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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Truth about Social Security

Social Security pays to keep working people (and their dependents and survivors) out of poverty when they are old. It spreads...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Slick, on Oct 27, 2010 at 5:23 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Advice to Palo Altans: Be kind to each other

When it comes to embracing the greater good, nobody does it better than the people of Palo Alto. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Adobe, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 1482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Political Lynching of George Zimmerman.

Zimmerman (Z) was high tech lynched by the liberal press, before he was arrested. Barack Obama jumped in to tighten the...

Original post made by Ken on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on May 12, 2012 at 10:05 am | 16 comments | 1482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Students apply design principles for social solutions

Can "design thinking" help to solve poverty and racism? Middle school students in East Palo Alto brainstormed for solutions...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Innovate, on Aug 17, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Sept. 28)

[http://philharmonia.org/sept10.html Robert Levin plays Mozart] Nicholas McGegan leads the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walker User, on Oct 7, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hideous Music on Edgewood Needs to Stop

The way too loud, horribly loud music on Edgewood needs to stop. Even with doors and windows closed it is disruptive and...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 3, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 4, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may extend building permits

Seeking to aid local developers during a merciless economy, Palo Alto officials are proposing adding one-year extensions...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Looming Water Disaster in California

Itís all about the Peripheral Canal, a massive, multi-billion dollar aqueduct that would bypass the Delta region altogether...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday feature: Best bets for pets

Most people consider their pets -- be they dogs, cats, birds or bunnies -- part of the family. And according to a recent...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic church building to house office space

A historic building on Bryant Street that once housed the First Church Christ, Scientist, would be renovated and transformed...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Jan 11, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's Up with the Democratic Mailers?

The recent mailers from the Democratic party are being stuffed in our mail boxes. They are funded by the party and are endorsing...

Original post made by political observer on Oct. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do our leaders live?

It is fair to ask where our various city leaders live, by neighborhood. By this, I mean council members and various board...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:30 am | 49 comments | 1480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report shows big drop in East Palo Alto crime

East Palo Alto -- once regarded as the murder capital of the country -- has seen a 56 percent decrease in violent crime since...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by G TOWN, on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 7 comments | 1480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton woman pleads no contest to DUI

A 63-year-old Atherton woman who was arrested for driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park parking...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 1480 Views

SPORTS

Paly grads Bono, Anderson reunited at Stanford-UCLA football game

==B Of local note== A year ago, Christoph Bono and Kevin Anderson were on the same side of the field as teammates on the...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 4, 2011 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man still critical after assault at Caltrain station

A man who was severely beaten at the Redwood City Caltrain station Friday night has made slight improvements but remains...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 19 comments | 1480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chris Matthews calls out Obama

http://tv.breitbart.com/thrill-is-gone-matthews-turns-on-obama-i-hear-stories-that-you-would-not-believe/ When Chris Matthews,...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Matty, on Nov 23, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 26 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frost fights reduction in misdemeanor charges

Most people facing criminal prosecution would welcome a reduction in charges -- not panhandler Victor Frost. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Dec 14, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man steals $93,000 ring from Stanford jeweler

A man who claimed he was shopping for an engagement ring at Shreve and Company at Stanford Shopping Center Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Esther, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:50 am | 11 comments | 1480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1479 Views
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