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SPORTS

former Stanford basketball star Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week

Read the article here if you don't subscribe to the magazine: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/20130429/jason-collins-gay-nba-player/ "I...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by So Happy and...., on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1092 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 | 1092 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 | 1092 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 | 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

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 | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Solon, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bargain for peace

In his famous book of 1795 Immanuel Kant advocated these three things: Standing armies must be totally abolished in due...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jun 2, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local merchants hope for strong holiday season

As they piled their shelves with popular toys and festive treats, and crafted holiday window displays, local retailers this...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 1091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto icon Ruth Spangenberg dies at 92

Ruth Beahrs Spangenberg, 92, co-founder of the Committee for Green Foothills and a longtime contributor to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 1090 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the WCDBPA helping or hurting Palo Alto and our schools?

[Post locked by Palo Alto Online staff because poster is repeating comments he/she has already made on another thread.]...

Original post made by No on WCDBPA on May. 22, 2012
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular Kids Make More Dough Later In Life

New subject for Living Skills: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/10/22/popular-kids-in-high-school-earn-more-later-in-life/ In...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 1090 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 | 1090 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sued over Monroe Park development

A developer building a housing complex at the former site of Palo Alto Bowl, has filed a lawsuit against the city, challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jan 26, 2014 at 10:57 am | 17 comments | 1090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council looks to swear in new members earlier

Seeking to solve what they call "legal and practical problems," two members of the Palo Alto City Council are urging their...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 2 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

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund kicks off

The annual Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive kicks off this week, with the goal of raising and giving away $250,000 to...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views
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