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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

SCHOOLS & KIDS

J.P. Kullman

Staring down cancer is not one of the stresses normally associated with high school. But for new Palo Alto High School graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by You Know Who This Is, on Jun 27, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Competency of accused killer Elarms questioned

The man accused of killing East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in a Hillsdale Shopping Center parking garage last...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 24, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday, March 1, announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 38 comments | 1180 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City tries to keep retail on Emerson Street block

For a glimpse of downtown Palo Alto's changing fortunes, one need look no further than the 600 block of Emerson Street, where...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 1180 Views

SPORTS

Shaw makes debut as head coach after learning from best

==B Stanford football== There's a long list of things that differentiate Stanford football first-year head coach David...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views

SPORTS

A run of good fortune

The men's and women's cross-country teams certainly have done their share of adding to the championship legacy at Stanford....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bob Kinder, on Sep 23, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

SPORTS

Stanford places four on USA Today Sports' All-America team

Four Stanford student-athletes were named to the USA Today Sports' All-America college football team on Wednesday -- David...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by John, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening lineup announced for Bing Concert Hall

When Stanford University's new concert hall officially opens its doors in January 2013, the San Francisco Symphony and Los...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dean, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conflict of interest chosing city attorney

Often conflicts of interest are hard to uncover because they are hidden by those involved. But the committees interviewing...

Original post made by Conflict of interest on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 6 comments | 1179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hope for Parents Thanks to a 7yr old's letter to a 49er

Thanks to a 7yr-oldís letter to Kyle Williams! By Samantha Woo I hope I will be part of a ripple effect of better parenting....

Original post made by Samantha Woo on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 1179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How rail travel can work

Just returned from a trip to Europe where I used multi systems of public transport. I found it fast, clean, efficient and...

Original post made by European Traveler on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands sculpture dedication planned for Friday

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa and other local cyclists will commemorate the life of cycling advocate Bill Bliss at 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by art, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops in front of Palo Alto Family Y

Does anyone know why there were so many cop cars in front of the Y today morning? Around 8am there were 6 cars there - didn't...

Original post made by PA_Mom on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on May 7, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten people escape East Palo Alto house fire

Ten people escaped from a house fire in East Palo Alto Monday afternoon, Menlo Park Fire District officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 11 comments | 1179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utilities Management and Professional Employees join Union

Another group of City of Palo Alto management and professional employees has organized to collectively bargain with the City...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sam Sell, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:31 am | 10 comments | 1178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto Utility is a Monopolistic Scam

WTF is up with this. We're doing construction on our house and we won't be occupying it during the work. While we are going...

Original post made by Toady on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Here by choice, on Sep 11, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford isn't moving to New York after all

Press release: http://news.stanford.edu/pr/2011/pr-nyc-campus-121611.html...

Original post made by tiger on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by stanfordalum, on Dec 18, 2011 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High-speed rail authority cleared in ethics probe

The state agency responsible for ethics enforcement has completed its probe of the California High-Speed Rail Authority and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jan 31, 2011 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views
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