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Snacks giant settles lawsuit over lead in cookies

Mondelēz International, the world's largest manufacturer of processed food snacks, including Nabisco, Oreo, Cadbury...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mom wants to know., on Jan 26, 2016 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 4489 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Do your part to combat climate change: Get an EV

Most Palo Altans don't need to be convinced that climate change is real, human-caused and a major threat. The planet is already...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by David Coale, on Jan 25, 2016 at 11:02 pm | 8 comments | 829 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eager to adopt new green goals, Palo Alto prepares for Sustainability Summit

From new bike paths and electric-car chargers to an aggressive "green building" code and a "carbon neutral" electric supply,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 25, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 10 comments | 861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Averting a resident revolt

A water conservation plan that appeared designed by bureaucrats for bureaucrats was wisely scaled back Tuesday night by a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 25, 2016 at 8:07 am | 4 comments | 3206 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Allan and Mary Seid

In reflecting on their life's work — a veritable mountain of social and political projects — Mary and Allan Seid credited...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 24, 2016 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 3247 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Pederson heads to U.S. U-19 soccer training camp

The Palo Alto girls will have to be at their best next week if they are to remain tied with Mountain View the SCVAL De Anza...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Be Positive, on Jan 24, 2016 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 4030 Views

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Large tree falls on Palo Alto home

Saturated soils and wind from winter storm uprooted a large tree, which fell on a home on Embarcadero Road on Friday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jan 24, 2016 at 8:37 am | 5 comments | 1101 Views

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Filoli executive director departs

Volunteers at Filoli, the historic estate located north of Woodside, learned Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11, via an email that...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by SC, on Jan 23, 2016 at 10:31 pm | 12 comments | 5531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUBLIC AGENDA: water-efficient landscaping, schools town hall, highway overpass project

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings for the week of Jan. 18. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/01/15/public-agenda-water-efficient-landscaping...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by Retreat, on Jan 23, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shuttle survey nearly passed by many seniors

An online survey to revamp the Palo Alto Shuttle program left many of the most vulnerable seniors who need the service the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by A Voice in the Wilderness, on Jan 22, 2016 at 9:15 pm | 19 comments | 4454 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bottle Rocket Sarah Palin Is Back

John Oliver was hosting the Daily Show when Jon Stewart was on leave, and he had a snippet which basically said "We should...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 22, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 496 Views

SPORTS

Verhoeven gives Stanford men a spark of hope in hoops loss

Marcus Sheffield matched his season-high with 17 points and Dorian Pickens added 11 but the Stanford men's basketball team...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 3758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto backs away from new landscaping ordinance

Facing criticisms about inadequate outreach to the greater community, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday retreated from a proposal...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jane, on Jan 22, 2016 at 9:51 am | 15 comments | 5920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Board Member on New High School Proposal

I got this from Ken Dauber because I'm subscribed to his school board blog. I'm posting it here because this is an important...

Original post made by Citizen on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by GetSomeRest, on Jan 22, 2016 at 5:52 am | 9 comments | 905 Views

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Battle of the brewers at Freewheel

Meet beer enthusiasts and see how beer is made during Freewheel Home Brew Club's first annual Battle of the Brew Clubs on...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by KP, on Jan 21, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 638 Views

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A hike and a drink in the outdoors

Looking for a more immersive outdoor experience? Go "wiking" (hiking and wine tasting) this Saturday, Jan. 23 with the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by KP, on Jan 21, 2016 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our kids making a difference, spreading the message of hope!

Paly and Gunn High School Students have created a film spreading awareness about teen suicide and mental health. Now in the...

Original post made by Brown on Jan. 21, 2016
There are no comments yet. 335 Views

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Police: Burglars steal beer, fire stun gun while fleeing 7-Eleven

Two men allegedly stole two cases of beer from a Palo Alto 7-Eleven and then used a Taser-like weapon to ward off employees...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Caitlin, on Jan 21, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 5 comments | 4851 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage reported in Palo Alto

Nearly 2,000 residents in the southern half of Palo Alto near the Ventura neighborhood are without power Wednesday morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by power engineer, on Jan 21, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 4125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local health educator tapped to lead Palo Alto's Project Safety Net

Mary Gloner, a local health educator, has been selected to lead Project Safety Net, a community coalition formed in the wake...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jan 21, 2016 at 1:28 pm | 5 comments | 3870 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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