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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: A new volunteer gig : 'muscular mediation'?

I am very excited about my new volunteer endeavor — being a mediator with the Palo Alto Mediation Program. Read the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by dott31, on May 17, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Climate change hysteria at City Hall tonight, apparently

Apparently there is some type of climate change propaganda event going on tonight, at City Hall. My neighbor got an invitation...

Original post made by Sally on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by sceptical, on Oct 27, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Capitol Steps Concert Benefits Gunn Robotics

The Capitol Steps, America's award-winning musical political satirists, return to the Bay Area for two performances, Sunday,...

Original post made by Jamie Jarvis on Oct. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Board of Education

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20453...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Way to Go, on Mar 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-car crash reported on Oregon and Bayshore

There has been a report of a three-car crash on Oregon Expressway and West Bayshore Road this afternoon. The initial report...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Oct. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1525 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rallies for tie in showdown with Paly boys

It was a match that shaped up to be a mismatch. The Palo Alto boys' soccer team came in with six victories while Gunn had...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by PAfan, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls make history with second state volleyball title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball squad became the first team in school history to win back-to-back state titles by outlasting...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Viking VB Fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 1525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Should non citizens vote?

Very interesting article about measure on the ballot in Portland, ME, as to whether residents who are not citizens should...

Original post made by Green Card Holder on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Oct 25, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 8 comments | 1525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hazardous power lines

Folks, I read with great sadness about the couple and son who were electrocuted on Palm Beach when their Ham radio antenna...

Original post made by Ashok Srinivasan on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Electrified !!, on Oct 14, 2009 at 4:35 am | 3 comments | 1525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barrie Coate Cal Ave Videographer: Please Help Me Find Him

Our citizenís event yesterday with Barrie Coate at the California Avenue Farmerís Market was special, timely, extremely informative,...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Sep 28, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue fountain plans make progress

Plans for a new fountain at the eastern end of California Avenue are moving forward. In coming weeks, a panel consisting...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wag the dog? Tom Ridge says GWB exaggerated terrorist threats to win the 2004 election.

Tom Ridge was the Secretary of Homeland Security under George W. Bush. He says that Bush cronies John Ashcroft and Don Rumsfeld...

Original post made by Tom on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 23, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 1524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google executive freed by Egyptian authorities

Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim has been released after 10 days of confinement in Egypt for his involvement in ongoing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Well said, DN, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:17 am | 4 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jurors begin deliberation in Koloto murder trial

The defense attorney for a man accused of murdering 27-year-old Philip Lacy during a robbery in downtown Palo Alto two years...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:35 am | 5 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resurfacing Cubberley Parking Lot

I have to say that Cubberley Parking Lot has been in bad shape for many years and I had not heard that it was going to be...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by David, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:45 am | 2 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life by design

When Camilla Olson took her daughter to check out the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2007, she expected her...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by SteveU, on Apr 28, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 11 comments | 1524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greer Park Softball Field as Temporary Dog Run Area

The Consent Calendar for the City Council meeting of December 14, 2009, has a contract for the renovation of Greer Park that...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lois, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heroism at Gunn

I work occasionally as an aide for a Special Education class at Gunn High School.One day in April, I was escorting a student...

Original post made by alice u. hahn on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Misha, on May 18, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 8 comments | 1523 Views
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