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AROUND TOWN

Happy Harvey Milk Day!

Happy Harvey Milk Day! May 22 (tomorrow) is Harvey Milk Day in California. Any local celebrations?...

Original post made by Happy Harvey Milk Day! on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 24, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 7 comments | 1733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to raise water rates

Palo Alto's water rates would spike by 25 percent for the average residential customer if the City Council approves the latest...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Clean House, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 26 comments | 1733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health Risks from Shipping Pollution

One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50m cars, study findshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 1732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brainstorm for downtown residential spillover parking

I wonder if there may be a politically viable way to bring Parking Panda ("rent your San Francisco driveway parking space...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 1732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Park-saving plan; grad requirements

As he prepares to leave Sacramento due to term limits, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) is hoping to leave one final...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Billy, on May 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 14 comments | 1732 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests up over Thanksgiving weekend

The number of Bay Area drivers the California Highway Patrol arrested for being under the influence during the Thanksgiving...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by MADD, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:46 pm | 6 comments | 1732 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Copper-wire theft darkens Shoreline Amphitheatre

Mountain View police are investigating the theft of copper wire from the light poles in the parking lot of Shoreline Amphitheatre...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 1732 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big rig overturns on 101 in Menlo Park

The driver of the north-bound big-rig truck likely fell asleep at the wheel at about 2:20 a.m. Sunday, causing the truck...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by Thank goodness, on Nov 13, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 1732 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

63% increase in Palo Alto burglaries this year

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/san-mateo-county-times/ci_21250140/police-cuts-rumors-easy-targets-fuel-bay-area...

Original post made by lock it or lose it on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by PAPD Failure, on Aug 12, 2012 at 10:52 am | 5 comments | 1732 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Giving kudos where kudos are due to Obama

Thanks and congrats to Pres BHO for firmly stating the obvious at Buchenwald.......

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by A veteran, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:32 am | 7 comments | 1732 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Missle Defense

OK, so we now see Obama defending one great president (Reagan) and one very good president (GW Bush). Reagan won the cold...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Winkle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 7:11 am | 51 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Over zealous hands-free cell phone law enforcement

I have always used handsfree devices if I am using a cell phone while driving. The other day, I was talking on the bluetooth,...

Original post made by John W on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 23, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 1732 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does Palo Alto test for pharmaceudicals in water?

I just read an interesting AP article about the need for measurement of pharmaseudical redidue in municipal water sources....

Original post made by Fresh Water on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Doom, on Apr 19, 2009 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1731 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Parkland initiative merely gives options

Palo Alto residents can be forgiven if they are still trying to sort out why they will be asked to vote this fall on rescinding...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident 0.1, on Apr 10, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1731 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Oaks

Menlo Oaks is a neighborhood that refuses to be defined by outsiders. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10820...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andralaura Uitu Tainamu, on May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student jailed after assault in school garage

A 19-year-old student at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City has been jailed on suspicion of assaulting...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 29, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 20 comments | 1731 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer: "Tonight it's about Stanford"

Jeanette Pohlen scored a career-high 31 points and matched her season-high with nine rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Basketball Fan, on Dec 31, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 1731 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls make history with first CCS title

It has been a historic school year for Palo Alto High athletic teams. The football and girls' volleyball teams won state...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Congrats, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 1731 Views
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Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
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Family Outing - Inside Out
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Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8
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