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AROUND TOWN

what caused power outage today?

It was out from 8.30 to around noon - does anyone know why?...

Original post made by belle on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Jan 18, 2010 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto streets advocates submit petition

A Palo Alto group hoping to regulate the width of private streets in new subdivisions has submitted a petition to the city...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by ellieg, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:30 pm | 12 comments | 1667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council race may not be decided tonight

Candidates for Palo Alto City Council will be partying tonight, but by evening's end they may not know which five of them...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 4, 2009 at 6:24 am | 7 comments | 1667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day events to sprout in Palo Alto through April 22

From zooming electric cars to blooming "green" buildings, Palo Alto's environmentalists have much to smile about these days....

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 1667 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by jazzman56, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto leads SHP, Menlo and M-A into CCS playoffs

The field will be filled with familiar faces when the Palo Alto High football team begins its postseason journey on Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Paly Fan, on Nov 16, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys bring out the big guns for shot at De Anza Division track and field title

Maurice Williams learned how to triple jump only last season, when he took the event by storm -- despite his inexperience...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Paly Track Parent, on May 5, 2011 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Wide Yard Sale - Zero Waste

I contributed to a friend's yard sale at the Sunnyvale city wide event last weekend because she was collecting money for...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Richard Placone: Voyage of a Lifetime

On Sept. 10, 2001, my wife, Jeanne, and I, my mother and a good friend left for what was to be a wonderful cruise to Alaska...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online swamped by demand

Palo Alto Online's Web servers received unprecedented traffic during Wednesday's power outage, slowing the system to a crawl...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 1666 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 1666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto eighth-grader organizes mental health 'Stigmabusters' walk

Jane Lathrop Middle School eighth-grader Neha Tallapragada was given a task last semester: Find something she is passionate...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by midtown mom, on May 5, 2015 at 11:52 am | 7 comments | 1666 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power restored after outage near Marsh Road

Power has been restored to all Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers in unincorporated San Mateo County following the downing...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1666 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Even the SF Chronicle is learning to report "the rest of the story"!

Noticed 2 things in reading the Chronicle today. One: They now carry Victor Davis Hanson, an historian I admire greatly,...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 14, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 1666 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SF Giants Win 1st World Series Pennant Since Move to West Coast!

OK, I realize that this is a business and all but it's a welcome distraction from the dismal economy and the less than ideal...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Earthquake Fever!!, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1666 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pipeline explosion: Speier urges governor to remove leader of San Bruno investigation

Days after the California Public Utilities Commission president appointed himself to lead the determination of whether PG&E...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 10 comments | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women with Infants Begging at Midtown Safeway Tonight

Before I get tons of hate responses, I am not a cold-hearted rich person who ignores his fellow man. Regularly (and usually...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by nobody, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 1666 Views
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