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Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Less puns in headlines please

Am I the only one getting tired of all the puns in news headlines. It detracts from the news itself and often gives the wrong...

Original post made by PAW Reader on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Grammar, on Feb 17, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 6 comments | 1246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds.

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds. Much has been written lately about the FRA grant, obtained...

Original post made by morris brown on Jun. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrests made in burglaries of Menlo-area schools

Atherton police last week arrested a Menlo Park man in connection with the burglaries of three local schools: Hillview, Laurel,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1245 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Citigroup employee pleads guilty to fraud

A former Citigroup securities representative who worked in Palo Alto pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud Tuesday (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 26, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 1245 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto adds to its history-making season

There was no denying the Palo Alto baseball team on Saturday night, not even a two-hour rain delay would keep the Vikings...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Go Vikings, on May 30, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor suffer, rich benefit

Poor suffer, rich benefit Congress convinced lots of poor people to voluntarily give up some of the few things they had...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 13, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 10 comments | 1245 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Question On 1970's AllNite TV Anyone Watch Channel 20 or 36 Way Back When ?

There is something, a rather trivial thing that has been bothering me for years ... for decades. Back in the 1970's...

Original post made by 70s TV Watcher on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by 70s TV Watcher, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 4 comments | 1245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faux 'utility workers' burglarize Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers making...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1245 Views

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What was that HUGE plume of smoke at 101/Embarcadero Exit

I was driving on 101 at 3:30pm today and saw a huge plume of smoke on East Embarcadero (look like it was near the post office....

Original post made by Commuter on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Commuter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1245 Views

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Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

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Stanford to conduct test of campus emergency notification system

Stanford University will conduct a test of the campuswide [http://web.stanford.edu/group/SUDPS/Alertsufaq.shtml AlertSU]...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 1245 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Palo Alto's Maybell senior-housing rejection will have lasting reverberations

The trouncing by voters this week of Measure D, the Maybell Avenue senior-housing proposal, will almost certainly reverberate...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by RV a PA resident, on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 13 comments | 1244 Views

SPORTS

Brooks sets triple jump mark to win event at Pac-12 championships

Stanford junior Darian Brooks won the Pac-12 men's triple jump title on the last jump of the competition Sunday at Washington...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Allen Mereditn, on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1244 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frogs, salamanders dying in Yellowstone

Stanford scientists report that frogs and salamanders are dying at an alarming rate in Yellowstone National Park, but not...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 1244 Views

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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 | 1244 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City thumbs nose at Energy Consumption

The holiday season in America has always been a balance between the good and hollow and excessive. In my mind the tree...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1243 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 | 1243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed in Mountain View by trio with knife

Three men robbed a 20-year-old resident of the 1200 block of Mercy Avenue in Mountain View, taking his iPod at about 10:40...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 1, 2011 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 1243 Views
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