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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Venting Some Really Bad Ideas

I just thought I would vent a few local things that I think were and are some really bad ideas. Some we can still stop. Some...

Original post made by Carol Gilbert on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by stopped reading , on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2507 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Lin makes Warriors' roster, but his playing status remains in question

When the Golden State Warriors open their 2010-11 NBA season on Wednesday in Oakland against the Houston Rockets, one very...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 2507 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district to end retiree health benefits for new hires

As of June 1, teachers and others hired to work in Palo Alto schools will not receive district health coverage after they...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by just wondering, on Mar 19, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 2507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Development director chosen as interim East Palo Alto manager

Carlos Martinez, East Palo Alto's longtime economic development director, was chosen by the City Council as interim city...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 16, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone feel an earthquake just now, 9:43 pm, Sat?

Just checking. Just felt a big earth tremor and heard a bang, but no lamps are swinging. What was it? ...

Original post made by Tremor? on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tremor, on Mar 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

huge expansion proposed for San Antonio Shopping Center

NIMBYs keep killing new retail projects inside Palo Alto, but our neighbors to the south are more enthusiastic. Story in...

Original post made by shopper on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 19, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 17 comments | 2506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver recognized for heroism

It was a sunny April afternoon, the kind of day when sunlight warms the skin and relaxes the mind. School bus driver Dena...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's 1970 Rose Bowl team will be honored on Saturday

==BI Plunkett signs autographs Friday== It will be quite a show when Stanford plays host to Arizona on Saturday in a crucial...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kirk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 2505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pres. Bush Clown Act

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Original post made by Peter on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by lol!, on Jul 11, 2008 at 11:51 am | 9 comments | 2505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New "Window" on Solar Energy

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Original post made by Mr. Green on Jul. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jul 14, 2008 at 3:55 am | 11 comments | 2505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Straight Talk Express" Two

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Original post made by Peter on Sep. 13, 2008
Last comment by Elect McCain????, on Sep 13, 2008 at 5:33 pm | 3 comments | 2505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things I remember going back to 1962.

Garland Elementary School, Mr. Center, The Indian Bowl, The Variety Store, Bergman's counter, The Peninsula Creamery, Jean's...

Original post made by Eric "Rick" Cohen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another strong-arm robbery occurs in Palo Alto

A woman walking alone in the 600 block of Webster Street in downtown Palo Alto at 6 p.m. Saturday was pushed to the ground...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Nov 17, 2008 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police officer shot at in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police are investigating the attempted murder of an officer in a residential area of the city Friday night. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parrisha, on Jul 30, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 16 comments | 2504 Views

SPORTS

PA Babe Ruth 14s fall in NorCal title game

Following a tremendous four-game winning streak to reach the Northern California State Tournament championship, the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by me, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:36 am | 6 comments | 2504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al-Qaeda Websites Endorse McCain

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Original post made by Al-Qaeda for McCain on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Hem, on Oct 22, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 4 comments | 2504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Channing House tutors give, gain knowledge, rewards

Twice each week, 20 children from East Palo Alto meet with Channing House seniors, ages 70 to 94, for one-on-one time, reading,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Loni Allen, on Oct 24, 2009 at 8:48 am | 2 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 2504 Views
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