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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Election Prediction Thread

No rhetoric, no noise. Just your prediction for electoral vote count, Senate +/-, and House pick ups. First prize? Why,...

Original post made by PK on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 26 comments | 1089 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge throws out murder charge in Lewis killing

Gregory Elarms Sr., the man accused of gunning down East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in a Hillsdale Shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 1098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholar shares research on Tinsley program

A scholar analyzed academic results of students in the Tinsley Voluntary Transfer Program. But she said the social outcomes...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Answer, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:56 pm | 75 comments | 3341 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss, Schmid, Burt, Berman win council election

Palo Alto voters gave the city's political establishment an enthusiastic vote of confidence on Election Tuesday when they...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sara Armstrong, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 52 comments | 1974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees more than 14,000 early-bird voters

As of last night more than 14,000 Palo Alto residents had cast their ballots, out of some 38,300 registered voters in the...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 8 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Suppression Attempts in San Mateo County?

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) is reporting that a group called Election Integrity Project will be deploying "poll observers"...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 7, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 20 comments | 1963 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 | 950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National Polls: Skewed and unskewed

Looks like the biggest winner last night, after Obama, was Nate Silver and the composite poll blogs. Biggest losers? Karl...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto officer crashes during chase

A police officer pursuing a car through East Palo Alto crashed with another vehicle during the chase, forcing his bike to...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Lewis, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Excitement at Obama campaign's Mountain View headquarters

Volunteers for President Barack Obama's campaign react with excitement as they watch early election returns come in. They...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 836 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Jr. Midgets face tough rematch for NorCal title

The Palo Alto Knights Jr. Midgets advanced to the American Youth Football NorCal Regional Championship with a 42-12 victory...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael , on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:52 am | 4 comments | 1394 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men arrested after interrupted burglary in Palo Alto

Three men have been arrested by the Palo Alto Police Department after a recent interrupted residential burglary, and the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:07 am | 15 comments | 1105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four injured in Menlo Park drive-by shooting

Four people were hit by gunfire in a drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park, and one victim is in critical condition,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 6, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 11 comments | 949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election Day energizes Palo Alto voters

Recent elections have been eye-glazing, shoe-gazing affairs for Palo Alto's poll workers -- occasions for pleasure reading,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ken Dauber Endorsed by 3 More Student Publications

Hello Palo Alto: Have you voted yet? If not, please take a look at these informative editorials about your choices. Thanks...

Original post made by Student Advocate on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by The facts, on Nov 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 17 comments | 1243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council takes stand against marijuana measure

With marijuana advocates pushing for Palo Alto to allow pot dispensaries, city officials took a firm stance Monday night...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Seay, on Nov 6, 2012 at 11:38 am | 51 comments | 4695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Supreme Court forced revelation of $11m

California Supreme Court forced 'Americans for Responsible Leadership' to reveal the source of $11 million dollars they used...

Original post made by Elaine Elbizri on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by money laundering, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:52 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election Night Show for mid-peninsula voters

Surf over to Cable Channel 27 when you can take a break from the national pundits tonight. Our Election Night Show brings...

Original post made by Elliot Margolies on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Good luck to all the school board candidates today...

You've certainly made the forums fun!...

Original post made by determinant on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 843 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Help Palo Alto win 8.5 miles of trails for the community

On behalf of the Palo Alto City Council, the Palo Alto Unified School District, Stanford University, and Stanford Campus...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2012 at 8:35 am | 9 comments | 1883 Views
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