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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Match girl in the city of light

William Byron Webster is used to talking to newspapers. He's been a community activist in his city of East Palo Alto for...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 1641 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 | 1641 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1641 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1641 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Supreme Court forced revelation of $11m

California Supreme Court forced 'Americans for Responsible Leadership' to reveal the source of $11 million dollars they used...

Original post made by Elaine Elbizri on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by money laundering, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bathroom-remodeling starts fire in Menlo Park home

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere for a time following...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by LadyGooGoo, on May 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1641 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Parkland initiative merely gives options

Palo Alto residents can be forgiven if they are still trying to sort out why they will be asked to vote this fall on rescinding...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident 0.1, on Apr 10, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1640 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree removals eyed near Palo Alto golf course

The renovation of Palo Alto's golf course isn't set to begin until next year, but local golfers should see plenty of hard...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lorax, on Aug 18, 2013 at 8:15 am | 16 comments | 1640 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters 'knock down' house fire in Woodside

Firefighters from the Woodside Fire Protection District "knocked down" a two-alarm structure fire in a large one-story house...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 2, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1640 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto pins down a big wrestling tourney title

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Palo Alto wrestling team pinned down the championship of the 25-team Webber Lawson Memorial...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by alex, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"California falling, U.S. Following"

This is the headline for a large column today by Patrick J. Buchanan in today's (Sunday, June 28th) San Jose Mercury News,...

Original post made by Kate on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

hundreds of people killed in Xinjiang , China this week

For the last few days, the headline news story in most European newspapers is about the mass killings in western China's...

Original post made by jenny on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:29 am | 7 comments | 1640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Haiti history

The UN occupation can be extremely unpopular. This was sent in after Aristide was removed by a plot essentially by the US,...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Norm, on Jan 15, 2010 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1640 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo councilman wants state bar to cite attorney

Councilman Heyward Robinson of Menlo Park -- who narrowly lost a bid for reelection in the Nov. 2 election -- has filed a...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 7 comments | 1640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire alarm today at JLS?

Does anyone know why the fire alarm sounded at JLS this afternoon? It was just after school got out....

Original post made by Another parent on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is there a better way?

I tried to watch the entire Board of Education meeting last night, in real time, from home. I fell asleep just past midnight,...

Original post made by JSD on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principals discuss teaching 'kid by kid'

Principals collaborate regularly with teachers to perform "kid-by-kid" analyses of individual achievement, educators said...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by mom, on Dec 5, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 1639 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates' forum set for Sept. 27

Candidates for the Palo Alto Board of Education will share their views Thursday, Sept. 27, in the first of several public...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Barron Parker, on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1639 Views
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