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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I Will Vote for President Obama

The editor has now taken down or closed five disrespectful threads about the presidential race. I am wondering if there is...

Original post made by stephen levy on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Community dog walk at Mitchell Park

More than 100 dog owners and volunteers showed up at Mitchell Park on Sunday, June 24, for a community dog walk and fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1078 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls remain perfect in league golf action

==B Monday's prep roundup== The Gunn girls' golf team finished off the first half of its first-ever season in the Blossom...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Chris Acker, on Oct 2, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alice Smith: A View from the U.K.

I was in Farnborough, England, at my desk at Computer Science Corporation (CSC), in a telephone negotiation with a Washington...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 10, 2011 at 6:34 pm | 2 comments | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

New real estate bubble.

This proves that we are in another bubble. The bubble popped somewhat after the credit crunch but has recently reinflated....

Original post made by Sol on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by C, on May 28, 2012 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1077 Views

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Menlo College opens new coaching era with win

==B College football== The Mark Speckman era at Menlo College kicked off with a bang on Saturday, as the Oaks scored three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo4Life, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt's Kick-Off Party is this Sunday

Pat Burt will be holding his campaign kick-off party and ice cream social this Sunday from 4-5:30 pm at Hoover Park. ...

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resign, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New energy-saving initiative banks on kids

Can kids teach their parents how to save energy? That's the idea behind a "schools outreach" program to be launched this...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Annie, on Aug 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Double Dip Recession, State Budget, Palo Alto Schools.

We are really worried now. Having invested millions in a house on the idea that our 3 kids could go through top PA schools...

Original post made by Suzy on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by City/PAUSD, on Aug 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Babies, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2011: Looking back

Change, celebration and reflection marked the year in Palo Alto through the eyes of Palo Alto Weekly photographers. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1076 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 | 1076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 1076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing

A woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend at their home in East Palo Alto last month pleaded not guilty to murder...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 4, 2012 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 1076 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 | 1076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

RNC asks who stands with Cory Booker?

The Republican national Committee asks who stands with Cory (gop.com) in an effort to harvest emails and donations. To understand...

Original post made by Mac Mac Donald on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mac Mac Donald, on May 23, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 4 comments | 1076 Views

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 | 1076 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1076 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 | 1076 Views
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