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AROUND TOWN

Huge rodent at 10.30 a.m. walked up my garden

What I thought was an opossum could not be, it had no hair bristles, pinkish gray skin. It was about 16 inches long with...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 46 comments | 8172 Views

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Russ Feingold to discuss the Patriot Act

Free ACLU Mid-Peninsula cordially invites you to meet and talk with Russ Feingold, the only senator to vote against...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robert Reich at the Aquarius - a must see

Inequality For All is described in a superb documentary at the Aquarius. Don't miss this outstanding look at the rise of...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Nov 1, 2013 at 10:28 am | 9 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto native, teacher is the real thing

Kelly Kobza is a Palo Alto native and teacher who went to Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. When she realized that more than...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why Seniors should Vote Yes on Measure A

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Original post made by Alice Smith on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by No Reason for A, on May 25, 2008 at 1:09 pm | 16 comments | 3092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Let's hope this won't happen in our town: bullying results in death

An 11 year old boy killed himself by hanging after bullying at middle school. This tragedy reminds us all that there is...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Apr 9, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 2694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LWV Symposium on Early Childhood education showed this

If you are interested in children's brain growth, family values and education in general, watch this amazing film shown yesterday...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Aug. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 248 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earthquake in Peru: Information

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Aug. 18, 2007
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Darfur and Ms Palin

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 7, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 9 comments | 2569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's Credentials

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 10, 2008 at 2:33 am | 6 comments | 2534 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why I am a liberal.

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 26, 2008 at 11:15 am | 8 comments | 2549 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Today is World Humanitarian Day. Please read and help

Your readers may wish to provide support to a devastated region. To find out more about the International Committee of...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Aug. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Here is an opportunity to do good. Fistula Foundation

This organization helps girls and women after they have been raped, brutalized or impregnated at 10 or older and suffer...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

I'm back, and things have changed

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Jun. 8, 2006
Last comment by troy, on Jun 17, 2006 at 10:33 pm | 6 comments | 7903 Views

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Vigils Planned by MoveOn to Mark 4 years of War in Palo Alto

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Original post made by Alice Smith on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Jerry Cox, on Oct 31, 2007 at 10:57 am | 27 comments | 6155 Views

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Recycling Stuff

If Palo Alto thinks it is leading in recycling, why eliminate milk cartons and styrofoam? What we should be doing is banning...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by Carbon Marv'in, on Jan 5, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 3109 Views

MOVIES

Chasing Ice is a must see for anyone over 10.

Last night at the Aquarius, 3 of us were mesmorized by CHASING ICE, a documentary by James Balog on the disappearance and...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by thhatchert, on Dec 30, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 61 comments | 4899 Views

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Cost of War Bring our Troops Home: Today, Noon City Hall

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Original post made by Alice Smnith on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 17, 2007 at 11:50 am | 5 comments | 5567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Heroism at Gunn

I work occasionally as an aide for a Special Education class at Gunn High School.One day in April, I was escorting a student...

Original post made by alice u. hahn on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Misha, on May 18, 2011 at 10:47 pm | 8 comments | 2254 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mtn View Rotary 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction

The Mountain View Rotary Club is proud to be hosting its 24th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction. Date: Saturday, February...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 7, 2009
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Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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