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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian seeks to postpone high-speed-rail funding

Three years after California voters approved a $9.95 billion bond to build the nation's first high-speed-rail system, a debate...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 14, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanks to Firefighters for Huli-Huli BBQ benefit

Last Sunday the Palo Alto Firefighters very kindly prepared "Huli-Huli" BBQ chickens, and also BBQ plates to benefit Gunn...

Original post made by Michele on Oct. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foundation gives $100 million to hospital

A $100 million gift was announced today by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to help with the construction of the $1...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real in Mountain View turned violent...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Koa, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 9 comments | 1553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Youth group files complaint on Romic

An East Palo Alto youth group has filed a federal civil rights complaint alleging “environmental racism” on the part of the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:43 am | 7 comments | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pushing for state law to restrict Palo Alto Utilities

Interesting article in the Mercury-News today about PG&E spending millions of dollars for a state initiative to scuttle city-owned...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:45 am | 6 comments | 1552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses bat, cane in Palo Alto road-rage melee

An Easter visit to Stanford Hospital turned into a violent attack in the middle of the road Sunday when a bat-wielding man...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by A Local Motorist, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:51 pm | 16 comments | 1552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mistaken ID in Mountain View bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by REAL TALK, on May 15, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 11 comments | 1552 Views

SPORTS

Top Oregon high school running back commits to Stanford

==BI Of local note == Portland's Central Catholic High senior running back Cameron Scarlett, ranked among the top 30 players...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas Whitcomb McCoy, on Dec 16, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1552 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heart surgeon Norman Shumway dies

Pioneering heart transplant surgeon Dr. Norman Shumway died Friday morning at his Palo Alto home, one day after reaching...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"If I wanted America to Fail"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc This Youtube clip captures the essence of why America is headed downhill. The...

Original post made by Laurence on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sir LaUrence, on May 8, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 25 comments | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of Sand Hill closed due to gas main break

The 1.6-mile section of Sand Hill Road between Whiskey and Portola roads is closed in both directions due to a break in a...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by R Wray, on Mar 1, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 1551 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eryn, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1551 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt in Menlo Park ends, suspect arrested

Menlo Park police have ended a manhunt with the arrest of a man who allegedly crashed a stolen car he was driving into a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by realite, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 1551 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 1551 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford women sweep Pac-12 defensive soccer honors

Stanford's defense took the spotlight among the Pac-12 Player of the Week awards for women's soccer, which were announced...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by franky, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 28, 2009
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