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SCHOOLS & KIDS

CA Budget needs your help for Early Childhood Education

I sent this letter to the Governor and Appropriations committee representatives in the Assembly and Senate, and to Rich Gordon,...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jun. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 365 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

GreenAcres 1 mailbox robberies and pending closure of Blue Mailbox

All the mailboxes on the Glenbrook cul de sac were systematically robbed by at least 2 and probably 3 people who were caught...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Dec 8, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 445 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Election Protection and Election dishonor

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Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Oct 26, 2008 at 9:42 am | 16 comments | 2395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tuesday: Global Day of Action for Troy Davis

Lytton Plaza, Tuesday May 19th at 7.30 is where you can show your opposition to the pending execution of Troy Davis. There...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Marcantonio Luisi, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:54 am | 10 comments | 2181 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lytton Plaza on June 20th: 100s of Iranians protested

I walked out of Stanford Theatre on Saturday evening around 7 pm to be greeted by a chanting I couldn't distinguish from...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 1935 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

To Senator Harry Reid, and all other US Senators: an Open Letter

Health care reform legislation must guarantee access to comprehensive and essential benefits to all U.S. residents. It is...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by But not for Victims of 9/11, on Feb 1, 2010 at 5:36 am | 18 comments | 1969 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail Authority's Conflict of Interest

Here is an interesting legal opinion about conflicts of interest amongst the leaders of HSR. http://www.calhsr.com/resources/incompatible-offices-conflict-of-interest/ ...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Sep. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SAFE CA Act

Save CA is a way to reduce cost and save taxpayers' money. SAFE CA Act press conference to replace the death penalty...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 2565 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please Don't bulldoze the voters in order to bulldoze our baylands.

Open Letter To the City Council, Redwood City As a resident of Palo Alto, I will be directly impacted by any development...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Jan. 13, 2007
Last comment by just thinkin', on Jun 13, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 15 comments | 5674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Emergency Preparedness Class: free DECEMBER 10TH

Become a Block Preparedness Coordinator: help organize your neighbors (5-10 families in your block) in case of a disaster:...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley Red Cross Update

Your local Red Cross Chapter serves all of Santa Clara County. This is what the Silicon Vally Chapter did from August...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Sep. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge rodent at 10.30 a.m. walked up my garden

What I thought was an opossum could not be, it had no hair bristles, pinkish gray skin. It was about 16 inches long with...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 46 comments | 7379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Russ Feingold to discuss the Patriot Act

Free ACLU Mid-Peninsula cordially invites you to meet and talk with Russ Feingold, the only senator to vote against...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Reich at the Aquarius - a must see

Inequality For All is described in a superb documentary at the Aquarius. Don't miss this outstanding look at the rise of...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:28 am | 8 comments | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto native, teacher is the real thing

Kelly Kobza is a Palo Alto native and teacher who went to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. When she realized that more than...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Seniors should Vote Yes on Measure A

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Original post made by Alice Smith on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by No Reason for A, on May 25, 2008 at 1:09 pm | 16 comments | 2680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's hope this won't happen in our town: bullying results in death

An 11 year old boy killed himself by hanging after bullying at middle school. This tragedy reminds us all that there is...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake in Peru: Information

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Aug. 18, 2007
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Darfur and Ms Palin

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 7, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 9 comments | 2326 Views
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