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AROUND TOWN

Palo Altans somberly observe 9/11

As a bagpiper's "Amazing Grace" pierced the cool morning air, about 150 Palo Altans gathered under oak trees at the Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 1008 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police to hold crime-prevention, emergency prep events

Pledging to increase community involvement in crime prevention and disaster preparedness, two educational events will be...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by antone braga, on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:15 am | 9 comments | 1007 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air day also announced for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Wednesday will be another Spare the Air day. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by EnvironmentalPerson, on Jul 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Love affair with baseball, labor law, is worth the read

==BI Stanford author== William B. Gould IV retains his lifelong passion for two things: the law, specifically labor law,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E to test Palo Alto pipeline next week

After a delayed start date, PG&E will begin to prepare next week for testing its natural gas transmission pipeline that runs...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by KP, on Aug 8, 2011 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kickstarting discovery

Kids chose from 60 different activities, including tae kwon do and sushi making, during Fairmeadow Elementary School's fifth...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by TyrL162, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 1006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helmets are for heads, not handlebars

I drove past Paly this week as students were on their way to school and was surprised to see many students with their bike...

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Biker, on Sep 29, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 1006 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man snatches woman's necklace in Mountain View

A man stole a necklace from a 25-year-old woman in broad daylight while she walked on Villa Street Monday, police said. He...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by nuffsaid, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 6 comments | 1006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Malibu Grand Prix and Castle Closing

I read today in the Mercury News that the Malibu Grand Prix and Castle in Redwood City is closing forever on Sunday. I and...

Original post made by Roger on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 14, 2013 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 1006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Larger than life

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cindy Costell, on Oct 3, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain would fast-track electric

Today's San Francisco Chronicle gives a preview of the plan Governor Brown and his appointees to the California High Speed...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:53 am | 2 comments | 1005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Late Night Caltrain Noise Expected

Caltrain's new train operator will be training engineers while you are tyring to sleep. Expect more train noise at night,...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Apr. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Palo Alto the Charter for Troop 57 of the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

From the article in the Weekly - "charter organizations sign a contract with the troop to provide a meeting place, sometimes...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by bigoted is bigoted, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

NO WAY to start your day...Scammers on the loose

NOT a good way to start the day~ My phone was ringing as I was dusting off the fairy dust from my nights long sleep. I picked...

Original post made by I lothe the scammers on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by pares, on Jun 29, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thank you to a good samaritan

Last weekend I lost my cell phone near the Dish area. Early the next morning a young woman phoned saying she had found it....

Original post made by Nora Charles on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 1, 2011 at 11:29 pm | 3 comments | 1005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Weekly's sister paper, The Almanac, broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by He Got Game, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 1005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 31, 2011 at 10:49 am | 5 comments | 1005 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Funding infrastructure improvements; High-school graduation requirements

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25426...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on May 18, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Final Rinconada Park community meeting tonight

The City of Palo Alto will hold the last community meeting on the Rinconada Park Long Range Plan on Thursday evening, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Unneeded, on Sep 13, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 1004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Spare the Air season begins

More than just a prelude to summer, the beginning of May is also the start of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Fed-up, on May 2, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 8 comments | 1004 Views
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