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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 | 1344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why slowing down in order to solve our problems may be good

A vital but limited human resource subject to increasingly unsatisfiable demands: The politics of water are becoming...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 16, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

40 of California Avenues Newly Planted Trees are Timmed - WHY?

An article in the Daily News on Thanksgiving Day reveals that a tree trimming crew has "harshly pruned" about 40 of the newly...

Original post made by Lois on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by David, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 5 comments | 1343 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: There'll be a lot of firsts at the Fiesta Bowl

A lot of football firsts will be in the offing when Stanford takes on Oklahoma State in the annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1343 Views

SPORTS

Stanford suffers through a night to forget in Tallahassee

UPDATE: Saturday's game rained out. The series will continue at 4 p.m. Sunday, with a game Monday if necessary == Brian...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan Claire, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board to vote tonight on Caltrain funding

The Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) board will vote tonight (March 3) on whether to recommend financial...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Betty, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit Facebook today

Israeli President Shimon Peres will appear at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park today, March 6, to launch his Facebook...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Friend of Israel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views

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Vampires descend on City Hall

Jane Ratchye (far right), Debbie Lloyd (right), Karla Dailey (fourth from left), Lindsay Joye (third from left) and fellow...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1343 Views

SPORTS

Saturday soccer game at Stanford may cause traffic

An estimated 50,000 soccer enthusiasts are expected to flood into Palo Alto Saturday, June 29, to watch the San Jose Earthquakes...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jun 28, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 5 comments | 1342 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

This new fangled idea about being green.

I was sent the following email by a friend. It is worth passing on to our green Palo Alto friends. "Checking out at the...

Original post made by Not as old as one may think on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 12 comments | 1342 Views

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Second Fisher House approved for Palo Alto VA

A second Fisher House to provide on-campus housing for veterans and their families while receiving treatment at the VA Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by PA Mom + Proud Member of the Elks Veterans Committee , on Aug 25, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto libraries get $3 million in gifts

Palo Alto's voter-approved quest to reconstruct and expand the city's aged library system has received a major lift from...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by FOPAL feh, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:50 am | 5 comments | 1341 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 | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund application deadline is today

Today (Jan. 7) is the deadline for organizations to submit grant applications for the Palo Alto Weekly's annual Holiday Fund....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by C. Davis, on Jan 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

how is palo alto high's math entrance test?

I am going to be a freshman at palo alto high next fall. I live in another state right now. I'm taking algebra now and I...

Original post made by new student on Apr. 8, 2012
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 9, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA: Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 6, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2012 at 12:13 am | 3 comments | 1341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto races to predict future traffic

When it comes to planning for city growth, no area is more difficult to keep pace with than traffic. And within Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 29, 2013 at 11:45 am | 6 comments | 1341 Views

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Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football lands one of top prep linebackers

Noor Davis could have gone anywhere. He choose Stanford. Davis surprised a lot people when he named the Cardinal as his choice...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 14, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views
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