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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Innovative suggestions for attracting people to public transit

This is the kind of innovative out of the box thinking that Bay Area transit, Caltrain, etc. need to do. Web Link It...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Mar 5, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 528 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 5, 2014 at 5:07 pm | 48 comments | 5974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SAT essay portion optional and other changes

After 7 years, the essay portion will be optional in 2016 although many colleges may still require the score for applications....

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 595 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's status of Mitchell Park Liberary???

Do we have a move-in date for the new library? Why is so little communication from the City?...

Original post made by J. W. on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Leo, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 25 comments | 880 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School, Castilleja will tip off in the Division IV finals

Menlo School and Castilleja didn't get a chance to face each other during the West Bay Athletic League girls' basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by member, on Mar 5, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1635 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What Silicon Valley Might Look Like If All of Its Employees Actually Lived There

20 to 50-story apartment/condo towers Article from Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/housing/2014/02/heres-what-it-would-look-if-all-silicon-valleys-employees-act...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 12 comments | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abraham Verghese wins Heinz Award for Arts and Humanities

Abraham Verghese, a Stanford University professor of medicine and author of the novel "Cutting for Stone," has been selected...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ken Mask, MD, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man downtown for indecent exposure

Police arrested a man who was masturbating a few feet away from a young woman sitting in a parked car inside a downtown parking...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 5, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 14 comments | 2347 Views

SPORTS

Marquess wins his 1,500th baseball game against the Bears

Palo Alto resident Alex Blandino contributed a lot in less than half a game. The Stanford infielder collected three hits...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 5, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1087 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cancer survivors celebrate healing through art

Art therapist Tehlia Eisenstat helps cancer patients at El Camino Hospital escape the difficulties of their illness through...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Class-action lawsuit filed against Stanford

A class-action lawsuit for $20 million has been filed against Stanford Hospital & Clinics over a patient-information breach,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:43 am | 21 comments | 2362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ukraine

Sarah Palin (2008): After the Russian Army invaded the nation of Georgia, Senator Obama's reaction was one of indecision...

Original post made by Sean on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 5, 2014 at 10:08 am | 9 comments | 478 Views

BOOKS

Chamber, Weekly announce Tall Tree Award winners

Volunteer Cathy Kroymann, Police Chief Dennis Burns, Sheraton-Westin Hotels and Palo Alto Community Child Care will be recognized...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 4, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 4002 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google brings flicker of hope to Palo Alto's fiber dream

After failing in its initial bid to win Google Fiber and deliver high-speed Internet to the city's masses, Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 4, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 52 comments | 9728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men plead 'not guilty' to masked armed robberies

Two men who allegedly robbed small markets and convenience stores while disguised in wolf and skeleton masks pleaded not...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Mar 4, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Amy Szymoniak, on Mar 3, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 12 comments | 9157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joint police/fire investigation on Arastradero Road

Part of Arastradero Road in Palo Alto is closed this afternoon, Feb. 28, as police and fire officials investigate a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by winds, on Mar 3, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 3591 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, Priory and SHP girls all join Paly in CCS soccer semis

Menlo School opened play in the Central Coast Section Division III girls' soccer playoffs with a big 5-0 blanking of No....

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by M-A Parent, on Mar 3, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 2233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford must allow access for endangered species inspection

A federal judge has ruled that despite drought conditions -- or perhaps because of them -- Stanford University must allow...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Former employee, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 2502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officers may moonlight at Levi's Stadium

Palo Alto's police officers would get to don the uniforms and insignia of their Santa Clara counterparts as part of a proposal...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Penn and Teller, on Mar 3, 2014 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 1965 Views
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