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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rich Cline re-elected mayor of Menlo Park

The man who put down the Menlo Park mayor's gavel last week has now picked it back up. In a unanimous 5-0 vote, and counter...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1739 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Move MacArthur Park building to golf course?

A proposal to move the historic building now housing the MacArthur Park restaurant to the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Mr E, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:34 am | 16 comments | 1739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please think before you speak.

There are some rumors spreading around town concerning unpleasant and very tragic details of recent events. These details,...

Original post made by Another parent on Sep. 2, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online swamped by demand

Palo Alto Online's Web servers received unprecedented traffic during Wednesday's power outage, slowing the system to a crawl...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by joel, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:42 pm | 19 comments | 1738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Six weeks later, residents still shaken by plane crash

It's been six weeks since a small plane crashed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on a foggy Wednesday morning, killing...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Community activist, on Apr 4, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 4 comments | 1738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City banks on Stanford cash for major projects

Palo Alto officials are just starting the long process of allocating about $40 million that the city is scheduled to receive...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by pa parent, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 24 comments | 1738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Altos Schools to Run Deficit of $3 Million This Year

An article in the Daily Post refers to a quote by Bob Golton that PAUSD will be in the red by at least $3 Million and up...

Original post made by MJM on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by boardwatcher, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fed up with bullying/taunting in school

I am getting so fed up by the bullying and taunting in our elementary school, and it's mostly older boys forming cliques...

Original post made by pa parent on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by kmom, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:44 am | 6 comments | 1738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Makes it Difficult for Community to Participate

I've given a lot of thought as to why people who feel so strongly about issues having to do with the school board and district...

Original post made by Eileen 1 on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 1738 Views

SPORTS

Wenzlau, Dearborn help Princeton polo into first place

==B Local collegians== Thanks to a three-game sweep last week that included stellar play from Palo Alto High grad Tim...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Go Tigers, on Oct 19, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 1738 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Sunday celebration honors 'King's Dream'

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Annual Community...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Energy

Well, Palo Alto, Now that you have experienced a day without it, ask yourself - is electricity a sybaritic, shameful indulgence,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sunny Jim, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 17 comments | 1737 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers tighter rules on hazardous materials

Seeking to calm fears in the Barron Park neighborhood about toxic materials from a nearby plating shop flowing onto residents'...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by jack, on Apr 25, 2012 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 1737 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1737 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student faces six months in jail

A former Stanford University student faces up to six months in jail for disrupting and altering her ex-boyfriend's computer,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1737 Views

SPORTS

Paly continues banner track year at CIF State Meet

Jason Fung was sitting in the Palo Alto High gym last Friday with Athletic Director Earl Hansen, staring up into the rafters...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 1737 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

D-Day-Order of the Day: 6 June 1944

More D-DAY thoughts and postshttp://www.thedonovan.com/ SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE You...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 6, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SF Giants Win 1st World Series Pennant Since Move to West Coast!

OK, I realize that this is a business and all but it's a welcome distraction from the dismal economy and the less than ideal...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Earthquake Fever!!, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1737 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
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