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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

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Human error blamed for Children's Theatre probe

Palo Alto's botched investigation into the Palo Alto Children's Theatre was plagued more by human errors than by procedural...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sunshine, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:43 am | 21 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

AROUND TOWN

A haunting tale

Written by Lanford Wilson in the mid-1980s and currently in production at Dragon Theatre, "Burn This" is the story of four...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Theater fan, on Mar 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Free the Chidren's Theater! Smaller,smarter government needed in PA

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Original post made by solon on Jun. 22, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 22, 2008 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New mayor to be selected tonight

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to elect a new mayor and vice mayor and adopt a resolution commending Mayor Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 6, 2009 at 7:19 am | 24 comments | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The 70-year-old San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 2580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Computers, cameras stolen from Gunn

Two Macintosh computers and 14 digital cameras – totaling between $5,000 and $10,000 – were stolen from Gunn...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 2580 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Radiation from Japan not likely to reach Bay Area

Bay Area residents are not at risk of radiation contamination from a potential nuclear disaster in Japan, regional and federal...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 18, 2011 at 7:37 am | 14 comments | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing across borders

The Silicon Valley is an international folk-dance epicenter, with no less than seven groups meeting on a weekly basis in...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by clarence harrison, on May 7, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 2580 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Savage withdraws from Palo Alto council race

Daryl Savage, chair of the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission, announced Monday she will not be seeking a seat on the City...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Don't know her, on Jun 2, 2009 at 2:20 am | 2 comments | 2579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Car hits pedestrian, causing El Camino traffic jam

A male pedestrian was reportedly hit by a Nissan sedan on El Camino Real shortly after 5 p.m. today (Tuesday) across from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by so, on Jan 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 2579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program Searching for Mentors

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Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Multiple shootings in EPA in four-hour period

Four people were shot in two separate incidents in East Palo Alto on Friday night and Saturday morning, leaving as many as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by anita smith, on Dec 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 64 comments | 2579 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Smit shatters two world swim records

Julia Smit of the United States set the short-course world record in the women's 200-meter individual medley on Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by michaelapujals, on Dec 26, 2009 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

SPORTS

Paly, Gunn produce individual winners at the Stanford Invitational

==BI Cross country== Palo Alto junior Kent Slaney and Gunn senior Gillian Meeks pulled off a rare double in cross country...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2579 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The head of France disparages an American presidential candidate.

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Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 30, 2008 at 11:01 am | 20 comments | 2579 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What are the real issues with global warming?

Does anyone know of an Internet site that lays out the best arguments for and against global warming? I am not interested...

Original post made by Kerry on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by To Kerry, on Jan 9, 2010 at 6:58 am | 31 comments | 2579 Views
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