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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The antitrust advocate

Gary Reback has the subtle restlessness of a man facing a deadline. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12380...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mark Borofka, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 1493 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's vacation days

As the media harps on Obama's vacation during these slow summer news days, they should keep it in context: http://www.suntimes.com/news/7127735-418/obamas-vacation-ripped-but-hes-ta...

Original post made by Git my tax $$\\\'s worth! on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by obama is a dad too!, on Aug 19, 2011 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans Affairs money to add Palo Alto jobs

The expansion of the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System on Miranda Avenue will add 2,500 construction and technical jobs in Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by rem, on Sep 22, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1492 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: All Out wins Palo Alto Little League city title

Healthy Pets put up a fight, but it wasn't long before All Out asserted itself as the dominant team in Palo Alto Little League....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rob Schoeben, on Jun 12, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hunger crisis hits local counties, survey shows

One in four people are at risk for hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, according to a report to be released by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by random thoughts, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 am | 7 comments | 1492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Weiner's Pickle

So, he finally got caught with his pants, but not his tighties, down. Sending his 'stuff' to women on the web. His problem...

Original post made by Cherry on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Peach, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 5 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time-Sensitive, please read asap, to help honor our veterans

Hi All, As of of you may know, for the past few years, we've had a neighborhood grass-roots tradition of taking customized...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scott Sutorius, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 1492 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peas, piece, peace Prize

President Obama's award for the Peas, Piece, Peace Prize has reduced the nobility of every past winner to a joke. He should...

Original post made by Willis on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 12, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 1491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

InnVision to merge with Shelter Network

InnVision, Santa Clara County's leading homeless agency, has merged with Shelter Network of San Mateo, the two agencies announced...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Non-Profit-CEO-Pay-Too-High, on Jul 11, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 8 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

City View

Board of Education (Sept. 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11586 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Andy Garcia on 9/11 anniversary

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Youth group files complaint on Romic

An East Palo Alto youth group has filed a federal civil rights complaint alleging “environmental racism” on the part of the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:43 am | 7 comments | 1490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets $20M grant to study premature birth

Doctors at Stanford University announced on Wednesday (March 30) the start of a new research effort to identify and reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Apr 4, 2011 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1490 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man gets 13 years for firing into Menlo Park home

A man accused of using a semi-automatic, 9 millimeter handgun in 2007 to fire several bullets into a Menlo Park home was...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by rogue.edu, on Jan 28, 2010 at 5:39 am | 6 comments | 1490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Howling winds fan Santa Cruz Mountains fire

Firefighters are combating a wind-driven brush fire that has grown to more than 1,000 acres and has prompted the evacuation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to host Palo Alto 'sidewalk office hours'

State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has announced he will hold "sidewalk office hours" in Palo Alto and Menlo Park on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on May 27, 2010 at 11:10 am | 6 comments | 1489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire chief: Veterans' home was not up to code

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 3 comments | 1489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 1489 Views
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