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PALO ALTO ISSUES

You can kill HSR. Here's how.

The No Train Please Act is a ballot initiative to end the High Speed Rail project in California. You can see the complete...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Local yokel, on Feb 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 21 comments | 1243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Massive Sierra wildfire could affect Palo Alto water source

The Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which provides Palo Alto with its water, could be affected by the huge wildfire burning near...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 pm | 15 comments | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick runs to American Collegiate Record

By now, Stanford senior Chris Derrick must be used to running great races and not winning. He was second at the NCAA Country...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by JS, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Computer Privacy

My husband set up the computers used in our house. Can you tell I'm not computer savvy? What do I mean by 'set-up'? He got...

Original post made by Priscilla on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Make-Stanford-Pay-For-Its-Impacts, on May 6, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 1243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Century-old Cowper Street oak to be saved -- for now

A 100-plus-year-old heritage oak tree at 816 Cowper St. in Palo Alto that had been slated for the chopping block may be saved,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:00 am | 9 comments | 1243 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 | 1243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1242 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 | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christmas Day trash pickup

Hi Our trash pickup day is Tuesday and since this week is Christmas Day and the following Tuesday is New Year's Day, we...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Dec 25, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CYSA Stanford Soccer club U14 Boys has openings

The Stanford Eclipse boys U14 CYSA team is looking for players. We especially are looking for a goal keeper. Please...

Original post made by Howard L on Aug. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

10-year license revocation for three DUIs under new law

Beginning on New Year's Day, Californians who are convicted of DUI three or more times could have their license suspended...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 4 comments | 1242 Views

SPORTS

Stanford tops Pac-12 with six players picked in NFL Draft

Stanford had a record-tying six former players selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, tying the mark previously set in 1972, 1975,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:28 am | 4 comments | 1242 Views

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 | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital expansion on track for spring approval

Stanford University Medical Center's proposal to dramatically expand and rebuild its hospital facilities in Palo Alto hit...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Feb 19, 2011 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to rule on major changes to Edgewood Plaza

The dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto would undergo a major transformation, including 10 new homes and a Fresh Market...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim_H, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Town Pride, Jeremy Lin & Others

We are all used to the fact that HP was a Palo Alto startup and Facebook had its headquarters based in Palo Alto for years....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 20, 2012 at 9:11 am | 3 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hallucinogenic-mushroom sale goes awry in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto teen's attempt to purchase hallucinogenic mushrooms ended in a robbery and his being punched by three other youths...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 18, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 10 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers on wheels

Sheila Stevens (center) was one of the more than 650 bicyclists who stopped by the energizer station at the California Avenue...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 12, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1241 Views
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