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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lytton Plaza and Limitations on Sound Amplification

The Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday evening, October 25, will be considering making a recommendation about a draft...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 22, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gang member, 17, charged as an adult with murder of infant

A 17-year-old boy arrested for the fatal shooting of an infant in East Palo Alto over the weekend will be charged with murder...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Luck looks ahead to New York City opportunity as Heisman finalist

==BI Marecic also in New York this week == Andrew Luck, still months away from his high school graduation, sat with two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lucky, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football receives verbal commitment from top strong safety

Plant High (Tampa, Fla.) senior strong safety Drew Madhu competed at Stanford's recent football prospect camp and impressed...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by random, on Jun 26, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Three homers in one inning spark PA National

==B Little League baseball== The first homer pretty much wrapped things up early. The second homer was just insurance....

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2011
Last comment by bthompson11, on Jul 5, 2011 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

suicide attempt closes bridge - again

For the second time in the past couple of months an important road bridge has been shut down due to a suicidal individual....

Original post made by driver on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baffling increase in DOJ Civil Rights Division and EEOC budget

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/2010/02/articles/eeoc-and-government-litigation/obama-announces-major-budget-increases-for-eeoc-and-doj-civil-rights-division/ I...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Civil War redux

"Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Apr 15, 2011 at 2:30 am Walter_E_Wallis is a member...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Svatoid, on Apr 17, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood seeks parcel tax, braces for cuts

Voters in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park have until Tuesday (May 3) to mail in their ballots for a parcel tax in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Reconstitute Ravenswood, on May 2, 2011 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police receive $300,000 anti-gunfire grant

A new project to reduce gun violence in East Palo Alto has received a $300,000 "Smart Policing Initiative" grant from the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Malia, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple and Google are spying on you

Everyone knows how much Facebook is spying on its users. There is along article in the Wall Street Journal today saying that...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto polling community on city's trees

Community members who would like to stake a claim in the state of the city's urban forest have been solicited to participate...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 7 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

From 'startup' to regional art center

In 1991, when Thomas K. Seligman became the first full-time director of the Stanford Museum, he joined what he called "a...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anna Koster, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to the nice bench at the corner of Bryant and Churchill?

It was such a nice bench, and in a very shaded corner of our town. I used to love to sit there and read a chapter of my...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on May 11, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto-based choral group helping Japan through music

A local Japanese choral group that practices at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Palo Alto has made a YouTube video...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kyoko, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cleaner arrested following burglaries of Palo Alto homes

A house cleaner has been arrested for burglary after three Palo Alto residents who shared the same cleaning team noticed...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 20, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California governor signs controversial "Dream Act"

http://news.yahoo.com/california-governor-signs-controversial-dream-act-191902671.html This needs to stop! When are we...

Original post made by Enough is enough on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing gets $5 million grant

East Palo Alto's Cooley Landing Park Project has received a $5 million grant from the State of California Department of Parks...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 16, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 1268 Views
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