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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekend break-in at Paly results in loss

Palo Alto High School Principal Phil Winston confirmed that a weekend break-in of the school's Tower Building resulted in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Outta Control Dept., on May 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 7 comments | 1457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK: Taking tolerance one step further

Learning to use diversity for positive social change will be the aim of a Sunday (May 15) workshop hosted at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on May 16, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 1457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans for Edgewood Plaza redevelopment move forward

A revised proposal to redevelop the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center and to build 10 homes at the Eichler-style plaza took...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 4, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 11 comments | 1457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to reboot PaloAltoGreen

In a city abuzz with green-energy programs, PaloAltoGreen stands out as a paragon of success, having received a raft of awards...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 31 comments | 1457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses bat, cane in Palo Alto road-rage melee

An Easter visit to Stanford Hospital turned into a violent attack in the middle of the road Sunday when a bat-wielding man...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by A Local Motorist, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:51 pm | 16 comments | 1457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Huge blast at NATO headquarters rocks Kabul

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090815/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan_explosion Obama has declared Afghanistan as the major battle,...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 16, 2009 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian's proposed law seeks to boost medicine donations

Hospitals, psychiatric-care facilities and other health care centers would have greater leeway to donate unused medicine...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 26, 2012 at 3:50 am | 11 comments | 1457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 1456 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher in Mountain View Monday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAI, on Dec 3, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 1456 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls hope for run of good luck at league

The Gunn girls' cross-country team finished second at last year's SCVAL El Camino Division championships and Titans' coach...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo Park

The son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-year Major League home run records, was arrested in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by stool, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:59 am | 24 comments | 1456 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council looks at $1.3M in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by ideas, on Mar 25, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford police release sketch of suspect in Jan. 3 assault

Stanford police released a sketch of a man who allegedly assaulted a student on campus Monday evening (Jan. 3). The 21-year-old...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by different rapist?, on Jan 26, 2011 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's holding California back from a water deal?

A slim majority (51%) also said there should be "fundamental changes" in the Constitution. But 69% objected to reducing the...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embattled Page Mill Road project up for fresh hearing

After years of disputes, appeals and revisions, a developer hoping to construct a three-story building on Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 12 comments | 1454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:56 am | 3 comments | 1454 Views
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