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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Altans prepare for massive earthquake drill

More than 8.5 million Californians will be refilling emergency kits, ducking under tables or standing in doorways as they...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by 3.9, on Oct 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax time = joy

Is there a hotline to report financial rape by the Franchise Tax Board? ...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 20 comments | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University Ave. shooting injures two in East Palo Alto

A man and a woman were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto early this morning, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold spell rolls into Palo Alto for Thanksgiving

Wet weather may have made a temporary exit from the forecast, but the Bay Area is expected to experience a cold spell that...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Lucky' break in potentially deadly East Palo Alto fire

An East Palo Alto apartment complex that has posed a potentially deadly hazard caught fire on Thursday (April 28) evening,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on May 1, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 12 comments | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Free at Last' celebrates 17 years of helping people

"Free at Last," an organization that for 17 years has helped people escape from drugs and alcohol and become free and productive,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ravenswood, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto celebrates National Night Out

A barricaded East Palo Alto street was not the scene of a police action Tuesday night but a celebration to increase neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Adams, on Aug 11, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 12 comments | 1222 Views

SPORTS

Trip to Junior Olympics faces a tough hurdle

Thirteen members of the Peninsula Youth Sports Program did their job recently at the AAU West Coast Junior Olympic Games...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Kel, on Jul 19, 2011 at 12:19 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

SPORTS

Verhulp's five RBI help Gunn baseball win again

==B Thursday's prep roundup== Senior Jake Verhulp helped Gunn complete its first home-and-home baseball sweep in the SCVAL...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by bob gardiner, on Mar 28, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

SPORTS

Owens earns MVP award at Stanford men's hoop banquet

==B Cardinal corner== ==I Baseball moved to Wednesday == Senior Josh Owens walked away with four awards, including the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 11, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lasers pointed at planes, coming from Palo Alto?

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/fbi-investigates-laser-interference-two-sfo-flight/nPnzJ/ It seems that this is causing...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 8, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardeners irked by planned driveway near Main Library

As Palo Alto plows forth with major upgrades to the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center, city officials are also looking...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 22, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing

Early on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I made my way to the Austin, Texas, airport from home. My family and I had...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noise pollution or music to your ears?

While picking up pastries this morning at Paris Baguette I couldn't help but notice loud, piped-in (piped-out?) music filling...

Original post made by Music Lover but... on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:10 am | 4 comments | 1220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A celebration of cycling to roll into Palo Alto

On the list of things the Palo Alto community enjoys, bicycling and food are right at the top, and the Italian-inspired Gran...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 1220 Views

SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Edward, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1220 Views

SPORTS

former Stanford basketball star Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week

Read the article here if you don't subscribe to the magazine: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/20130429/jason-collins-gay-nba-player/ "I...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by So Happy and...., on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1220 Views
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