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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:21 pm | 122 comments | 6547 Views

SPORTS

A big save leads to a big PA soccer club victory

The Palo Alto 93B Blue Panthers men's U19 soccer team needed a big stop from goalie Cameron McElfresh just to get into the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Yotes, on Aug 10, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 4123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford School of Medicine turns to iPads

Incoming medical students at Stanford University will have fewer textbooks to carry this fall after the university distributes...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Julie B, on Aug 10, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 7 comments | 2945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Seat-belt enforcement crackdown in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are on the lookout for motorists and passengers driving without a seatbelt. Scofflaws face extra scrutiny...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Aug 10, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 2965 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police attack plan to end arbitration

Palo Alto's police officers have joined the firefighters union in opposing the city's effort to erase the binding-arbitration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:22 am | 40 comments | 4237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why filter your news through reporters? Get it direct from the source.

I notice that the press release page of the official City of Palo Alto web site has a new header: "Why filter your news through...

Original post made by news junkie on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by R, on Aug 9, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Gates talks bald facts with Stanford students

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Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 9, 2010 at 11:12 am | 5 comments | 4339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Street sidewalk/curb project starts Monday

A "concrete rehabilitation" project along Alma Street in south Palo Alto will begin Monday (Aug. 9), funded by a $209,000...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 2409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surprise: Tesla, Toyota to build an electric car

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a surprise announcement today that Palo Alto-based electric car company Tesla, Inc., and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tax subsidy for wealthy buyers, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:05 am | 13 comments | 3334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early Morning Fire at Cubberly Community Center

Passed it on middlefield at around 5am. Looks like a lot of hardware was out. You could smell smoke and steam in the air,...

Original post made by Rwolf on Aug. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2341 Views

MOVIES

"Truth" is scarier than fiction

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 10170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Waste not, want not? Palo Alto's garbage challenges

Trapped by a garbage system that's draining city funds, Palo Alto seeks to overhaul its obsolete waste-management model....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Makes sense, on Aug 8, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 4906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to appoint task force for rail outreach

Five neighborhood leaders, four business representatives, an environmentalist, a member of Canopy, a bicyclist, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by TwoHundredThousand$, on Aug 8, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 20 comments | 3767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

proposed refuse rate changes

Looking at the increase rates, the people that generate the least trash (20-gal) pay $1.25 a gallon while people that generate 32-gal...

Original post made by chavey@gmail.com on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views

BOOKS

Getting the word out

What writer hasn't dreamt of holding that bound volume in hand, relishing the fresh-ink aroma, standing with pride at the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 5469 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford prof: Prop. 8 will be 'unconstitutional'

A Stanford Law School professor, Michael Wald, is predicting a federal judge will rule that Proposition 8, the state law...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 34 comments | 13617 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate dumpster fire at Gunn

A dumpster containing wood and metal debris burned in a suspicious fire at Gunn High School in Palo Alto Tuesday night, police...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Oblivious, on Aug 8, 2010 at 12:02 am | 8 comments | 3149 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View march celebrates Prop. 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station Wednesday evening to celebrate the decision delivered...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hixson's parents, on Aug 7, 2010 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

News About Fire in EPA, Westside?

I saw a brief news story about a fire on Clarke, on the westside of EPA. Earlier tonight I saw fire trucks & cop cars, but...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto council members blast firefighters' measure, launch 'Safe Palo Alto'

Palo Alto's former elected leaders are joining the current City Council in opposing a ballot measure that would freeze staffing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by establishment-phobe, on Aug 7, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 32 comments | 4453 Views
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