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PALO ALTO ISSUES

School parcel tax renewal may hit April 6 ballot

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly is recommending an April 6 election to seek renewal and increase of the school...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by TII, on Nov 21, 2009 at 10:39 am | 24 comments | 2217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Briones House makes '11 Most Endangered' list

Palo Alto's oldest structure, the 1844 adobe home of Juana Briones, was named today to the National Trust for Historic Preservation's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by elizabeth meub, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:12 am | 7 comments | 2217 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 | 2217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto parents tapped for bond oversight role

Three Palo Alto parents were confirmed by the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday night to help oversee spending under the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sad Parent, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework, counseling on crowded agenda

Homework policy, graduation requirements, high school counseling and possible school budget cuts crowd tonight's agenda of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on May 24, 2012 at 6:47 am | 5 comments | 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple lauded for staying put under power line

A man and woman who were trapped on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View on Tuesday evening after power lines fell on their...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2008
Last comment by Residentis Maximus, on Dec 28, 2008 at 10:51 pm | 10 comments | 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death penalty

"Posted by Alice Smith, a resident of the Green Acres neighborhood, on Mar 28, 2011 at 9:02 pm If California converted...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 43 comments | 2217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Portola Valley driver charged with felony DUI

Carter Madsen Boyce, 19, of Portola Valley has been charged with felony drunken driving in a July 30 incident in which he...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:34 am | 4 comments | 2217 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football shocks No. 11 USC, 55-21

It was a victory as complete as the final score as Stanford destroyed nationally ranked No. 11 USC on the Trojans' own field...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 15, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 2217 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women picked to win Pac-12 volleyball title

The Stanford women's volleyball team was tabbed the preseason favorite by a vote of Pac-12 coaches it was announced Thursday....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zimbabwe Elections

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Original post made by Paul Losch on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by julie, on Jun 28, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 3 comments | 2217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs Part II

Do you also want to get paid record bonuses this year like Goldman? If you want to know what's really going on behind...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 31, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts and the county superintendent of schools have taken the first official step toward filing a...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ban-"Derivatives", on Nov 10, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2217 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google restructures under new name: Alphabet

Google announced a major shakeup this week as company founders announced the creation of a new overarching firm called Alphabet...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by GarySchroeder, on Aug 16, 2015 at 4:06 am | 7 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is San Antonio shopping center revamp ahead?

After being "underwhelmed" by the plan in May, a majority of the Mountain View City Council did not entirely reject revised...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg to fundraise for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by incurious pep, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:43 am | 12 comments | 2217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents praise changes to Oregon Expressway plans

New plans for Palo Alto's Oregon Expressway call for preserving trees along Middlefield Road and leaving open the possibility...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views
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