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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to spruce up water-treatment plant

As Palo Alto strives to sort out the future of its financially shaky waste operation, city officials are proceeding with...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto attorney seeks seat on City Council

Attorney Marc Berman, a former state Assembly candidate who had spent much of the past year surveying Palo Alto's infrastructure...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School in Palo Alto suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by oopsie, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 1223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two small fires cause minor damage in Palo Alto

A suspicious grass fire behind Gunn High School and a kitchen fire in a Palo Alto home that caused minor injuries broke out...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by pot smokers, on May 31, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in July linked to four home burglaries in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police say they have solved at least four more home burglaries since arresting a suspect in July. On July 29, police...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Two cents, on Sep 10, 2011 at 12:29 am | 21 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's title hopes dim in 17-14 loss to Los Gatos

==B Friday's prep football== Palo Alto's two-year reign as the SCVAL De Anza Division football champion likely came to...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Marv Albert, on Oct 15, 2011 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 1223 Views

SPORTS

CCS finals a fitting finish for senior standouts

The Central Coast Section Swimming Championships is considered as one of the fastest meets in the nation, year in and out....

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Corey Levens, on May 11, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

SPORTS

M-A athletes announce college commitments

While letter-of-intent signing day was pretty much focused on football at the national level, Menlo-Atherton had its share...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ms. Snow, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:41 am | 2 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Saturday soccer game at Stanford may cause traffic

An estimated 50,000 soccer enthusiasts are expected to flood into Palo Alto Saturday, June 29, to watch the San Jose Earthquakes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 5 comments | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frogs, salamanders dying in Yellowstone

Stanford scientists report that frogs and salamanders are dying at an alarming rate in Yellowstone National Park, but not...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commuters get energized on Bike to Work Day

For all the people who get up in the morning, don their bike helmets and pack an extra shirt in their backpacks to go to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Richard, on May 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brainstorm for downtown residential spillover parking

I wonder if there may be a politically viable way to bring Parking Panda ("rent your San Francisco driveway parking space...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hit with surge of bicycle thefts

Bike thieves have been hitting Palo Alto neighborhoods in earnest, with 15 thefts reported in about the last 30 days, Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by University, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 1222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds.

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds. Much has been written lately about the FRA grant, obtained...

Original post made by morris brown on Jun. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SHP runner suffers serious injuries after being struck by car

The Sacred Heart Prep girls' cross-country team made some great strides last season with the help of Courtney Schrier. The...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by not an accident, on Aug 3, 2011 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has this country gone completely crazy? - 20 little children massacred

I've had enough. Enough of the NRA. Enough of politically-correct talk Enough of waiting for a "Study" (sponsored...

Original post made by MIdtown resident on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 11 comments | 1221 Views

SPORTS

Season ends for Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s

==B Of local note== The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars saw missed opportunities, errors and questionable umpiring...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mike Jansen, on Jul 20, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 1221 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 | 1221 Views
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