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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political Signs in Public Right of Way and on Parkland

There are several candidates that are placing their signs in the public right of way (planter strips between sidewalk and...

Original post made by Political Sign Watcher on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by determinant, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vampires descend on City Hall

Jane Ratchye (far right), Debbie Lloyd (right), Karla Dailey (fourth from left), Lindsay Joye (third from left) and fellow...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 955 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested with burglary tools

Two men who were arrested on El Camino Real for a bicycle theft last Thursday have been booked on an array of charges, including...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 14 comments | 1027 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hill enjoys fundraising edge in state Senate race

With elections just days away, Assemblyman Jerry Hill is banking on his superior campaign chest to help him carry the day...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Student Arrested??

Anyone hear anything about a student at Jordan being taken away by the police today? I've heard rumors that a police car...

Original post made by Jim H. on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 31, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 6 comments | 1422 Views

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 | 1842 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 | 954 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 | 1217 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 | 1213 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 | 1126 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. 937 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3210 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 | 1435 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 | 1456 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 | 957 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 | 966 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. 790 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 | 1958 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 | 691 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 | 2078 Views
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