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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mass Transportation: Another view

In view of California's recent(?) love with public transportation and its bond funding, come hell or high (economic) water,...

Original post made by Wolf on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:46 am | 3 comments | 2271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Can we balance our economic needs against a long-term climate catastrophe?

Climate change is one of the most serious issues facing our nation and our planet. Today we are at a key juncture of the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 16, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama fundraises in the Bay Area

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a series of fundraisers in San Francisco and Atherton Wednesday and Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by protector in chief, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 2271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford, other research universities to partner in bioscience collaboration

Three of the Bay Area's powerhouse universities have joined forces to work on a new biomedical science research center funded...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Citizen, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 5 comments | 2271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 2270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business owners unsure about county health plan

Palo Alto business owners appear to be hesitant about joining a new county health care plan for uninsured workers, despite...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 12 comments | 2270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hearing for City Hall shooting suspect postponed

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Douglas K. Southard Thursday postponed a preliminary hearing for two men charged...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by proofreader, on May 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 2270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense begins its case in Zumot trial

The timeline of Bulos Zumot's actions on Oct. 15, 2009, continued to take center stage at Zumot's trial Tuesday as the prosecution...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 2270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt under way in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching on foot and by helicopter for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car during...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2270 Views

SPORTS

Paly volleyball suffers first loss after 26 wins

Thursday's prep roundup Senior Night could mean plenty, not only for the seniors but for the entire Palo Alto girls' volleyball...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Good Job Girls, on Oct 22, 2010 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama HUD Pick Presages Palo Alto's Housing Future

Related to Paul's post about Chicago politics, below, here's the Obama HUD appointment http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/2008-12-13-obama-cabinet_N.htm...

Original post made by Growth Ain\'t That Bad on Dec. 14, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County officials eye housing-tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ben, on May 5, 2016 at 7:54 pm | 16 comments | 2270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to amp up recruitment for commissions

Serving on a citizen commission in Palo Alto may look to an outsider like a thankless labor of love, full of wonky public...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 8:20 am | 23 comments | 2269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford renaming committee seeks input from community

A Stanford University committee charged with establishing principles around the potential renaming of streets and buildings...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Finals before break?' is the wrong question...

I have been waiting for the calender discussion about finals before or after break to turn to the issue of, 'Why do we even...

Original post made by district teacher on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Concerned parents, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists share stories

Four low-income teenagers told stories of persevering against hardship in a recent "Youth of the Year" speech competition...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown mugger charged with 6 felonies

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12323353...

Original post made by Greg on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Portola Valley driver charged with felony DUI

Carter Madsen Boyce, 19, of Portola Valley has been charged with felony drunken driving in a July 30 incident in which he...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:34 am | 4 comments | 2269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

obama flip-flops again! starts taking soft money

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Original post made by pam on Aug. 17, 2008
Last comment by NOBAMA, on Aug 19, 2008 at 12:25 am | 6 comments | 2269 Views
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