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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burglar robs Midtown Safeway on Thanksgiving

A burglar made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from Safeway in Midtown Palo Alto by hiding in the store and opening...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Olsen, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LETTING TEEN DRINK UNDER PARENT"S WATCH BACKFIRES

"Letting teen drink under parent's watch backfires Those who drank with supervision more prone to problems than those...

Original post made by don\'t touch the stuff until you\'re 21 on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hunter, on May 4, 2011 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 1283 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls capture Spikefest II volleyball crown

Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton had the top two Division I girls' volleyball programs in the Central Coast Section last season,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11 Power to the Truthful

Not too long ago, I went to Berkeley to watch John Pilger�s �banned� film �The War You Don�t See,� a damning...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hire An Engineer, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:23 am | 24 comments | 1283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Day sleepers: The challenge of working nights in Silicon Valley

In Silicon Valley, it seems that the world never sleeps. For locals who put in long hours with irregular schedules, getting...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Oct 31, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 5 comments | 1283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor Romney on Equality

"I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for America's gay and lesbian citizens,...

Original post made by Equal Mom on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 10, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 27 comments | 1283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

There You Go Again, Obama ...

First, I voted again for Barack Obama for President as I did in the last election, even though I did have a great but perverse...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 10 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopes to spur affordable housing

With affordable housing in short supply, Palo Alto's planning officials debated on Wednesday night ways to fulfill this need...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter, on Feb 8, 2013 at 8:56 am | 11 comments | 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto may fly rainbow flag

The rainbow flag may soon fly high over Palo Alto's King Plaza as a colorful reminder to the world where the city stands...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by mark, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 56 comments | 1282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto wins 'grassroots' redevelopment award

In the last undeveloped area of East Palo Alto, most see empty fields, vacant lots and long underutilized, decrepit industrial...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Bobby D, on May 14, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 1282 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New lots to alleviate parking woes in Woodlands area

Two new parking lots at East Palo Alto's Woodland Park Apartments have opened, offering 90 new spaces that will hopefully...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Follower of hutch, on Jun 23, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 25 comments | 1282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Barack Obama cancels Palo Alto visit

President Barack Obama was expected to attend a fundraiser and roundtable discussion with the Asian American and Pacific...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by St Francis, on May 23, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 33 comments | 1281 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hill enjoys fundraising edge in state Senate race

With elections just days away, Assemblyman Jerry Hill is banking on his superior campaign chest to help him carry the day...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1281 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Common scams in Palo Alto

The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gopal Das, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 1281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area airports on alert after Moscow bombing

Bay Area airports are in a wait-and-see mode after a terror attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport that killed dozens of people...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Profile white males, on Jan 24, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meeting on Caltrain funding tonight in Palo Alto

A meeting tonight at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Nice to See, on May 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 1281 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

James Lovland, godfather of the global warming hysteria, now backs off

Loveland, the Gaia guy, is now sobering up. He is a scientist, who decided to become scientific, instead of an alrmist....

Original post made by Sean on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 39 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

summer ideas for teens

Any ideas for summer activities for a kid too old for camp, too young to work? (14) Particularly interested in leads for...

Original post made by amom on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 1280 Views
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