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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Children murdered in Connecticut grade school

Earlier today there was a story from China that 22 children in a grade school were wounded by a nut with a big knife. The...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mensch, on Dec 17, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters withdraw challenge to ballot measure

Palo Alto firefighters have withdrawn their challenge to a ballot measure that would strike the binding-arbitration provision...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Locals aren't buying Palo Alto's newest green-energy program

Palo Alto may be land of the green and home of the tech-savvy, but the city's latest renewable-energy program has so far...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:56 am | 3 comments | 1364 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fugitive arrested in East Palo Alto to be on TV

A Salinas fugitive became the unwitting star of the show after running a stop sign in East Palo Alto Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1364 Views

SPORTS

Warshaw becomes 3-time first-team all-Pac-10

Bobby Warshaw became Stanford's first three-time All-Pac-10 first team selection Tuesday when the conference team was announced....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1364 Views

SPORTS

Stanford overwhelmed in Super Regional final

==B NCAA baseball== Florida State got its offense rolling in a hurry, turning it into an avalanche of runs. The Seminoles...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 11, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 1364 Views

SPORTS

Shooting woes lead to loss at home, women win on the road

Basketball roundup While the Stanford men struggled with their shooting, dropping a 70-62 decision to visiting Belmont...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1364 Views

SPORTS

Another setback for Stanford's Andy Brown

Senior forward Andy Brown will miss yet another basketball season due to an ACL tear; this time in his right knee. Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1364 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1364 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groupon to expand its Palo Alto presence

Groupon, a Chicago-based company that specializes in "daily deal" coupons for groups of consumers, is expanding its presence...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:21 am | 10 comments | 1363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital launches program honoring veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but starting Memorial Day, Stanford Hospital & Clinics patients...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards declare state Sen. Joe Simitian 'Legislator of the Year'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who led the effort to require California children to turn five by Sept. 1 before they...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Good job!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 1363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto man gets 20 years for child molestation

A Palo Alto man accused of molesting his two stepdaughters was sentenced to 20 years in state prison in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Dec 6, 2012 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1363 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys advance, but Palo Alto does not

==BI Tuesday's CCS roundup== The first half proved disastrous for the Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA Fan, on Mar 2, 2011 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Renewable energy bill a big win for Simitian, state

Long a devout and successful proponent of alternative energy, Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, hit the jackpot this week when...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by hate it, on May 1, 2011 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween events include carnivals, contests

Some neighbors may keep their porch lights off, but local ghosts, goblins and Disney princesses need not despair. This weekend,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 1362 Views
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