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AROUND TOWN

Groupon coming to Palo Alto

The Groupon shopaholic company issued a press release today saying that they are opening an office on California Ave. They...

Original post made by Facebookie on Dec. 1, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Toys sought for 'Cops that Care' event

Mountain View police hope 1,700 kids will flock to the police station on Saturday (Dec. 18) where the auditorium will be...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hinda Sack, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Improvements in trash collection

Seriously, I would love an enterprising company to come along and offer to take away all our trash, recyclables and compostables...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Housewife, on Oct 7, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 6 comments | 1162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman faces gunman during Menlo Park stroll

A nighttime stroll turned terrifying for a woman on Sharon Road in Menlo Park Monday night when she was confronted by a man...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:30 pm | 10 comments | 1162 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Suspect in armed robberies arrested after all-day standoff

A suspect in multiple armed robberies was arrested Thursday evening after a standoff outside a North Fair Oaks home that...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 1162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Others See Us: An author on Why She Loves Librarians

http://www.earlyword.com/as-others-see-us/ A very nice addition to the literature re: librarians, and public libraries....

Original post made by Library Commissioner on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent: district still on track to buy land

The Palo Alto school district remains on track to acquire a coveted 2.6-acre parcel on San Antonio Road, school officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by varnish, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 8 comments | 1161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto elementary enrollment up 4 percent

An elementary enrollment boom charges ahead in Palo Alto this fall, with city-wide K-5 growth -- at 4 percent -- approaching...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John Markevitch, on Sep 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 1161 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 | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman attacked while walking in Mountain View

Police are searching for a man who attacked a Mountain View woman as she walked through a residential neighborhood Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by gio, on Jan 10, 2011 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1161 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Reception Friday, April 8 for Sculpture Installations Exhibition at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Sedimentals, an exhibition of works...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Apr. 5, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Woman killed in hit-and-run on East Bayshore

A woman killed in a Redwood City hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening has been identified as 53-year-old Nora Fuentes-Arias...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 1161 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sign of the times: gross government management

Sad to say, cause you'd never guess, but I'm talking about about a terrific place--the Rincanada Pool. Yes, the perfectly...

Original post made by The Real Slim K on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by nottrue, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 11 comments | 1160 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 | 1160 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 | 1160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Even without housing, Gateway offers many benefits

After eight public hearings with few opposing speakers, we believe the Gateway project, a transit-oriented development with...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on May 4, 2012 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 1160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new traffic light on Alma just west of Meadow

A brand new traffic light on busy Alma street. For whom? For the potential residents of the new luxury home complex? Or...

Original post made by VJ on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why did she not get the Nobel Peace Prize?

Malala Yousafzai http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/9606952/Friends-of-Pakistani-girl-shot-by-Taliban-vow-never-to-be-subdued-by-militants.html ...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 14, 2012 at 9:03 am | 8 comments | 1160 Views
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Slow Your Roll
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