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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Irony of Dems Supporting Bush Tax Cuts

Politics is a strange thing. Obama has embraced the vast majority of GWB's tax cuts, something he opposed for a long time....

Original post made by Lawrence on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by a tale of 2 perspectives, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:19 am | 42 comments | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Group for Kids with Parents who have Aspergers

All the support groups in this area are for parents with kids with Aspergers. There are just as many parents with Aspergers...

Original post made by Toni on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Start one, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 1482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

More than 100,000 Santa Clara County mail-in ballots need to have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deaths

St. Mike's original owner, Vernon Gates, dies Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15828...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Denise, on Feb 9, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 5 comments | 1481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 1481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witnesses recall Zumot's arson threats

Palo Alto real-estate agent Jennifer Schipsi told several people that her boyfriend, Bulos Zumot, threatened to kill her...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by joebiden, on Feb 1, 2011 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 1481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto robber pleads guilty, gets five years

A man responsible for two brazen street robberies that terrorized Palo Alto residents beginning in September 2010 pleaded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by ooohhhhhh, on May 28, 2011 at 7:22 am | 15 comments | 1481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

No injuries after train hits car near Castro Street

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 10 comments | 1481 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by SelfDefenseInstructor, on Jun 14, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 23 comments | 1481 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life is a carnival

Carnival in Venice: Revelers in costumes of all colors are gathered in a piazza. A lady in pink and blue holds a fan and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Linda Stone, on Jan 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto appoints acting city auditor

Palo Alto has appointed senior auditor Houman Boussina to head the City Auditor's Office while officials are looking for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fiorello, on Sep 17, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 1480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's fate now in jury's hands

Depending on which attorney the jury believes, the case against Bulos Zumot is either a clear example of a toxic relationship...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by getitstraight, on Feb 9, 2011 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 1480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man fatally struck by car Thursday identified

A man who was fatally struck by a car while standing near a bus stop in Mountain View Thursday morning, June 21, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by josh, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1480 Views

SPORTS

Stanford softball trio enters U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Stanford alums Jessica Mendoza and Lauren Lappin plus Cardinal coach John Rittman are members of the 2004 U.S. Olympic softball...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Club Softball Mom, on Jul 19, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High golfer helps win Pro-Am junior title

==B Nature Valley First Tee Open== Palo Alto's Michelle Xie, representing The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Champions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by janie, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alex Freeman marvelous at MLK interfaith celebration

I attended the MLK interfaith celebration yesterday with my family and had the privilege to hear this talented young man...

Original post made by Michele on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 18, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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Mighty market

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Town Square Moderator, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 10 comments | 1480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto library construction 'right on schedule'

The ongoing construction at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park and Downtown libraries is going according to plan, Interim Library...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1479 Views
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