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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Road-striping work begins on San Antonio Road

Road-striping work began Wednesday night, Oct. 10, on San Antonio Road in Palo Alto, according to Public Communications Manager...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Concerned cyclist, on Oct 15, 2012 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 1591 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Senate race: Hill, Lieber gear up for final battle

Flush with cash, endorsements and legislative accomplishments, state Assemblyman Jerry Hill is riding a wave of momentum...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Oct 14, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few sign up for new 'transitional' program

Despite its origins in Palo Alto, a new law compelling California school districts to offer "transitional kindergarten" has...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House may decide fate of Moffett Field's Hangar One

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Keith Hull, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

On Deadline: No more "dithering"--Palo Alto pushes 'carbon free' electricity to fight climate change

Palo Alto must "quit dithering" and expedite its carbon-reduction efforts significantly, starting with its electrical utility,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 14, 2012 at 9:14 am | 10 comments | 3419 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why did she not get the Nobel Peace Prize?

Malala Yousafzai http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/9606952/Friends-of-Pakistani-girl-shot-by-Taliban-vow-never-to-be-subdued-by-militants.html ...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 14, 2012 at 9:03 am | 8 comments | 1028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 14, 2012 at 6:19 am | 3 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto streetlights changing to LEDs

Palo Alto streets will be getting brighter in the next months as the city Utilities Department embarks on the latest phase...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Oct 14, 2012 at 12:09 am | 45 comments | 3297 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Auto accident on Alma near Meadow

Does anyone have any information on the auto accident on Alma? ...

Original post made by Anon on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kelly Stonelake, on Oct 13, 2012 at 7:34 pm | 7 comments | 1695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gray injects green into council campaign

Tim Gray's dark-horse candidacy for the Palo Alto City Council received a major boost from a $30,000 contribution that the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 25 comments | 2859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible train part catapults into Palo Alto car

A mysterious large object slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto sometime on Monday night, Oct. 8, or Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Senior RFE, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 32 comments | 2638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Good debate-good for America

Good VP debate tonight-both candidates are well qualified to be VP and potentially POTUS. A great team of candidates on...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 12, 2012 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 1096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay a buck, save the world

When 9,000 students from five California schools donated just $1 each in 2007, the resulting $9,000 was enough to build a...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Phillips, on Oct 12, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hires new fire chief

Palo Alto's rapidly changing Fire Department now has a new leader. The city has hired Eric Nickel, currently the deputy fire...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:14 am | 25 comments | 1765 Views

SPORTS

Youthful Stanford women host No. 7 UCLA in volleyball

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford's Inky Ajanaku, Brittany Howard, Jordan Burgess and Madi Bugg are quickly earning the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Oct 12, 2012 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

VP debate strategy

Anyone else watching the VP debate this evening? Biden seems to be using a much different strategy from Obama. When Ryan...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How Do You Handle Neighbors with Barking Dogs?

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Original post made by Member on Aug. 17, 2006
Last comment by joe the plumber, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 50 comments | 9560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legality of homeless "car camping"

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Original post made by Homeowner on Apr. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 11, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 17 comments | 4467 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford energy facility to cut carbon in half

A new Stanford energy facility that could reduce campus carbon emissions by 50 percent, cut water use by 18 percent and save...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:54 pm | 5 comments | 924 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Department admits it knew Libya attack was terrorism

Despite statements after the September 11 killings of four American diplomats that the attack was related to an incendiary...

Original post made by Jarred on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 912 Views
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