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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 | 1343 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad completes a dream by swimming English Channel

Heather Smith helped the Sacred Heart Prep girls water polo team win three straight Central Coast Section Division II titles....

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HMO

Ted Kennedy was the sponsor of the 1973 HMO Act. HMOs did exist prior to 1973, so Kennedy didn't "create" them. What...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 6, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David Frum identifies conservative pay-for-play scam

Sneak peek inside the right-wing echo chamber. How Heritage buys street cred with the fringies over Cato, the American Enterprise...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 20, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 10 comments | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident closes southbound Foothill Expressway

A single-vehicle car-into-tree accident along Foothill Expressway just south of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto has caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Francisco 49ers honor East Palo Alto teacher

The San Francisco 49ers Tuesday morning named an East Palo Alto woman as the first of 16 Bay Area teachers who will be honored...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on May 18, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls reach fourth straight CCS basketball title game

While the Gunn girls played only 15 regular-season basketball games this season, the numbers game evidently hasn't worked...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Fan, on Mar 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Thursday

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air-quality officials today to issue the third Winter Spare...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kumar, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 1342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rise in assaults and accidents?

It seems like every few days now there's a report on this site of someone being assaulted or hit by a car (or bus) in Palo...

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by mv, on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Bowen earns Positive Coaching Alliance honor

Menlo School philosophy teacher and boys' water polo coach Jack Bowen has been named a 2012 Positive Coaching Alliance's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on Feb 17, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Space shuttle in Bay Area skies on Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Sunday morning and could be visible...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by qq, on May 27, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A celebration of cycling to roll into Palo Alto

On the list of things the Palo Alto community enjoys, bicycling and food are right at the top, and the Italian-inspired Gran...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Menlo College students arrested for theft

Two Menlo College students were arrested Tuesday after they were allegedly seen stealing backpacks at a private high school,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Frank Booth, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 1341 Views

SPORTS

are Stanford fans real fans?

Typically, the major college football bowl game committees hate Stanford because Stanford's fans are not real fans. Sure,...

Original post made by Stanford fan on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by embarrassed by the cheerleader, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1341 Views

SPORTS

No. 3 Stanford drops ball against No. 6 Ducks

==B Turnovers turn game into nightmare == ==I Cardinal falls to No. 8 in AP, No. 9 in BCS== Chances of reaching the national...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by surferdude, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:27 am | 3 comments | 1341 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 | 1340 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1340 Views
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