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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development Center staff could grow

While layoffs, vacancies and retirements continue to shrink the workforce at Palo Alto City Hall, city officials are planning...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford cuts down oak tree at soccer stadium

Workers began removing a large oak tree at the entrance of Cagan Stadium at Stanford University on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 7 comments | 1272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain Wednesday

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:36 am | 5 comments | 1272 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

VIDEO: Paly duo put fresh spin on classics

Young musicians Remi Wolf and Chloe Zilliac perform their original song, "Underwater" at the Riekes Center for Human Enhancement...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kelli Hagen, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 1272 Views

SPORTS

Piscotty powers Stanford past the Titans, 1-0

==BI NCAA baseball == Stephen Piscotty provided all the offense and Jordan Pries combined with Chris Reed on a two-hit...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Dahozzman, on Jun 5, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal's top defense is making a strong case for itself

There is growing sentiment that this season's Stanford defense is better than last year's, and might be one of the best in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 1, 2014 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local merchants hope for strong holiday season

As they piled their shelves with popular toys and festive treats, and crafted holiday window displays, local retailers this...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E Ordered To Lower Gas Pressure

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110203/ap_on_re_us/us_pipeline_explosion_3 PG&E is lowering gas line pressure by 20% to...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by TripleD, on Feb 4, 2011 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 1271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly grad acquitted of burglary charges

A Palo Alto man who suffers from schizophrenia was acquitted of residential burglary on Tuesday, April 23, but he still faces...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Longtime resident, on May 2, 2013 at 10:36 am | 30 comments | 1271 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto resident named to Sailing Hall of Fame

Palo Alto resident Stan Honey, winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority's 'new vision' includes old technology

Seeking to appease its Bay Area critics, the California High-Speed Rail Authority on Friday unveiled its latest proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 2, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 8 comments | 1271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2012 at 12:13 am | 3 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

City celebrates cycling next week

The City of Palo Alto is trying to entice commuters and residents to give up four wheels in exchange for two next week, with...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 7, 2011 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Jazz marks its 40th-anniversary season

In its 40th year, the Stanford Jazz Workshop keeps spanning the decades. The coming festival season, announced this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 1271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Consensus over new hospitals

After a long review process warranted by the massive size of the largest and most complex development project ever considered...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 4, 2011 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents cry foul over book bins

New book-donation bins that have popped up around Palo Alto and surrounding cities purporting to be for charity are really...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1270 Views
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