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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

International Rescue Committee

How the IRC Works IRC or the International Rescue Committee founded at Albert Einsteinís request in 1933. The organizationís...

Original post made by JasonBuzi on Feb. 28, 2013
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Professorville

Named for the Stanford professors who originally congregated there in the 1890s, Professorville is known for its 100-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Sep 2, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caring Neighborhoods Challenge seeks to spread the love

As Terry Godfrey sipped a warm beverage at a cafe near her home in Evergreen Park last week, she posed a question she hopes...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 1075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday DUI arrests down, fatalities up

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend were down from 2010,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by cool the rhetoric, on Nov 29, 2011 at 9:41 am | 6 comments | 1075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accident / Event Downtown Last Night (2/16/12)

Does anyone know what happened at the corner of Bryant & University last evening at about 5:30? There appeared to be ambulances,...

Original post made by Jennifer Crescent on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers with...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on May 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by trig, on Feb 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Don't bail out Brown for spending enormous public money on HSR instead of on CA schools. Vote NO on Prop. 30.

Regarding Prop. 30, let's not forget that Gov. Jerry Brown is responsible for a large part of the school funding problem....

Original post made by Robert on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:15 pm | 5 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yonkel Goldstein: At Ground Zero

From the vantage point of a decade after 9/11 it seems as fate wanted me to be in New York City -- not just in New York City,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 5 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lost cat

Our cat didn't show up last night and we haven't been able to locate him. Below is a description and how to get in touch...

Original post made by Robin on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meg fires 27,000 HP employees, stock price soars

One percenters are rewarding Meg for firing 27,000 employees. Stock price is up 10% on the news. The American jobs will...

Original post made by meg on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on May 23, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interesting Division of Sexes and Instrumentation in Jordan Marching Band

I had the distinct pleasure of happening to be in the same neighborhood on the same street where the Jordan Marching Band...

Original post made by Marching Band Lover on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 1074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Broken water main causes 40-foot geyser on Old Page Mill

PG&E crews installing power poles Tuesday accidentally bored into a water main, causing a 40-foot-tall geyser to erupt on...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

NetZero

Hot water heaters are not sexy. They are primitive, hulking creatures. They heat 50 to 100 gallons of water 24 hours a day,...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace

My journey to becoming a full-time community activist was unfortunately motivated by pain. I was at Costco when I first learned...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>EYE OF THE BEHOLDER ... </B>Three years ago, artist <B>Sam Yates</B> was a local hero of sorts. After years of snapping...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 1073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modeling Bad Behavior

Letters to the Editor Editor, I appreciate the Palo Alto Weekly's reporting on the harassment charges against Phil...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Professor Smarty Pants, on May 17, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Part of northbound Foothill Expwy to close tonight

Northbound Foothill Expressway between Hillview Avenue and Page Mill Road, including the bike lane, will be closed beginning...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Silly, on May 17, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Liberals Commitment to Taxes and Government to be put to the test

In California, based on the results of the recent election when combined with Obama's re-election at the national level,...

Original post made by Anna on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 20, 2012 at 2:32 am | 15 comments | 1073 Views
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