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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Socialist Korea

The fact that the missle test from socialist Korea failed is no surprise. The surprisng thing is that the socialists actually...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 16, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 25 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto urged not to fund a Catholic nonprofit

With Catholic Charities facing allegations of discrimination from gay-rights advocates in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Washington,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by local gurl, on Apr 18, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 16 comments | 1329 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Measure E undedicates 10 prime acres (eight football fields) of Byxbee Park to construct a huge anaerobic digester (AD)....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 1328 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission changes how it funds nonprofits

The Palo Alto Human Relations Commission voted Thursday night to change its process for allocating grant money to local nonprofits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by kate, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Robbery Greenmeadow

Around 9 pm last night a pizza delivery man was robbed a gun point making an ficitious delivery to a neighborhood home and...

Original post made by Greenmeadow Resident on Jan. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1328 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto libraries get $3 million in gifts

Palo Alto's voter-approved quest to reconstruct and expand the city's aged library system has received a major lift from...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by FOPAL feh, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:50 am | 5 comments | 1327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smuggler kidnaps woman from Mountain View

An illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday after the family of a woman was unable to pay the extra...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Wow, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to raise water rates tonight

It's been a pleasantly wet year for the Hetch Hetchy system and the dozens of cities it serves, but the wealth of water will...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:16 am | 15 comments | 1326 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

renting out sheds in the backyard

We have a neighbor who recently put in sheds in his backyard and is renting them out. The owner seems to think this is OK...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 16, 2011 at 8:17 am | 5 comments | 1326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Board Makes it Difficult for Community to Participate

I've given a lot of thought as to why people who feel so strongly about issues having to do with the school board and district...

Original post made by Eileen 1 on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2013 at 8:31 am | 18 comments | 1326 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls splash by Paly, end impressive streak

==B Prep swimming== When it comes to high school swimming, Palo Alto senior Jasmine Tosky has been unbeatable. Coming...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by TITANFEVER, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden by the numbers

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12499 posted Friday, February 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View wins grant to launch bike-sharing stations

By early fall Mountain View will join the ranks of such cities as Paris, Barcelona and London in having its own bike-sharing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on May 27, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 1326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Utilities department warns against scam

The City of Palo Alto Utilities Department is warning residents and businesses about a scam in which the thieves phone residents,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Katie, on Sep 5, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 5 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toughness just part of the job at Planned Parenthood

When Linda Williams applied for the top local job at Planned Parenthood, it took her nine months of interviews -- the human...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Not in favor of abortion, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 1325 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The achievement treadmill

There is some irony that the same week we learn that Palo Alto is the most educated city in California, if not the nation,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Yes but, on Nov 20, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 1324 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt this week when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 15 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the SAT a good measure of College Readiness

I am interested in asking parents of recent PAUSD grads about how they feel about this in light of this report http://paloalto.patch.com/articles/is-the-sat-a-good-measure-of-colleg...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1324 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 | 1324 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cites 5,900 in April for distracted driving

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on May 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 1324 Views
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