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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanton waste

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reports that world military expenditures average between $900...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex Atherton resident dies in Seal Beach shooting

Michele Daschbach Fast, 47, a former resident of Atherton and an elementary school student at St. Raymond Church in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown issues order to help reduce gas prices

The California Air Resources Board announced Sunday evening that it is easing certain restrictions on gasoline production...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 10 comments | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley Community Center's future still up in the air

Palo Alto's city and school officials agree that the sprawling, run-down Cubberley Community Center in south Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by bill g, on Nov 1, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Positively Green

As a child of the '50s, I remember chasing the city trucks that came by our streets at dusk spraying chemicals to kill the...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian backs bill to limit sales of drugs with DXM

A proposal by two Palo Alto police officers to limit the sale of certain cough medicines to minors is one of four constituent-generated...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Mar 5, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google announces a new way to communicate

This should keep Palo Altans who are bitter about losing out to Kansas City happy! Google announces a new way to communicate...

Original post made by Googler on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:04 am | 1 comment | 1351 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford-affiliated firms generate $2.7 trillion a year

Companies formed by Stanford University graduates or professors generate global revenues of $2.7 trillion annually and have...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog

Our precious dog is on his last journey .. breaks my heart, but it is going to be inevitable in the next 6 months. 13yrs...

Original post made by PreciousDoggie on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto polling community on city's trees

Community members who would like to stake a claim in the state of the city's urban forest have been solicited to participate...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 7 comments | 1351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Contractor charged with six felonies

A building contractor is due in court Dec. 20 to enter a plea on felony grand theft and other charges stemming from work...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by homeless, on Dec 11, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 5 comments | 1351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burglar robs Midtown Safeway on Thanksgiving

A burglar made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from Safeway in Midtown Palo Alto by hiding in the store and opening...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Olsen, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 2

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 17 comments | 1350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man killed in crash

A 28-year-old Palo Alto man crashed his car off Page Mill Road in Los Altos Hills and died last weekend, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by D., on Apr 14, 2013 at 2:45 am | 3 comments | 1350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP to keep personal computer division

HP announced Thursday it will keep its personal computer operations, stepping away from a suggestion by a former CEO in August...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 1350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1350 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

a Palo Alto resident for Vice President?

Over the last couple of days, the Romney campaign has been floating the name of Condi Rice for Romney's Vice Presidential...

Original post made by condi on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 1349 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cites 5,900 in April for distracted driving

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on May 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 1349 Views
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