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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

When the Knock Comes

When the knock comes, do not answer the door. It may be the man in the bowler hat and round glasses from the collection agency....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Yvonne, on Jul 18, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plasma arc gassification of solid waste

I have long argued that anaerobic digestion (AD) schemes are a fiasco for Palo Alto; plasma arc is a much more rational scheme....

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 18, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 32 comments | 900 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Los Altos Hills Community Event: Hoedown

Los Altos Hills Hoedown at Westwind Community Barn Westwind Community Barn, 27210 Altamont Road, is the location for the...

Original post made by LosAltosHillsParks on Jul. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Our unsolicited PR advice for school district, city

There are two ways of looking at almost simultaneous decisions by Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene and school district Superintendent...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sad Sak, on Jul 18, 2013 at 11:48 am | 22 comments | 4483 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest one after early-morning burglary

Police arrested a man early Friday morning for allegedly stealing $8,000 in construction equipment from a Crescent Park residence...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by jiiii, on Jul 17, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 6 comments | 895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell petition successful?

I heard that the petition to reverse the Maybell project in Barron Park was very successful. Can anyone verify this? If...

Original post made by Sean on Jul. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 547 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child abuse allegations against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jerky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park: Palo Alto man arrested in hit-and-run

Menlo Park police arrested and booked into county jail Friday night Michael Ford, 38, of Palo Alto on felony charges of leaving...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 1516 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Overall East Palo Alto crime down, despite violence wave

Despite a spike in violence experienced earlier this year, overall crime continues to drop in East Palo Alto, police Chief...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 17, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 7 comments | 1277 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City's electric-wire program hangs in the balance

For nearly 50 years, the City of Palo Alto has slowly and steadily converted electric lines around town from overhead to...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ceri, on Jul 17, 2013 at 10:21 am | 81 comments | 4424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ken Dauber - please form Shadow PAUSD Board

I have posted the following under the thread dealing with Strategic plan - http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=20367 The...

Original post made by village fool on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 17, 2013 at 6:10 am | 42 comments | 6769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning commission lauds 'true mixed-use' project

A proposed mixed-use development at 3159 El Camino Real that has drawn attention for its high ratio of housing units to commercial...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by present tense, on Jul 16, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 41 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Electric Works to move to Mountain View

After 99 years of calling Palo Alto its home, Stanford Electric Works will move to Mountain View at the end of June, according...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2013
Last comment by Eddie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 20 comments | 1699 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP adds three new directors to board

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it added three new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cassie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 1725 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Airplane crash puts hospitals' 'mass casualty plan' to the test

Within minutes of Saturday's crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport of an Asiana Airlines flight carrying 307...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by DE-myelinated, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 7937 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s fall in NorCal State Tournament

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars will have to battle their way through the consolation bracket if they want...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by James McNitt, on Jul 16, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford professor describes research for North Korea book

In "The Orphan Master's Son," North Korea comes to life in the form of a fiction novel, a medium befitting the country's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Fox Ann Kerr , on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 3038 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football drawing more attention

The Stanford football team is drawing plenty of attention heading into the 2013 season as eight more players have been named...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Not enough traffic, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How digital consumption is changing the way kids develop

Like Robbie the robot in Isaac Asimov's 1940 science fiction book, "I, Robot," digital devices may be today's nursemaids...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jambalaya, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 2200 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACS adds service to help gay, bisexual teens

Adolescent Counseling Services, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit service agency for teens in distress, announced it has acquired...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by About TIme, on Jul 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1058 Views
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