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<B><B>EYE OF THE BEHOLDER ... </B>Three years ago, artist <B>Sam Yates</B> was a local hero of sorts. After years of snapping...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 2360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council: Business composting plan more work

Palo Alto's goal to prevent nearly all waste from going to landfills by 2021 cannot be achieved unless commercial customers...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 6, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 8 comments | 2360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers energize building plans at Gunn, Paly

Teachers brought their passions to the Palo Alto school board Tuesday night, presenting the thinking behind major renovations...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Faith groups lobby for teen 'connectedness'

Palo Alto's religious congregations have taken an active role in community discussions about the social and emotional health...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Sep 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police search for two who robbed Le Boulanger

Menlo Park police are searching for two men in their late teens or early 20s, one armed with a knife, who robbed the Le Boulanger...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 13, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 2360 Views

SPORTS

No power outage for Paly in title-clinching win

When a small plane crashed into a neighborhood in East Palo Alto on Wednesday morning and knocked out power to the City of...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 1 comment | 2360 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush on the Attack in Iran

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Original post made by Bush gonna attack Iran on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 13, 2008 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minor quake, 2.0, strikes near Los Altos

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.0 struck about 3 miles south of Los...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Quarry, on May 6, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: Did Palo Alto fail to see the sky for the trees?

If you listen to town chatter or scan the local press, you might think no one in Palo Alto appreciates the clearcutting of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Darwin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to prune, remove trees north of downtown

The City of Palo Alto will remove 25 trees from the area north of downtown, mainly along University Avenue, and complete...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by more to this, on Jul 21, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 10 comments | 2359 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to vote on new business tax

Palo Alto businesses would have to pay a tax based on how many workers they employ and that money would pay for transportation...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident , on Jun 27, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 2359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prowling teacher aims to save big money for schools

Can simple behavior changes by teachers -- shutting doors, unplugging classroom televisions -- save millions of dollars in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbers pick wrong place for crime

Mountain View police have arrested four suspects they say committed armed robbery with a semiautomatic assault handgun in...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mountain view resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2359 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's going on in Palo Alto?

I just saw some cops driving like crazy (around 60mph) on Alma about 30 minutes back with lights and sirens and everything....

Original post made by paly student on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2359 Views

SPORTS

PA 14s reach NorCal state tournament title game

After losing their opening game of the Northern California State Tournament, the Palo Alto Babe Ruth 14-year-old baseball...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sheri, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

SPORTS

Stanford opens football season with 39-13 win

Toby Gerhart did what he does best, making life a little bit easier for Andrew Luck, who was making his college debut. Chris...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 5, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama won't keep his promise to debate McCain "anywhere, anytime."

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Original post made by Meg on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 18, 2008 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google - You can trust us with your data

Google's Eric Schmidt: You can trust us with your data. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/7864223/Googles-Eric-Schmidt-You-can-trust-us-with-your-data.html Yea...

Original post made by Hostile Data Environment on Jul. 1, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley employment lags, but salaries rise

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Justin, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 10 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 2359 Views
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