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SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to Gunn construction?

Last year the Gunn High School campus was reconfigured in preparation for a construction project which was to add new classrooms,...

Original post made by Observer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do Kevin Skelly and Charles Young deserve a raise for their 2013 performance?

There are several threads right now that have comments on them indicating disapproval with the news that Kevin Skelly will...

Original post made by Observer on Nov. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 678 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The Professional Panhandling Plague

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Original post made by Observer on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Second Ammendment, on Aug 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2103 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Robbery in South Palo Alto

Last night I received an email indicating that there was an armed robbery on Ben Lomond, a few blocks from our house. Why...

Original post made by Observer on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial Cartoon on Iraq Says It All

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Original post made by Observer on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 12, 2007 at 10:05 pm | 40 comments | 3529 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Final Presidential Debate

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Original post made by Observer on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 19, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 42 comments | 2079 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foreign Poll Favors Obama

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Original post made by Observer on Oct. 17, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 19, 2008 at 9:33 am | 25 comments | 1928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shameless Fanning of the Flames of Violence by the Republicans

Since comments on the previous post were blocked, I wanted to add my two cents. I'm not a proponent of one party or the other,...

Original post made by Observer on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 2, 2010 at 11:46 am | 20 comments | 1856 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Good Deed that Deserves Recognition

I've been coming to Lyfe for breakfast the past few days, trying out new breakfast spots as my old one closed. Today what...

Original post made by Observer of Good Deeds on Jan. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fails to provide adequate transit for Giants Parade

Trains are crowded today because of the Parade. Caltrain does not provide a service to the Bay Area, the Peninsula, or San...

Original post made by Occasional Caltrain Rider on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Occasional Caltrain rider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 1913 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by cyclist dies in SF

We see it all the time in Palo Alto, cyclists do not stop at red lights or stop signs. I hope that all Palo Alto cyclists...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1385 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google now has bicycle map option

As from today, google maps now have a bicycle route option. Having checked this for our school routes, I find that the routes...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lance, on Mar 10, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demise of the bicycle bell

Am I the only one who thinks that bells on bicycles make a lot of sense. In the same way that a Prius is silent and people...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Agree!, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:32 am | 9 comments | 1859 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyclists and insurance?

According to the BBC, British Cyclists are being urged to get insurance.vhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15892074 Should...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by noise, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:32 pm | 7 comments | 1060 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike Safety is more than helmets

From watching bike riders lately, I have seen some very poor examples of the right way to do it. Most of those riding bikes...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Apr 18, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 1264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting views on bike riding in Berlin.

I think that both bike riders and non bike riders will find this BBC article interesting and informative. It is not just...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 2124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Article About Bike Riding in the Netherlands

I found this article a very interesting read.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23587916 I think anyone who is interested...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Aug 11, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 11 comments | 1413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Tech bike safety

Here's a great article about high tech gadgetry for keeping cyclists safe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25018543 But...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 8, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 7 comments | 765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Dr. Skelly today

Anyone know what the email about protester's at Gunn Library was really about. The email was really odd and vague - raised...

Original post made by Odd Email on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by More info please, on Aug 21, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 12 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

What event had a spotlight last night (dec 6)?

My 3 year old son is dying to know!...

Original post made by ODV on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by ODV, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:30 pm | 4 comments | 1635 Views
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