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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Energy

Well, Palo Alto, Now that you have experienced a day without it, ask yourself - is electricity a sybaritic, shameful indulgence,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sunny Jim, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 17 comments | 2214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Visiting student from Singapore dies from Feb. 3 bike-crash injuries

A fundraising drive has been launched to pay for medical care and family expenses for Yichao Wang, a visiting Ph.D. student...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ashley, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 19 comments | 3652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silent tribute

The mood on Beech Street in East Palo Alto is calm again, five days after a fatal plane crash plunged the neighborhood into...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Odo, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 3 comments | 1918 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plane crash victim died blocks from his home

When the twin-engine Cessna aircraft plunged from the sky into a densely populated East Palo Alto neighborhood on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anne Marie Krogh, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 9 comments | 2160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School enrollment could rise 5 percent by 2018

Under new demographic forecasts, enrollment in Palo Alto's 17 schools is likely to rise 5 percent by 2018 before tapering...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Feb 23, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 2189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anna Eshoo visits crash site, expresses sorrow

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, visited the site of the plane crash in East Palo Alto and was later briefed on the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Lawn Yawn, on Feb 23, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 9 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Repairs, delays ahead for San Antonio overpass

Palo Alto and Mountain View are preparing to fix up the San Antonio Road overpass -- a project that officials say will require...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1895 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are the HSR land maps being withheld from the public?

If you were at the Menlo Park meeting Friday on high-speed rail, you must have seen the very fuzzy/blurry maps they provided...

Original post made by tooclosetocaltrain on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto has studied extra powerlines, and costs

Palo Alto officials will more urgently consider upgrading the city's transmission lines and seek new power sources after...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 22 comments | 3032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto braces for a possible strike

In an 11th-hour effort to avoid a workers' strike, City of Palo Alto management will hold two meetings with negotiators from...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gary's brother-in-law, on Feb 22, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 53 comments | 5196 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car wash burglar arrested

Palo Alto police arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a car wash at El Camino Real and Urban Lane at 3:30 a.m. this morning....

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help Palo Alto Get Google Fiber!

http://www.paloaltoaction.org/ On Feb 9, Google unveiled it's plan to choose a community to build the fastest Home to...

Original post made by HelpPA on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicides spur talk of coordinated response

A growing number of local students are being identified as emotionally disturbed, anxious and depressed, a Palo Alto school...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dan Schwartz, on Feb 22, 2010 at 11:50 am | 7 comments | 2566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small plane crashes in East Palo Alto

A small plane crash in East Palo Alto caused a major power outage this morning. Power is out in parts of Menlo Park, East...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:23 am | 176 comments | 31000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Feb 21, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dick Cheney for President!

Dick Cheney has been speaking out a lot more recently then he ever did when he was in office. Clearly Cheney will be the...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 21, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 2363 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Video/photos: Feds begin investigation into crash

Emergency officials are at the scene of a fatal plane crash in East Palo Alto. ideo by Veronica Weber. Photos by Michelle...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Feb 21, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 14 comments | 3772 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls win WBAL basketball championship

The upcoming Central Coast Section Division V playoffs are shaping up to be very interesting, now that Eastside Prep and...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Feb 21, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2211 Views

SPORTS

Diekroeger's ninth-inning, two-out single leads to Cardinal baseball series sweep

Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger singled home two runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Feb 21, 2010 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 2188 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Economic impact of power outage not yet known

Although the pleasant weather mitigated the "crippling effect" of the power outage, Sherry Bijan, president of the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 21, 2010 at 9:34 am | 9 comments | 2715 Views
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