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PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dish Access

For local walkers and runners seeking access to the Dish trail, Stanford has proposed replacing about half the available...

Original post made by Marcia Sterling on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 1721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement data on school board agenda tonight

Average SAT scores and college-going rates of Palo Alto students far exceed those of students in California or the nation...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 1721 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 27, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vanity plate

Saw a BMW yesterday with the license "NOT4LIZ". I almost don't want to know the story behind that plate. That lets imagination...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where can I read up on what/who to vote for?

Haven't had time to study the issues or candidates and cannot vote off of the sample ballot catalog. However, as my duty...

Original post made by Slacker on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by voted, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Richard Placone: Voyage of a Lifetime

On Sept. 10, 2001, my wife, Jeanne, and I, my mother and a good friend left for what was to be a wonderful cruise to Alaska...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1721 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Natural Gas glut causes collapse in home gas prices, but not in Palo Alto

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/business/energy-environment/21gas.html?em The decline in crude oil prices gets all the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire chief: Veterans' home was not up to code

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking the Frenzy Out of College Admissions; Paly Event

The Paly PTSA is honored to host renowned college admissions expert Lloyd Thacker, a college admissions officer and college...

Original post made by Maureen Simons on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 30, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by jazzman56, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto resident earns men's soccer honor

==B Of local note== Santa Clara University keeper Larry Jackson from East Palo Alto has helped the Broncos post three...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by RYSC Coach, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1720 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to save California

California's budget woes can be partially fixed for the future with a series of constitutional amendments, which the people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Landlord, on Aug 12, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 18 comments | 1720 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pipeline explosion: Speier urges governor to remove leader of San Bruno investigation

Days after the California Public Utilities Commission president appointed himself to lead the determination of whether PG&E...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 1720 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Masked man robs Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint

Police are searching for a masked man who robbed a Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by BBR, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 1720 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest in decades-old Mtn. View murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be served in the death of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found strangled...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court Nominee Hearings

What a joke. A plague on both the Democratic and Republican houses. An extremely qualified nominee, with a long track...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:44 am | 26 comments | 1719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language School in Palo Alto or nearby

Hello. I have a friend that is planning to move to my place for a period of two months. She wants to enroll in an intensive...

Original post made by Anna on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by tutor, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1719 Views
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