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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto donors back repeal of death penalty

Death and taxes may be the only certainties in this world, but when it comes to campaign contributions, Palo Alto residents...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 31, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 51 comments | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FEMA is disaster

FEMA is boondoggle federal bureaucracy. The American Red Cross is much more effient. Individuals and neighbors and religious...

Original post made by James on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

grocery donations for hurricane victims

Mitt Romney is organizing grocery donations to give to the hurricane victims. Are any of the local Romney offices doing collections?...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by James, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B

Santa Clara County has been whipsawed by the economic downturn and the state's perennial budget crises. When funding runs...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 1115 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Bush and Prop 32

Just heard a radio ad saying that Prop 32 is sponsored by George Bush and Karl Rove. Is that true? Why are they involved...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 930 Views

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Gas-pipe project could snarl Palo Alto traffic

A prominent stretch of Junipero Serra Boulevard may see major traffic-backups this month because of an ongoing effort by...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by X, on Oct 31, 2012 at 6:29 am | 17 comments | 3151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullet Voting As A Voting Strategy

I just want to follow up on the thread that was deleted (rightly so) which contained a voting strategy that I have used my...

Original post made by Student Advocate on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Oct 30, 2012 at 11:32 pm | 17 comments | 1425 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Zhou wins CCS golf title; Titans qualify for NorCals

Gunn sophomore Anna Zhou improved upon her runner-up finish from last year and captured individual honors at the girls' Central...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anna Z, on Oct 30, 2012 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 1277 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 | 952 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost-and-found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 962 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney flip-flops on FEMA

A year ago, Romney went on record saying he wanted to kill FEMA and privatize national disaster relief programs. Today, Republican...

Original post made by flip flop on Oct. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 781 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple fans crowd new downtown Palo Alto store

Like Steve Jobs before him, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Saturday dropped by the new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto on its opening...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 30, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 123 comments | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for small theater to rent

Does anyone know of a place available for rent on Friday or Saturday nights that can seat about 50 people? I'm open to...

Original post made by Jan on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 30, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 3 comments | 685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Top high school test scores called 'blessing and curse'

Top test scores were cited as a blessing and a curse Tuesday, Oct. 23, as the Palo Alto Board of Education reviewed results...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:17 am | 52 comments | 2064 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford-affiliated firms generate $2.7 trillion a year

Companies formed by Stanford University graduates or professors generate global revenues of $2.7 trillion annually and have...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 959 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls run to PAL cross-country title

==B Weekend prep roundup== Youth didn't translate into inexperience for the Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country as five...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Day Care Center closes after 37 years

Three hundred low-cost child-care slots in Palo Alto will be lost this week when the owners of the 37-year-old Peninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds an economic partner in China

Palo Alto already has six sister cities, but on Thursday, Sept. 27, the city signed a different kind of an agreement with...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 1598 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol Consumption in Bowden Park

On Thursday, September 27, between 3:30 and 6:00 pm, ten women and one man drank 8+ bottles of wine in the presence of more...

Original post made by Jan Hutcheson on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views
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