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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Aggressive Squirrels in Mitchell Park

Hi, just wanted to give a heads up to parents about aggressive squirrels in Mitchell Park. Yesterday another squirrel scratched...

Original post made by Resident w/kids on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 31, 2011 at 10:49 am | 5 comments | 970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

TSA latest patdown fiasco

This is just outrageous that TSA screeners are performing such intrusive examinations on a routine, random basis. Does it...

Original post made by pares on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Just Thinking, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air district issues second 'Spare the Air' alert

For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by smokey, on Dec 9, 2011 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly should look into it

The editors at the Weekly should look into this: http://techland.time.com/2012/05/24/the-new-york-bill-that-would-ban-anonymous-online-speech/?hpt=hp_t2 And...

Original post made by svatoid on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 26, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School starts next Thursday but already there are lots of school events!

When this new calendar was discussed, we were assured that there would be no school activities before the first day of school....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Arrillaga project is just latest of mega-projects proposed for Palo Alto

Developer John Arrillaga's multi-faceted proposal for four towers at the west end of University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by wow, on Nov 15, 2012 at 12:21 am | 8 comments | 970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to host teen wellness panel tonight

"Sound Minds, Sound Bodies" is the theme of a panel discussion on teen mental health to be held tonight, Jan. 23, at Gunn...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Messaging and PR, on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 970 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 970 Views

AROUND TOWN

NetZero

Hot water heaters are not sexy. They are primitive, hulking creatures. They heat 50 to 100 gallons of water 24 hours a day,...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chet Frankenfield: Our Canadian Neighbors

We were driving to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and on Sept. 10 we arrived in Cache Creek, B.C., a forlorn little town...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2011: Looking back

Change, celebration and reflection marked the year in Palo Alto through the eyes of Palo Alto Weekly photographers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos fire causes $500,000 in damages

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Danielle, on Apr 5, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oaks well-armed with Matt Campbell

Two years away from a milestone 30th birthday, Matt Campbell has no aspirations of being a Major League Baseball player....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alice N., on Aug 10, 2012 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dryer fire damages home on Margarita Avenue

Palo Alto firefighters used a garden hose to extinguish a dryer fire Tuesday afternoon at 1:57 p.m. in the 200 block of Margarita...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Menlo Park shooting

A 24-year-old man was arrested early Sunday, Dec. 9, following a shooting in the 1300 block of Windermere Avenue in Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NO WAY to start your day...Scammers on the loose

NOT a good way to start the day~ My phone was ringing as I was dusting off the fairy dust from my nights long sleep. I picked...

Original post made by I lothe the scammers on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by pares, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State unemployment rate rises slightly

California's unemployment rate went up slightly in June, according to a report released Friday (July 22) by the state's Employment...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Big shock, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:05 am | 3 comments | 968 Views
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