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AROUND TOWN

Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin Immersion on the Board Agenda Tuesday

In addition to the Calendar, "The Board will consider approving the change in status of the dual immersion English/Mandarin...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley, enrollment, budget top 2012 school concerns

Planning for the future of Cubberley Community Center will likely take center stage in 2012, along with growing school-district...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by PA Neighbor, on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 1318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman turns herself in for trying to steal liquor

A 19-year-old Mountain View woman was arrested and charged with robbery after she turned herself in Wednesday for attempting...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 2, 2011 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested after seven-hour standoff

A man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff in Mountain View Sunday morning, police...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1318 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 | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swam of flying termites

I saw a large swarm of flying termites in my backyard today. After flying in the air for a few minutes they dropped their...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Toby, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

News Digest

<B>AT&T drops plan for cell tower at church Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14754...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wireless4PaloAlto, on Apr 22, 2011 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open address to Ken Dauber – PLEASE, reconsider forming a Shadow PAUSD Board.

Dear Mr. Dauber, I addressed you back in March calling on you to form a PAUSD Shadow Board http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2013/03/21/open-address-to-ken-dauber—please-form-...

Original post made by village fool on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by parent is full of it, on Dec 21, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Piscotty powers Stanford past the Titans, 1-0

==BI NCAA baseball == Stephen Piscotty provided all the offense and Jordan Pries combined with Chris Reed on a two-hit...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Dahozzman, on Jun 5, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Report: Texas, Oklahoma schools will seek membership in the Pac-12

The Austin American-Statesman reported Sunday that Texas, Oklahoma, currently ranked first in the nation in football, Texas...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 19, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How rail travel can work

Just returned from a trip to Europe where I used multi systems of public transport. I found it fast, clean, efficient and...

Original post made by European Traveler on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Ashton Carter nominated to be next Pentagon chief

President Barack Obama on Dec. 5 nominated Asthon Carter, a visiting scholar at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dennis , on Dec 11, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 21 comments | 1317 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 | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney General to appeal tossed murder case

A Nov. 6 decision to throw out murder charges against accused killer Gregory Elarms Sr. will be appealed in state court by...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1316 Views

SPORTS

USA women advance to World Cup championship against Japan

==B The finals: Sunday, 11:45 a.m.; ESPN== It has been 12 years since the United States last reached the finals in the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by CaliAli, on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 1316 Views
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