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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contact your State Reps THIS WEEK to oppose HSR

THE VOTE IS THIS WEEK. They will be deciding whether to release over $2 Billion in State bond funding to start high speed...

Original post made by Parent on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Jun 30, 2012 at 9:16 am | 6 comments | 874 Views

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A sweet way to get together

Growing up in Berkeley, Karin Thorne always looked forward to the days leading up to Christmas when the family gathered to...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lachie, on Dec 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 874 Views

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President Obama's visit draws small crowd to Atherton

About 50 people gathered in the vicinity of Valparaiso Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas in Atherton this morning to watch...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:10 am | 8 comments | 874 Views

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Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo accepting paycheck during gov't shutdown

Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto)has decided to accept her paycheck ($174,000 annual salary)during the government shutdown....

Original post made by Stephen Peeps on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Ferd Nerdlinger, on Oct 9, 2013 at 11:56 am | 10 comments | 874 Views

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Wednesday declared another 'Spare the Air' day

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, and the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 10, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 873 Views

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Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Any advice on attending Shoreline's SF Symphony show?

I plan to take my family there next year and am wondering how it works. It begins at 8:00 when it is not dark. So we sit...

Original post made by Parent on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eric G., on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Menlo Park Legends win a milestone 100th semipro game

Most summer baseball schedules last around 40 games, so four summers are roughly the equivalent of a 162-game major league...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 19, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly steals jewelry while man sleeps

A man who befriended a woman at Palo Alto's nonprofit Opportunity Center had $20,000 to $25,000 worth of jewelry stolen from...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Palo-Alto--Where Even Bums Carry $25K in Pocket Change!, on Jul 25, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 873 Views

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VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Assemblyman Rich Gordon to host open house Thursday

State Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, will discuss the latest Sacramento happenings and his outlook for 2012 with...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 872 Views

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New musical horizons

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase "choral music"? Church choir, perhaps, or a sing-along...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Natalie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting wounds one person

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that left one person wounded late Tuesday morning, Nov. 27 -- the fourth...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA dumbest move yet

PA has just announced a search for a new Fire Chief - what an incredibly dumb move! Now is the time to seriously considered...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by George, on Aug 3, 2012 at 2:06 am | 9 comments | 871 Views

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Sen. Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto

State Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) will return to his district to hold public office hours at the downtown farmers market...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Janz, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 871 Views

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How Can We Help the Donkeys?

I just found out about the donkeys at Bol Park being injured by a pack of dogs. I don't have donkey experience, per se,...

Original post made by Ducatigirl on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 15, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 871 Views

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Attorneys challenge report on Buena Vista conversion

Residents who would be displaced by the conversion of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a complex of high-end apartments...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 31, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Political Lynching of George Zimmerman.

Zimmerman (Z) was high tech lynched by the liberal press, before he was arrested. Barack Obama jumped in to tighten the noose....

Original post made by Ken on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jul 15, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 8 comments | 871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity blocking Bayshore at Loma Verde

Police appear to be diverting traffic between Fabian and Loma Verde on Bayshore. Anyone any idea why?...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by motorcycle rider, on Sep 4, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 3 comments | 871 Views
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