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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can we get on the grid please!

Why is it that Palo Alto has a single point of failure for power to the whole city? Aren't electrical transmission systems...

Original post made by SG on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 7, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 1384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn HS Athletic Achievements

Congratulations to the 2010-11 Gunn Athletes! 11 CCS Individual Champions: Erin Robinson (Track & Field), Stefan Weidemann...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Beechwood School in Menlo Park reopens after fire

Beechwood School, a private K-8 nonprofit school located at 50 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park, reopened Monday morning after...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by BeThatOne, on Sep 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected Cupertino gunman shot by police

The suspect in the killing of three people in a shooting at the Lehigh Cement Company plant near Cupertino early Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2011 at 4:40 am | 6 comments | 1384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SUV/auto crash on San Antonio Road sends woman to hospital

A woman in her 20s was taken to Stanford Hospital on Saturday night, Feb. 18, after her car collided with an SUV at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 8 comments | 1384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses bat, cane in Palo Alto road-rage melee

An Easter visit to Stanford Hospital turned into a violent attack in the middle of the road Sunday when a bat-wielding man...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by A Local Motorist, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:51 pm | 16 comments | 1384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple robbed at East Bayshore Road post office

A couple was robbed by two men, one armed with a handgun, at the Palo Alto Post Office on East Bayshore Road early Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gun Owner, on Aug 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 1384 Views

SPORTS

The long journey ends with a national title

The second time around had to feel even sweeter for Stanford women's water polo coach John Tanner. After all, it's been a...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Grace, on May 17, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 1384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1384 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Kitchen culture

For Palo Altan Lisa Herndon, lacto-fermentation is a way of life. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15461...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Caped Crusader, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Implications of the Castro St (and other) Caltrain Ped Crossing Project

The project to "upgrade" the Castro St (Mountain View) pedestrian crossing is taking shape. They are putting in permanent...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plane makes emergency landing near Palo Alto Airport

A plane landed in the San Francisco Bay near the Dumbarton Bridge Sunday afternoon after its landing gear failed, according...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by stay informed, on May 26, 2012 at 8:41 am | 30 comments | 1384 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 | 1383 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom needs not provided for!

To whom it may concern: MY WISH FOR CHRISTMAS IS THAT MY CLASS WILL HAVE A NEW REFRIGERATOR THAT WORKS! The food's...

Original post made by Concerned Student on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by try PTA, on Dec 14, 2010 at 12:33 am | 3 comments | 1383 Views

SPORTS

Big Game turns into Big Blowout

==BI Next: ==Oregon St. at Stanford, 4:30 p.m., Saturday Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and led Stanford to scores...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 22, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1383 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad Wishart sets record for SCU water polo team

Local collegians Getting a record-setting performance from former Sacred Heart Prep goalie Michael Wishart, the nationally...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why don't people whistle anymore?

I heard something we don't hear very much anymore today. I heard someone tunefully whistling a happy tune while he was going...

Original post made by Whistle ?? on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:28 am | 5 comments | 1383 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Only 500 new homes sold in entire U.S. in both Oct & Nov - PA stats?

I read the below post and it made me wonder how many new homes (as distinct from resold homes) were sold in Palo Alto in...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Misleading Title, on Dec 27, 2011 at 9:38 am | 3 comments | 1383 Views
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