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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford has record number of applicants

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,300 high school students from around the world -- just 7.2 percent of those...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by hey, danny, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park calls in a pro for May Fete

It's a problem faced by many neighborhood groups despite the best-laid plans: volunteer fatigue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by iwd, on May 7, 2009 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 2357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing teens were heading to X Games

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl who went missing together last week drove to Colorado in an attempt...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 4, 2009 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 2357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Thursday

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto late Thursday night has been identified as city resident Derrick Earl Powell Jr., according...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by KBeaslikedat, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 2357 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 | 2357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Role of Public Libraries in Children's Literacy Development

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Original post made by Concerned parent on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 14, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Higher utilities rates to fund city services?

Rocked by a dry weather spell and dwindling reserves, the city's utility department is poised to raise electricity rates...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 2356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill textbook program empowers students to succeed

College is expensive. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/01/03/foothill-textbook-program-empowers-students-to-succeed...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by j white, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos fire causes $500,000 in damages

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Danielle, on Apr 5, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 2356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 2356 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two shootings, one man killed in East Palo Alto

A man was killed in one of two shootings in East Palo Alto Saturday, Sept. 13, a police spokesman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Abe Mitchell, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2356 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys capture third straight NorCal tennis title

It was a weekend of celebrations for the Menlo School boys' tennis team. Head coach Bill Shine celebrated his 57th birthday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by DZRhino, on May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2356 Views

SPORTS

SHP and Priory girls sit atop WBAL Foothill Division race

==B Tuesday's prep soccer== The day began with three teams tied for first place in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by soccer fan, on Jan 18, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2356 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fired employee/murderer arrested

Murderer of CEO and two others is arrested in Mountain View. This employee was fired and then went back to kill his bosses. http://m.mercurynews.com/articles/188677303...

Original post made by Ruined His Life Too on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 16, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 8 comments | 2356 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience

An unpublished federal history of the U.S.-led reconstruction of Iraq depicts the effort as crippled by poor planning, waste...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 7 comments | 2356 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Spare the Air alert called for Wednesday as heat wave continues

Continuing hot weather has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to call another Spare the Air alert for...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by Lachen McClellan, on Sep 9, 2015 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Police Plan Public Meeting" Tonight, Tuesday at Cubberley Community Center. 6:30 p.m.

It's important that everyone come to this meeting to listen and express views of what's needed in South Palo Alto in the...

Original post made by Rick on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 24, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto offers holiday-lights trade

Palo Alto utilities customers can trade in their old holiday lights for a free string of new, energy-efficient LED bulbs....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by cieboy, on Jan 3, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspected drunken drivers involved in collision

Two suspected drunken drivers crashed into each other in Menlo Park early Saturday morning, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by maury, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 8 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keep Local Composting at Baylands -- It is Time for A Vote!

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Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Sep 16, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 12 comments | 2355 Views
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