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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jeb Bush, ultimate politician

2/24/12 Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Thursday that he found it �troubling� that the 2012 presidential candidates...

Original post made by Lilly Roof on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by food for thought, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 17 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gun-violence rally in Palo Alto this evening

Adding their voices to the national gun-control debate, Palo Alto residents plan to hold a rally today, Thursday, March 28,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by wmartin46, on Mar 28, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 13 comments | 1075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's water rates set to rise again

Palo Alto's residential water rates would go up by 15 percent in July under a new proposal by the Utilities Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Give us a break, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:00 am | 16 comments | 1074 Views

SPORTS

No expansion plan yet for Pac-12 Conference

==BI Stanford's Watson wins golf tournament == The Pac-12 Conference will remain at a dozen teams as the league's presidents...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Sep 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

SPORTS

Menlo nearly pulls off a shocker in overtime

==B Tuesday's girls' basketball== Menlo School nearly pulled off one of the biggest wins of the season before falling...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by basketball, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Life v Virtual Life

I used the self checkout at Home Depot recently. From leaving my car to choosing my goods and paying for them to the return...

Original post made by Real Person on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gov. Jerry Brown plans to fast-track high-speed rail through courts

Since Jerry can't get his train following the law, an exception must be made so his legacy keeps on rolling http://www.mercurynews.com/california-high-speed-rail/ci_20761210/gov-jer...

Original post made by Allan B on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by hh, on Jun 5, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 5 comments | 1074 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fast And Furious conspiracy theory finally peters out with fake contempt vote

For a year, every day, Fox news has worked with the Republican Party on a conspiracy theory with made up stories about Obama...

Original post made by Rich Alto on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Rich Alto, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to consider design contest for new bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:02 am | 4 comments | 1074 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Political establishment split over labor measure

When Palo Alto's firefighters spearheaded a ballot measure last year that sought to freeze staffing levels in the Fire Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jaime, on Aug 24, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 10 comments | 1073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab suspect in Saturday's bank robbery

Palo Alto police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday's bank robbery on El Camino Real after tips from two other...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:21 am | 9 comments | 1073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Thefts, Drugs, Alcohol, cheating and Teen Sex on our high school campuses.

I think we should be outraged about the amount of bike thefts, pot smoking, alcohol, cheating and teen sex that seems to...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:56 am | 21 comments | 1073 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Activity at Louis/Loma Verde Monday 4.15

Definitely something has happened, lots of cars, police cars with lights flashing, sirens, bystanders. Anyone know what's...

Original post made by Neighbor on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 3 comments | 1073 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pilot error caused East Palo Alto plane crash

A plane crash into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Feb. 17, 2010, was most probably caused by the pilot's failure to follow...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enrico Fermi Award for Burton Richter, former SLAC director

Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter, director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park from 1984 to 1999,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Coward, on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1073 Views

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Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 1073 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Take the Downtown traffic Safety "True-False"Quiz

1. Pedestrians crossing University should be aware that many cars run red lights and there are no red-light cameras aand...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on May 4, 2012 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1072 Views
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