's soccer team appears headed for more postseason...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

CNN: Obama's approval rating higher than past presidents after first 50 days

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Obama is halfway through his first 100 days in office and he's still enjoying a honeymoon with...

Original post made by Bernie on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 13, 2009 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 2130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail Harms Environment MORE than Air Travel.

If you need another reason to oppose High Speed Rail (in addition to the many others discussed at length in other threads...

Original post made by Anna on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 9, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Liz Kniss named Board of Supervisors chair, uh, president

Liz Kniss of Palo Alto has been elected "president" &#8212; no longer "chair" at her request &#8212; of the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 14, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests &#8211;- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 16 comments | 2129 Views
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