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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pledges to cut water, energy use

Seeking to fight both climate change and high utility bills -- and bolstered by a half-million dollar savings in the past...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:40 am | 9 comments | 2635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castilleja students win $30K to design phone app

Four Castilleja School students have won $30,000 in venture capital to develop a new app for the Google Nexus One Phone. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Riann, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Quincy Delp, on Dec 20, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 2634 Views

SPORTS

It's crunch time for the Stanford baseball team this weekend

Stanford has reached its weekend of no return as far as postseason baseball is concerned. After dropping a 10-8 nonconference...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2634 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto pitcher's no-hitter was just perfect this time

Bill Laskey had a career as a Major League Baseball pitcher that spanned 1982-88 with three teams, including two stints with...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on May 4, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 2634 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israel & 911

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Original post made by Tej Uberoi on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on May 19, 2008 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2634 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. issues thinly veiled warnings to China

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Original post made by julie on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 4, 2008 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 2634 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Despite opposition, city pushes for business tax

Despite an outcry from the business community, Palo Alto is proceeding with its plan to put a new business-license tax on...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Orphe D, on Mar 2, 2010 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets flood local shelter during hard times

As head of Palo Alto Animal Services, Sandi Stadler has a unique perspective on how the recession is hurting Peninsula residents....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 2633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fixes eyed for flood-prone bridges along creek

Seeking to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the volatile San Francisquito Creek, a regional flood-control...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 17 comments | 2633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ronald McDonald House project moves ahead

A proposal by Ronald McDonald House to build a three-story addition to its Palo Alto facility got off to an auspicious start...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Tjeerdsma, on Feb 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: On this week's Behind the Headlines

On this week's half-hour webcast, "Behind the Headlines," Editor in Chief Jocelyn Dong, Publisher Bill Johnson, reporter...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 31, 2015 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2633 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fires set in Palo Alto on Easter Sunday

A rash of dumpster fires reported in Palo Alto early Sunday has sparked an investigation by the Palo Alto Police Department. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 15, 2009 at 9:29 am | 14 comments | 2633 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man for cleaver attack on California Avenue

Police have arrested the man suspected of attacking a fellow restaurant employee with a cleaver on California Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:40 pm | 32 comments | 2633 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes minutes before Obama motorcade speeds by

Minutes before President Barack Obama's motorcade headed down El Camino Real on Wednesday night, an apparent drunken driver...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fact less, on May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 2633 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football hopes it'll be its Luck, not the Irish's

The Big Game loss took a little longer to shake but when it came time to begin preparations for Notre Dame, the Stanford...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sandy Bear, on Nov 28, 2009 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 2633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman wins 2012 National Wetlands Award

Florence LaRiviere has frequented Palo Alto's Baylands since the 1950s, but she said developments diminished much of the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara and Barry , on May 7, 2012 at 12:53 am | 5 comments | 2633 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expanded Deterrence, Broadening the threat of retaliation

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by J.F.K. was a peacemaker, on Jun 24, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 13 comments | 2632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford exempt from social host ordinance

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Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 25, 2008 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SI Middle School Situation

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Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2008 at 7:53 pm | 3 comments | 2632 Views
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