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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Smoke and mirrors: fighting phony fires

Firefighter Daniel Fortino prepares to enter a house filled with fake smoke for a search and rescue training exercise on...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by BePrepared, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Buying and selling of high school physics project

My physics student has just completed a complicated physics project designing the wiring for a house, building model of said...

Original post made by High School Parent on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by High School Parent, on Jun 8, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 8 comments | 2409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD Superintendent's Survey (now through June 4)

I found this buried in eNews, and found it strange that parents did not get a specific email announcement to request input...

Original post made by Gunn Parent on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Jun 2, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 50 comments | 2409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Where are the Children's Theater Travelers Checks?

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Original post made by Outside Observer on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Life beyond the Creek, on Sep 3, 2008 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 2409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge: No bail for murder suspect Zumot

Bulos Zumot, the Palo Alto hookah-shop owner who police said killed his girlfriend and set their shared cottage on fire last...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by gerome, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 2409 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catholic school gets green light for expansion

A new preschool will soon open in Crescent Park after Palo Alto officials voted on Monday to approve an expansion of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:57 am | 5 comments | 2409 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High grad Zhang wins gold at Pan Am Games

==BI Pan Am roundup== Palo Alto High graduate Lily Zhang helped the U.S. women's table tennis team take home the gold at...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 22, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands celebrate Obama victory

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 9, 2008 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 2409 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global Transport Challenge: Compare Your Carbon Footprint

http://www.worldusabilityday.org/globaltransportchallenge/take-challenge-now This is a simple query that takes less than...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gets another shot at 'fiber to the home'

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sergey, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 14 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Georgia Started the War against a neutral area,city near the Russian border

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Original post made by Rick on Aug. 14, 2008
Last comment by The Real Perspective, on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:04 pm | 23 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

subsidizing bloated Califonia public pensions

Under pending legislation sponsored by Congresswomen Eshoo, Spier, and Feinstein (January 17, 2009 Palo Alto Daily News)...

Original post made by who\'s kidding who? on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 26, 2009 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Colin Powell: 'The world still looks to America'

Retired general and former secretary of state shares anecdotes and observations about America's place in a changing world...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 3, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vote carefully on Prop 19

On November 2nd, Californians will decide whether or not to legalize marijuana. I have no personal interest in this legislation...

Original post made by Amos Irwin on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Adobe, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 5 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cancer survivors celebrate healing through art

Art therapist Tehlia Eisenstat helps cancer patients at El Camino Hospital escape the difficulties of their illness through...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local library subscribes to novel music idea

For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by casey, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2408 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail draws a crowd to Atherton

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments | 2407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Parking prosperity Read the letter to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14882 posted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Long, on May 16, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 2407 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by derek, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone see PAPD on El Carmelo St. this morning??

I was driving to work at around 8:10AM this morning and spoted a police car and 4 police men (2 of them were wearing protective...

Original post made by JZ on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by police are a waste of time, on Nov 19, 2008 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 2407 Views
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