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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hook, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:02 am | 10 comments | 1093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new traffic light on Alma just west of Meadow

A brand new traffic light on busy Alma street. For whom? For the potential residents of the new luxury home complex? Or...

Original post made by VJ on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to light up California Avenue

California Avenue merchants and city officials haven't always seen eye to eye when it comes to the proposed revamp of the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 7, 2013 at 12:01 am | 5 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for reliable Roofing Contractors

Hi all, Happy 2011! I am looking for a reliable and quality-conscious roofing contractor specializing in flat roofs, to...

Original post made by interested on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly vs Gunn Egg Fight Again at Greer Park?

Was that an egg fight or egg vandalism last night at Greer Park? Palo Alto police was out rounding up about 15-20. Twitter...

Original post made by David on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center plans an Oct. 6 re-opening day

All the wall calendars owned by all the employees of the Palo Alto Art Center likely have one thing in common: a big circle...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 23, 2012 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 1092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:30 am | 7 comments | 1091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto firefighters douse rooftop blaze

A fire that officials say began on the roof caused nearly $30,000 in damages to a home on Georgia Avenue in Palo Alto Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Malik, on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters to the editor

<B>Pay the artist already Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18574 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Agree with Cherie, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 4 comments | 1091 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Getting the Uninsured Signed-up for health care: How to get it right

The nation's population is quickly becoming more and more black and brown. In states like California, much of the population...

Original post made by Gary Puckrein, Ph.D. on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Unintended consequences, on Sep 18, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 8 comments | 1091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave auto safety

As an Evergreen Park resident we spend a lot of time on California Ave. In the last year or so I have noticed a very dangerous...

Original post made by Andrea on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Truths, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 1090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city &#8212; it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 1090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prescribed burn set in Arastradero Preserve

Firefighters set a controlled burn at the Arastradero Preserve May 30 to help eradicate invasive plant species and get rid...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:31 am | 8 comments | 1090 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney/Ryan official GOP Platform - Abotion and Rape

In light of Republican senate candidate Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape", the Republican Party today voted on...

Original post made by Farm Girl on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Farm Girl, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto marks anniversary with festival today

East Palo Alto officials will kick off the Independence Day weekend today (Saturday, July 2) with a festival and a fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 1090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

Most real-estate transactions go off without a hitch. Agents on both sides explain the rights and responsibilities to their...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 1089 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly poll on break will be misused

The current Weekly poll asks parents if they support the school board's decision to start school earlier and have finals...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by tabloid journalism, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves steal fire-protection components

Metal thieves who have been stealing copper pipes, wire and brass fittings are targeting fire-department connections on Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Know the facts, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 1089 Views
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