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VIDEO: Mitzvah Day in Palo Alto

About 900 volunteers of all ages participated in Mitzvah Day Monday, Jan. 21, a day of volunteering activities for families...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stef, on Jan 22, 2013 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2198 Views

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A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up

Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 2198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail CEO grilled over 'trust' issues

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has failed to honor its earlier promises and is quickly losing the public's and...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by ODB, on Nov 7, 2010 at 6:02 pm | 13 comments | 2197 Views

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<B><B>CLOUDY VISION? ... <CharStyle>Palo Alto's planning commissioners have been brainstorming for months to come up with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by Watched it on TV, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2197 Views

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Palo Alto council clashes over compost measure

Palo Alto's environmentalists remain at odds over the future of local composting, but the leaders of the two sides in the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by No on E. No to peter and alex., on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 14 comments | 2197 Views

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Editorial: Investing in Avenidas

A proposal by City of Palo Alto staff to raise money for the renovation and expansion of the city-owned building that houses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Never Would Use Avenidas, on Oct 24, 2015 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 2197 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins fourth straight NorCal tennis title

Despite missing a trio of players, including No. 1 singles player Andrew Ball, the Menlo School boys' tennis team captured...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by GWP, on May 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 2197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama calls for a Civilian Security Force as strong as our military

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Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Nov 3, 2008 at 7:46 am | 11 comments | 2197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Underlying Premise of Obama's Health Insurance "Reform"

Ok, hot topic now, so here we go. Here is Peter Singer, "ethicist" of Princeton, in the NYT on Sunday. I say ethicist...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:59 am | 28 comments | 2197 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romeo H.: Deployed in Kosovo

On 9/11 I was actually in active duty in the U.S. Army already, and I was deployed in Kosovo. I was coming toward the end...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2197 Views

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'Celebration of life' for Tim Sullivan moved

A celebration of life for the Palo Alto youth who died in a skateboard accident last weekend has been moved to Gunn High...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2197 Views

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Guest Opinion: Even without housing, Gateway offers many benefits

After eight public hearings with few opposing speakers, we believe the Gateway project, a transit-oriented development with...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on May 4, 2012 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 2196 Views

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Palo Alto council to debate budget changes

A budget that includes fee increases for a wide range of services, higher rates for plots at community gardens and elimination...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:41 am | 51 comments | 2196 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stricter smoking ban closer in Menlo Park

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Sep 16, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 7 comments | 2196 Views

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Downtown library to shut down next month

Fans and patrons of Palo Alto's Downtown Library have another month to visit the cozy branch before it closes down for a...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Lovin Mountain View, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 11 comments | 2196 Views

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Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 2196 Views

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Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2195 Views

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UNDER FIRE ... Tension between the Palo Alto City Council and local firefighters flared up Tuesday night, when the council's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 2195 Views

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Gunn burglary suspects arrested, laptops found

Two laptop computers were recovered and two 18-year-old suspects arrested today (Aug. 3) in connection with a Gunn High School...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 4:50 am | 11 comments | 2195 Views

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An 'Oscar' of an idea

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Patty, on Jul 19, 2013 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2195 Views
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