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Residents praise changes to Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 2242 Views


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 | 2242 Views


PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, Palo Alto Bowl site

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to discuss the Weed Abatement Report and consider an ordinance to increase the budget...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 5, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 7 comments | 2242 Views


Cal Ave Trees– If You Care, You Must Be There: Thursday 6:30 pm, Escondido School

Tomorrow evening is a critical juncture in a push to erase the euphemism from “civic engagement” and the oxymoron from...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 2242 Views


Missing teens were heading to X Games

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl who went missing together last week drove to Colorado in an attempt...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 4, 2009 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 2242 Views


Presidential Secrets: Video exposing the crimes of Presidents from Bush (1&2) and Clinton

I was looking on the website :// and I came upon this video and it floored me. This is an awesome video...

Original post made by food for thought on Mar. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2242 Views


Why not death panels?

Sarah Palin is a small town rural hick, but she has stumbled onto a good idea, even though she opposes it. We need to cut...

Original post made by James on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:09 am | 47 comments | 2242 Views


Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 2242 Views


Finals after Winter break

I have watched my 2 kids spending winter break on doing projects that are due the first Friday after the break, and trying...

Original post made by Gail on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views


Ravenswood schools trim budget by $5 million

Responding to the statewide fiscal crisis, board members of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District Thursday night...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 26, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views


New Gunn counseling survey suggests higher satisfaction level

A new survey of students at Gunn High School suggests possible improvement in satisfaction levels with the school's guidance...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ty Tan, on Apr 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 11 comments | 2241 Views


VIDEO: A conversation with Club Academia founder Shilpa Yarlagadda

Shilpa Yarlagadda is a 2014 graduate of Gunn High School in Palo Alto and founder of Club Academia. She talks with Lisa Van...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mark gates, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 2241 Views


Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 2241 Views


M-A girls defend PAL regular-season polo title

It was Senior Day for the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team on Monday. That in itself was plenty of motivation to win....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 5:21 am | 2 comments | 2241 Views


Guest Opinion: High-speed rail, with or without a tunnel, will dig us deeper into debt

Like many of you, I read the newspapers and listen to the news on TV. The state of California is in a major fiscal crisis....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by morris brown, on Jun 21, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views


Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts and the county superintendent of schools have taken the first official step toward filing a...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ban-"Derivatives", on Nov 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views


Politics, Pulpit and Tax-Exempt Status

I have tried to attend 6 different Churches in the last 8 years, leaving every one of them once politics hits the pulpit...It...

Original post made by Fed Up, again on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 14 comments | 2241 Views


NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 2241 Views


Jury decides that threat of global warming justifies breaking the law


Original post made by Jane on Sep. 13, 2008
Last comment by evident truth, on Sep 17, 2008 at 11:14 am | 9 comments | 2240 Views


Mass Transportation: Another view

In view of California's recent(?) love with public transportation and its bond funding, come hell or high (economic) water,...

Original post made by Wolf on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:46 am | 3 comments | 2240 Views
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