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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What happened?

What happened to the entry here about NASA discovering that heat radiated by the earth is much more than "predicted" by Hansen's...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 1, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 1188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'I'm happy. Lucky -- alive,' instructor says after plane crash

A small airplane made an emergency landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PCL experience

This year we have been been parents of a Palo Alto Little League PCL player. It may be just our very subjective observation,...

Original post made by PCL parent on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 11, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens and alcohol

In light of recent events in Palo Alto HS magazine and also in Saratoga HS, I would like to ask fellow parents about what...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by is it true?, on Apr 18, 2013 at 7:57 am | 10 comments | 1188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves break into Palo Verde school, steal keys

Thieves broke into Palo Verde Elementary School and stole several classroom keys and possibly two computers Sunday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by MD, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police urge caution, safety on Cinco de Mayo

Santa Clara County law enforcement agencies are advising the public to have fun in a safe and responsible way on Cinco de...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 5, 2011 at 9:35 pm | 5 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store

The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 24, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 18 comments | 1188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police search for suspect in Redwood City armed robberies

Police released a photo Wednesday of a man believed to be connected to as many as five armed robberies at businesses in North...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 1187 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto seeks grant funds to revamp transit center

The City Council plans to consider tonight a list of projects that could qualify for the One Bay Area Grant, a program that...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just the facts, please., on Feb 12, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 23 comments | 1187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn. View arts committee chair resigns after disputed comments

Before City Council members could vote to remove or censure him Tuesday night, Chris Parkinson resigned his post as chair...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by galen, on Apr 18, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 1187 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by problematic population, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there any turbans in Palo Alto?

More than 150,000 Sikhs call the Bay Area home, and students from San Jose to Vacaville report that they've been taunted,...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire hits Mountain View butcher shop, restaurant

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jim_H, on Jan 24, 2011 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Ave will be one lane through Thursday

Stanford Avenue in Palo Alto will be reduced to one lane today (Feb. 7) through Thursday (Feb. 10) due to sidewalk repairs....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by w.o. earth, on Feb 7, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bridge planned for University Avenue-U.S. Highway 101

A proposed replacement bridge over San Francisquito Creek and U.S. Highway 101 at University Avenue will be discussed at...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:14 pm | 8 comments | 1187 Views
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