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AROUND TOWN

Hate doing taxes? Not these guys

For most people, doing taxes once each year is more than enough, but Sheldon Kay does as many as 20 returns for other people...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Rob , on Oct 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 4 comments | 1669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State of the City: Finances, youth, energy, environment, land use are interwoven challenges

The 2010 "State of the City" address is the highpoint of tonight's City Council meeting, delivered by Mayor Pat Burt in the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail authority lags in response to auditor's report

Six months after State Auditor Elaine Howle released a scathing report about California's proposed high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 11 comments | 1668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City turns to retirees to deal with worker 'exodus'

Faced with an exodus of experienced city workers, Palo Alto is turning to familiar faces for help -- its own retirees. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by No surprise, on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 11 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook "NEW" Privacy Settings

Parents, I'm posting this link to alert you of the recent changes FaceBook has made to their privacy settings. Please...

Original post made by JustFYI on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Novice Skiiers

I'm a single parent and I would like to take my two teenagers skiing this month. They have never skiied before. (Is that...

Original post made by Sandra on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Mar 29, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Campanile Article: Ramifications of Rape Culture

Last week The Campanile, Paly’s student newspaper, published an in-depth article called “Ramifications of Rape Culture,”...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by among others, on May 3, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 16 comments | 1668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton woman pleads no contest to DUI

A 63-year-old Atherton woman who was arrested for driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park parking...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 1668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate day of vehicle window smashes

Thieves struck with efficiency on Wednesday, Sept. 25, after smashing car windows on more than 15 vehicles during a series...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Sep 28, 2013 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UN Sec General Ki-moon calls USA "deadbeat"..

I really think we should withdraw from the UN since we are such a drag on it. BTW, we pay much more than 22% of the UN...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 13, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 6 comments | 1668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Entrepreneurs: Idea for Cars/auto industry

Here's an idea I'm hoping will reach some savvy engineering type: This is a huge technological challenge, but I'm sure...

Original post made by Ready to buy it on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Racists Criticize behavior and speech of Kanye West

I submit that we, as a nation, must accept that any criticism of someone not white is automatically racist, even if such...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 11 comments | 1668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort

How to donate to the Red Cross Haiti earthquake relief effort: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/13/help-haiti...

Original post made by Ken on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lying Liars, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

How good is our public transit?

Useful website which shows how useless public transit is in Palo Alto http://www.healthierplanethealthieryou.com/ Just...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 17 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Palo Alto Story Project

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 31, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian attends summit on distracted driving

State Sen. Joe Simitian -- the lawmaker responsible for California's "hands-free" cell phone law -- is one of about 200 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by waste of a lawmaker, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSMA Faculty Concerts November 4 & 6

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) launches the new Faculty and Student Concerts series in Tateuchi Hall next Wednesday,...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Oct. 29, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

'Bike to Work Day' coming up this Thursday

The morning auto rush-hour Thursday will take a leave of absence, and become a bicycle rush hour. Or at least that's the...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by car driver, on May 12, 2010 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1668 Views
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