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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can we get on the grid please!

Why is it that Palo Alto has a single point of failure for power to the whole city? Aren't electrical transmission systems...

Original post made by SG on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 7, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 1425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City hopes to bring back second school-resource officer

With its financial picture brightening, Palo Alto is looking to bring back a school-resource officer position that was slashed...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Earthquake shakes San Jose Friday

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck south San Jose at 04:10 p.m. today (Jan. 7), the U.S. Geological Survey has reported. It...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by nothing in midtown, on Jan 7, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 1425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chief invites public on 'virtual ride-along'

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will don his police uniform, get behind the wheel of a patrol car and bring the community...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 1425 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Derrick runs to American Collegiate Record

By now, Stanford senior Chris Derrick must be used to running great races and not winning. He was second at the NCAA Country...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by JS, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Iowa votes in a few weeks

Never mind that a small group of farmers get such an undue influence on the conservative choice to run against obama - that's...

Original post made by Flay on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Central, on Jan 10, 2012 at 10:19 am | 33 comments | 1425 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Environmental Volunteers rescues baby raccoons in Baylands

The new mother probably wandered away for just a few minutes, but she never returned to the spot where she left her two infant...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Avenidas makes plans for Palo Alto wellness center

A consortium of senior and health-services organizations are looking for land to build a wellness center that would focus...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud suspect arrested after downtown foot chase

A man who went on a spending spree in downtown Palo Alto using a stolen credit card was chased and arrested by Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 1424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple held at gunpoint during home invasion

A couple was held at gunpoint inside their home in Mountain View early Monday while five assailants ransacked their residence...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 6 comments | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Price of Privilege' author to speak to class

Marin County psychologist Madeline Levine, author of "The Price of Privilege," is among the guest speakers in a parenting...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Area could see record-breaking temperatures

After weeks of stormy weather, the forecast for the coming days calls for sunshine and high temperatures that could break...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 31, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood seeks parcel tax, braces for cuts

Voters in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park have until Tuesday (May 3) to mail in their ballots for a parcel tax in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Reconstitute Ravenswood, on May 2, 2011 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1424 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 | 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot murder trial to focus on domestic violence

In the weeks and months before firefighters found Jennifer Schipsi's body in a burnt cottage on Palo Alto's Addison Avenue,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1423 Views
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