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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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YAKETY-YAK ... Palo Alto City Council Chambers were deserted Tuesday night by the time the council got to its last agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized Thursday (Feb. 4), the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by onlyin america, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 1476 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep shoots down another Pinewood streak while deadlocking WBAL girls' hoop race

==BI Tuesday's girls' roundup== The last time the Pinewood girls' basketball team ventured into Eastside Prep's gym was...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fighting?

I bet you could ask almost any American today why the U.S. was fighting in Vietnam and they couldn't give you a...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 3, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 45 comments | 1476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Track resurfacing and new gates

Why is Paly resurfacing the track already. It's less than 10 years old. It was in excellent shape, why did they feel the...

Original post made by Jim H> on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 28, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 22 comments | 1475 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

live artillery shell found near Palo Alto Hills Golf Club

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16706980 The bomb squad says there are probably more...

Original post made by kaboom on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Shell shocked, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Only 500 new homes sold in entire U.S. in both Oct & Nov - PA stats?

I read the below post and it made me wonder how many new homes (as distinct from resold homes) were sold in Palo Alto in...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Misleading Title, on Dec 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GSA circus investigation in front of a GOP congress

The GOP circus "investigation" is a joke. This is an attemtp to go after a very good and honest President Obama. President...

Original post made by Ed on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 10 comments | 1475 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford energy facility to cut carbon in half

A new Stanford energy facility that could reduce campus carbon emissions by 50 percent, cut water use by 18 percent and save...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: Caring for the community

This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees -- Jean Coblentz, Ken Sletten, Jill and Boyd Smith, Phyllis Moldaw...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by mtothekw21, on Apr 27, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: CON: In today's market, 62 feet is needed downtown

The community is abuzz about the inviolate 50-foot height limit being breached in the AOL (Park Boulevard) and MacArthur...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1474 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DNA hit leads to EPA school-burglary arrest

A DNA match has led to the arrest of an East Palo Alto man in connection with the Dec. 24, 2010 burglary of the James Flood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar uses doggy door to enter Palo Alto home

A burglar who entered a Palo Alto home in the 1900 block of Edgewood Drive by breaking through a dog door stole three laptop...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by ChrisC, on Dec 18, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 7 comments | 1474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior Games Money Not Yet Approved by City Council

I've been reading the stories about the paid staff for the Senior Games encouraging people to volunteer to work at the games. I...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's bid to sell alcohol won't harm our children

When do Palo Alto parents stop blaming "fault" on everyone else except the choices that their own children make. The trains...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How do I find a summer exchange program?

A friend in Germany wants to send their 16-year old son to Palo Alto for August. Are there programs or organizers for this?...

Original post made by Andreas on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1473 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teacher wins Richmond Award

East Palo Alto Charter School physical education teacher Stephen Ashford, who has built a reputation as a rap artist who...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Contratulations, on Apr 9, 2011 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1473 Views
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