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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The new traffic light on Alma just west of Meadow

A brand new traffic light on busy Alma street. For whom? For the potential residents of the new luxury home complex? Or...

Original post made by VJ on Sep. 30, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to host college fair Monday

Students from all local high schools are invited to the 2012 Palo Alto College Fair to be held Monday, Oct. 8, at Gunn High...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 4 comments | 1453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama, the empty suit

I like to gloat, because I believe in humans having the ego to do so. I have long said that Obama is a leftist empty suit....

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:36 pm | 12 comments | 30 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1228 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls moving closer to volleyball showdown

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Palo Alto girls' volleyball coach Dave Winn is not one to look past matches. Thus, hosting...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Go VIKINGS, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's soccer hosts Cal in Pac-12 showdown

Stanford will complete its stretch of six straight home games when it take on rival California on Thursday at 7 p.m. Both...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Elizabeth Brown-Dean, on Oct 4, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1412 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto resident earns men's soccer honor

==B Of local note== Santa Clara University keeper Larry Jackson from East Palo Alto has helped the Broncos post three...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by RYSC Coach, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1214 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball will test Oregon's perfection

==B Stanford roundup== The number of unbeaten women's volleyball teams in the nation is down to a precious few, and Oregon...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Walk & Roll days roll out throughout Palo Alto

Palo Alto schools are celebrating Walk & Roll Week this week, with activities designed to encourage students to walk, bike,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by bike racks, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1134 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City set to limit amplified sound at Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza has long served as Palo Alto's prime meeting ground for the discontent masses, from the Vietnam War protests...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jared Bernstein, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:29 am | 15 comments | 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'What colleges want' to be discussed tonight

"What Colleges Want and Why" is the theme of presentations at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools tonight, Oct. 1, and Tuesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 4, 2012 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1572 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses son's bike to chase suspected burglar

A man used his son's bike to chase down a suspected burglar Monday evening after the man and his family returned to their...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by susan, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:17 am | 6 comments | 1169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too bright!

The new steet lamps on Parkinson are too bright! Thought I was in a scene from Close Encounters last night when the bright...

Original post made by Parkinson Resident on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by private property, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meg speaks, HP tanks

Meg gave a speech at the HP company meeting today, pretty much saying that HP sucks and isn't going to get better any time...

Original post made by talk to Meg on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 3, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council candidate bios

Bios for the six Palo Alto City Council candidates. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26957...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by of counsel, on Oct 3, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance looks for new home outside Stanford

For the first time in 38 years the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance auto show is searching for a new home outside its past venue...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:22 am | 14 comments | 1960 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Stretching the Brown Act

In the end, the idea of selling a small, seven-acre land-locked city-owned parcel in the foothills above Arastradero Preserve...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 3, 2012 at 9:34 am | 12 comments | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The candidates weigh in

The Palo Alto Weekly surveyed the six candidates on a range of city issues, from land use to a ban on people living in their...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 2, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 4 comments | 1879 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another Border Patrol officer killed, why are we doing this border enforcementt?

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/us/one-border-patrol-agent-killed-another-injured-in-arizona.html?_r=0 This poor man...

Original post made by Karen on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Oct 2, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 4 comments | 785 Views
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