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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Multiculturalism has failed" says British Prime Minister

The British Prime Minister has angered many with this comment, but others are saying it is about time. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12371994 This...

Original post made by BBC Watcher on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by I am with you, BBC watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 1272 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Highway 101 construction - what is the latest?

I have been patiently (?) waiting for the work to end and all lanes to open. I have been trying to find out from the plethora...

Original post made by Driver on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Merge Late, on May 17, 2014 at 12:20 am | 18 comments | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California High Speed Rail Gets Another $624 Million

The United States Department of Transportation has redirected $1.195 billion in high speed rail funds originally designated...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to shift dispatch center to mobile unit

Palo Alto's dispatch center will be moved from the City Hall basement to the city's state-of-the-art Mobile Emergency Operations...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by DDee, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 14 comments | 1271 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's lost vision

The crowd arrived early June 11 and quickly filled every seat in the Council Chambers of Palo Alto City Hall, including the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jayna Sheats, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 9 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Francisco 49ers honor East Palo Alto teacher

The San Francisco 49ers Tuesday morning named an East Palo Alto woman as the first of 16 Bay Area teachers who will be honored...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on May 18, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest in decades-old Mtn. View murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be served in the death of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found strangled...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1271 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avenidas salutes community contributors

Six accomplished community members, selected from a list of more than 40, can add being winners of the annual Avenidas Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1271 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 | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flag in terrible shape

Does anyone know why the US flag at University Ave and the train tracks infront of the restaurant is flying in such bad shape?...

Original post made by jake on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Professor Villian, on Feb 11, 2010 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance rolls into Stanford this weekend

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance Sunday, June 24, at 360 Oak...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 1271 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 | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown hotels look to add five-story 'wing'

The bustling hotel hub next to Palo Alto's downtown transit center may soon become more crowded and luxurious. The owner...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 1270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Celebrating science

Children and their parents descended on the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo Wednesday evening, March 7, for Family Science...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Teacher Yazz, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 1270 Views

SPORTS

Critical call costs Cardinal in soccer loss

Stanford spent 85 minutes alternately turning back No. 1 California's best chances and delivering blows of its own but a...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Really?, on Oct 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mistrial in case involving threat against principal

A San Mateo County judge has declared a mistrial in a case against an East Palo Alto mother who allegedly threatened to kill...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by tired of the BS, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Would this work in Palo Alto

San Francisco is thinking of implementing a plan to charge people that cross in and out of San MAteo county into San Francisco...

Original post made by WOuld this work? on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 12 comments | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Town and Country -- Korean Barbeque Restaurant closed

Anyone here know why the Korean Barbeque restaurant in the Town and Country shopping center closed up? It was a great place...

Original post made by wondering on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dale, on Oct 1, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop the Leaf Blowers!

Why did Palo Alto pass a law against the use of leaf blowers when they never enforce it? The racket they cause is painfully...

Original post made by Ducatigirl on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views
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