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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hunger crisis hits local counties, survey shows

One in four people are at risk for hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, according to a report to be released by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by random thoughts, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 am | 7 comments | 1604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:24 am | 6 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest 167 for DUI over Labor Day weekend

Police in the Bay Area have arrested 167 drivers since Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 8, 2010 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Palo Alto Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Winners

On February 21st the winners of the Patriotic Essay contest about Paul Revere from Challenger School in Palo Alto read their...

Original post made by El Palo Alto DAR on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Yoona Im, on Apr 25, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 5 comments | 1604 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 | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 1603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

acid bomb explosion in front of Palo Alto home

Attack was Friday morning. Police say the homeowners have been attacked in the past. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16984716...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 31, 2010
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1603 Views

SPORTS

Paly, Menlo begin CCS title defenses on Wednesday

Palo Alto and Menlo School will open defense of their respective titles on Wednesday when the Central Coast Section baseball...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Freddysworldwejustlivinit, on May 16, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report urges forming infrastructure commission

Palo Alto should overhaul its system for managing infrastructure and appoint a new citizens commission to oversee the complex...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Get Real, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:00 am | 25 comments | 1602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission changes how it funds nonprofits

The Palo Alto Human Relations Commission voted Thursday night to change its process for allocating grant money to local nonprofits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by kate, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto official to lead East Bay school district

After a year with the Palo Alto school district, Directory of Secondary Education Debbra Lindo will depart in June to become...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kris Taylor, on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly semester grades not available until January 17

It was so great to look forward to a stress-free, finals before Winter Break but how can Paly administration think it is...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:27 am | 9 comments | 1602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for attempted cop shooting

A man suspected of firing a gun at two police officers during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto Tuesday was arrested early...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by Rob707, on Apr 15, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1602 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 | 1602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman surprises burglar, leading to arrest

A suspected residential burglar and convicted car thief was surprised in the bedroom of a Palo Alto woman in her Sierra Court...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views
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