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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto celebrates Arbor Day this weekend

A celebration of the national tree-planting holiday Arbor Day will be held at Eleanor Pardee Park Saturday (March 12). Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 1288 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 | 1288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to spruce up water-treatment plant

As Palo Alto strives to sort out the future of its financially shaky waste operation, city officials are proceeding with...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shifts focus to infrastructure

Palo Alto's quest to repair its aged infrastructure and possibly seek a bond to pay for some of these repairs will kick off...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by JT, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:47 am | 16 comments | 1287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Private rooftops to generate power for Palo Alto

Private rooftops in Palo Alto could start generating energy for the Palo Alto Utilities Department under a program approved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by More-Smoke-And-Mirrors, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:54 am | 5 comments | 1287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police triples force for New Year's Eve

East Palo Alto plans to add more than three times its usual police patrols in a major effort to reduce New Year's Eve celebratory...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by 2nd ammendment, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1287 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost-and-found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1287 Views

SPORTS

Shaw makes debut as head coach after learning from best

==B Stanford football== There's a long list of things that differentiate Stanford football first-year head coach David...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Multiculturalism has failed" says British Prime Minister

The British Prime Minister has angered many with this comment, but others are saying it is about time. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12371994 This...

Original post made by BBC Watcher on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by I am with you, BBC watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 1287 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 21 comments | 1287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

wheelchair

I give money to a very nice african american man in front of Whole Foods. He is not always there, but he is nice and quiet. The...

Original post made by riley on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by dana, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley, enrollment, budget top 2012 school concerns

Planning for the future of Cubberley Community Center will likely take center stage in 2012, along with growing school-district...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by PA Neighbor, on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 1286 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 | 1285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted armed robbery leads to high-speed chase

A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery at Sears in Mountain View was arrested after he flipped his car during a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 16, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 24 comments | 1285 Views

SPORTS

Owens earns MVP award at Stanford men's hoop banquet

==B Cardinal corner== ==I Baseball moved to Wednesday == Senior Josh Owens walked away with four awards, including the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 11, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1285 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls grab sole possession of first place in PAL Bay Division

==BI Tuesday's prep soccer== The Menlo-Atherton girls remained undefeated in league play and got some big help in the race...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 18, 2014 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 1285 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail funds could give Caltrain a chance to electrify on two tracks

Last spring, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, state Sen. Joe Simitian, and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon put forth a vision to implement...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by time to retire, yoriko, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 1285 Views
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