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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Congress Should Serve People not Corporations

The heart of the global economy is a war economy. War is big business, transnational corporations profit from the destruction...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by TOM KIMMEL, on Apr 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery: President Obama visits Palo Alto

President Barack Obama visited Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) to take part in a "town hall" meeting entitled "Shared Responsibility...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 1348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fallen oak limb damages roof, truck

A large oak limb crashed down on a Barron Park homeowner's truck at about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday morning (Oct. 12). The limb...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:40 pm | 17 comments | 1347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford endowment jumps 10 percent last year

Stanford University is working its way back to financial health following devastating investment losses in 2008-09. But Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1347 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small earthquake hits northeast of Milpitas

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake struck northeast of Milpitas at 7:40 p.m. Sunday night, according to the United States Geological...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 8, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 1347 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wishes for a BCS Happy New Year

James McGillicuddy got his wish. Now the Stanford football team hopes to get its wish too when bowl game pairings are released....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by cblasey, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 7 comments | 1347 Views

SPORTS

Paly teams make a splash at league swim finals

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls staged another stirring battle while the Palo Alto boys atoned for last season's stumble from...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Noel, on May 7, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

SPORTS

Rose Bowl leaves a lasting impression on past QBs

For only the fourth time since 1970, the Stanford football team is Rose Bowl-bound. Jim Plunkett and Todd Husak quarterbacked...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mary D., on Dec 28, 2012 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:24 am | 6 comments | 1347 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 23 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Vegan variety in Palo Alto

In many cases, yes, according to a few chefs with restaurants in Palo Alto. "Eating vegan is a growing trend," said Calafia...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Longtime veg, on Jan 31, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 1347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene praises response to Wednesday crash

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is lauding the community's response to Wednesday's fatal plane crash, which left the entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 1346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modern American cities are changing

A report describing how modern American cities are being changed. This epic injustice is the complete takeover and reengineering...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 27, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 1346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-car crash snarls traffic on Highway 101

A multi-vehicle crash blocked lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View for about 45 minutes this morning, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by speeders, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted in a rural residential neighborhood in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lion Tamer, on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to New Year revelers: 'Use a gun, go to jail'

Celebratory gunfire is getting a serious crackdown in East Palo Alto, where police plan to more than triple the number of...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Dumkopf, on Jan 1, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Implications of the Castro St (and other) Caltrain Ped Crossing Project

The project to "upgrade" the Castro St (Mountain View) pedestrian crossing is taking shape. They are putting in permanent...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Radiation in milk in California

From CNN: There is no health risk from consuming milk with extremely low levels of radiation, like those found in Washington...

Original post made by Ann Marie on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ann, on Mar 31, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 2 comments | 1346 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly, Palo Alto Online win top state honors

The Palo Alto Weekly and PaloAltoOnline.com garnered 10 first- and second-place awards Saturday (April 16) in an annual statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Brochure on suicide response earns recognition

A brochure outlining Palo Alto's response to a youth suicide cluster has earned Palo Alto an award from the California League...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 1345 Views
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