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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Congress Should Serve People not Corporations

The heart of the global economy is a war economy. War is big business, transnational corporations profit from the destruction...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by TOM KIMMEL, on Apr 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo Park

The son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-year Major League home run records, was arrested in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by stool, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:59 am | 24 comments | 1417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help Palo Alto Get Google Fiber!

http://www.paloaltoaction.org/ On Feb 9, Google unveiled it's plan to choose a community to build the fastest Home to...

Original post made by HelpPA on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 1417 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 | 1416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On the trail of an imaginary flu epidemic

Biology students at Castilleja School scouted out the spread of diseases like flu, tuberculosis and chronic diarrhea this...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 5 comments | 1416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why Planned Community zoning makes so much trouble

Nothing brings out Palo Alto citizens with the pitchforks as fast as a Planned Community application. Everybody has a different...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gianetta, on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1416 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 | 1416 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man charged with robberies in Palo Alto

A man who police believe used a handgun to rob stores and banks throughout the region, including a Walgreens and a bank in...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gonzo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1416 Views

SPORTS

2012-13 girls' all-league basketball teams

==B ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Joeseta Fatuesi ==B Senior of the Year: ==Jackie Hudepohl...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Daniel, on Mar 19, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 8, 2010 at 11:55 am | 3 comments | 1416 Views

AROUND TOWN

going out of business sale at Best Buy in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Best Buy is shutting down. Closeout sale starts tomorrow: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2012/04/14/best-buy-closing-2-bay-area-stores/...

Original post made by bye bye on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 15, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road improvement OK'd by council

A long-awaited traffic signal that is key to the future Ross Road Bicycle Boulevard received the green light by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bright Side, on Apr 24, 2012 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 1415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher bonus, boundary change on board agenda

A bonus for teachers and a boundary change between Addison and Walter Hays elementary schools are among topics on the agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 1415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs bank in Ladera, makes off with $5,000

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the Monday morning robbing of Chase Bank in Ladera. About $5,000 was taken in the...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by middle height, on Apr 7, 2011 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 1415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men arrested after interrupted burglary in Palo Alto

Three men have been arrested by the Palo Alto Police Department after a recent interrupted residential burglary, and the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:07 am | 15 comments | 1415 Views

SPORTS

It's Beckham, Donovan and some fireworks at Stanford

The stands at Stanford Stadium have rested quietly the past six months, the echoes of Luck-inspired yells slowly faded. But...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 1415 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to spur affordable housing

With affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto's planning officials debated on Wednesday night ways to fulfill this need...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 1415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Black Out

Duveneck/St. Francis is experiencing a blackout now. What other neigborhoods are experiencing this? Do you guys have...

Original post made by David on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 5 comments | 1414 Views
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