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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident not amused by officer's text

The latest report from Palo Alto's independent police auditor has no smoking guns or damning allegations, but it does contain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 11 comments | 1236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New prize for teens aims to spur community service

Calling all innovative, altruistic teens: You could win $20,000 if your community-service project rises to the top in a new...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by local resident, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FWD.us lobby group includes Zuckerberg, Schmidt, Musk

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, writing in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal Thursday, announced the launch of a political...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon, on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just what determines a home's worth?

Nancy Dierx has jumped over fences and been bitten by dogs at least three times in her 31 years working as a real-estate...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 3 comments | 1431 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palin disagrees with McCain, advocates invading Pakistan

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Original post made by Greg K on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by bin Palin, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:20 am | 8 comments | 2322 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Let's talk about John McCain

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Original post made by Mavs man on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by McCain the Mav, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:11 am | 21 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto honors its 34th annual Tall Trees

With Hal Mickelson as master of ceremonies, the recipients of this year's Tall Tree awards received accolades at the 34th...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mary Hansen, on Apr 14, 2013 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 991 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man killed in crash

A 28-year-old Palo Alto man crashed his car off Page Mill Road in Los Altos Hills and died last weekend, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by D., on Apr 14, 2013 at 2:45 am | 3 comments | 1385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jeremy Lin interviews on 60 Minutes this Sunday

Jeremy Lin will be on 60 Minutes this Sunday. Preview video: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50144272n...

Original post made by parent on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by not racist, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 6 comments | 1077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama budget proposal to affect mortgage interest deduction

Anyone have an opinion as to whether a moderate to severe reduction in mortgage interest deduction would affect the PA housing...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Morty, on Apr 13, 2013 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 981 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Victim stable after East Palo Alto shooting

A man was shot in the head in East Palo Alto during a drive-by shooting Wednesday night, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shannon's Sister, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 1142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: A big transition coming in the long urgency of local environmental activism

The impending retirement of Michael Closson after a decade leading the Palo Alto-based environmental organization Acterra...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 6232 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park: Stanford-Arrillaga plan cuts medical office space by 74 percent

As promised, this week Stanford delivered an overview of the latest revisions to its plan for El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:31 am | 9 comments | 1355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly grad pushes for equity as leader in Teach for America

Approaching her Stanford University graduation in 2003, Emily Bobel was poised to accept a job with a biotech firm when she...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Cheaters, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto could get $5 million for new bike bridge

Palo Alto's ambitious plan to give residents and bicyclists convenient, year-round access to the Baylands took a major leap...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by close the gates, on Apr 13, 2013 at 11:19 am | 90 comments | 4432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford researchers create transparent mouse brain

A group of Stanford University researchers have paved the way for increased transparency -- literally and scientifically...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by some guy, on Apr 13, 2013 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 3647 Views

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Palo Alto kicks off neighborhood-grant program

Palo Alto kicked off its latest experiment in engaging local neighborhoods on Friday, April 12, by launching a grant program...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Court.Neighbors & Friends, on Apr 13, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Harbor seal pup rescued at Palo Alto harbor

A baby harbor seal that somehow got stranded in the waters at the Palo Alto harbor was rescued by Palo Alto Animal Services...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 13, 2013 at 7:16 am | 13 comments | 4860 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

I am polite, yet I get my post removed.

I am deeply hurt. Looking at the thread with my posts deleted it appears I must have said something horrendous. I in...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Apr 12, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 11 comments | 977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remodel or move?

A dozen years have passed since Susan and Hugh Daniels found their perfect neighborhood in Mountain View. At the end of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by M Levy, on Apr 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 1563 Views
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