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AROUND TOWN

Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day rocks downtown Palo Alto

World Music Day returned to Palo Alto for the third year on Sunday (June 19). This time, the dance floor was a lot bigger....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something to talk about

On a quiet section of Bryant Street in Palo Alto last November, a yellow road sign gave bicyclists a gentle, humorous warning:...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Mar 24, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community committee to advise on new Palo Alto elementary school

A yet-to-be-appointed community advisory committee will examine two possible venues for a 13th elementary school in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 1182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up over Independence Day weekend

Drunken driving arrests were up in the Bay Area over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, with one fatality, California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by MADD, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1182 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Handicapping the golf course

Perhaps there is a silver lining in a flood-control proposal that would place a new levee on part of the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by more free space, on Dec 9, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1181 Views

SPORTS

Two alums make '12 Olympic Games in men's rowing

==B Tuesday's Stanford roundup== ==I NCAA singles, doubles set to open == Stanford rowing alums David Banks ('05) and...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by chris burford, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 1181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike lane under consideration where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 1181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open-space district surpasses 60,000 acres

A 270-acre farm near Half Moon Bay will bump the amount of preserved open space managed by the Midpeninsula Regional Open...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 21 comments | 1181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lasers pointed at planes, coming from Palo Alto?

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/fbi-investigates-laser-interference-two-sfo-flight/nPnzJ/ It seems that this is causing...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 8, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obon Festival August 6-7

The annual "Obon Festival" at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple is coming up the weekend of August 6-7. For details, please...

Original post made by Obon Fan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by local resident, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:11 am | 7 comments | 1181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sartor tapped to stay on as public works director

After a year of new faces in top management, City Manager James Keene opted for stability and familiarity Thursday when he...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on Dec 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 9 comments | 1180 Views
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