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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping fire at bay

Under slightly different conditions, a wildland fire in the Palo Alto hills earlier this month could have spread to homes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Safety should come first, on Jul 1, 2014 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 3112 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto lawyer takes aim at California's 'broken' education-funding system

Nancy Krop had built a notable career as a civil rights lawyer when her child reached school age and she stumbled upon a...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris_long, on Jul 1, 2014 at 12:14 am | 22 comments | 5684 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to review plan for new animal shelter

A proposal to rebuild and greatly expand Palo Alto's aged animal-services center got off to a promising start Monday night...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bunny Wunny, on Jun 30, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 30 comments | 2402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A year late, Stanford grad gets her shot at the crown

Kori Carter did not get a chance to compete for a national title last year, despite having the fastest time in the world....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by robert, on Jun 30, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airplanes - near miss over Mid-town

Did anyone else see the near-miss over Midtown last night (Thursday). It looked to be two 747's about 1000' apart horizontally...

Original post made by Dan on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 35 comments | 2309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man robs, attacks group of teens playing with fireworks

A 24-year-old Palo Alto resident allegedly attacked and robbed a group of five teenagers Monday afternoon after a small firework...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 25 comments | 4151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The online college experience

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by just depends, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 3749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula College Fund provides more than scholarships

Among low-income students who are the first in their families to go to college, less than 50 percent graduate from college...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Jun 30, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: MV man in FBI custody after skipping court date in MyRedBook case

The FBI has located the Mountain View man one of the alleged proprietors of a sex listings website who missed his scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 30, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 5 comments | 1572 Views

SPORTS

Oaks suffer first baseball loss after winning nine in row

The streak is over for the Palo Alto Oaks semipro baseball team, which saw its nine-game win streak end in the second game...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Jun 30, 2014 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 760 Views

SPORTS

Where to watch the World Cup

The World Cup is back. Where are you going to watch? If you're in need of some inspiration, here's a round-up of local restaurants...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Intransigent, on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 4449 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Mountain View for robberies

Mountain View police on Thursday announced the arrest of a 53-year-old man suspected of robbing five banks in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jymbo, on Jun 30, 2014 at 2:01 am | 14 comments | 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hendrix of Slack Key - still tix available

Sitting here before the Ledwaard Kaapana concert at Unity church on Middlefield. Not full yet. This guy is the Hendrix...

Original post made by Music fan on Jun. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood-control project stymied by regional water board

For more than a decade, officials from Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park have been drawing up plans, scouring for...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Jun 28, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 40 comments | 3327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 28, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 4 comments | 561 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

It is up to us to stem the tide of gun violence

It is up to us to stem the tide of gun violence Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/06/27/guest-opinion...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by 212renee, on Jun 28, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 21 comments | 2104 Views

SPORTS

Incoming Stanford freshman wins junior decathlon title

==BI Track and field == Stanford-bound Harrison Williams won the junior national championship in the decathlon on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Pat Burt, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 1082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools implement new cellphone policy

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new cellphone policy, adopted in early June, requires students to turn off their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 19 comments | 5605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rethink Public Transporation With Education and Access

I have been thinking about how to move our society to public transportation: We place being a public transit user as a...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Resident 1, on Jun 28, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 14 comments | 383 Views

SPORTS

Kerri Walsh still playing beach volleyball at a high level

The U.S. women's beach team of April Ross and Stanford grad Kerri Walsh Jennings has advanced to the semifinals of the FIVB...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 28, 2014 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views
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