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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Talks About Ayers

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Original post made by Peter S on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 12, 2008 at 1:27 am | 20 comments | 2583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student who later committed suicide has...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 5 comments | 2583 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Swine flu forces 14 school closures in Bay Area

Reports of probable and confirmed cases of swine flu have closed at least 14 schools across the Bay Area as educators and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by mm mm mm, on May 5, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

51,000 sq ft grocery store coming to Menlo Park

What gives with all the tiny supermarkets (less than 20,000 square feet) in Palo Alto. Small stores have terrible selections,...

Original post made by shopper on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 24 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 5, 2009 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 2582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City employees exhorbitant salaries need to be cut down

City of Palo Alto 2009 gross salary data was recently published http://www.paloaltoonline.com/media/reports/1269449374.pdf I...

Original post made by Shocked on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by lifetime jobs?, on Apr 4, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 11 comments | 2582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

22-30+ year old kids living with Mommy and Daddy in Palo Alto

When local parents allow their kids to live with them, well after their education is complete (or should be completed), they...

Original post made by James on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 18 comments | 2582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In final meeting as mayor, Karen Holman wins praise from 'united' council

In her first council meeting of the year and her final night as Palo Alto mayor, Karen Holman won a pair of standing ovations...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Past STAR test results

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Original post made by Disorganized Mom on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Disorganized Mom, on Aug 12, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2582 Views

SPORTS

Dramatic finish goes against Stanford

Toby Gerhart rewrote the Stanford record books with his four-touchdown performance, but no one bothered to ask him about...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Tritt, on Nov 23, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 5 comments | 2582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges face big budget hit

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will lose $8 million for its current-year budget and turn away "hundreds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 23, 2008 at 12:47 pm | 5 comments | 2582 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Arlen Specter will switch his party affiliation

At least he made an honest statement of why he switched----- “I have traveled the State, talked to Republican leaders...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by food for fhought, on May 6, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 59 comments | 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Smart grid' could protect city from power outages

What Dexter Dawes, chairman of Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission, now calls "chump change" could spiral into a project...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on May 11, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's murder case moved to San Jose

A tense shouting match between the families of murder suspect Bulos Zumot and victim Jennifer Schipsi before Zumot's Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 18, 2010 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medvedev wants his own 'Siliconovaya Dolina'

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is touring Silicon Valley to see how its mix of technology, venture capital and innovation...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by jazzpr0, on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 4 comments | 2582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some city leaders denounce chief's comments

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Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by sid, on Nov 7, 2008 at 10:11 pm | 9 comments | 2581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts want change in sexual-orientation policy

The national Boy Scouts of America policy prohibiting homosexual people from becoming members or leaders is out of touch,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tony Porterfield, on Mar 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 13 comments | 2581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grierson Admits Another OCR Investigation - Denies Fault

In a letter to parents, Principal Chris Grierson of Duveneck Elementary tonight told parents that his school is the latest...

Original post made by PA Dad on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by jls mom of 2, on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 2581 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The library of the future

It looks like a boxy robot, or maybe a poor man's ATM. With simple lines and a glowing screen, the Cupertino Library's JobView...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 18, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 11 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take a stroll down Christmas Tree Lane

For more than 60 years, residents on Fulton Street in Palo Alto have decorated their homes for the holidays. Colorful lights...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 26, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 11 comments | 2581 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Wasband
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Packing for the Women's March
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