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AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at Menlo-Atherton High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ahem, on Jan 8, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 6 comments | 2153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

The Bay Area real-estate market has become a challenging market for buyers due to several important developments. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jayne, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Small quake shakes Santa Clara County

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck Thursday night (Sept. 2)...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 7, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 2152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford renaming committee seeks input from community

A Stanford University committee charged with establishing principles around the potential renaming of streets and buildings...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on May 19, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best stationery Store

Since we are unable to comment on the Best Of Voting, I would like to bemoan the lack of a suitable stationery/school supply...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:58 am | 4 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MEASURE A BALLOTS DUE TODAY!

Your voted ballot must be received by the Registrar of Voters by 8pm on Election Day, May 4, 2010, TODAY! Measure A is...

Original post made by A Mom on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford-sponsored school in East Palo Alto forges ahead

The Stanford University School of Education has a nationally recognized track record in research and training, but its decade-old...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Rudnicki, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullet Voting As A Voting Strategy

I just want to follow up on the thread that was deleted (rightly so) which contained a voting strategy that I have used my...

Original post made by Student Advocate on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Oct 30, 2012 at 11:32 pm | 17 comments | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash takes out fence, street sign, three vehicles

Police arrested a 23-year-old East Palo Alto man Sunday (June 20) after he drove his car in a wild ride in the Willows area...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot-trial attorneys clash over arson evidence

Federal arson investigator Barbara Maxwell said she detected a heavy smell of gasoline as soon as members of her team began...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by objective, on Jan 5, 2011 at 7:48 am | 2 comments | 2152 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One injured in Menlo Park drive-by

One person was injured in a drive-by shooting this afternoon in Menlo Park, according to police. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Apr 22, 2013 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ralph Nader calls newly elected Barack Obama an Uncle Tom

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Original post made by Sharon on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by SkepticAl, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 pm | 14 comments | 2152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodstock Nation

For those of us who can remember the Woodstock concert in 1969, this link may help us, at least me, that the event was less...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Daniel Eggink, on Dec 11, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condoleezza Rice personally conveyed approval to waterboard detainee in 2002

Rice played a greater role than she admitted last fall in written testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, according...

Original post made by Dr. Ferragamo on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 7 comments | 2152 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Court rules against Stanford in patent case

Monday's Supreme Court ruling in a patent ownership case is a blow to federally sponsored research in universities, according...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Matt, on Jun 10, 2011 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto seeks to revise its rent-control law

After suffering legal setbacks last year, East Palo Alto officials are once again looking to revamp the city's much disputed...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parade today symbolizes hope in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto is expanding its annual celebration of National Night Out this year with a parade today from St. John's Church...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by peter hernandez, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cautionary tale on LED rebate

I rushed recently to buy ten LED lights to take advantage of the COPA Utility rebate. I bought four different kinds at Home...

Original post made by JimFruchterman on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by andy kau, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Take the "Democratic Party" off of Life Support: It is Brain Dead

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Original post made by Pam's Husband on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 2, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 14 comments | 2151 Views
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