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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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 | 1539 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1539 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto sweeps swim titles in De Anza Division finals

==I SHP sweeps titles; M-A boys win PAL crown== Given a 54-point lead after the diving finals earlier in the week, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 9, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1539 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto mother seeks marrow donors for her son, or others

As she watches her 12-year-old son grow weaker from repeated rounds of chemotherapy, Palo Alto resident Liz Poux stays focused...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by James, on May 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1539 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 | 1538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 1538 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls advance in CCS polo

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls will play another day in their respective Central Central...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Senior Games open this weekend

Each morning at 5:20 a.m. John Guislin, 61, dives into the pool at Stanford University's Avery Aquatic Center. A Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by traffic issues?, on Mar 9, 2012 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 1538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too bright!

The new steet lamps on Parkinson are too bright! Thought I was in a scene from Close Encounters last night when the bright...

Original post made by Parkinson Resident on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by private property, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto official to lead East Bay school district

After a year with the Palo Alto school district, Directory of Secondary Education Debbra Lindo will depart in June to become...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Kris Taylor, on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:17 am | 2 comments | 1537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do our kids get their psat scores?

Kids in other parts of the country have already received theirs. Apparently it is up to the school to distribute them. ...

Original post made by mommy on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 11, 2012 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 1537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crashes into house in Menlo Park

A car crashed into a house in Menlo Park this afternoon, but according to initial reports nobody was hurt, Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 27, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 1537 Views

SPORTS

Fundraiser on Sunday at Stanford for injured water polo player

Aside from the college women's season, water polo is taking a break until the summer season. However, that won't stop hundreds...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Colette, on Feb 11, 2011 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1537 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al Gore at Stanford: 'Democracy has been hacked'

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday at Stanford University that America's democratic system has been "hacked" and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Oliver Barrett IV, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58 am | 10 comments | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ground Water Problem on Bryant Ave

Since Nov 2010, a very large pipe snakes out of the major construction site on Bryant Ave between Rinconada and Santa Rita,...

Original post made by A. Mayor on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 1537 Views
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