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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stakeholders Committee for 525 San Antonio Property

I read with amazement that School District staff are recommending that a stakeholders committee should be set up to decide...

Original post made by Judy on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by bill g, on Nov 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 6 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman hurt during Palo Alto strong-arm robbery

A woman was injured in Palo Alto during a strong-arm street robbery after a man absconded with her purse Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Mar 26, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1269 Views

SPORTS

Top national finishes by several local volleyball clubs

Locals helped the Vision Gold 18-1 women's volleyball team finished third overall in the Open Division of the USAV Girls'...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by NCVA, on Jul 8, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson fire cancels East Palo Alto council meeting

About 50 people were evacuated from East Palo Alto City Hall this evening (Tuesday) after an arson fire filled the downstairs...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by mutti, on Jan 5, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Day of Service'

The City of Palo Alto will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 17, with a day of community service. Projects...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by I'm in, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two kitchens, two goals

Most evenings last summer Mark Bubert and Joe Commendatore, next-door neighbors in Mountain View's Gemello area, could be...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Apologize

Hi folks, While growing up in Palo Alto, I met a new classmate in 7th grade at Wilbur (1969?). I admired him from the...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Burt's political ambitions

Mayor Burt went all the way to Cancun for a conference (paid his own way which is outstanding), and went to San Diego for...

Original post made by lurking on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What has happened to CANS? Do we need to reregister?

Our home has been registered with CANS for sometime and in the past I have received phone calls, texts and emails from CANS....

Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 13 comments | 1268 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 | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A leaner Palo Alto Adult School marks 90 years

It's all about jobs, says Kara Rosenberg, director of the Palo Alto Adult School. As state financing dwindles and funds once...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Susan Cole, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lanes reopened on Highway 101 after DUI crash

The California Highway Patrol cleaned up a gas spill and reopened all lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by another DUI in Palo Alto, on May 10, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 6 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged vandals caught in the act in Menlo Park

A daylong spree of smashing car windows in Menlo Park came to an abrupt end when police responded to a call of vandalism...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 1268 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Whitson earns player of week volleyball honors

If there was a volleyball competition going on between between the Whitson sisters of Palo Alto, age would have the edge....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by paly student, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1268 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 | 1268 Views
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