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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why did the D.C. economy boom in the 30s,... and now?

http://realestate.yahoo.com/promo/while-new-york-bleeds-washington-thrives.html Above is an article about how well DC...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 22, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 6 comments | 1682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Council balks at OK of 'Village at San Antonio Center'

The Mountain View City Council decided not to give final approval of a major redevelopment project at San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Carlito Waysman, on Apr 28, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 1682 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man killed by train in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain struck and killed a man Wednesday night on the tracks south of the San Antonio station in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Gloria, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 18 comments | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tech firms pledge to help fund Stanford expansion

A corporate-philanthropy program that aims to raise as much as $150 million for the proposed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 2, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Parkland initiative merely gives options

Palo Alto residents can be forgiven if they are still trying to sort out why they will be asked to vote this fall on rescinding...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident 0.1, on Apr 10, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Australian school recorded message

This has been forwarded to me from several sources and I am told it is true. It is possibly something we should listen to...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

@recent and frequent commentators - will you kindly share why you stop posting when threads become available only to those who are logged in?

Will you kindly share the reason that had you stop posting once a thread becomes restricted only to those who are logged...

Original post made by village fool on Jun. 9, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 14 comments | 1681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown attic fire triggers second-alarm response

A smoky attic house fire at 763 Coastland Dr., in Palo Alto's Midtown area, triggered a second-alarm response from Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Coastland Resident, on Sep 27, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot-trial attorneys clash over arson evidence

Federal arson investigator Barbara Maxwell said she detected a heavy smell of gasoline as soon as members of her team began...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by objective, on Jan 5, 2011 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 1681 Views

SPORTS

Stapp replaces Horpel as Gunn's athletic director

Gunn High girls' basketball coach Sarah Stapp, 37, has a new job description -- athletic director. "She is a professional...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flags

As I drove around our city this morning, I saw not one flag displayed on this anniversary of the worst tragedy on American...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:47 am | 17 comments | 1681 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 | 1681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mistrial in case involving threat against principal

A San Mateo County judge has declared a mistrial in a case against an East Palo Alto mother who allegedly threatened to kill...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by tired of the BS, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

GRT-Inventing ways to save lives

GRT is inventing a mechanism for trains that will deploy so the train doesnt kill anybody. Any donations and contributions...

Original post made by Person on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killed by medical bills

I'm insured, I always have been. I paid for Cobra even when I couldn't afford it. I'm a very careful consumer, make sure...

Original post made by going broke insured on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by blood sucking insurance profits, on Apr 20, 2011 at 12:10 pm | 32 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook "NEW" Privacy Settings

Parents, I'm posting this link to alert you of the recent changes FaceBook has made to their privacy settings. Please...

Original post made by JustFYI on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1680 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11 Style Commission to investigate Financial Meltdown

I was quite excited to see that there is going to be a "9/11 Style" Economic Meltdown Commission. Until I read the article....

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 26, 2009
Last comment by nonono, on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:21 am | 13 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Board of Education

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20453...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Way to Go, on Mar 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1679 Views
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