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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 | 1281 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 | 1281 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 | 1280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brainstorm for downtown residential spillover parking

I wonder if there may be a politically viable way to bring Parking Panda ("rent your San Francisco driveway parking space...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School to drop science APs

In what is described as a bid to deepen student learning, Castilleja School will replace its Advanced Placement science classes...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jun 3, 2011 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

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 | 1280 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by shut up cheap PA, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:26 am | 10 comments | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1280 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. 1279 Views

SPORTS

Luck named Player of the Week for a second time

==BI Luck also a finalist for O'Brien and Maxwell awards== Stanford redshirt sophomore quarterback Andrew Luck was named...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Jim Harbaugh named NFL Coach of the Year

Palo Alto High School grad and former Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers was named the 2011 Associated...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

That West Coast sound

Writings from far and wide have one thing in common at the Bay Choral Guild this month. They've all been given a West Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Mar 16, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Water Lilies' launch during Earth Day celebration

Artist Judith Selby Lang and others installed her new work, "Water Lilies," in the waters near Byxbee Park at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Missed, on Apr 23, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 1279 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chasing the perfect beat

Life as a teen seems to have an indelible soundtrack. There's something about being in high school that makes music more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jacinta Sainanee, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation Requirements in simple English please?

We were not educated in the US and both of us were educated in an English speaking exam orientated educational system. We...

Original post made by Confused Parent on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 1278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood-association embezzler is sentenced

The former administrative manager of a Palo Alto neighborhood association received a six-month suspended sentence and must...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by never, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 1278 Views

SPORTS

M-A athletes announce college commitments

While letter-of-intent signing day was pretty much focused on football at the national level, Menlo-Atherton had its share...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ms. Snow, on Feb 7, 2013 at 3:41 am | 2 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to rule on major changes to Edgewood Plaza

The dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto would undergo a major transformation, including 10 new homes and a Fresh Market...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim_H, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 1278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto attorney seeks seat on City Council

Attorney Marc Berman, a former state Assembly candidate who had spent much of the past year surveying Palo Alto's infrastructure...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1277 Views
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