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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 46 comments | 8003 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Who is a patriot?

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Original post made by Norm on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by richard dawkins, on Nov 3, 2007 at 9:55 pm | 46 comments | 4569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hollywood groveling in Iran

Will Annette Bening apologize to the whackos in Iran for "300" and "The Wrester"? She is carrying Obama's water over there,...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 46 comments | 4684 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ravenswood to close Stanford charter school

In a stunning rebuke to Stanford University, the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees Thursday voted to shut...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 6:55 pm | 46 comments | 19062 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian's patience running out on high-speed rail

Joe Simitian, the state Senator from Palo Alto who ha consistently expressed support for "high-speed rail done right," warned...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mark E., on May 20, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 46 comments | 4779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why was Juan Williams fired by NPR?

I'm not a big fan of NPR, becasue they are leftists, but I must say that even I could not have devised a better method of...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by Privatize NPR, on Oct 28, 2010 at 6:37 am | 46 comments | 4341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Symbolic actions matter in quest for civil rights

In the 1960s, political and community leaders in Palo Alto were among those who stepped up to publicly advocate for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 46 comments | 2533 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cruz/Fiorina

I cannot think of two other people who generate as much dislike as Ted and Carly. Forget their political positions, just...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by If_the_FBI_is_Right_We_Must_Indict, on May 4, 2016 at 12:53 am | 46 comments | 1177 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is THAT being built at the corner of Seale and Cowper?

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Original post made by Ted on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 29, 2008 at 12:29 am | 46 comments | 3959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

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Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by toadstool, on Sep 18, 2008 at 12:21 am | 46 comments | 5613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 8132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents fret over Palo Alto church cell tower

A proposed 50-foot-tall cell-phone tower at St. Albert the Great Church in Palo Alto has some neighbors upset about the mix...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Gary B, on Oct 22, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 46 comments | 14369 Views

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 | 8348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Offices planned for Borders building

When Borders Books leaves Palo Alto later this month, its prominent University Avenue building will likely be converted to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:52 am | 46 comments | 5338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grade separations at Churchill, Meadow, Charleston?

The "very contentious issue" of grade separations at Alma, Churchill, East Meadow and Charleston is something Palo Alto is...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Clem, on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 46 comments | 5232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to collect food scraps wins support in Palo Alto

Banana peels and apple cores may look like garbage to most Palo Alto residents, but city leaders are increasingly viewing...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by Garbage, on Mar 7, 2015 at 10:05 pm | 46 comments | 6285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto mulls raising age for buying tobacco

With Palo Alto's crusade against tobacco rapidly gathering force, two members of the City Council on Tuesday floated a proposal...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by 2nd hand smoker, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:23 am | 46 comments | 6541 Views

AROUND TOWN

ABC Nightline to air piece on Palo Alto

The latest national news outlet to cover the youth suicide cluster Palo Alto experienced in 2014 and 2015 is ABC's Nightline,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by AnjaliV, on Feb 18, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 46 comments | 10534 Views

MOVIES

Inside Job

I'm still so seething from the facts presented in this documentary on the financial crisis and the response ... or lack...

Original post made by bru on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 46 comments | 5859 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Major shakeup planned at Ming's

Chinese Cuisine and Bar, Palo Alto's largest and oldest Chinese restaurant, is about to undergo a huge transition. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 30, 2013 at 11:27 am | 46 comments | 12576 Views
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