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AROUND TOWN

No more Happy Meals

First Liz Kniss banned them, and now San Francisco is saying "Just Say No" to Happy Meals at McDonald's. It may seem trivial...

Original post made by JT on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 7 comments | 1811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting on San Francisquito Flooding Thursday, Mar 12 to be held at City Hall 7 p.m.

It is urgent that people who do not live in the "Flood Zone" of this creek attend this and other coming meetings on this...

Original post made by Rick on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crime rate has dropped in East Palo Alto

Violent crimes have declined significantly in East Palo Alto this year, with homicides dropping by 43 percent and shootings...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by funkybobo, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Number participating in 'egg war' dropped to 50

Only about 50 Palo Alto High School students -- far fewer than initial reports from stuents of 100 to 200 -- were involved...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto #29 on the list of best schools for your real estate buck

From http://realestate.yahoo.com/promo/the-best-schools-for-your-real-estate-buck.html Not such a surprise, considering...

Original post made by PArent on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 1810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 1810 Views

SPORTS

A shocker: Stanford women fall in Final Four

There's not much else the Stanford women's basketball senior class needed to accomplish to take its rightful place in Cardinal...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Andrew, on Apr 6, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 13 comments | 1810 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Higher than expected July water usage

Hi Readers, I am hoping for some advice. I am the Treasurer for the Greenmeadow neighborhood Board of Directors. The water...

Original post made by Rachel on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:42 am | 5 comments | 1810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly, you are slipping

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Original post made by Resident on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 31, 2008 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Swiss put their HSR in BIG tunnels

To all those out-of-town commentators going on and on about how we need HSR to bring us into the 21st century, that we need...

Original post made by why can\'t we on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2010 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is the definition of a park?

Is a park a large green area where we can walk, hike, play sports, picnic, children play? Or is it a tiny green area with...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:40 am | 8 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to vote on new Cubberley lease

A two-year tug-of-war between the Palo Alto school district and the city over the future of Cubberley Community Center will...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto bicyclist killed on road where Caltrans refused to add bike lanes

Article in the Daily Journal: http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=121565 The victim was hit by a passing...

Original post made by Sarah on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 25, 2009 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 1809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by TheObServant, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brush fire on E. Bayshore Road

We are getting reports of a brush fire at 3201 E. Bayshore Road in Palo Alto. Details will be posted as soon as they become...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 9, 2010 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 1809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ultimatum to East Palo Alto gangs: 'Get a job'

East Palo Alto police called in 11 gang members who are at risk for committing more crimes to a sit-down meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 22 comments | 1809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Case of the Disappearing Analysis Report by the CBO

Concerning the next "stimulus" plan being steam-rolled through Congress as we speak, there was an analysis by the Congressional...

Original post made by Perspective on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by In Touch, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park discovers $400,000 accounting error

Menlo Park city management has discovered a major accounting error in the budget for the current fiscal year relating to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Oct 8, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views
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