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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there any turbans in Palo Alto?

More than 150,000 Sikhs call the Bay Area home, and students from San Jose to Vacaville report that they've been taunted,...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Nov 28, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Miriam Palm: Return from Montana

I was with my husband and his family -- mother Laura Palm (who was about to turn 91 -- she will be 101 this coming Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

The ripples of Sept. 11

Ten years ago, the Midpeninsula was jolted awake on a Tuesday by urgent phone calls and televised images no one could soon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by profile kilt, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 27 comments | 1195 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Greenmeadow Way

The Greenmeadow Way ------------------- Greenmeadow Employees: expendable Greenmeadow Tenants : expendable Greenmeadow...

Original post made by only a couple on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by more than a couple, on Mar 23, 2012 at 1:58 pm | 5 comments | 1195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizen Corps to host Safety Faire May 1

If you've never met Sparky the firedog or have wondered what the City of Palo Alto's mobile disaster nerve center looks like,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by David Alan Foster, on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City of Palo Alto dollars being spent on homeless services

City of Palo Alto dollars being spent on homeless services. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22066...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 16, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 7 comments | 1194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood market faces foreclosure

Hassan Bordbari sat in a chair in the floral section of his Barron Park Market and Florist eating lentil soup out of a battered...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 9 comments | 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn loses a long-time member of its athletics community

It was a little past midnight on Oct. 20, 2011 when the Gunn High athletic community lost one of its most beloved members...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Gunn parent, on Oct 26, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACS adds service to help gay, bisexual teens

Adolescent Counseling Services, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit service agency for teens in distress, announced it has acquired...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by About TIme, on Jul 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1194 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook follies

Can someone tell me why Facebook is a rational business model? I understand Google and Amizon, but not Facebook. I...

Original post made by Gary on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by reason, on May 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 27 comments | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic Palo Alto Bowl: We are Down, But We are Not Yet Out

Hi you all, We are down, but we are not yet out. Today, I had a meeting with Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espioza. Unfortunately,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 11, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 9 comments | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to rule on downtown 'Gateway' building

A revised plan to build a prominent "gateway" building at the downtown intersection of Alma Street and Lytton Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by T Peak, on May 14, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 14 comments | 1194 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google CEO's 'green' house has neighbors seeing red

Interesting article re Larry Page's new home and the surrounding properties he owns. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18171501?nclick_check=1 Also...

Original post made by Bob on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by whiners, on May 31, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The reason we have Town Square.

I respect the authority of the Weekly editors to moderate and remove disrespectful comments, particularly those of threatening,...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Norm, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:47 am | 24 comments | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ

A recently-published Harvard University meta-analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has concluded that...

Original post made by Pro Choice on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford volleyball downs four-time NCAA champion Penn State to stay undefeated

This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Stanford women's volleyball team. Four-time defending NCAA champion Penn...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Sep 10, 2011 at 12:45 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Solon, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 1193 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

<B>Claire Klausner Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14697 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Emy Kelty, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 1 comment | 1193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District fatality is identified

A man who was killed in a crash near La Honda late Thursday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as Luis Audelo-Partida,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Eduord, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1193 Views
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