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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

F29- Shut Down the Corporations National Day of Action

On January 1, 2012, Occupy Portland put forward a bold call to action to shut down corporations on leap day, Wednesday, February...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:15 am | 22 comments | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebucks: Economic impact study released

With all the fanfare over Facebook relocating to Menlo Park,the question of why that was such a boon to the city sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by jacko, on Dec 10, 2011 at 7:59 am | 5 comments | 1287 Views

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Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

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One killed in head on crash in Woodside

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital after a head-on traffic collision on the outskirts of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1287 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 | 1286 Views

SPORTS

Mexico, New Zealand lose; the U.S. ready for Colombia

==BI Women's World Cup == Despite the best efforts of Stanford women's soccer players Teresa Noyola and Alina Garciamendez,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1286 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Riley to play for New Zealand against Team USA

Stanford grad Ali Riley was one of 20 players named to the New Zealand women's national soccer team that will compete in...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Football Fern Fan, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1286 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Debate opinions?

I had another commitment, so I could not watch it. However, I got home about half and hour ago, and tuned into my favorite...

Original post made by anon. on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Pepp, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:10 am | 22 comments | 1286 Views

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Move MacArthur Park building to golf course?

A proposal to move the historic building now housing the MacArthur Park restaurant to the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Mr E, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:34 am | 16 comments | 1286 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A helping hand for kids

When Nina first wound up in a homeless shelter six years ago, escaping an abusive relationship, her main concern was immediate:...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Scruffy, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1285 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 | 1285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto developers could pay low-income-housing fee

East Palo Alto developers could be required to pay a fee for low-income housing if the City Council approves a staff recommendation...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Archer, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:10 pm | 3 comments | 1285 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Palo Alto

A man who exposed himself to a Palo Alto woman might have returned to her residence to photograph her, police said on Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by maybee, on Jul 27, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 5 comments | 1285 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1285 Views

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Registering for Secrets to A Funnier You Event at Stanford University sponsored by Whole Foods

http://paloaltoinstitute.org/events/secrets-funnier-you-april-2011 The 2011 Spring T3 Talks will focus on will focus on...

Original post made by Kate on Feb. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1285 Views

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CANS Alert - Hundreds of Bikes on our roads tonight (Fri)

We have been alerted by phone and by email that possibly 1,000 bikes will be on our roads tonight and motorists should stay...

Original post made by Resident on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 20, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1285 Views

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Festival of the Arts hits Palo Alto this weekend

This year's Palo Alto Festival of the Arts features gourmet food vendors, live bands, kids' activities and a kinetic sculpture...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 6 comments | 1285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FACEBOOK IPO makes it hard for startups

This Facebook IPO disaster is indirectly a disaster for start-ups in the valley wanting to IPO soon. It was insanely...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Eileen Wright, on May 23, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big-screen TV, jewelry stolen from Palo Alto home

Residents of a Palo Alto home on Greenwood Avenue returned to find multiple large items stolen from their residence -- in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Two cents, on Mar 18, 2012 at 11:00 pm | 11 comments | 1284 Views
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