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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ponders long list of labor reforms

As Palo Alto officials look to reform the city's binding-arbitration provision, they are specifically looking at ways to...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by noonehere, on Jul 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 31 comments | 2418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World Time Zone Map

Convert time between two zones and find out the time difference. Find the World clock with exact local country times. Find...

Original post made by decore on Apr. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding the 'friendliest' family biking routes

Bike Palo Alto, sponsored by the Barron Park and Collage Terrace Green Teams, helped 300 people, mostly families, find "bike...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Oct 14, 2010 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids delay bulldozers on hospital expansion

Kids playing in a tree-shaded sandbox have temporarily stopped the bulldozers on Stanford University's $5 billion medical-center...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by justamom, on Jun 29, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 2418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

American Lung Association gives Santa Clara County an "F" for air pollution

"Although there have been some improvements, the health and lives of millions of Californians are at risk because of our...

Original post made by ALA on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 2417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Governor agrees to 'rail' link to cities -- maybe

A direct connection may have been achieved Thursday night between Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office and California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Perot, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ann DeBusk

The success of any organization, business or community is largely dependent on how its top leader provides inspiration and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Mountain View police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by jess, on May 12, 2012 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 2417 Views

SPORTS

Paly's football success in 2010 draws attention of '06 state finalist team

The last time Nick Goodspeed walked into the Home Depot Center in Carson, he was wearing a white Palo Alto High football...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mark Stevens, on Dec 17, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 7 comments | 2417 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack Obama accused of arrogance and inexperience over Berlin speech

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Original post made by jr on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 12, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 7 comments | 2417 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama, Ayers, ACORN and the Economy

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Original post made by cohen on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by mary, on Oct 11, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 21 comments | 2417 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global Transport Challenge: Compare Your Carbon Footprint

http://www.worldusabilityday.org/globaltransportchallenge/take-challenge-now This is a simple query that takes less than...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2417 Views

AROUND TOWN

BE AWARE: BIG TRAFFIC HEADACHE TONIGHT

A group of up to a couple of thousand bicycle riders (http://www.sjbikeparty.org) will be out for their monthly bike ride...

Original post made by John the Man on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rob, on Apr 17, 2010 at 8:06 am | 5 comments | 2417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace

My journey to becoming a full-time community activist was unfortunately motivated by pain. I was at Costco when I first learned...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Cycles of life

Friends, poets and former Peninsula residents Maureen Eppstein and Henri Bensussen will give a shared reading in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Shirley Gaines, on Jun 1, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: New manager faces many leftover tasks

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Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Underwhelmed, on Sep 3, 2008 at 9:22 am | 3 comments | 2416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phyllis Seidman memorial service set for Jan. 4

A memorial service and reception for Phyllis Seidman – who died Dec. 2 after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Rick Ford, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 4 comments | 2416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Expert helps Palo Alto police fight racial bias

Everyone, not just police officers, is guilty of racial bias. But as the nation's leading expert on racial profiling told...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by b, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 2416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nature lovers applaud expansion of Byxbee Park

After years of anticipation, Palo Alto's nature lovers jubilantly welcomed a new era Friday morning when the city opened...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Creighton Beryl, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 21 comments | 2416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn girls clinch De Anza basketball league title

It was fitting that Gunn’s leading scorer for the year, Jasmine Evans, would also lead the team in Friday’s 55-22 victory...

Original post made by Sports Reporter on Feb. 14, 2009
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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