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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto policeman to coach 2012 U.S. Olympic team

Palo Alto Police Officer Ben Lee has been selected as the coach for the 2012 United States Olympic badminton team, USA Badminton...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by PA Native, on Jan 29, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Experts warn women leaders of nuclear risk

Had Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon contained nuclear material tens of thousands of people could have been killed,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 1164 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss parents' ratings

How do average Palo Alto parents rate their kids' schools? The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss results...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 3 comments | 1163 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Carly Wopat, Corlett are headed to Peru

==B U.S. national team volleyball == Stanford sophomore Carly Wopat and Cardinal associate head coach Denise Corlett join...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Lisa Hergenrader, on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to rule on major changes to Edgewood Plaza

The dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto would undergo a major transformation, including 10 new homes and a Fresh Market...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim_H, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 1163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conflict of interest chosing city attorney

Often conflicts of interest are hard to uncover because they are hidden by those involved. But the committees interviewing...

Original post made by Conflict of interest on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 6 comments | 1162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utilities Management and Professional Employees join Union

Another group of City of Palo Alto management and professional employees has organized to collectively bargain with the City...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sam Sell, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:31 am | 10 comments | 1162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=800...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1162 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Bowen earns Positive Coaching Alliance honor

Menlo School philosophy teacher and boys' water polo coach Jack Bowen has been named a 2012 Positive Coaching Alliance's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on Feb 17, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Environmental Volunteers rescues baby raccoons in Baylands

The new mother probably wandered away for just a few minutes, but she never returned to the spot where she left her two infant...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 1162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clint Eastwood at GOP Convention

As a confirmed Democrat, who will vote for President Obama, I think we liberals are making a mistake by by ridiculing Clint...

Original post made by Doug on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by senile actor, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 1162 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 | 1162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Knights' Pee Wees will play for third place

One championship dream has ended but another continues for the Palo Alto Knights' program at the American Youth Football...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Correction Needed, on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 1161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dish Access

For local walkers and runners seeking access to the Dish trail, Stanford has proposed replacing about half the available...

Original post made by Marcia Sterling on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 17 comments | 1161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Around Town

<B><B>ALL SHOOK UP ... </B>The Palo Alto Public Art Commission meeting was cut short a week ago Thursday evening when a magnitude...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police triples force for New Year's Eve

East Palo Alto plans to add more than three times its usual police patrols in a major effort to reduce New Year's Eve celebratory...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by 2nd ammendment, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer faces retrial for attempted bribery

The retrial for a Palo Alto lawyer who allegedly tried to bribe his way out of a driving under the influence arrest in 2010...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police investigate Sunday homicide

A man was shot and killed in East Palo Alto Sunday night, police said. The city's ShotSpotter system alerted police to a...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1161 Views
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