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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Finally, a bill, on Apr 1, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 6 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids delay bulldozers on hospital expansion

Kids playing in a tree-shaded sandbox have temporarily stopped the bulldozers on Stanford University's $5 billion medical-center...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by justamom, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four injured in Menlo Park drive-by shooting

Four people were hit by gunfire in a drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park, and one victim is in critical condition,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 6, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 11 comments | 2289 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Shopping center pullout a blow to Palo Alto

The abrupt aborting of a major expansion of the Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday morning is a serious blow to Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Carol Gilbert, on Apr 21, 2009 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 2288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders long list of labor reforms

As Palo Alto officials look to reform the city's binding-arbitration provision, they are specifically looking at ways to...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by noonehere, on Jul 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 31 comments | 2288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies on Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto

A person was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto Thursday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. The victim was an adult...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Feb 25, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 39 comments | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remembering the Bomb, Forgetting Why

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Original post made by ng on Aug. 9, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 10, 2008 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Broken Windows" Theory of Crime Proves Correct

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12630201&CFID=31056247&CFTOKEN=41038121 Recently, I've noticed...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto police to attend Oakland officers' funeral

A number of officers from the Palo Alto Police Department will attend a public funeral Friday for four Oakland police officers...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by RACE-another 4 letter word, on Apr 2, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 23 comments | 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford Women Walk Together to Bring Clean Drinking Water to African Families

More than 50 women took part in Stanford University's "Be Hope to Her" solidarity walk on April 21 to raise awareness of...

Original post made by FrancesF on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2288 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Operation Marriage

<B>"Operation Marriage" by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Lea Lyon; Reach and Teach; 32 pp.; $14.95 Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 12, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dry weekend expected post-Thanksgiving Day

If you plan to be one of the millions of Californians traveling this holiday weekend, get your umbrella ready and brace for...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 23, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Putting a bite on hunger

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier was a different kind of public servant on Monday, March 16. Drekmeier served seven homebound...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 19, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View council bans pot dispensaries

Mountain View City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto youth to outline priorities Saturday

What do teenagers want? As Palo Alto's high school students prepare to explain themselves to the city's adult leaders this...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by What an opportunity!, on Feb 24, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Leslie.B , on Feb 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD girds for lawsuits in two cases, signals possible wider scope

After two abortive attempts to discuss PAUSD civil rights violations out of public view, the school board is set for a closed...

Original post made by Curious on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 27, 2013 at 10:43 pm | 37 comments | 2287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private, alternative K-8 school opening in Palo Alto this fall

AltSchool, a new private K-8 school set to launch this fall in downtown Palo Alto, prides itself on actively operating on...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Julie Myers, on Mar 10, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views
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