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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Financial difficulties with the Know Knew Books bookstore

The Know Knew Books bookstore on California Ave is having financial difficulties, according to Bill, an individual who works...

Original post made by Richard on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 30, 2009 at 12:40 am | 1 comment | 1814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jee, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:37 am | 18 comments | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto citizens choose mail over voting booth

At first glance, the polling station at First Lutheran Church has all the amenities Palo Alto citizens have come to expect...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on Jun 9, 2010 at 11:58 am | 12 comments | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's lost vision

The crowd arrived early June 11 and quickly filled every seat in the Council Chambers of Palo Alto City Hall, including the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jayna Sheats, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley HS, and Wilbur JHS multi-year Reunion.

Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Foothill Park Oak Grove Picnic Area, which is at the bottom end of the park, by the Quarry. Suggested...

Original post made by Bruce Camenzind on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10% of Paly Students Absent on Tuesday

Should we be doing more to encourage sick high school students to stay home? 200 kids were out on Tuesday: http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=9079...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 6 comments | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwarzenegger signs 'kindergarten readiness' bill sparked by Palo Alto teachers

Two Palo Alto teachers were celebrating today after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed their "kindergarten readiness" bill...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Oct 3, 2010 at 11:11 am | 6 comments | 1813 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter buzz in midtown at 4am?

A helicopter buzzed our house in midtown at around 4am July 19. It was going low and very slow. So low that we could feel...

Original post made by sleepless in palo alto on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1813 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys complete a hoop sweep for week

Getting 19 points from sophomore EJ Floreal, the Palo Alto boys' basketball team finished off a three-win week by handing...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by yes, on Feb 16, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

When life gives you lemons ...

A yard full of fruit trees can offer fragrant blossoms, lovely looks and healthy snacks. But what to do when a yard is so,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2011 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs new roadmap for Project Safety Net

Project Safety Net, a Palo Alto coalition formed in 2009 in response to a cluster of teenager suicides, will have a new leader,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by School Bell California, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto to elect new mayor tonight

Palo Alto will swear in newly elected members Karen Holman, Larry Klein, Gail Price, Gregory Scharff and Nancy Shepherd as...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Jan 4, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1812 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly, Palo Alto Online win top state honors

The Palo Alto Weekly and PaloAltoOnline.com garnered 10 first- and second-place awards Saturday (April 16) in an annual statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jury convicts M-A track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday convicted a longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country coach...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 22, 2009 at 1:54 am | 25 comments | 1812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 1812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo man arrested in alleged home drug deal

A Menlo Park man was arrested Monday at his home on Terminal Avenue for possession and sales of marijuana and committing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GontoKorea 2

As all my fans out there know, My son and I will be visiting Korea, I for the second time, to commemorate the war that started...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Good Trip!!, on May 7, 2010 at 5:59 am | 1 comment | 1812 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford women sweep Pac-12 defensive soccer honors

Stanford's defense took the spotlight among the Pac-12 Player of the Week awards for women's soccer, which were announced...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by franky, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

What supermarkets are open Christams Day?

What stores are open today? Need grocery items!...

Original post made by Rose on Dec. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1812 Views
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