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AROUND TOWN

REAL ESTATE: Cowper Street home sells for $1.35 million

A house on Cowper Street in Palo Alto sold for $1,349,000 on Aug. 18, 2009. The house previously sold for $535,000 in September...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 25, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 2050 Views

AROUND TOWN

FCC sets rules to 'calm' loud commercials

Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill seldom see common ground these days, but just about everyone is supporting an effort...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Dec 16, 2011 at 1:47 am | 11 comments | 2050 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Helping Palo Alto Fire

Twice this weekend, the Palo Alto Fire Department was summoned for medical aid at a home located in the new housing development...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Jan 6, 2009 at 11:49 am | 5 comments | 2049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our council in (in)action

From today's Weekly: "City Council (April 6) Council priorities: The council held a study session on the city's three...

Original post made by Lloyd on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building community, creating income and employment

The benefits of urban beekeeping are substantial. Despite the conventional view of the city as a slough of pollution, urban...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Latest PAFD Measure R mailing

The latest PA Fire Department mailing over the signature of Ass't. Chief James McLaughlin is downright insulting and full...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by jd, on Oct 17, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 9 comments | 2049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict is in on 'Montagues and Capulets' case

A 16-year-old teen whose attempted murder case took on modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by DA did his job, on Sep 12, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2049 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush to use his Executive Orders power to overturn Congressional Rulings

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20081109/D94BM1O00.html I am absolutely appalled that a President would consider using...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by but seriously, on Nov 12, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 17 comments | 2049 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sign language

Local residents rally for an overhaul of the national health care system Wednesday afternoon at Middlefield and East Charleston...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 2049 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

M-A hoping to make football lights a permanent fixture

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Curt Schulze, on Nov 11, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Irene Sharp Concert at CSMA on June 25 (NOT June 22)!

The concert with Irene Sharp (Cello) and Steven Lightburn (piano) is on Thursday, June 25 at 7 pm at the Community School...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Jun. 16, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Obama in Palo Alto - which neighborhood?

Heard on the news that Obama is coming for a fund raiser to Palo Alto tomorrow evening around 7pm .. which neighborhood?...

Original post made by Mom on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by M Foley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 2049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting set for future of San Francisquito Creek

A meeting to discuss potential solutions to flooding from San Francisquito Creek will be held next Thursday, March 12, with...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 7, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 4 comments | 2048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Review of Taser use is timely and necessary

No fatalities have occurred from the seven instances in which Palo Alto police officers have used Tasers to help subdue or...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Dec 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 2048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto priorities should be the budget gap and hospitals

When I stepped down from the Palo Alto City Council two years ago I didn't stop caring about Palo Alto's well-being as a...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by long term, on Jan 25, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 2048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Embattled Page Mill Road project up for fresh hearing

After years of disputes, appeals and revisions, a developer hoping to construct a three-story building on Page Mill Road...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 12 comments | 2048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Am I the Only One?

I just finished reading the fundraising opportunities coming up the next year for the 5th graders. First it exhausted...

Original post made by Rebecca Surley on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 6, 2009 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board OKs school-readiness program

A new program to boost "school readiness," [http://pausd.org/community/board/downloads/item_013.pdf Springboard to Kindergarten],...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 2048 Views
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