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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.5 magnitude quake hits Fremont Peak area

A series of earthquakes rattled a section of Monterey County and the surrounding region early this morning, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 31, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 1186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford student reported missing in Malaysia

A 22-year-old Stanford senior who has been traveling in Malaysia was reported missing by his parents, who have not heard...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by GladTheyFoundHim, on Aug 21, 2011 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1186 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was that HUGE plume of smoke at 101/Embarcadero Exit

I was driving on 101 at 3:30pm today and saw a huge plume of smoke on East Embarcadero (look like it was near the post office....

Original post made by Commuter on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Commuter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Caltrain cuts Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14511 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 8, 2011 at 11:41 am | 9 comments | 1185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds.

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds. Much has been written lately about the FRA grant, obtained...

Original post made by morris brown on Jun. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Part of PG&E gas main in Palo Alto is salvaged pipe

A gas-transmission line that runs through Palo Alto and Stanford University contains reused, salvaged pipe dating to 1947,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by not a PeeGeenE fan, on Nov 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 11-year-old will compete on 'Jeopardy'

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been selected as a "whiz kid" from nearly 9,000 children across the country vying to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baylands Habitat Degradation

The Baylands levy trail from Palo Alto and Mountain View is being subject to continuing habitat degradation and little is...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 7, 2011 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Private Eyes' and truth and lies

You may not know that Steven Dietz is one of the most produced playwrights in the U.S., only slightly behind Shakespeare...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by JeffK, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Water Lilies' launch during Earth Day celebration

Artist Judith Selby Lang and others installed her new work, "Water Lilies," in the waters near Byxbee Park at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Missed, on Apr 23, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 1185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breast Cancer Connections gets $12,000 boost

Nate Heydorff, a firefighter and paramedic for the Palo Alto Fire Department, hands Karen Nelson, executive director of Breast...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 13, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

comment posting and anonymous trolling

I recommend that the Weekly adopt the anti-anonymity comment posting policies suggested in this NYT op-ed piece by Julie...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Frequent Poster, on Dec 1, 2010 at 12:08 am | 8 comments | 1184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission changes how it funds nonprofits

The Palo Alto Human Relations Commission voted Thursday night to change its process for allocating grant money to local nonprofits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by kate, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

SPORTS

A silver lining for Stanford swimmers Coville, DiRado

Stanford swimmers Alex Coville and Maya DiRado each swam to a silver finish while Cardinal Matthew Swanston grabbed the bronze...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jun 19, 2011 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 1184 Views

SPORTS

Top national finishes by several local volleyball clubs

Locals helped the Vision Gold 18-1 women's volleyball team finished third overall in the Open Division of the USAV Girls'...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by NCVA, on Jul 8, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit Facebook today

Israeli President Shimon Peres will appear at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park today, March 6, to launch his Facebook...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Friend of Israel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1184 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 | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Bush visiting Palo Alto on Monday at 2pm

He's visiting Facebook headquarters as part of his book tour. 2:00-3:30pm on Monday. http://mashable.com/2010/11/28/george-w-bush-facebook/...

Original post made by George on Nov. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1184 Views

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Woman hit by car on Stanford campus Monday

A car struck a 19-year-old woman as she was jaywalking on Campus Drive near the Mayfield Avenue intersection Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by surprised, on Mar 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 1184 Views
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