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AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bird lovers to take part in Christmas Bird Count

On Monday, Dec. 17, volunteers will fan out throughout Palo Alto for the annual Christmas Bird Count sponsored by the National...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has Joe Simitian (D)done anyting positive as Senator?

I have been looking at the leaders of this City, City Managers, Department heads, City Council members. I have seen and...

Original post made by fireman on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 1984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 1984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jee, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:37 am | 18 comments | 1984 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 | 1984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum on youth stress set Wednesday night

A forum, "View of Youth Stress: Warning signs and strategies for coping and dealing with stress from the experts," will be...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by stanford kid, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs school-readiness program

A new program to boost "school readiness," [http://pausd.org/community/board/downloads/item_013.pdf Springboard to Kindergarten],...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accused of testing fraud

A family is accusing the Palo Alto Unified School District of testing fraud, claiming their daughter's teacher for two years...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by No sympathy, on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 1984 Views

SPORTS

It'll be a jolly good show at the Summer Olympics

Most newly turned 16-year-olds can't wait to get their driver's license and start cruising around town. Palo Alto High junior...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Come, Obama, Change My Life

Edna Canetti wrote this for MachsomWatch. The piece was translated from Hebrew by George Malent.. A Plea from Israel Come,...

Original post made by Marty Cohen on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Nov 24, 2008 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Pardon Request Website

Comedy Central has setup a web form for requesting a Presidential Pardon while the getting is good. Have fun with it! http://blog.indecision2008.com/2009/01/12/geta-your-own-of...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How are we going to pay this year after year?

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/toby_harnden/blog/2009/02/26/25_57348__what_barack_obamas_budget_will_cost_each_taxpayer Ok,...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fourth of July travel to break records in California

This Fourth of July weekend is projected to have the highest rate of travel since 2010. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/07/02/fourth-of-july-travel...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by sf, on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:17 pm | 1 comment | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

New farmers market bound for Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's effort to open a new farmers market downtown resurfaced Monday night when the City Council approved a staff proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds bid farewell to Bill Lane Friday

Hundreds of friends, family members and associates of Bill Lane heard anecdotes of his enthusiastic approach to life, his...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/04/08/reclaiming-californias-natural-ae...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets first medical-stimulus funds

Eighteen Stanford University School of Medicine projects that had been stalled by budget shortfalls will receive $6.9 million...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by OK Fred, on Jun 17, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business owners unsure about county health plan

Palo Alto business owners appear to be hesitant about joining a new county health care plan for uninsured workers, despite...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 12 comments | 1983 Views
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