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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes as an IQ Test

Clearly many bikers don't know how to read. "Stop" means stop for all vehicles on Bryant St., including people riding bikes....

Original post made by Moochie on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Moochie, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 43 comments | 1630 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Breaking: Fire in Midtown

If you see smoke coming from mid-town, there's an Eichler on fire west of Middlefield. PAFD on scene....

Original post made by Nut Head on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Sep 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1630 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yes, Stanford men DID win the NCAA volleyball championship

In three thrilling straight sets of brilliant volleyball, Stanford men won the NCAA men's championship today at Maples Pavillion....

Original post made by Bob on May. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat slows down Caltrain commute, both ways

Tuesday's heat wave slowed down Caltrain afternoon/evening commute trains in both directions to reduce wear on tracks and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 1630 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Public Council meetings at City Hall Monday night. 7pm

I have an Idea. The P.A online does not like so much? There is a TV in the loby of City Hall. Lets meet in the loby during...

Original post made by fireman on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 28, 2009 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Tsunami' closes San Mateo County beaches

San Mateo County beaches have been closed due to a tsunami advisory for the West Coast this afternoon resulting from a series...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hansolo, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 1629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters 'knock down' house fire in Woodside

Firefighters from the Woodside Fire Protection District "knocked down" a two-alarm structure fire in a large one-story house...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1629 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal places 18 players on All-Pac-12 team

Eighteen Stanford players, covering 19 positions, have been named to the All-Pac-12 Conference football team in an announcement...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Dec 3, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"California falling, U.S. Following"

This is the headline for a large column today by Patrick J. Buchanan in today's (Sunday, June 28th) San Jose Mercury News,...

Original post made by Kate on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is a Trillion?

Earlier this year in March president Obama's budget predicted total deficits for the next decade of nearly $7 trillion. ...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 29, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 5 comments | 1629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unemployment rate continues to climb

California's unemployment rate reached a record 12.2 percent in August, according to the latest figures from the state Employment...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 1629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How Governments Spend Taxpayers' Money

At the time of this so called historic healthcare bill, I thought it timely to share this video to show in a humorous yet...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by ten18, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newly elected Menlo Park mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 11 comments | 1629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1629 Views

AROUND TOWN

The littlest groundbreaker ...

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation broke ground this morning on a brand-new headquarters building that will pull its...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Steven, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:14 am | 4 comments | 1629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man steals $93,000 ring from Stanford jeweler

A man who claimed he was shopping for an engagement ring at Shreve and Company at Stanford Shopping Center Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Esther, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:50 am | 11 comments | 1629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy 1 year ago versus today

Reading the paper this morning, I see 3 glaring points: 1) 1 year ago, Valley unemployment was about 6%, today it is about...

Original post made by Common Sense Economist on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense Economist, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:20 am | 7 comments | 1628 Views
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