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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anybody interested in a real economic recovery?

The economy is NOT improving. It is getting worse. This is not your older borther's recession. The new normal is reality,...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by just do it, on Aug 21, 2010 at 6:43 am | 23 comments | 2513 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First rail segment to stretch to Bakersfield

The first segment of California's proposed high-speed-rail line would extend from the unincorporated Central Valley community...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 24, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 2513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Auditor's Office wins national awards

Leadership turnover hasn't kept the City Auditor's Office in Palo Alto from racking up awards, including a national award...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve McLaughlin, on Jun 12, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 4 comments | 2512 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candle-caused fire destroys Palo Alto garage

An unattended candle was the cause of a stubborn fire in a detached garage Thursday morning in the 800 block of Loma Verde...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by another neighbor, on Dec 28, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 18 comments | 2512 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with big baseball tournaments looming

The Palo Alto Oaks aren't scheduled to play their final semipro baseball game of the summer until August. 15. The two biggest...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Crystal & Will Mosby (godfather), on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Recycled Waste Demand Drops With The Downturn In The Global Economy

If you think you are doing the right thing when you discard your recyclable plastics and paper products into your single-stream...

Original post made by Jody on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Consume Less, on Dec 10, 2008 at 12:05 am | 10 comments | 2512 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hundreds volunteer during 'MLK Day of Service'

Palo Alto area residents turned out by the hundreds yesterday and today to volunteer as part of the Martin Luther King Jr....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 2512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla - will this be the new Prius?

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Original post made by Resident on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jul 24, 2008 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 2512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briggs returns to work, and retires, today

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Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by When will she leave for good, on Aug 4, 2008 at 7:31 am | 10 comments | 2511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent writes to parents about bullying

Superintendent Kevin Skelly emailed district parents Wednesday afternoon to explain how the district intends to improve its...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by sandrawyt, on Mar 10, 2013 at 1:35 am | 49 comments | 2511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas-Whitcomb McCoy, on Oct 20, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 10 comments | 2511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High library displaying student phography

My high school kid Leo loves photography. Gunn High library is displaying Leo's photography work now. Some of these photos...

Original post made by AJ Chen on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 8, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

The animal kingdom

Cash has the lead role in this artistic enterprise. In fact, he plays God. But he's a decidedly down-to-earth star. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changing of the guard

Getting hard to replace Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18767 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by just ask, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2511 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three more from Stanford join Obama transition team

Two more Stanford University faculty members and a senior researcher have been named as advisors to the transition team of...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 26, 2008 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 2510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A world without children

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Original post made by Paly mom on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jun 25, 2008 at 8:01 am | 11 comments | 2510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Blood Center sets donation record

The Stanford Blood Center in Palo Alto collected a record amount of blood donations on Tuesday as part of a competition,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2510 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State budget passes, Palo Alto schools face cuts

The Palo Alto Unified School District plans to tap into its reserve in an effort to offset massive state budget cuts passed...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by paul, on Feb 20, 2009 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 2510 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Update on Releasing Guantanamo guys here...

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.18e9e5692442aa61d7510553b5ffc14e.e01&show_article=1 Update above on releasing...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 27, 2009 at 6:32 pm | 10 comments | 2510 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 3, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 23 comments | 2510 Views
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And one more makes three
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Secretary of Plate
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New York College Tours
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