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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: The best gift of all for the holidays ...

I recently attended a full-day workshop sponsored by Kara, our Palo Alto-based nonprofit devoted to grief support for children...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lanny, on Dec 13, 2008 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 2276 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Putting a bite on hunger

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier was a different kind of public servant on Monday, March 16. Drekmeier served seven homebound...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 19, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 2275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opening doors to the City Council?

Fourteen candidates -- four lawyers, two Realtors, two school volunteers, three consultants, a retired property manager,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Oct 3, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to prune, remove trees north of downtown

The City of Palo Alto will remove 25 trees from the area north of downtown, mainly along University Avenue, and complete...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by more to this, on Jul 21, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 10 comments | 2275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In final meeting as mayor, Karen Holman wins praise from 'united' council

In her first council meeting of the year and her final night as Palo Alto mayor, Karen Holman won a pair of standing ovations...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Jan 5, 2016 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attorney general issues tips, warnings to avoid charitable donation scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has issued some tips and warnings to help consumers make sure their holiday-season...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Dec 3, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 2275 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 2275 Views

SPORTS

Sharapova sharp in Bank of West victory

Over the span of one hour, 62nd-ranked Maria Sharapova reaffirmed herself as one of the top players in beating 10th-ranked...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Just 37% Believe Clinton Wants Obama to Win

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Original post made by Jane on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by jill, on Jun 27, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 6 comments | 2275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tom Friedman Argues for New Energy Revolution

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Original post made by Left of Boom on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2008 at 8:40 am | 5 comments | 2275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama’s Shifting Positions on Iraq: A Rezko Connection?

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Original post made by bike on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on Sep 23, 2008 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 2275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The REAL Debate Results (Not the Fox News Results)

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Original post made by No Spin From Fox News Please on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Who will Joe vote for?, on Oct 16, 2008 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 2, 2009 at 9:03 am | 26 comments | 2275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP drops suit against ex-CEO Mark Hurd, won't block his move to Oracle

Smart move by HP--WSJ reports that HP BoD they are focusing on internal candidates as a replacement, while Hurd makes...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mrs Sharon, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Dec. 31)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12760 Music: St. Mark's New Year's Eve Organ Concert] Organist Jessie...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$700,000 in hidden city bonuses

An interesting discrepancy struck me while reading the City salary table posed on paloaltoonline http://www.paloaltoonline.com/media/reports/1269449374.pdf On...

Original post made by Gigo on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Gigo, on Apr 10, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are We Making a Mistake with our Protected Trees?

I watched my neighbor cut down his young oak trees today. I was heartbroken enough to go over and ask him why, before he...

Original post made by Carole on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Think beyond today, on Nov 7, 2010 at 5:27 am | 8 comments | 2274 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Stanford split over 'revenue guarantee' for hospital expansion

Palo Alto and Stanford University remain at odds over whether Stanford should guarantee that its massive hospital expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by repetition, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 28 comments | 2274 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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