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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

hundreds of people killed in Xinjiang , China this week

For the last few days, the headline news story in most European newspapers is about the mass killings in western China's...

Original post made by jenny on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:29 am | 7 comments | 1676 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 | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

PACT new policy in question

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by OK on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 17, 2009 at 11:42 am | 6 comments | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010: Year in Photos

2010 was a year filled with emotion and events that changed the community, from a tragic plane crash in East Palo Alto to...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss achievement gap committee

Superintendent Max McGee's call for an achievement gap task force made up of students, teachers and community members will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Immigration reform in dollars and cents

The Center for American Progress, an independent nonpartisan think tank, published a paper in March analyzing the 10-year...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Calliope Sunshine, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knife-wielding man robs Palo Alto Goodwill

A Santa Clara man was arrested in Palo Alto Monday afternoon minutes after allegedly robbing a Goodwill store and threatening...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by chuck, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 12 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 1675 Views

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 | 1675 Views

BOOKS

City to host ground-breaking Monday

Palo Alto Mayor Nancy Shepherd and other officials will host a ceremonial ground-breaking ceremony on Monday, March 17, at...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ahh. Lytton Plaza back to its old self again

I was downtown to see the festival today. I walked down the alley that runs from the Compaq bldg to the lot behind Lytton...

Original post made by Dave on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 6 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex Atherton resident dies in Seal Beach shooting

Michele Daschbach Fast, 47, a former resident of Atherton and an elementary school student at St. Raymond Church in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 1674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

gas hook up question

Has anyone converted their wood burning fireplace to a gas log set up having a home built on concrete slab?? I need to run...

Original post made by laura on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Be the first on your block to redesign the city's website

The City of Palo Alto has issued an RFP for a redesigned website: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=21650...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Jun 16, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 1673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

YAKETY-YAK ... Palo Alto City Council Chambers were deserted Tuesday night by the time the council got to its last agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Doc shredding event?

While driving down Alma today, as I passed either E. Meadow or Charleston (I forget which), there was a sign announcing a...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jul 19, 2013 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1673 Views
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