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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Death Penalty is WRONG!

Mr. John Mohammed did not deserve to be killed. What are we about? Is it an eye for an eye? This man deserved our mercy,...

Original post made by Joan on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Agree with Midtown Mom, on Nov 14, 2009 at 7:03 am | 17 comments | 1943 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Alma Street pedestrian bridge?

Saw this article in the Almanac about a rape occurring yesterday afternoon on the Alma Street pedestrian bridge (between...

Original post made by William on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by William, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:55 am | 5 comments | 2419 Views

AROUND TOWN

GRT-Inventing ways to save lives

GRT is inventing a mechanism for trains that will deploy so the train doesnt kill anybody. Any donations and contributions...

Original post made by Person on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food Allergy Awareness

I just wanted to share a link for anyone looking for information on food allergy related issues. In the United States, 12...

Original post made by Estevan on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Nov 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto gives green light to Mi Pueblo

The supermarket Mi Pueblo will move into East Palo Alto after all, after the City Council approved its liquor license and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by tell it like it is!, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 47 comments | 3295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing's 801 Alma St. project approved by council

Palo Alto's seven-year-long quest to build a dense, affordable-housing complex in a transit-friendly downtown location surged...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 70 comments | 4661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Improvements eyed for Oregon Expressway

A busy stretch of Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto will soon see major renovations, including timed signals, new bike lanes...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Do the job properly, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax renewal vote may be in April

Palo Alto school officials are eyeing an April election to renew the district's $493-a-year parcel tax. Based on results...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:14 am | 24 comments | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Typical Secondary Course Loads

I still have gradeschoolers, so I'm just curious... I understand that at the middle school level the kids in 7th/8th all...

Original post made by High School Question on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 1968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to keep 'Open City Hall,' well, open

Palo Alto's sporadically used online forum, "Open City Hall," will remain open for the foreseeable future after the City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:42 am | 11 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens get rare inside view of Google, Facebook

About 30 teenagers from lower-income families in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park will get a rare insider's look at Silicon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 1899 Views

MOVIES

9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th

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Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 8042 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs Palo Alto utility rate hike

Palo Alto residents should expect to see a small increase in their utility bills starting in July, when electricity, water...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mai, on Nov 12, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 19 comments | 2728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown landlords dig in for long recovery

Strolling down University Avenue, shoppers can easily see there aren't as many places to shop as there were a year ago. "For...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by George, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 3261 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change Valero Energy has started a fear campaign to try to get...

Original post made by Rwolf on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 2189 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teen turns love for shoes into charity

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by B ev Bogart, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 3459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn senior gathers shoes for those in need

Gunn High School senior Alexandra Yesian has reached her goal of donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to the Ecumenical Hunger Program...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Charlotte Reissmann, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Drug Raids...

EAST PALO ALTO East Palo Alto Homes Targeted In Drug Raid (11/3/2009) Authorities arrested seven people Thursday...

Original post made by Kilo on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1854 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans Day - What does it mean to the kids?

Today is a federal holiday and the kids have no school. Ask them why and I feel sure most won't have a clue. From what...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:50 am | 6 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No raises for Palo Alto teachers, staff this year

Teachers and staff in Palo Alto schools will get no pay raise this year under tentative agreements reached by labor unions...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Results of Envy Politics, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:28 am | 6 comments | 2737 Views
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