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PALO ALTO ISSUES

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MIXED REPORT ... Note to the City of Palo Alto: Your residents apparently do not take kindly to being compared with one another,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by actually, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 1223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next School Board Election

In the light of the fact that we have had some very diversive decisions made by our current PAUSD BoE, we must look at...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 6 comments | 1223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party bus driver arrested after fatal collision

The driver of a party bus that crashed into a tree on Aug. 11 has been arrested after a passenger died during the incident,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by DUI watcher, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Computer Privacy

My husband set up the computers used in our house. Can you tell I'm not computer savvy? What do I mean by 'set-up'? He got...

Original post made by Priscilla on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debt Ceiling reached

from the WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703421204576325583050561022.html "The U.S. government is expected...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on May 17, 2011 at 9:34 pm | 13 comments | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter Lodge founder Duncan Williams dies at 90

Duncan Williams, 90, the founder of Palo Alto's Winter Lodge skating rink, died from complications of a brain tumor today...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Winter Lodge Parent, on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has The Facebook IPO Flop Hurt Palo Alto and Menlo Park Real Estate?

The local real estate agents say the no, it has not. However, I do no think they are a reliable source. A local builder,...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees three big startup buys

Palo Alto has seen three startup acquisitions over the past two weeks, and the collective cost of the buys may be over $120...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 4 comments | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoky fire at the PA landfill today

There was a smoky fire at the Palo Alto landfill this morning. It was very black and visible from the Baylands, 101, and...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2010 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's water polo plays for NCAA No. 1 seed

Sacred Heart Prep grad Pallavi Menon has spent much of her athletic life at Avery Aquatic Center. A senior driver with the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by polo watcher, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Dec 14, 2011 at 1:25 am | 15 comments | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E Ordered To Lower Gas Pressure

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110203/ap_on_re_us/us_pipeline_explosion_3 PG&E is lowering gas line pressure by 20% to...

Original post made by qq on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by TripleD, on Feb 4, 2011 at 7:53 am | 1 comment | 1221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Area Under the Curve

The natural work ethic for teachers drives many of them to promote an environment that rewards and promotes the development...

Original post made by Caring Parent on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by hb, on Feb 23, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 1221 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 | 1221 Views

SPORTS

Luck named Player of the Week for a second time

==BI Luck also a finalist for O'Brien and Maxwell awards== Stanford redshirt sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck was named...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views
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