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Residential compostables program planned

Looking to reduce the amount of organic waste that ends up in its residential trash, City of Palo Alto Zero Waste will hold...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alison, on Nov 3, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 30 comments | 1879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the trail of an imaginary flu epidemic

Biology students at Castilleja School scouted out the spread of diseases like flu, tuberculosis and chronic diarrhea this...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 5 comments | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College completes undefeated Cal Pac volleyball season; playoffs are next

Sophomore Courtney Calicdan and junior Nicole Yap helped the Menlo College women's volleyball finish the Cal Pac Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 3, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford grad's site nets Southwest 'cease and desist'

When Nikil Viswanathan created a website to automatically check himself in to his flights on Southwest Airlines in January,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by some smarter guy, on Nov 3, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 47 comments | 10206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Schools will be in good hands Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17889 posted...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by soccerdad, on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:29 am | 12 comments | 1342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Buena Vista diversity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17814 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Pp, on Nov 2, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 4 comments | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

First look at Arrillaga's Menlo Park development

An eight-acre span of car lots on El Camino Real will turn into a mixed-use complex of medical offices, offices, retail and...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by gregg, on Nov 2, 2012 at 8:16 pm | 16 comments | 1812 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rite Aid to pay $800,000 for false advertising

Rite Aid Corporation has agreed to pay $800,000 for false and deceptive advertising. The company has settled a civil law-enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by geraldine , on Nov 2, 2012 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 1576 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt in Menlo Park ends, suspect arrested

Menlo Park police have ended a manhunt with the arrest of a man who allegedly crashed a stolen car he was driving into a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by realite, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 1126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thieves take $11,000 in Victoria's Secret bras

Shoplifters struck it big on Halloween after walking out of Victoria's Secret with 180 bras valued at $11,000, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 24 comments | 1211 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No more excuses!

Tropical storm/hurricane Sandy is a result of global warming. Al Gore is right. 97% of climate scientists agree. We do...

Original post made by Time to go Green on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Time to go Green, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 821 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Santa Clara County Board of Education race

This race has always gotten very little attention from the media. The people who run for that Board have usually not run...

Original post made by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by C.O.C., on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 5 comments | 1499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan vs JLS

I have a child that is going to middle school next year. Our home school is JLS, but Jordan is a lot closer to our house,...

Original post made by zs on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Maya Heron, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 1572 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clocks 'fall back' on Sunday

This weekend, it's time to turn clocks back one hour. Sunday at 2 a.m. is the official end of daylight saving time. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Slim chances, but worth fighting for

When Democratic and Republican presidential or vice-presidential candidates come to the area for their campaigns, they fly...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sanda, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman steals purse, spends $2,000 at Nordstrom

A woman walked into a downtown Palo Alto office building, stole a change purse from a desk drawer and promptly went on a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by EF, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 1615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National JOBS numbers released

171,000 new jobs last month, a pretty good number as we recover from the recession. Here's what the job growth numbers...

Original post made by Recovering Economy on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Chas S, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Solution for Hogging Parking Spaces- charge Street cleaning

The biggest problem with Parking in Palo Alto is the City workers, or private workers parking far way, more than a mile sometimes...

Original post made by southdowntown on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by paul, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:32 pm | 16 comments | 2322 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chris Christie in 2016?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has gone on TV several days in a row to praise Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy. Obama...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 15 comments | 1042 Views
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