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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jim Burch

When Jim Burch considers the pursuits that earned him a Lifetimes of Achievement award, his attitude is characteristically...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on May 8, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

Most real-estate transactions go off without a hitch. Agents on both sides explain the rights and responsibilities to their...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by horselady, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school in July

Nearly 150 Palo Alto elementary and middle-school teachers returned to school Monday for an optional four-day "summer institute...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Maybe this will help, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1307 Views

SPORTS

USA women's soccer will open 2012 Summer Games

The U.S. Women's National Team begins its quest for the fourth Olympic gold medal in the program's history when it opens...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Alissa Picker, on Jul 24, 2012 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by petercarp on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Feb 21, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend Palo Alto 'Dream' celebration

Singing songs of freedom and a rousing rendition of the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome," thousands of people linked...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 1307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A pair of strong City Council decisions

It is infrequent when one can celebrate decisiveness in process-obsessed Palo Alto, but Monday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 2, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 1306 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 | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies after being hit by car in Mountain View

An Illinois man who was fatally struck by a car in Mountain View Saturday night, Sept. 15, has been identified as 34-year-old...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 5, 2012 at 12:15 am | 13 comments | 1305 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins first showdown with SHP in new league

==BI Wednesday's prep baseball== In recent years, Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School meeting in baseball usually meant only...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Phil Kelly, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baffling increase in DOJ Civil Rights Division and EEOC budget

http://www.huntonlaborblog.com/2010/02/articles/eeoc-and-government-litigation/obama-announces-major-budget-increases-for-eeoc-and-doj-civil-rights-division/ I...

Original post made by Perspective on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2011 at 11:25 am | 5 comments | 1305 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Dec 14, 2011 at 1:25 am | 15 comments | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park redesign delayed by concerns over dogs, historic building

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Return it to Menlo Park, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 1304 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer faces retrial for attempted bribery

The retrial for a Palo Alto lawyer who allegedly tried to bribe his way out of a driving under the influence arrest in 2010...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1304 Views

SPORTS

Local golfer advances in junior girls' state competition

==B Of local note== Menlo-Atherton student Xin Fang of Menlo Park reached the semifinals in the championship flight of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Clark kelley, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

49ers to Santa Clara?

Is it likely to occur? It seems like it would be a nightmare on 101. And would Great America have to close? How can we stop...

Original post made by NIMBY on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Mar 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 14 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple and Google are spying on you

Everyone knows how much Facebook is spying on its users. There is along article in the Wall Street Journal today saying that...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views
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