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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Truth Time: Palo Alto Rezone of Buena Vista Mobile Park Eliminates More than 90 Low-Income Housing Units

Please ponder this question with intellectual honesty: How can Palo Alto Vote eliminate more than 90 low-income housing...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 8, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 20 comments | 1002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn's student newspaper is finalist in national contest

Coverage of social inclusion issues on campus, potential closure of Palo Alto's Buena Vista Mobile Home Park, last November's...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Nov 8, 2013 at 6:25 am | 1 comment | 1002 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A resident of the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park spotted two strangers strolling through his...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1001 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

volunteer jobs

Does anyone know any volunteer jobs for 13 year old kids in Palo alto or mountain view in the summer?...

Original post made by volunteer positions on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by volunteer positions, on Jun 7, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside council reaches agreement on Jackling house

The Woodside Town Council on a 5-2 vote Tuesday night granted a conditional demolition permit to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

One killed in head on crash in Woodside

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital after a head-on traffic collision on the outskirts of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend Palo Alto 'Dream' celebration

Singing songs of freedom and a rousing rendition of the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome," thousands of people linked...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Mar 12, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 16 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenmeadow is not listening

We now have no Dana, no Master's swimming, no year-round lap swimming, no competitive team for our kids, no pool open....

Original post made by discouraged on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by jkn, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mimm Patterson: Homesick, in Ireland

I left Palo Alto for Ireland in 1994. On 11 September 2001 I was living in Donegal, Ireland, and working as the manager of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain lion reported near Portola Valley school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley Wednesday, Feb. 8, the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Feb 11, 2012 at 2:27 am | 4 comments | 1000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Occupying DC

The evolution of the Occupy Movement is complex, drawing from many different movements, inspirations, events that took place...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford men make it happen in New York

Sophomore guard Aaron Bright scored 15 points and added six assists as the Cardinal downed Minnesota, 75-51, in an emphatic...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Mar 30, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

New real estate bubble.

This proves that we are in another bubble. The bubble popped somewhat after the credit crunch but has recently reinflated....

Original post made by Sol on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by C, on May 28, 2012 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1000 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released for Gov Romney Tax Plan

The non-partisan Tax Policy Center has released a study of Governor Romney's tax plan. One of the study's authors worked...

Original post made by Fiscal Conservative on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:25 am | 16 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice to join formerly men-only Augusta

Breaking down social barriers is nothing new to Condoleeza Rice. The first African-American woman appointed U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 1000 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 16 comments | 999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters lose legal challenge against Palo Alto

A week after Palo Alto firefighters lost their long-held right to take labor disputes to arbitration, they suffered another...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Tired taxpayer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:17 am | 16 comments | 999 Views
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