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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Close the Climate Goal Gap: Sign the "Compost/Anaerobic Digestion" Petition

Palo Alto has a dirty little secret: We are one of the last two cities in California to incinerate our sewage sludge. Oh...

Original post made by Lisa VanDusen on Feb. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local students unleash 'ideas worth spreading'

Palo Alto students unleashed some "ideas worth spreading" last weekend by mounting their own thought-fests patterned after...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS_Parent, on Nov 28, 2010 at 4:02 am | 8 comments | 1354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dishwasher sparks fire on Lytton in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident who left home with the dishwasher running returned to a kitchen on fire Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 21, 2012 at 2:24 am | 14 comments | 1354 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1354 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford baseball simply Super in regional final

Alex Blandino drove in four runs and the top-seeded Stanford baseball team beat No. 2 Pepperdine, 8-7, in the championship...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Jun 4, 2012 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 1354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Match girl in the city of light

William Byron Webster is used to talking to newspapers. He's been a community activist in his city of East Palo Alto for...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1354 Views

AROUND TOWN

He can see for miles

Some parents might have reservations upon hearing that their son, fresh out of high school, had decided to pursue his dream...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by So Lucky, on Mar 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of PG&E gas main in Palo Alto is salvaged pipe

A gas-transmission line that runs through Palo Alto and Stanford University contains reused, salvaged pipe dating to 1947,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by not a PeeGeenE fan, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 1353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Error on tax bills costs Palo Alto schools

A mistake on the recently mailed Santa Clara County property tax bills comes at the expense of the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 11 comments | 1353 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe reported robbery at El Camino Park

Palo Alto police are investigating a possible robbery of a transient man that allegedly occurred at El Camino Park Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Strange?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T fixes iphone problem in San Francisco, would Palo Alto NIMBYs kill this fix here?

AT&T is deploying wide-area WiFi hotspots around downtown San Francisco and Fisherman's Wharf to give iphone users data connectivity...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to the nice bench at the corner of Bryant and Churchill?

It was such a nice bench, and in a very shaded corner of our town. I used to love to sit there and read a chapter of my...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on May 11, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1353 Views

AROUND TOWN

CEO of Jewish Community Center to leave Palo Alto

Alan Sataloff, the CEO of the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center since 2004, is quitting to take a position in Chicago,...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 1353 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain/PCJPB Request Safety Waivers from FRA

Per Clem at the Caltrain HSR Compatibility Blog http://caltrain-hsr.blogspot.com/ "Caltrain's petition for a waiver of...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Anony Mouse, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 6 comments | 1352 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1352 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tips for preventing a burglary or robbery

The Palo Alto Police Department has the following recommendations to help prevent burglaries and robberies. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by joel henner, on Mar 2, 2012 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls advance to the championship game

The night started with three local teams playing for championship berths in the CIF NorCal basketball playoffs. The evening...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Eastside Parent, on Mar 14, 2011 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

summer ideas for teens

Any ideas for summer activities for a kid too old for camp, too young to work? (14) Particularly interested in leads for...

Original post made by amom on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 1351 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's shot at going from 1-11 to 11-1

Richard Sherman and Sione Fua were part of the worst season in Stanford football history. Five years later, they can be part...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 1351 Views
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