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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is wrong with Obama?

Apology and retreat is the Obama doctrine, apparently. We are paying the price for it now. Israel is in great danger. Placating...

Original post made by David on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 16, 2012 at 11:12 am | 16 comments | 1302 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nirvana (Fun Stuff)

Winners from the Best Of Palo Alto 2011 (fun stuff category). Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22209...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1302 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

MIXED REPORT ... Note to the City of Palo Alto: Your residents apparently do not take kindly to being compared with one another,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by actually, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 1301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noise pollution or music to your ears?

While picking up pastries this morning at Paris Baguette I couldn't help but notice loud, piped-in (piped-out?) music filling...

Original post made by Music Lover but... on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:10 am | 4 comments | 1301 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate Change debate over - Exxon admits reality of Climate Change

Exxon admits Climate Change is real. Kind of ironic they finally came around this week, given half the West is burning up,...

Original post made by Menlo Mac on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 26 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Palo Alto website gets a brand new look

After years of tweaks, complaints and frustrations, the City of Palo Alto's freshly redesigned website officially went live...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Wow, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:39 am | 11 comments | 1301 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Writing tutor recommendation?

I have a child that's going to 6th grade this fall, and I'd like to get him a tutor on writing. Appreciate any recommendations....

Original post made by zs on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 1300 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man, 18, arrested for Palo Alto carjacking

Officers have arrested a man suspected in an armed carjacking in Palo Alto last November, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 26, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life, Women's Gym, closing - sadly

All the members are devastated. We love our women's gym, with tasteful decor, pleasant music, nice friendly staff and members,...

Original post made by Butterfly Life Member on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 1300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 1299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with a gun on Waverley

A couple of days ago our neighbors were out and saw a man throw a gun out of his car on Waverley near Embarcadero as the...

Original post made by Gun? on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Gun?, on Jan 30, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Weekly takes home seven journalism awards

The Palo Alto Weekly won seven awards for its work in 2010 at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner in Foster City...

Original post made on May. 22, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 23, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 1299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain Wednesday

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:36 am | 5 comments | 1299 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attacked in Mountain View attempted robbery

An employee of Red Rock Coffee was injured Saturday when he tried to stop a man from stealing his bicycle, which was locked...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by support cj, on Apr 17, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 16 comments | 1299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto won't ask for massage-client info

Palo Alto's new massage ordinance will not require businesses to keep detailed client logs for possible use during criminal...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1299 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University Ave. shooting injures two in East Palo Alto

A man and a woman were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto early this morning, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

any good Judgement Day parties in Midtown this evening?

According to news reports (in every newspaper except this one) Judgement Day starts at 6pm local time. What are your plans?...

Original post made by rapture on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on May 23, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 9 comments | 1299 Views
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Don't fund the rape culture at my alma mater
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Mothers, daughters, books, and boxes
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Campaign Endorsements: Behind the Curtain
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