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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paper or Plastic or...?

Good News: Another Green Doom Disproved -- Plastic Doesn't Outweigh Plankton in the Oceans Ronald Bailey | January 7,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 1253 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 | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man killed in Palo Alto Tuesday identified

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Bike Commuter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side

'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16775...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on May 3, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Celebrating science

Children and their parents descended on the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo Wednesday evening, March 7, for Family Science...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Teacher Yazz, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

MIXED REPORT ... Note to the City of Palo Alto: Your residents apparently do not take kindly to being compared with one another,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by actually, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 1251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shortage of officers in Palo Alto

In the road show column of SJ Mercury, today I read that there are only three or fewer officers in Palo Alto enforcing the...

Original post made by Adel2012 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on May 4, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 8 comments | 1251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight in a classroom at JLS today??

My child came home from JLS today full of gossip about fire alarm going off due to a fight in a classroom. Of course,...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by to the JLS parent, on Sep 21, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 8 comments | 1251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board president Joan Johnston dies

Services will be held Thursday for Joan Johnston, former president of the Palo Alto school board and a founder of the precursor...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathie McGinn, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 1251 Views

SPORTS

Senior Nationals end, juniors just getting started

==B USA swimming== One meet is over but another has yet to begin as Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center gears up for its second...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by shut up cheap PA, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:26 am | 10 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Water Lilies' launch during Earth Day celebration

Artist Judith Selby Lang and others installed her new work, "Water Lilies," in the waters near Byxbee Park at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Missed, on Apr 23, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

If the shoe fits ...

Walking up to the front door of Corinne Friedman's Palo Alto Eichler, one can't help but notice the shoes all lined up --...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where to live?

For seniors who want to "love where you live," Avenidas is offering its sixth annual housing conference on that theme on...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Avenidas supporter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 9:25 am | 3 comments | 1251 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate vandalism at Palo Alto school

Vandals smashed a window at Jordan Middle School over the weekend and destroyed office equipment in the school cafeteria,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by disgruntled, on Apr 26, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood-association embezzler is sentenced

The former administrative manager of a Palo Alto neighborhood association received a six-month suspended sentence and must...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by never, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 1250 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford student reported missing in Malaysia

A 22-year-old Stanford senior who has been traveling in Malaysia was reported missing by his parents, who have not heard...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by GladTheyFoundHim, on Aug 21, 2011 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1250 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District buys threatened frog habitat

A population of federally threatened red-legged frogs now has a protected home, after the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1250 Views
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