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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees good news on financial horizon

Strong local sales, a sizzling housing market and recent labor concessions from City Hall employees have given Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Saloon, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 16 comments | 971 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 971 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Survivor, on Sep 12, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three East Palo Altans arrested with stolen items

Two men and a boy from East Palo Alto were arrested Thursday after a vehicle search turned up stolen items, including two...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Compost Facility -- Build it or Return the Park Land.

Now that Measure E has opened the door to using 10 acres of park land for a Compost Facility (dry anaerobic digester) 1....

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

SPORTS

Andrew Luck is #1

For those of you who had any doubt. NBC News report: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Stanfords-Andrew-Luck-Officially-No-1-149157835.html...

Original post made by lucky on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Libor

Called Libor, which that stands for London Interbank Offered Rate and it involves a group of bankers who set a daily interest...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Barclay's Bank - LIBOR, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shedding light on blindness

White canes were a common sight in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday morning as Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: SamTrans confirms its bus was involved in train incident at Menlo Park crossing

More than 24 hours after witnesses reported that a SamTrans bus broke through a lowering railroad crossing arm and hurtled...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Unanonymous, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around town

THE CHECK IS IN ... Palo Alto's rocky road to 21st century libraries took a welcome turn this week, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 970 Views

SPORTS

Menlo nearly pulls off a shocker in overtime

==B Tuesday's girls' basketball== Menlo School nearly pulled off one of the biggest wins of the season before falling...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by basketball, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man uses note to rob Palo Alto Jack in the Box

A man robbed a Jack in the Box restaurant on the corner of El Camino Real and Cambridge Avenue using a handwritten note Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by guns, on Mar 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 9 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police officer reflects on Veterans Day

For many, Veterans Day is a day off from work or school to pay tribute to those who have risked their lives and served in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Nov 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Looking back at 2012

The task of handpicking a selection of photos that define a whole year is always a daunting one. After scanning through thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 13 comments | 969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss misuses credit cards

Both of our other local newspapers had a story yesterday about the fact that Liz Kniss misused her credit card while a county...

Original post made by Write the story on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Princess Liz is right, on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (April 23)

[http://tedxbayareaapril2013.eventbrite.com/ Technology: 'Face2Face' with Polyvore co-founder] Tedx Bay Area presents "Near...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Ex Pat, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 969 Views

SPORTS

Saturday soccer game at Stanford may cause traffic

An estimated 50,000 soccer enthusiasts are expected to flood into Palo Alto Saturday, June 29, to watch the San Jose Earthquakes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 5 comments | 969 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto races to predict future traffic

When it comes to planning for city growth, no area is more difficult to keep pace with than traffic. And within Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 29, 2013 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 969 Views
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