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AROUND TOWN

GRT-Inventing ways to save lives

GRT is inventing a mechanism for trains that will deploy so the train doesnt kill anybody. Any donations and contributions...

Original post made by Person on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food Allergy Awareness

I just wanted to share a link for anyone looking for information on food allergy related issues. In the United States, 12...

Original post made by Estevan on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Nov 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1866 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto gives green light to Mi Pueblo

The supermarket Mi Pueblo will move into East Palo Alto after all, after the City Council approved its liquor license and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by tell it like it is!, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 47 comments | 3742 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing's 801 Alma St. project approved by council

Palo Alto's seven-year-long quest to build a dense, affordable-housing complex in a transit-friendly downtown location surged...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 70 comments | 5231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Improvements eyed for Oregon Expressway

A busy stretch of Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto will soon see major renovations, including timed signals, new bike lanes...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Do the job properly, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 2718 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax renewal vote may be in April

Palo Alto school officials are eyeing an April election to renew the district's $493-a-year parcel tax. Based on results...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:14 am | 24 comments | 2640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Typical Secondary Course Loads

I still have gradeschoolers, so I'm just curious... I understand that at the middle school level the kids in 7th/8th all...

Original post made by High School Question on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 13, 2009 at 10:12 am | 4 comments | 2031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to keep 'Open City Hall,' well, open

Palo Alto's sporadically used online forum, "Open City Hall," will remain open for the foreseeable future after the City...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:42 am | 11 comments | 2933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens get rare inside view of Google, Facebook

About 30 teenagers from lower-income families in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park will get a rare insider's look at Silicon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:03 pm | 5 comments | 2006 Views

MOVIES

9-11 Press for Truth Premieres at Spangenberg Oct 27th

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Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Oct. 12, 2006
Last comment by Andrew, on Nov 12, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 8554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs Palo Alto utility rate hike

Palo Alto residents should expect to see a small increase in their utility bills starting in July, when electricity, water...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Mai, on Nov 12, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 19 comments | 3009 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown landlords dig in for long recovery

Strolling down University Avenue, shoppers can easily see there aren't as many places to shop as there were a year ago. "For...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by George, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 3604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change

Support oil companies that provide leadership on climate change Valero Energy has started a fear campaign to try to get...

Original post made by Rwolf on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 12, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 2379 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Teen turns love for shoes into charity

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Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by B ev Bogart, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 3711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn senior gathers shoes for those in need

Gunn High School senior Alexandra Yesian has reached her goal of donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to the Ecumenical Hunger Program...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Charlotte Reissmann, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2425 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Drug Raids...

EAST PALO ALTO East Palo Alto Homes Targeted In Drug Raid (11/3/2009) Authorities arrested seven people Thursday...

Original post made by Kilo on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1938 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans Day - What does it mean to the kids?

Today is a federal holiday and the kids have no school. Ask them why and I feel sure most won't have a clue. From what...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:50 am | 6 comments | 1975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No raises for Palo Alto teachers, staff this year

Teachers and staff in Palo Alto schools will get no pay raise this year under tentative agreements reached by labor unions...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Results of Envy Politics, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:28 am | 6 comments | 2954 Views

AROUND TOWN

The day the Stanford football team slew Goliath

It could have turned into a day of reminiscing. Instead, Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh was intent on keeping the focus...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by R Sanderson, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 2181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do try this at home

There's a hole in that plastic bucket, but no need to fret. Palo Alto residents can now drop it in the recycle bin for weekly...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by go there, on Nov 12, 2009 at 7:25 am | 9 comments | 2467 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

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