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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Train rolling into town Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to town. The Caltrain Holiday Train, decorated with 40,000 lights, arrives on Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport worries East Palo Alto residents, but pilots defend track record

Wednesday's crash of a Cessna 310R in East Palo Alto has renewed concerns about the dangers of a municipal airport located...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 16 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brown tap water in South PA

At 11:50 PM Friday 12/4 I noticed the tap water was coming out with a brown tinge. I tested from a few faucets and the water...

Original post made by Rand on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by Patty, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:37 pm | 2 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by concernata, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The achievement treadmill

There is some irony that the same week we learn that Palo Alto is the most educated city in California, if not the nation,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Yes but, on Nov 20, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 1717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start schools in September, with finals in late January or early February?

I've written about this idea in other comments, but maybe it deserves its own thread. How about changing the calendar so...

Original post made by Anonymous on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 15, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 10 comments | 1717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Empowerment is theme of Saturday 'youth forum'

Youth empowerment will be a theme at a Palo Alto Youth Forum Saturday that is free and open to all high-school students in...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Put more speed limited sign in Fabin Way &W. Bay Shore RD

Speed limited is 25MPH. However, motorists and some truck drivers are very rush. Should put more Speed limit signs there....

Original post made by Jim on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Holiday DUI arrests down from last year

Arrests for driving under the influence and traffic deaths over the holiday weekend are down compared to last year, according...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by MADD, on Dec 29, 2010 at 11:05 am | 5 comments | 1716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11/01- Never Forget the Ideology that wants to Annhilate Freedom

I am amazed that I see no remembrances, no stories, nothing, on this day. In memory of those who died from all over the...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community colleges prepare for daylong protest

The community college community is using Wednesday and Thursday this week to prepare for a one-day walkout next month over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Stop whining, on Feb 7, 2010 at 6:25 am | 10 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know where the stairway on Page Mill leads?

The stairs on the south side of Page Mill, near Foothill Expressway. Where to those lead? Underground pathways to offices?...

Original post made by Curious on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by abc, on Jul 17, 2009 at 1:57 am | 7 comments | 1716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

what is the real DTV change over date?

The FCC web site lists when TV stations will be finished with the DTV change over (enter your zip code in the upper left)....

Original post made by DTV on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by DTV, on Jun 12, 2009 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by neighbornicole, on Jun 5, 2012 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 1715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian to be sworn in Sunday as county supervisor

Former state Sen. Joe Simitian will officially be sworn in as the Santa Clara County supervisor at ceremonies in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 4 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have Intramural Sports disappeared?

I am looking for a non-competitive team sport for my teen at Paly. It seems that neither Paly nor Gunn have such a thing....

Original post made by Intramural Sports at Paly or Gunn on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 15 comments | 1715 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

SPORTS

It's crunch time for the Stanford baseball team this weekend

Stanford has reached its weekend of no return as far as postseason baseball is concerned. After dropping a 10-8 nonconference...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on May 16, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1715 Views
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