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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where is Mike from College Terrace?

One of the long time, very active posters on Town Square was "Mike from College Terrace". I haven't seen a post from him...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 27, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 8 comments | 1928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anyone go to a Tea Party today?

Did anyone go to a Tea Party today? I did, the one in Sacramento. Biggest rally I've ever seen on the State Capital. There...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 4 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Culture Quiz

Oh, Palo Alto, Sophisticated, educated, multi-cultural. Here's a one question quiz to see just how broad your horizons...

Original post made by Outside Observer on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 1651 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1663 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killing the Cronkite thread - probably my fault

Last night at 9:30 I clicked the "report objectionable content" link on a Cronkite thread post and followed up with a posting...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 7 comments | 1560 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

King Plaza Farmers Market

For those of you who went to "King" plaza today (aka Civic Center Plaza) to buy at the City subsidized "Farmers Market, I...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by brian, on Aug 1, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 1608 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recognition for Bicycle Advocacy

Finally, Palo Alto gets the Recognition it deserves for Bicycle Advocacy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704050204576218600999993800.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Wil, on Apr 3, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1267 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plastic Bag Law

San Jose passed one of those plastic bag bans, effective 1/1/2012. Well, there is an ethnic market I often patronize...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1187 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reduced traffic on Town Square?

Is it my imagination, or have the amount of comments gone down since they changed to the new format? Editors, do you have...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by going down, on Oct 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Simple Question For Mandarin Opponents

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Original post made by Outsider on Jan. 11, 2007
Last comment by A.J., on Jan 19, 2007 at 11:17 pm | 18 comments | 4239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At what $/ft2 is PA forever changed?

I'm watching the CRAZY home price escalation in Palo Alto and wondering to myself the following: a) what price per square...

Original post made by OutwardBound on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 6 comments | 761 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library upgrades jump to $80 million

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Original post made by Over Taxed on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Get real, on Mar 13, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 117 comments | 6684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas Bureau..Bah, Humbug ..no phone call back...

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Original post made by Overlooked at Christmas on Dec. 22, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

obsesity is the core cause of American's broken health care system?

"Obesity's not just dangerous, it's expensive. New research shows medical spending averages $1,400 more a year for an obese...

Original post made by overweight on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by overweight, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hewlett-Packard spying scandal figures sentenced

Low level HP spooks finally sentenced for 2005 spygate scandal. Upper management who ordered the crimes go free. SFGate:...

Original post made by P Dunn on Jul. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why No Article About HSR Legal Win?

Here's the article as posted by the Mountain View Voice. http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3382 This makes...

Original post made by P.A. Native on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Thetuth, on Sep 25, 2010 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 1643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's bid to sell alcohol won't harm our children

When do Palo Alto parents stop blaming "fault" on everyone else except the choices that their own children make. The trains...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by sue, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 1370 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Response to Palin Article

Third try to post my reaction to a Palin article on Yahoo.com this morning. Apparently, my opinion was not in sync with Palo...

Original post made by P.A. since 1960 on Feb. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 61 comments | 2446 Views
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