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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dick Cheney announces his support for gay marriage

"I think, you know, freedom means freedom for everyone," Cheney said in a speech at the National Press Club. "I think people...

Original post made by Dick on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 3, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 16 comments | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two More Threatened Suicides By Train

None of the newspapers picked up on the two threatened suicides this last weekend. The first was a male on Friday night,...

Original post made by RC on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Strong Arm Robbery at Paly

Three black males in their 20's just performed a strong arm robbery of an iPod at Paly. PAPD is responding code 3 setting...

Original post made by qq on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 6 comments | 2239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

the Carlygate scandal expands, Tom Cambell is now accusing her of using shell companies to share technology with Iran

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/san-jose-neighborhoods/ci_14895735 Several of Carly Fiorina's former...

Original post made by Tom on Apr. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Snake on California Ave 5 pm Sunday?

Did anyone else see a few folks trying to corral a big snake at California Ave near Hanover / Harvard Streets around 5 pm...

Original post made by College Terrace on May. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Underlying Premise of Obama's Health Insurance "Reform"

Ok, hot topic now, so here we go. Here is Peter Singer, "ethicist" of Princeton, in the NYT on Sunday. I say ethicist...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 31, 2009 at 6:59 am | 28 comments | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg calls for immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost Monday night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by MiMi, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:40 am | 22 comments | 2239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police: Outrage over homicides leads to tips

After decades of adhering to a "no-snitch" culture, East Palo Alto residents are coming forward with tips about recent murders...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on Jul 29, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 10 comments | 2238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 2238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Venting Some Really Bad Ideas

I just thought I would vent a few local things that I think were and are some really bad ideas. Some we can still stop. Some...

Original post made by Carol Gilbert on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by stopped reading , on Sep 16, 2013 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Last Chance to Write to Board About Everyday Math

The PAUSD School Board votes tomorrow (4/28) on whether to adopt Everyday Math or wait a year and evaluate other math programs. The...

Original post made by Type Now, Right Now on Apr. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district: 'No' on new elementary school, but explore K-8 site

Palo Alto school district leadership are recommending against the long-discussed proposal of opening a 13th elementary school,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2016 at 8:00 am | 3 comments | 2238 Views

SPORTS

Stanford produces prospects from summer ball

Stanford football recruiting class of 2011 has skills Stanford outfielder Kellen Kiilsgaard and pitchers Alex Pracher...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by sherry, on Sep 3, 2009 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2238 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball players earn All-American honors

==B Cardinal corner== ==I Piscotty a preseason All-American== Stanford sophomores Rachel Williams and Carly Wopat were...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 2238 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin bills herself over McCain

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Original post made by Oh Boy! on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 19, 2008 at 3:19 pm | 8 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman wins 2012 National Wetlands Award

Florence LaRiviere has frequented Palo Alto's Baylands since the 1950s, but she said developments diminished much of the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara and Barry , on May 7, 2012 at 12:53 am | 5 comments | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Bookless' textbook study launched at Foothill

A group of educators will meet at Foothill College this week to begin studying how to encourage widespread adoption of free...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dianefigo, on Feb 25, 2011 at 5:02 am | 2 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Advisory Committee Report Now Available

After a school board meeting a year ago, Gunn High School was directed by the school board to improve Gunn's guidance counseling...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on Mar. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gunn Mom2, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 2237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

arsonist on the loose in Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says there have been 9 arson fires in Barron Park so far this year. More in the Mitchell Park area. The PA...

Original post made by Greg on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jul 3, 2009 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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