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PALO ALTO ISSUES

HSR is the way to go

The Guardian ran a series of articles looking at the state of high-speed rail travel today. France intends to double its...

Original post made by Keep on Trackin\' on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by PJ, on Aug 11, 2009 at 7:46 pm | 7 comments | 1623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital celebrates expansion milestone

After years of plans, negotiations and design work, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials celebrated a major milestone...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Sep 7, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1623 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 | 1623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fast food

Fast food just got a whole lot fresher. On Thursday, a mobile food bank stopped by the Onetta Harris Community Center in...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jan 10, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bookkeeper pleads no contest to embezzlement

The woman charged with embezzling $140,000 from Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop in Menlo Park pleaded no contest Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 1, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

SPORTS

Stapp replaces Horpel as Gunn's athletic director

Gunn High girls' basketball coach Sarah Stapp, 37, has a new job description -- athletic director. "She is a professional...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1623 Views

SPORTS

SHP remains perfect, sets up showdown for PAL title

Friday's prep football Junior quarterback Mason Randall threw for 235 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to lead Sacred...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1623 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Air Drop Money on Port Au Prince, Haiti

There is food in Haiti, and it can be sold in Port Au Prince. Already, make shift markets are being set up, with merchants...

Original post made by Sally on Jan. 17, 2010
Last comment by Sally Ellipsoidal, on Jan 18, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 4 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain offering free rides New Year's Eve

Caltrain is offering free rides to passengers after 11 p.m. on New Year's Eve to encourage revelers not to drive, according...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1623 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Detective ignored DA's advice

Another paper has a cover story that the DA requested PAPD to perform a complete audit of the Children's theater, as the...

Original post made by Jean, a thetaer parent on Jun. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1622 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto pays and pays

This is the -per month- cash payout to former Palo Alto employees. Here is the link: http://database.californiapensionreform.com/database.asp?vttable=calpers JOHNSON,...

Original post made by Fed Up on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Fireman, has too much info on the crooks, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 1622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accused of testing fraud

A family is accusing the Palo Alto Unified School District of testing fraud, claiming their daughter's teacher for two years...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by No sympathy, on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 1622 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges to be filed in EPA fire

Criminal charges will not be filed against the owner of a former veterans boarding house in East Palo Alto, despite numerous...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 12, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1622 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second assault reported in downtown Palo Alto

A woman sleeping near a downtown Palo Alto sidewalk was beaten by a man during a robbery attempt early Sunday morning, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 5, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 16 comments | 1622 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Amazing GOP debate

I am amazed at what i saw and heard during the last debate!One of our finest, an American soldier asked the candidates a...

Original post made by Emmy Hill on Sep. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 25 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House

I want to respond to a bit of downputting of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's choosing the Juana Briones house...

Original post made by Jeanne McDonnell on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 22, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 5 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedal power taxis in Palo Alto

What's the scoop on the free bicycle taxis in Palo Alto. They ask for a tip for the driver (?), but how much?...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rich May Field' planned for East Palo Alto

Supporters of a plan to build a new all-weather sports field in East Palo Alto will attend a Planning Commission meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2010 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chili Cook-off draws thousands to Mitchell Park

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off attracted thousands of people to Mitchell Park Monday. The annual...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gus L., on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 1622 Views
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