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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Facebook Inc. of Menlo Park filed for an initial public offering of $5 billion Wednesday, according to the SEC. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life, Women's Gym, closing - sadly

All the members are devastated. We love our women's gym, with tasteful decor, pleasant music, nice friendly staff and members,...

Original post made by Butterfly Life Member on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:54 am | 1 comment | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

A popular Palo Alto food-truck event that helped revive a defunct, Embarcadero Road shopping center has hit the skids, just...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by lindaloo, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 4 comments | 1267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After-school childcare for Palo Verde Elementary students

We've just moved to Palo Alto and my 2 kids are enrolled at Palo Verde Elementary. I'm looking for information about the...

Original post made by LisaB on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 2, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have you experienced the "hidden" PAUSD's manual reconstructed by "Cardinal"?

I found this brilliant posting of "Cardinal" under the article "School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe "...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 1266 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: Lessons from car-train accident

No one has suggested that the death of Judith Goldblatt on the train tracks at Charleston Road a year ago was anything other...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 4 comments | 1266 Views

SPORTS

Paly's Tosky breaks national swim record at CCS

Palo Alto junior Jasmine Tosky set the stage for an exciting final day of the Central Coast Section Swimming and Diving Championships...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Congrats, on May 22, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 1266 Views

SPORTS

Watch Chelsea vs Barcelona Live Stream Free UEFA Champions League soccer online HD TV

Barcelona and Chelsea played a Semfinal of the Champions League in 2009 where Barca went on to kick out Chelsea after some...

Original post made by james watts on Apr. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1266 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Capturing cathedrals

Poor Peterborough Cathedral. In its early days as a monastery and then as an abbey, it was attacked by Vikings, sacked during...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 11, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 1266 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities managers form bargaining unit

The City of Palo Alto Utilities managers have formed a new employee association that they hope will strengthen their bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by any member name hah, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 1265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

TCE in Groundwater Has Toxicity Established by USEPA

Palo Alto has a long-term burden that its shallow groundwater being impacted by Trichoroethene (TCE) and its degradation...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 1265 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters use CO2 to douse underground blaze

Firefighters used a CO2 canister to extinguish an underground fire in Palo Alto this morning, a battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by eileen, on Jan 28, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 1265 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

David Frum identifies conservative pay-for-play scam

Sneak peek inside the right-wing echo chamber. How Heritage buys street cred with the fringies over Cato, the American Enterprise...

Original post made by Alfred E Newman on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 20, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 10 comments | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tired of Real Estate Agents Restrictive Trade Practices.

We are all being ripped off by Real Estate Agents. Sellers must pay 6 percent on multimillion dollar homes to buyers and...

Original post made by jack on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 1, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 13 comments | 1265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 1265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 1264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama to return to Woodside this Sunday

President Barack Obama is returning to Woodside on Sunday (Sept. 25) for a 4 p.m. gathering to meet and presumably break...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mj street, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:46 am | 30 comments | 1264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to beef up sidewalk requirements

In discussing Palo Alto's sidewalk dilemma, Councilwoman Karen Holman borrowed a line from writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by sister madly, on May 18, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 19 comments | 1264 Views
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