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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 | 1296 Views

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Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1296 Views

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HP to keep personal computer division

HP announced Thursday it will keep its personal computer operations, stepping away from a suggestion by a former CEO in August...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 1296 Views

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Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1295 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 | 1295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how is palo alto high's math entrance test?

I am going to be a freshman at palo alto high next fall. I live in another state right now. I'm taking algebra now and I...

Original post made by new student on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1295 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday's 2 alarm fire on Madeline Court

Any news about the two alarm fire on Madeline Court at Curtner Avenue in south Palo Alto early Saturday morning? Heard that...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1295 Views

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Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 1295 Views

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VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Tired of Real Estate Agents Restrictive Trade Practices.

We are all being ripped off by Real Estate Agents. Sellers must pay 6 percent on multimillion dollar homes to buyers and...

Original post made by jack on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 1, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 13 comments | 1295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee: 'Discourage' private talks on projects

Seeking to bring more transparency to Palo Alto's development process, a City Council committee is calling for an end to...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by No Backroom Deals, on Dec 15, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1294 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 | 1294 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 | 1294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Downtown 'parking overflow' could double/triple within four years

Overflow parking into neighborhoods flanking Palo Alto's commercial areas could double or triple within the next three or...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Do no harm, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1294 Views

SPORTS

Local golfer advances in junior girls' state competition

==B Of local note== Menlo-Atherton student Xin Fang of Menlo Park reached the semifinals in the championship flight of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Clark kelley, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

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Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1294 Views

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PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

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Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:56 am | 17 comments | 1294 Views

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Thousands attend Palo Alto 'Dream' celebration

Singing songs of freedom and a rousing rendition of the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome," thousands of people linked...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 1294 Views
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