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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple's expansion in Cupertino

Here's a video of Steve Jobs presenting to the Cupertino City Council for a new building they want to build on the old HP...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jun 18, 2011 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Memorial Stadium Vs. Stanford Stadium (Public vs. Private)

The renovation of the UC Berkeley Memorial Stadium renovation cost $321M and took about 21 months. Stanford Stadium was...

Original post made by Jim H. on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Samuel, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:53 am | 13 comments | 2039 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Making the PAFD Alumni Association Proud

Look what PAFD's old Deputy Fire Chief is up to. Looks like he retired from Palo Alto so he can collect his pension, and...

Original post made by Jim H. on Sep. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are they sweeping the sidewalks???

Given the budget crisis, why is it that I see the sidewalks downtown being swept with miniature street sweepers twice a week?...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 5, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 8 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joes at T&C Size

Does anyone know the size of the TJ's going in at T&C? It sure looks small, at least compared to the MP and MV stores they...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 35 comments | 3637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's Leaving Palo Alto Sat. Jul 22nd

Haven't seen this anywhere in the papers, but Andronicos is closing it's store, in Palo Alto, this Saturday. So, now the...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:50 pm | 15 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR Corruption - Foreshadowing

California has been using the Chinese High Speed Rail construction as an example of what we can expect here in California....

Original post made by Jim H. on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 10, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 790 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's going on with El Camino Park????

When will El Camino Park be finished? Was supposed to open in the summer of 2013. Every time I drive by there, there does...

Original post made by Jim H. on Feb. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Track resurfacing and new gates

Why is Paly resurfacing the track already. It's less than 10 years old. It was in excellent shape, why did they feel the...

Original post made by Jim H> on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 28, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 22 comments | 1243 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Smokers win big victory in Sunnyvale!

Less than a month after the Mountain View City Council passed its controversial draconian anti-smoking ordinance which takes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Apr 18, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 6 comments | 1496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math Text Adoption meeting

It is really a shame that the adoption of the new math texts for the district involved a long process with many meetings,...

Original post made by Jimmy on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Employees Forced to Pay for Their Own Substitutes

Wow. I was finally getting used to not stirring up the unions, and then I started hearing (in spite of the lack of press...

Original post made by Jimmy Hoffa on Oct. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 21 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ugly housing on Stanford Campus

I have always trusted Stanford to build decent architecture. The new houses on Stanford Avenue are below the standard of...

Original post made by Jimmy Noh on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Noh, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:29 pm | 19 comments | 2309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Racism was dealt a blow today by the Supreme Court

The SCOTUS upheld an anti-racist law in Michigan, today. Some called it "affirmative action", but that is just pure racism....

Original post made by Jin on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time To Move On From MI Or Face A Backlash??

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Original post made by JJ on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 18, 2007 at 12:15 pm | 57 comments | 3785 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gore Hits the Waves with a Massive New Houseboat

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Original post made by jj on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by x2, on Aug 22, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 21 comments | 2128 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Emergency Water Storage

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Original post made by JJames on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 15, 2008 at 11:37 am | 9 comments | 2432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guidance on picking the best private school

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Original post made by JK on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by HA!, on Aug 6, 2008 at 11:23 pm | 40 comments | 10043 Views
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