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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Over zealous hands-free cell phone law enforcement

I have always used handsfree devices if I am using a cell phone while driving. The other day, I was talking on the bluetooth,...

Original post made by John W on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 23, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 1692 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate Tuesday on Palo Alto's ballot measures

The two city ballot measures that Palo Alto voters will decide upon in the Nov. 8 election will be the subject of a forum...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: From fast to slow on 27 University?

Just last fall, John Arrillaga's vision for building huge office towers and a theater where the MacArthur Park restaurant...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bag ABAG, on Jun 3, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 38 comments | 1691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up over Thanksgiving weekend

The number of Bay Area drivers the California Highway Patrol arrested for being under the influence during the Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by MADD, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 1691 Views

SPORTS

Atchoo runs record mile at MPSF championship

Stanford junior Michael Atchoo ran the mile in 3:57.14 to break school and meet records at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by ed gee, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sea Ice Ends Year at Same Level as 1979

http://www.dailytech.com/Article.aspx?newsid=13834 Thanks to a rapid rebound in recent months, global sea ice levels now...

Original post made by Jarred on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jan 13, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1691 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HP gets contract to speed immigration checks

A $41.6 million contract to help speed up immigration-status checks has been awarded to HP Enterprise Services, the Palo...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on May 25, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1691 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 | 1691 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto will still publish agendas -- but shorter

Palo Alto will continue to publish City Council agendas in a local newspaper, though these agendas will soon look a little...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Sep 29, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1690 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 | 1690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ponder its lobbying priorities

Faced with pressure to build more housing, improve flood protection and plan for high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments | 1690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange acres of property -- including its own headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ebonni Black, on Apr 29, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 28 comments | 1690 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA uses zeppelin to scan Bay Area atmosphere

NASA launched its first airborne science mission aboard a zeppelin earlier this week when scientists took off from Moffett...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1690 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/help-haiti...

Original post made by Ken on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSMA Faculty Concerts November 4 & 6

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) launches the new Faculty and Student Concerts series in Tateuchi Hall next Wednesday,...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident named Financial Times Person of the Year

Last week, Time Magazine named that Facebook guy as person of the year. Today, the Financial Times names a different Palo...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1690 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 17, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1689 Views
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