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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) and security issues

The recent raid on OBL demonstrated that he was interested in attacking our rail system. If we build a HSR, won't we need...

Original post made by Katherine on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Katerine, on May 8, 2011 at 8:06 am | 4 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cell Tower Plans Pulled

The SJ Mercury News has an article about an AT&T cell phone tower that was being planned on Louis. Residents complained...

Original post made by David on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Practical solutions, on Nov 21, 2010 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold, snowy weather headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents should gear up for cold, rain and even snow in some areas in the next couple of days, a National Weather...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Feb 25, 2011 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Others See Us: An author on Why She Loves Librarians

http://www.earlyword.com/as-others-see-us/ A very nice addition to the literature re: librarians, and public libraries....

Original post made by Library Commissioner on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where did that bedroom come from?

Walk into any home, and you will find traces of the people living there now, and all of those who have come before. It is...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children flock to eensy weensy preschools

More expensive than traditional preschools, "pocket" preschools, with enrollments under 15 children, have popped up in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Another POV, on Oct 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 1141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City girl killed while riding bike

A Redwood City teen was killed in a traffic collision as she was riding her bike Monday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:27 am | 14 comments | 1141 Views

SPORTS

Stunning six-run rally helps Menlo School reach finals

==B CCS baseball== It wasn't looking like a day that Freddy Avis wanted to remember. The Menlo School junior pitcher gave...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 25, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Pride

It is clear that, while we may often disagree with our city council and employees on many topics, we all have a particular...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Feb. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is your family prepared to be without government services for 1 week?

"It's better to be prepared months too early, than just one minute too late!" Visit the free Safety Faire Sunday,...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on May 3, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redistricting still splits Menlo, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jetman, on Jun 24, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing

Early on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I made my way to the Austin, Texas, airport from home. My family and I had...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to tackle infrastructure problem tonight

Palo Alto officials will consider ways to pay for infrastructure repairs and get their first look at the proposed city budget...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Budget waste, on May 1, 2012 at 10:08 am | 26 comments | 1140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

@recent and frequent commentators - will you kindly share why you stop posting when threads become available only to those who are logged in?

Will you kindly share the reason that had you stop posting once a thread becomes restricted only to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 1140 Views

SPORTS

Team USA coming to Stanford following gold-medal effort

Currently ranked first in the world, the U.S. women's Olympic water polo team cemented that rating Sunday when it downed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 6, 2012 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1140 Views

SPORTS

State honors for Paly's Boyd, SHP's Kremer

Of local note Palo Alto's B.J. Boyd and Sacred Heart Prep's Tom Kremer both concluded their high school careers in June...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by For the curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over last week by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 7 comments | 1140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mistrial in case involving threat against principal

A San Mateo County judge has declared a mistrial in a case against an East Palo Alto mother who allegedly threatened to kill...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by tired of the BS, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 1140 Views

AROUND TOWN

2011 Photo Contest: Worth a thousand words

As they have for the past 20 years, local photographers this spring submitted the best that their portfolios have to offer...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views
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