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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Use it or lose it

In every company that I have worked, you cannot accumulate more than two years of unused off days: use it or lose it. But...

Original post made by @home on Aug. 26, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Letters

<B>Online anonymity Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15165 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by No, on Jul 2, 2011 at 5:56 am | 2 comments | 1017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paul Werner: On a Boston Bus

We were on a private tour bus, with a group from the Peninsula, just leaving the Boston area. The driver was starting to...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Random Vandalism

I went to my car this Sunday morning, parked in the curb in front of my house. This is considered a safe neighborhood, some...

Original post made by Anon on Mar. 11, 2012
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catholic school gets green light for expansion

A new preschool will soon open in Crescent Park after Palo Alto officials voted on Monday to approve an expansion of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:57 am | 5 comments | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Facebook apps to spearhead emergency support

Three Facebook applications designed to help people get support from their friends and family in an emergency are winners...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Mar 3, 2012 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorneys challenge report on Buena Vista conversion

Residents who would be displaced by the conversion of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a complex of high-end apartments...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jane, on May 31, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 1016 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys tennis advances to CCS semifinals

==B Monday's prep roundup== The top-seeded Menlo School boys' tennis team took another big step toward defending its title...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Grammar Guy, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1015 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Achieving Desired Political Outcomes

As I follow this year's primary electoral shenanigans, I'm incensed by the CA political establishment thwarting of citizens'...

Original post made by adamsdottir on Jan. 22, 2012
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford 'rethinking' parts of El Camino plan

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 22, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace

My journey to becoming a full-time community activist was unfortunately motivated by pain. I was at Costco when I first learned...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

State unemployment rate rises slightly

California's unemployment rate went up slightly in June, according to a report released Friday (July 22) by the state's Employment...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Big shock, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:05 am | 3 comments | 1014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MLK Weekend Before the New Calendar!

Before we had finals in December, the PAUSD calendar was typically this - 3 day weekend for MLK Birthday during which the...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 17, 2013
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police call off crime emergency

After three weeks without a shooting, the East Palo Alto Police Department Monday, June 10, announced that it would end the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by junk, on Jun 22, 2013 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Future of Palo Alto? Euro traffic article from NYT

Is this the future of traffic in Palo Alto? Interesting tactics and results as reported by the NY Times. Europe Stifles...

Original post made by Anon on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 27, 2011 at 7:35 am | 3 comments | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Don't bail out Brown for spending enormous public money on HSR instead of on CA schools. Vote NO on Prop. 30.

Regarding Prop. 30, let's not forget that Gov. Jerry Brown is responsible for a large part of the school funding problem....

Original post made by Robert on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 30, 2012 at 8:15 pm | 5 comments | 1014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two mountain lion sightings reported in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Tuesday morning in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by AndSmallDogs, on Jul 6, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1014 Views

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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital fined $50,000

Five Bay Area hospitals, including Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, were issued a total of $215,000 in penalties by the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by B, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 7 comments | 1014 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 | 1014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cassandra Moore Flashback

Cassandra Moore's initiative petition for authorizing marijuana dispensaries in Palo Alto enabled me to flash back to the...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by araj turos, on Jul 4, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 1013 Views
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