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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla moving to Palo Alto

According to today's SJ Mercury News, Tesla will be moving to Palo Alto "Tesla moving headquarters and powertrain operations...

Original post made by Stanford worker on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Read the numbers, on Aug 20, 2009 at 4:02 pm | 10 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net is committed to student well-being

Our community is renowned for its dedication to helping the next generation of leaders and citizens reach their potential....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1716 Views

SPORTS

Ellie Ochowicz skates today

Ellie Ochowicz, daughter of Palo Alto's Jim and Sheila Ochowicz will be racing in the 500-meter speed skating event today....

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedestrian hit at intersection near Draeger's

A car struck a pedestrian in the notoriously problematic intersection by Draeger's market in Menlo Park on Sunday. The 75-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

The power of the story

<B>"Close Encounters of the Third-Grade Kind: Thoughts on Teacherhood," by Phillip Done; Center Street/Hachette Book Group;...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by the prefessor, on Jan 16, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trash rates to rise again in Palo Alto

Palo Alto residents should expect to see their trash rates spike by 13 percent this fall to help cover a gaping budget hole...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Richard C. Placone, on Jul 2, 2011 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminder for Pranksters

The offense of malicious mischief or vandalism in California is committed when you maliciously deface, damage, or destroy...

Original post made by Reminder on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another parent, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen biker hit by a car

This morning a child was hit by a car. The city needs to take a look at all the bike routes and make them biker's safe....

Original post made by Worried on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Still need improvements, on Nov 11, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 6 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Researcher: Math anxiety changes children's brains

Brains function differently in children who have math anxiety than those who don't, Stanford University researchers have...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by cautious, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Check out the Weekly's unintentional cover

Is it just me, or did anyone else read it as something besides "MILE" since the bottom bar of the capital E was buried in...

Original post made by Hmm on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by To Not So Funny, on Aug 22, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 9 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minako Sano, James Wong, Doris Richmond, and Goodwin Steinberg

The Mercury-News has an interesting article about 4 Palo Alto residents and their experiences during WW2: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_15761680...

Original post made by Palo Alto history on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 12, 2010 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

I goofed at an intersection.

I was distracted and inadvertently pulled forward into the intersection of Middlefield and Charleston after having stopped...

Original post made by Embarrassed Person on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto to elect new mayor tonight

Palo Alto will swear in newly elected members Karen Holman, Larry Klein, Gail Price, Gregory Scharff and Nancy Shepherd as...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Jan 4, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 7 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto test score trends analyzed

Palo Alto's elementary and middle school students are making progress in closing the achievement gap, with students of all...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 15, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto Police enforce one-night curfew

The one-night curfew enforcement that East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis announced at a community meeting Wednesday night...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 1714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H1N1 vaccine arrives at county health dept.

The first shipment of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine -- 14,000 doses -- have arrived in Santa Clara County , health officials reported...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by proof, on Oct 7, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 7 comments | 1714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What happened to the news about radiation from Japan? Is the press self-censoring itself?

Why haven't we heard anything recently about radiation levels from the nuclear disaster in Japan? Absolutely nothing in...

Original post made by Concenred on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 28, 2011 at 7:28 am | 12 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 1714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does Palo Alto test for pharmaceudicals in water?

I just read an interesting AP article about the need for measurement of pharmaseudical redidue in municipal water sources....

Original post made by Fresh Water on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Doom, on Apr 19, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views
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