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AROUND TOWN

Air district calls for another Spare the Air day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Friday a Spare the Air Day due to an unhealthy air forecast for...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 11, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is pancreatic cancer on the rise?

It just seems like I know more people with pancreatic cancer (or who have passed) than breast cancer. I did not know Steve...

Original post made by concerned on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Ghost, on Oct 22, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 9 comments | 1576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bountiful, delicious gardens

A neat line of trees bursting with lemons, limes and oranges shades a stony pathway leading past a bubbling fountain and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 22, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major sewage spill taints Matadero Creek

More than 1,000 gallons of raw, untreated sewage spilled into Matadero Creek in Palo Alto Thursday, according to Ken Torke,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Doug Graham, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 1576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Violent crime plummets in East Palo Alto

Crime and violence rates in East Palo Alto took another a dramatic drop, as police, city officials, nonprofit and faith-based...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 11 comments | 1576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cites 5,900 in April for distracted driving

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on May 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 1576 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's VanDerveer named WBCA Coach of the Year

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been named the 2011 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division I Head Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Great Job!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1576 Views

SPORTS

2011 Boys' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B 1600 -- ==Waschura, Chris (Woodside) 4:13.18, Bishop, Kevin (Monta Vista) 4:17.08, Rae, Kyle (Bellarmine) 4:17.53, Plazolo,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1576 Views

SPORTS

Stanford defense doesn't rest in MPSF title win over Bruins

==BI Cardinal corner == Senior Kelsey Suggs scored the game-winner, Maggie Steffens scored twice and the top-ranked Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 29, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may phase out hazardous-materials plant

The City of Palo Alto is studying ways to remove or relocate a hazardous-chemicals facility that has long plagued Barron...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:49 am | 11 comments | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Larger than life

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cindy Costell, on Oct 3, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 1575 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1575 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 | 1575 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

There have been a few folks on my butt about getting this around.... There's a bit of a back story, but......... What...

Original post made by Norm on Nov. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1575 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto fundraisers support DISCLOSE Act

Dozens of Palo Altans turned out to a fundraiser Saturday, May 19, to support a bill that would increase funding disclosure...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Redwood, on May 22, 2012 at 11:02 am | 8 comments | 1575 Views
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