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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cost of renting versus buying a house in PA

Can someone please explain why anyone in their right mind buy a house in Palo Alto these days? In our midtown cul-de-sac...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Ouch, on Aug 5, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 229 comments | 26471 Views

SPORTS

Former PASA teammates dual head-to-head at the USA Swimming Championships

There was a distinct Palo Alto feel to the women's 400 free relay Wednesday at the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by College Grad, on Aug 5, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View march celebrates Prop. 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station Wednesday evening to march in celebration of the decision...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police release sketch of robbery suspects

Menlo Park police are asking the public to help them find two suspects in a home-invasion robbery in Menlo Park on July 31....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jarule, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2837 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto City Council to discuss youth well-being

The "best collective thinking of local and national experts" on how to prevent teen suicide will be presented to the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 5, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 8 comments | 3018 Views

SPORTS

Two Stanford women on hoops watch list

Stanford junior Nnemkadi Ogwumike and senior Kayla Pedersen have always been women's basketball players to be watched. The...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Aug 5, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2988 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Your Tax Dollars at Work

If you are wondering how your tax dollars are being spent in Palo Alto; I was amazed this morning to find a crew is presently...

Original post made by JW on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Elle, on Aug 5, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water District OKs $40M flood protection project

Santa Clara Valley Water District board members unanimously approved a sweeping project Thursday (July 29) designed to protect...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Crazy waste of Palo Alto Time, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:43 am | 3 comments | 2602 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

BP drilling off the Libyan coast

The Financial Times or London revealed this morning that BP has plans for deep water drilling in the Gulf of Sirte off the...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Good sense, on Aug 4, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Philanthropist, Sunset publisher Bill Lane dies

Former Sunset magazine publisher and philanthropist Bill Lane died Saturday, following a rich life of community dedication...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Robert Markstein, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 13 comments | 5011 Views

MOVIES

Tomorrow's events (Aug. 5)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/245/24553 Lecture: Yoga and Ecology] Speaker Radhanath Swami gives a lecture on how a...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by James Nixon, on Aug 4, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 5366 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small plane flops into water at Palo Alto Airport

A single-engine plane crash landed as it approached Palo Alto Airport shortly before 6 p.m. today (Friday), but the sole...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Aug 4, 2010 at 11:46 am | 22 comments | 3227 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail officials head for Washington with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:37 am | 31 comments | 3906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly launches 'Palo Alto' apps for iPhone, Android

Two mobile-phone applications that will give iPhone and Android users access to Palo Alto news, sports and other local information...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 19 comments | 12388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters to decide on even-year elections

Palo Alto voters will decide in November whether the city should switch to even-numbered years for local elections, the City...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 3, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 10 comments | 2856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA to take 1-2 lanes of Alma Churchill to Charleston

Hi, Has anyone noticed that the latest Draft Addendum/Errata to the SF-SJ alternatives analysis, dated June 2010, states...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by bucky, on Aug 3, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 6 comments | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 4341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parade today symbolizes hope in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto is expanding its annual celebration of National Night Out this year with a parade today from St. John's Church...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by peter hernandez, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2427 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks advance to championship game

Bryan Beres smacked a grand slam and drove in six runs to power the Palo Alto Oaks to a 10-0 baseball victory over the Pasadena...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2661 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks headed to the World Series

Steve Espinoza wanted to make a special phone call on Sunday evening to Alice Makjavich, widow of former Palo Alto Oaks'...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 3095 Views
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