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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Palo Alto" book by James Franco

I recently read the notorius book by James Franco called "Palo Alto". It is a very disturbing picture of the lives of Palo...

Original post made by Sohini on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 10, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 2534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How much solar on new PAUSD construction?

With all the new PAUSD buildings, how many have Solar Photovoltaic Panels as part of their plans? What's PAUSD electric...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by lowest bidder = CHEAP work, on Dec 18, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of College Avenue prowler

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of a man who was peering into a second-floor residential window from a tree about...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Oct 28, 2009 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 2534 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars continue to hit Oregon corridor homes

In a continuing trend, burglars hit two Palo Alto homes near Oregon Expressway Monday and Tuesday. One of the homes was unlocked,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:25 am | 9 comments | 2534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov't Seizes Washington Mutual - Sells Part to JP Morgan

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 26, 2008 at 5:29 pm | 16 comments | 2534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fun in the sun

Stanford students enjoy the warm weather Monday afternoon thanks to an inflatable pool and garden hose. Photo by Whitney...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Apr 22, 2009 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 2534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friendship was Chris Chan's 'greatest strength'

Friendship, not climbing, was Christina "Chris" Chan's greatest strength, despite her being a highly accomplished climber,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Pele, on Jul 19, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 5 comments | 2534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed downtown 'gateway' building debated

Palo Alto officials would like to see larger developments near the city's transit stations, but they are still trying to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Not in the public interest, on Jun 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin Power: Fresh Face Now More Popular Than Obama, McCain

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Original post made by Jarred on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 5, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin pre-empts state report, clears self in probe

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Original post made by Just When You Think You\'ve Seen It All on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Oct 11, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 44 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Noisy Caltrain rail-grinding to reduce train noise

Caltrain next week will launch a noisy, middle-of-the-night rail-grinding project that ultimately will reduce train noise....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Mar 13, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Heat wave sparks 'Spare the Air' alert

Warm weather is predicted to be even warmer throughout the region today (Aug. 24), prompting the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by cieboy, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2533 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page 70 Water Rescue program

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Original post made by fireman on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 11, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 10 comments | 2532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto parcel-tax ballots to arrive next week

Voters in the Palo Alto school district can expect ballots in the mail next week for Measure A, which would replace the current...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Devin, on Apr 9, 2010 at 4:38 pm | 13 comments | 2532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green attorneys clash over Baylands plant

As Palo Alto's environmentalists continue to battle over whether to build a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, they are...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Enid Pearson, on Mar 15, 2011 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto and Stanford reach stop-gap deal for fire protection

With the contract dispute between Palo Alto and Stanford University over fire services dragging into its fourth year, the...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Billiam, on Dec 24, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 5 comments | 2532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Veteran settles for $250K in Palo Alto VA claim

A veteran who claimed he was blinded because of negligent medical care at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System has settled...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 11, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2532 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: How to fund high-speed rail AND tunneling

With the passage of Proposition 1A last November and Congress's approval of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on May 20, 2009 at 12:17 am | 7 comments | 2532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley employment lags, but salaries rise

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Justin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 10 comments | 2532 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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