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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11 Power to the Truthful

Not too long ago, I went to Berkeley to watch John Pilger�s �banned� film �The War You Don�t See,� a damning...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hire An Engineer, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:23 am | 24 comments | 1282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"The 21st Century may be American after all, just like the last"

The title of this thread is the last line of an article in the Telegraph, about the coming turnaround for America. There...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 24 comments | 1235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto mulls tougher stance on high-speed rail

The more Palo Alto officials learn about California's proposed high-speed rail, the more their opposition swells. On Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Steve Silvin, on Jan 30, 2012 at 10:03 am | 24 comments | 1693 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wlker and his Lt Govenor Win in Wisconsin

WSJ MADISON, Wis.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election Tuesday, dealing a blow to organized labor, unsettling...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 1521 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"if youve got a business, you didnt build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Omnishambles of Patraeus and Benghazigate

I know the American press and in fact all media worldwide like sex scandals, but please stop looking at this as a sex scandal...

Original post made by The wool is not being pulled over my eyes on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon hates Jews, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 24 comments | 1231 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:33 am | 24 comments | 2084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto girls create app to clean up graffiti, trash

Vanessa Tostado, a sophomore at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, remembers watching a video in computer science class...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 21, 2013 at 7:58 am | 24 comments | 17396 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fates of undocumented 'Dreamers' hang in balance

For the first time since 1986, the U.S. Congress is poised to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. It could be a life-changing...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 24 comments | 3800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto company tackles toxic plumes

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau may be best known locally as the pioneer of the city's curbside recycling program and a leading...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on May 14, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 24 comments | 4716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to seek new city manager

East Palo Alto will look for a new city manager to replace current manager Magda Gonzalez, the City Council announced at...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:35 am | 24 comments | 2938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain kills pedestrian near Alma crossing

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Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 10, 2007 at 7:07 am | 24 comments | 3988 Views

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Growing Homeless Problem

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by MM, on Jan 29, 2009 at 1:42 pm | 24 comments | 5013 Views

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Mosque for Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Resident on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 6, 2010 at 9:17 am | 24 comments | 4448 Views

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Weekly to combine print editions, launch 'e-daily'

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Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by svatoid, on Aug 19, 2008 at 7:57 am | 24 comments | 2604 Views

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San Antonio's bumpy road, trees to be replaced

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Original post made on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Its the housing, on Oct 12, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 24 comments | 2374 Views

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Eshoo outlines agenda for Obama administration

A major investment in infrastructure will be part of any economic stimulus package, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo-D, Palo Alto, told...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 11, 2008 at 11:28 pm | 24 comments | 2146 Views

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Jooners !

This was bound to happen sooner or later - Jooners got the schools hooked onto its calendar/planning website with the heavy...

Original post made by MidtownMom on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by LoTechMom, on Apr 28, 2013 at 10:13 pm | 24 comments | 3025 Views

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51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 1931 Views

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Page Mill & El Camino: Missed Opportunity

Noting the impending construction on the southwest corner of El Camino and Page Mill, also featured in last week's "What's...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Aug. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Aug 20, 2009 at 11:54 am | 24 comments | 2667 Views
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Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,122 views

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 1,809 views

It's the End of the World as We Know It: "Snowpiercer"
By Anita Felicelli | 1 comment | 1,424 views

What is the new couple's paradigm these days?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,082 views

Why is doing nothing so difficult?
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 940 views