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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Skate Park breaks ground

A skateboarding center designed to move young people away from violence on the streets broke ground in East Palo Alto on...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sol, on Aug 10, 2011 at 12:00 am | 5 comments | 1119 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman dies in Los Altos multi-vehicle crash

An 85-year-old Cupertino woman died in a multi-vehicle crash in Los Altos Tuesday morning, police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by robertjames, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:06 am | 4 comments | 1119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks for flexibility in filling vacancies

Faced with a leaner staff and a growing workload, Palo Alto City Manager James Keene wants to relax the city's rules for...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by who cares, on Dec 15, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 9 comments | 1118 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 | 1118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1118 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 | 1118 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 1118 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Thacher wins ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award

Stanford senior tennis standout Ryan Thacher has been named winner of the 2012 Men's ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on May 23, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1118 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 | 1118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Equal Rights? Fine, as long as they agree with me!

It seems that in Palo Alto and possibly elsewhere, equal rights are only fine and acceptable as long as the rights agree...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by PalyDad, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:35 pm | 25 comments | 1118 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Article About Bike Riding in the Netherlands

I found this article a very interesting read.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23587916 I think anyone who is interested...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Aug 11, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 11 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B>I DREAM OF THEATER ... </B>The looming departure of <B>Borders Books</B> from downtown Palo Alto has given some residents...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Who does he represent, on Aug 14, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 8 comments | 1117 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 | 1117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green-dye spill prompts hazmat response

About 1,500 gallons of bright green dye used to find pipe clogs spilled into a Palo Alto storm drain, triggering a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by jody, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 3 comments | 1117 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 | 1117 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home invasion robbery thwarted by 'brave' teen

A man was ambushed by three men as he opened the door to his Mountain View apartment Tuesday (Aug. 2) at around 10:45 p.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:18 am | 6 comments | 1117 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams has All-American season

Former Palo Alto High standout Davante Adams made quite an impact on the Fresno State football team this season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Strive, on Dec 14, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1117 Views

SPORTS

Madsen set for induction into Pac-12 hoop Hall of Honor

Former standout Mark Madsen will be honored as Stanford's representative for induction into this year's Pac-12 Men's Basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Tax men

As millions of Americans prepare to file their income taxes ahead of Mondayís deadline, corporations and the wealthy use...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 29, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 1117 Views
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