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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain workers raise $12K for suicide prevention

A team of San Mateo County Transit District employees who manage Caltrain have raised nearly $12,000 to help prevent suicides. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 1554 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Jan. 23-24)

[http://www.rba.org/ Music: The Tuttles] The Tuttles, a bluegrass band of mostly teens and pre-teens, perform Saturday (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Angela Neff, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may extend building permits

Seeking to aid local developers during a merciless economy, Palo Alto officials are proposing adding one-year extensions...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Police enforce one-night curfew

The one-night curfew enforcement that East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis announced at a community meeting Wednesday night...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 1553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

HP pays $55 million fine for Carly's kickback scheme

The U.S. Justice Department confirmed Monday that Hewlett-Packard paid $55 million to settle claims that the Palo Alto tech...

Original post made by Carly on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Carly, on Aug 31, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bookkeeper pleads no contest to embezzlement

The woman charged with embezzling $140,000 from Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop in Menlo Park pleaded no contest Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 1, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

SPORTS

It's Beckham, Donovan and some fireworks at Stanford

The stands at Stanford Stadium have rested quietly the past six months, the echoes of Luck-inspired yells slowly faded. But...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1553 Views

SPORTS

Stanford softball trio enters U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Stanford alums Jessica Mendoza and Lauren Lappin plus Cardinal coach John Rittman are members of the 2004 U.S. Olympic softball...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Club Softball Mom, on Jul 19, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to Hold In-Person Healthcare Meeting

I am delighted to hear that Congresswoman Eshoo has decided to hold an in-person meeting with her constituents to discuss...

Original post made by Kate on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 6 comments | 1553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California controller: State will run out of cash before April

Here we go again. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14249833?source=rss . At what point do we understand that this state...

Original post made by John on Jan. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital makes top-45 hospital list

A national group of large employers has listed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics as among the top 45 health care institutions...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto touts a 'year of accomplishments'

We certainly agree with Palo Alto city officials that 2010 has been filled with challenges, many of them seemingly impossible...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New study, same arguments in Palo Alto's compost debate

Palo Alto's heated debate over the future of local composting reignited Monday night, with both supporters and opponents...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 15, 2011 at 11:35 am | 30 comments | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Verde

Take a bike ride down Louis Road in the heart of Palo Verde and you'll notice a recurring motif. Geometric planes and simple...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Sebastian, on Jul 28, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1552 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water is the New Oil: Planning for a Changing Climate

Although it is important for people to converve water, isn't the Palo Alto City Council cancelling our efforts by approving...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 19, 2009 at 2:02 am | 8 comments | 1551 Views
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