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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The red ink of a greyer future, Doomed to grow old alone

"The International Monetary Fund estimates that among the Group of 20 nations whose leaders meet in London this week,...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 5, 2009 at 8:13 am | 3 comments | 1773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson at Cubberley and Mitchell Park

PAFD responded to a fire alarm at Cubberley around 2AM. They found a trash can on fire in the ladies restroom, J wing. During...

Original post made by qq on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

high air pollution warning for Thanksgiving Day

Winter Spare the AirAlert, November 26 A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Thursday, November 26,...

Original post made by please spare the air on Nov. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1773 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hamas Rockets threaten Israel's Nuclear Plant

A new reason for Israel to invade Gaza was revealed today by the Times of London. Hamas' long range missiles can now reach...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1773 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Channel Five announces movie on Slave Grown Chocolate

Five or six years ago Palo Alto was considering sanctions against non Fair Trade Coffee [which see]. At that time I wrote...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 31, 2010 at 7:18 am | 6 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to debate future of Palo Alto Bowl

Palo Alto Bowl would make way for a new Hilton-operated hotel if the City Council votes to approve the project tonight. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:21 am | 33 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are the roach coaches at Edgewood Plaza licensed and inspected?

Who's responsible for "policing" the food trucks at Edgewood Plaza? Do they each have a Palo Alto business permits Do they...

Original post made by Bob on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Dont worry about it, on May 7, 2011 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gran Fondo and Taste of Palo Alto to celebrate bikes and food in downtown

Palo Altans will have the opportunity in September to participate in what event organizer Hunter Ziesing called "the latest...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former school board member Aggie Robinson dies at 92

Agnes Robinson, universally known as "Aggie" during a lifetime dedicated to progressive activism, died early Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on Oct 4, 2011 at 11:43 pm | 4 comments | 1773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hospice for US Automakers

The more I read, listen and think about what Detroit's condition is, the more I think about the decision I had to make around...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 4:06 am | 3 comments | 1772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto man gets 20 years for child molestation

A Palo Alto man accused of molesting his two stepdaughters was sentenced to 20 years in state prison in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by iSez, on Dec 6, 2012 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1772 Views

SPORTS

Lin is named the Player of the Week in Ivy League basketball

Harvard senior guard Jeremy Lin from Palo Alto High has been named the Player of the Week in the Ivy League for helping the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Local gurl, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1772 Views

SPORTS

Paly-Menlo battle to a tie; SHP girls win WBAL opener

Thursday's prep soccer Menlo School won the first half and Palo Alto the second, but neither team came away with a victory...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly parent, on Dec 19, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 1772 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why No Article About HSR Legal Win?

Here's the article as posted by the Mountain View Voice. http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3382 This makes...

Original post made by P.A. Native on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Thetuth, on Sep 25, 2010 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain horns back to normal volume, people still whine

http://www.insidebayarea.com/sanmateocountytimes/localnews/ci_13241557...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Sep 1, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident Saturday afternoon on San Antonio

We saw a pretty horrific looking accident about 4.15pm Sat. on San Antonio. A minivan traveling Westbound was completely...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by iphony, on Mar 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone else smell foul odor 2-4am?

OK, so please don't laugh at my post, which is gonna be super easy to make fun of. Both my neighbor and I (and our wives)...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Aug 3, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 12 comments | 1772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit of past/current Contractual assignments by City of P.A.

It would be very interesting and (possibly) explosive in content if someone did a past 10 year audit on how many friends...

Original post made by the watcher on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 1771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1771 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cheap, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 1771 Views
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