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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama cancels High Speed Rail, now it's high speed bus.

Great news at the Onion. High speed rail projects have been cancelled. Instead, we'll have high speed bus network. http://www.theonion.com/video/obama-replaces-costly-hig...

Original post made by andreas on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 16, 2010 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets $20M grant to study premature birth

Doctors at Stanford University announced on Wednesday (March 30) the start of a new research effort to identify and reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire chief: Veterans' home was not up to code

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Professional theater delivers social-emotional punch

Oskar, a quirky but hilarious "schoolboy" with a gigantic backpack, has been entertaining Palo Alto schoolchildren for the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:23 am | 4 comments | 1513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report shows big drop in East Palo Alto crime

East Palo Alto -- once regarded as the murder capital of the country -- has seen a 56 percent decrease in violent crime since...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 7 comments | 1513 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Freak accident traps man between parked cars

A freak accident trapped an older man between two parked cars in the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot Sunday afternoon....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 24 comments | 1513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

Well located, yet far from the hustle-bustle of town Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13823...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City council e-mail addresses

I got my PAlo Alto Info magazine insert in yesterday's PA Weekly. I noticed, on the page where our city council is discussed,...

Original post made by Marvin on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2009 at 4:40 am | 3 comments | 1512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leader cities

http://enr.construction.com/yb/enr/article.aspx?story_id=143599360 Another forward looking city pays the price of pioneering. I...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 14, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No injuries after train hits car near Castro Street

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 1512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's vacation days

As the media harps on Obama's vacation during these slow summer news days, they should keep it in context: http://www.suntimes.com/news/7127735-418/obamas-vacation-ripped-but-hes-ta...

Original post made by Git my tax $$\\\'s worth! on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by obama is a dad too!, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic church building to house office space

A historic building on Bryant Street that once housed the First Church Christ, Scientist, would be renovated and transformed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros & Cons Presentations, June Primary Ballot Measures

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 7-9 pm Channing House 850 Webster St. Palo Alto, CA 94301 Pros & Cons June Primary Ballot Measures....

Original post made by League of Women Voters on May. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists, please obey traffic rules!!

I believe biking around town is good and I myself like to bike when I have a chance. However, some of the cyclists are irresponsible,...

Original post made by Car Driver on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by looking on bright side, on Jul 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 12 comments | 1512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hope dims for Palo Alto's proposed police building

Palo Alto's long and tortuous path toward a new police headquarters took another frustrating twist Tuesday afternoon when...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by John, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 26 comments | 1511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates' forum set for Sept. 27

Candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education will share their views Thursday, Sept. 27, in the first of several public...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 1511 Views

SPORTS

Fleener now a slam dunk as top-flight tight end

==B Stanford football== Some claim Stanford senior tight end Coby Fleener might be the second-fastest player on the football...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by GAM33GG, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 1511 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Potential train death averted by engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 1511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A Big Thank You!

A Big "Thank You," to the generous folks who enjoyed the Top Shelf concert at First Lutheran Church last Monday evening....

Original post made by Nathan Winterhof on Sep. 15, 2009
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