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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto fundraisers support DISCLOSE Act

Dozens of Palo Altans turned out to a fundraiser Saturday, May 19, to support a bill that would increase funding disclosure...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Redwood, on May 22, 2012 at 11:02 am | 8 comments | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 1212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds.

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds. Much has been written lately about the FRA grant, obtained...

Original post made by morris brown on Jun. 30, 2011
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Oracle Rejects Teacher Advisor System

In today's Gunn's newspaper's editorial, Gunn students were clear -- they do not want Paly's teacher advisory system to come...

Original post made by Listen to the children on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Listen to the children, on Nov 5, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1211 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority's 'new vision' includes old technology

Seeking to appease its Bay Area critics, the California High-Speed Rail Authority on Friday unveiled its latest proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 2, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 8 comments | 1211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest man for Redwood City bank robbery

A 24-year-old transient was arrested earlier this week for allegedly robbing a bank in Redwood City, police said. A similar...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School to drop science APs

In what is described as a bid to deepen student learning, Castilleja School will replace its Advanced Placement science classes...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jun 3, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Menlo College students arrested for theft

Two Menlo College students were arrested Tuesday after they were allegedly seen stealing backpacks at a private high school,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Frank Booth, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1210 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Bowen earns Positive Coaching Alliance honor

Menlo School philosophy teacher and boys' water polo coach Jack Bowen has been named a 2012 Positive Coaching Alliance's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on Feb 17, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frogs, salamanders dying in Yellowstone

Stanford scientists report that frogs and salamanders are dying at an alarming rate in Yellowstone National Park, but not...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 1210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Neighbors and SFPUC: Move oak tree?

Granny might have to move. Tree advocates and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission met Tuesday to discuss how to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 28, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 6 comments | 1210 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street, dismantles mortar

Discovery of a World War II-era Japanese mortar forced the closure of part of Grove Avenue in Palo Alto Monday morning. Police...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 4, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 8 comments | 1209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Big Game spirit will renew Stanford's energy

If there's one game that can quickly re-awaken a Stanford football player's competitive spirit, it's the Big Game. It's officially...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sierra Club: City should say 'no' to more parking for 355 Alma

The local Sierra Club chapter says the City of Palo Alto should not require a developer to add more parking to a planned...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 24, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 1209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hit with surge of bicycle thefts

Bike thieves have been hitting Palo Alto neighborhoods in earnest, with 15 thefts reported in about the last 30 days, Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by University, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 1209 Views
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