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AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The hills are alive

Depending on how sentimental you are, California's summer hills are either invitingly, softly golden, or just brown. In Gary...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1284 Views

BOOKS

Public Agenda

<B><B>CITY COUNCIL ... </B>The council plans to hold its annual retreat to discuss council priorities, the city's core values...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with putting trash cans in bike lanes?

The trash pickup day in our neighborhood happens to be today, Tuesday. I happened to be driving home today at a time when...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 19, 2011 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contingency cost correction for Anaerobic digestion plant

I attended the meeting and what I understood is that only option 1a had a 30% contingency fee while the other options had...

Original post made by Rowan on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities managers form bargaining unit

The City of Palo Alto Utilities managers have formed a new employee association that they hope will strengthen their bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by any member name hah, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 1283 Views

SPORTS

Stanford Sophomore Wins National Collegiate Triathlon

Stanford sophomore, Marissa Ferrante just captured the national title in the Women's Collegiate Triathlon Championships...

Original post made by Mary Turoff on Apr. 21, 2012
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail (HSR) issues, including the recent China disaster

I am definitely in favor of high-tech solutions, when they make sense (e.g. plasma arc solid waste treatment). However I...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Oct 2, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 1283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

F29- Shut Down the Corporations National Day of Action

On January 1, 2012, Occupy Portland put forward a bold call to action to shut down corporations on leap day, Wednesday, February...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:15 am | 22 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 1283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Summer Camps for Incoming First Grader

Greetings: We hope to enroll our six-year-old daughter in a day camp this summer, and I know the enrollment period for many...

Original post made by SummerCamper on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner out, Townsend in for fall school board race

This fall's election for Palo Alto's Board of Education came into sharper focus this week as two incumbents declared their...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 4, 2012 at 11:48 am | 5 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Juvenile nabbed for robbery in Palo Alto

A 15-year-old boy who Palo Alto police believe robbed two younger boys on Edgewood Drive in March was arrested Friday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 1, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 16 comments | 1282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

49ers to Santa Clara?

Is it likely to occur? It seems like it would be a nightmare on 101. And would Great America have to close? How can we stop...

Original post made by NIMBY on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Mar 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 14 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

CANS Alert - Hundreds of Bikes on our roads tonight (Fri)

We have been alerted by phone and by email that possibly 1,000 bikes will be on our roads tonight and motorists should stay...

Original post made by Resident on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 20, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FACEBOOK IPO makes it hard for startups

This Facebook IPO disaster is indirectly a disaster for start-ups in the valley wanting to IPO soon. It was insanely...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Eileen Wright, on May 23, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police to discuss robberies tonight

The Palo Alto Police Department will host a community-awareness meeting about recent armed robberies in Palo Alto tonight...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 20, 2011 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 1281 Views

SPORTS

Championship finish by Stanford in Oregon

==B No. 14 Stanford 17, No. 1 Oregon 14 (OT) == Kevin Hogan passed for 211 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for another...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 19, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 5 comments | 1281 Views
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