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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property value tax reassessment denied

I hear from many Palo Alto residents who applied for tax reasessment of their properties reducing values that Santa Clara...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly High First, Gunn Third in Bay Area Science 'Olympiad'

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools students outshined their peers from around the region in an Olympics-like competition that...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 10 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja student winner in Congressional Art Competition

A painting called "Peacemaker," by Castilleja School junior Saloni Kalkat, will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year after...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Colette Cranston, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly semester grades not available until January 17

It was so great to look forward to a stress-free, finals before Winter Break but how can Paly administration think it is...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1694 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men continue on in IRA rowing meet

==B Thursday's Cardinal corner== Facing adverse conditions, Stanford men's rowing persevered to advance all three of its...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1694 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Hogan sparks Stanford to win over Colorado

Kevin Hogan rose to the challenge of his first extended playing time of the season, passing for 184 yards and rushing for...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage leaves 54 homes without Oscars

A relatively small power outage knocked out power to 54 homes in southwesterly Palo Alto Sunday evening, disrupting the Academy...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Who Cares?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:45 pm | 14 comments | 1694 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays and pays

This is the -per month- cash payout to former Palo Alto employees. Here is the link: http://database.californiapensionreform.com/database.asp?vttable=calpers JOHNSON,...

Original post made by Fed Up on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, has too much info on the crooks, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 1693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another domestic terrorist attack

Last week, a doctor was assassinated in Kansas. Today, a man with a criminal record of terrorism attacks the U.S. Holocaust...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 1693 Views

SPORTS

Top national finishes by several local volleyball clubs

Locals helped the Vision Gold 18-1 women's volleyball team finished third overall in the Open Division of the USAV Girls'...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by NCVA, on Jul 8, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1693 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to express support for Newtown families

The Postal Service in Newtown, Conn., has set up a post office box for cards and letters of support for shooting victim families,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 1693 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report urges forming infrastructure commission

Palo Alto should overhaul its system for managing infrastructure and appoint a new citizens commission to oversee the complex...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dishwasher sparks fire on Lytton in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident who left home with the dishwasher running returned to a kitchen on fire Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 21, 2012 at 2:24 am | 14 comments | 1692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sick of it: little people getting screwed again

I am so sick of hearing about how the city employees have it good. The private sector had it good until everything fell in...

Original post made by me on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Not envious, on Jul 3, 2009 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named on Wednesday to the National Trust for Historic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Everything is historic, on May 21, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's New Freshman Arrive

Link: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_16076388?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Sep. 15, 2010
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