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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>FLOATING AWAY ... </B>It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the <B>plastic bag</B> is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Idol' stars entertain kids at Ronald McDonald House

"American Idol" stars Casey Abrams, a jazz, blues and rock musician, and singer-songwriter Paul McDonald met with seriously...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Texting while driving - you should lose your license

People who text and drive should lose their licenses. Period. Witnessed someone wandering into the oncoming lane of traffic...

Original post made by serious on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rule of Thumb, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 1256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor suffer, rich benefit

Poor suffer, rich benefit Congress convinced lots of poor people to voluntarily give up some of the few things they had...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 13, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 10 comments | 1256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election Day energizes Palo Alto voters

Recent elections have been eye-glazing, shoe-gazing affairs for Palo Alto's poll workers -- occasions for pleasure reading,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 1256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hold marrow drive

The Palo Alto police and fire departments are hoping to add 100 new potential bone marrow donors to the national registry...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by AM, on Apr 25, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'I'm happy. Lucky -- alive,' instructor says after plane crash

A small airplane made an emergency landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Midtown 'elves' to deliver holiday bouquets

Calling themselves the "Midtown elves," residents of Palo Alto 's Midtown neighborhood have launched a grass-roots effort...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck rollover shocks residents in Mountain View

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by anon, on May 16, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"if youíve got a business, you didnít build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chris Christie in 2016?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has gone on TV several days in a row to praise Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy. Obama...

Original post made by voter on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 1, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 15 comments | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Striving for a higher stage

The recently launched local youth stage company, A Theatre Near U, is meant to "introduce kids to a higher level of acting,"...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by A Supporter, on Jun 20, 2014 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1254 Views

SPORTS

A shocking reversal of fortune

==I Cardinal loses first home match in 12 years== Mallory Burdette has been in the spotlight several times during her...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jim, on May 25, 2011 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

SPORTS

Stunning six-run rally helps Menlo School reach finals

==B CCS baseball== It wasn't looking like a day that Freddy Avis wanted to remember. The Menlo School junior pitcher gave...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 25, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

SPORTS

Pitching, timely hitting pays dividends for PA National in 7-1 win over PA American

District 52 11-12 Little League tournament Palo Alto National served notice Sunday that taking away its hard-earned District...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by HumbleOp, on Jun 28, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frogs, salamanders dying in Yellowstone

Stanford scientists report that frogs and salamanders are dying at an alarming rate in Yellowstone National Park, but not...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 1254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek tunnel closed

It's been over a month since the Adobe Creek tunnel under the 101 closed unexpectedly. "Temporarily," according to the sign,...

Original post made by cyclist on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by BayshoreBiker, on Aug 22, 2011 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 1254 Views
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