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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain is not user friendly

Caltrain is a very difficult service to use. The signs at the stations give no information as to how long to wait for...

Original post made by Rider on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Rider, on Oct 19, 2010 at 7:08 am | 4 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any recommendation on residential synthetic lawn installers?

Hi, I'm just starting to research into this, and am wondering if anyone has any recommendation and/or cautionary tales...

Original post made by jack on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 19, 2009 at 6:22 am | 4 comments | 1626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Meyers: There for Our Country

We deployed to Ground Zero WTC NYC on Sept. 18. We left from Travis Air Force Base on a C-5 Constellation and a C-141. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1626 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>COLLISION COURSE ... </B>A proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to "blend" California's proposed high-speed rail system...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by paneighbor, on May 6, 2011 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City passes 2012 budget, seeks union concessions

Palo Alto officials approved the city's 2012 budget Monday night with little discussion, no protests and one glaring asterisk. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:30 am | 15 comments | 1625 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over Memorial Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:54 am | 6 comments | 1625 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto better prepared to face Bellarmine this time

It was an inglorious finish to the 2009 prep football season when Palo Alto bowed out with a 34-6 loss to visiting Bellarmine....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1625 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Paly advance in CCS baseball playoffs

The season will continue for the Menlo School and Palo Alto baseball teams but has come to an end for Gunn and Sacred Heart...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1625 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed-rail critics prepare for new suit

A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling for a fresh probe into the state's high-speed-rail project after learning that...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jason R, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 1625 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herbal Supplements to be outlawed to E.U., U.S. next

In less than a year, virtually all medicinal herbs will be illegal in the European Union. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2002/sep/14/medicineandhealth.lifeandhealth In...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic church building to house office space

A historic building on Bryant Street that once housed the First Church Christ, Scientist, would be renovated and transformed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Friday, April 23 at 7 PM- The Garden: An al fresco studio for impressionist painters. A Fine Arts Museum docent lecture....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1625 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: City learns a lesson in Internet protocol

In what was clearly a black eye for one of Silicon Valley's most high-tech cities, Palo Alto found out last week that a little-known...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 8, 2011 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1624 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman, 78, dies in car crash on Foothill in Palo Alto

A 78-year-old Mountain View woman died Wednesday afternoon after the Toyota Camry she was driving collided with a tree on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Interesting, on Sep 15, 2011 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board president Joan Johnston dies

Services will be held Thursday for Joan Johnston, former president of the Palo Alto school board and a founder of the precursor...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathie McGinn, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 1624 Views

SPORTS

Wenzlau, Dearborn help Princeton polo into first place

==B Local collegians== Thanks to a three-game sweep last week that included stellar play from Palo Alto High grad Tim...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Go Tigers, on Oct 19, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google executive freed by Egyptian authorities

Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim has been released after 10 days of confinement in Egypt for his involvement in ongoing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Well said, DN, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:17 am | 4 comments | 1624 Views
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