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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Toyota to Recall 437,000 Hybrids World-Wide

A reluctant Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday a global recall of its flagship Prius and other gasoline-electric hybrid...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 11, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1676 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would make...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by smmmmm, on Jul 1, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 18 comments | 1676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn senior Andrew Liu wins $20,000 in Siemens science contest

A Gunn High School student won $20,000 over the weekend, placing fifth out of six finalists in the Washington, D.C. nationals...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 1676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Search for East Palo Alto carjackers continues

East Palo Alto police continue to search for two suspects involved in a carjacking on Poplar Avenue in East Palo Alto that...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 15, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 1676 Views

SPORTS

Support Stanford Football

With a charismatic coach now in his third season, one of the top recruiting classes in the nation here as freshmen, and returning...

Original post made by Julie Lythcott-Haims on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 27, 2009 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposition 14 is the game changer

Tuesday’s ballot contains one real game changer: Proposition 14. This aims to make our elected officials represent us instead...

Original post made by Lee Thé on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by hmmm, on Jun 9, 2010 at 6:15 am | 3 comments | 1676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's chief attorney, librarian set to depart

Palo Alto officials will bid farewell to two department heads tonight when the City Council formally recognizes the services...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

It is not too late - Reduce Libraries

Why do we have so many libraries in Palo Alto? Reduce the number of library facilities down to one or two, total. If the...

Original post made by Wil on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Libraries will go on, on Oct 28, 2009 at 9:15 am | 9 comments | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

<B>Cell-phone 'rules' Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14688 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 4:35 am | 10 comments | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Abby, on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn sisters juggle academics with life at the VA

When Amber and Julie Jacobson tell classmates at Gunn High School they live down the street at the VA Hospital, they're astounded...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Sister Joann Heinritz, on Mar 10, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 6 comments | 1675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sand Hill Road reopens after gas-leak closure

A portion of Sand Hill Road in San Mateo County near Woodside was closed briefly Monday afternoon due to a gas main break. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 1675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pentagon shooter had run-in with MV police

John Patrick Bedell, the man killed after opening fire on two officers at the Pentagon last Thursday, had been arrested in...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

TV thief threatens to run over Walmart employees

A man threatened to run over two Walmart employees with his minivan on Dec. 23 after walking out of the Mountain View store...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Double D, on Dec 30, 2010 at 11:13 pm | 12 comments | 1675 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill to evict prominent tenant organizer in East Palo Alto

http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_12516267 Very sad; these folks are needed in the community. ...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bells to ring Saturday, 11 a.m., as global climate warning

Seven Palo Alto churches will ring their bells 35 times on Saturday, Oct. 24, as part of a global effort in more than 140...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by You Can't Fool A Knowledgeable Scientist, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 16 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

May 13 is national Bike To Work Day

If you don't know a good bike route to work, look for one this weekend or ask your work colleagues early next week. Google...

Original post made by bike to work on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 8, 2010 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

why so many invisible pedestrians crossing Alma going to the train?

Now that it's darker earlier in the evening, the number of invisible pedestrians running across Alma to catch the train is...

Original post made by Keifer on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 22, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Looking through Measure A

Those who support measure A say it may cost a business as much as $75. This is a lie. The fee is based on the number of...

Original post made by David Bena on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 29, 2009 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1674 Views
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