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HISTORIC PHOTOS

Palo Alto Co-op Market

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Original post made by Frank Bravo on Nov. 22, 2006
Last comment by bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 2 comments | 8772 Views

SPORTS

Gabriel Morgan Wins National Capitol Grand Prix; MP Resident Qualifies for US Junior Open Squash Championships

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Original post made by Frank Schmidt on Nov. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4192 Views

RESTAURANTS

In-shell Pasteurized Eggs?

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Original post made by Fred on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:01 am | 10 comments | 12513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is There Civic Leadership in Palo Alto?

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Original post made by fred on Mar. 19, 2007
Last comment by Carol Mullen, on Mar 19, 2007 at 10:04 am | 5 comments | 3287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wasted Energy? How Important Are Language Skills in Public Education Anyway?

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Original post made by Fred on Mar. 18, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 5, 2007 at 1:02 am | 191 comments | 11802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Are Choice Schools Creating Ethnic Segration? Shouldn't We Care?

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Original post made by Fred on Mar. 25, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 1, 2007 at 2:35 pm | 45 comments | 5712 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More crime incidents

Four auto break ins this past Wednesday, Thursday and Friday or early Saturday on Walter Hays Drive - and a car was...

Original post made by Fred on Nov. 8, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 10, 2008 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 1981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire alarm and sirens in neighborhood - 9 PM - 9:20 and going

Loud fire alarm, many sirens. What is going on? ...

Original post made by Fred on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by June, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 1841 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Falls Behind - again

Concord braces for ban on single-serving water bottles to take effect Jan. 1 http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/concord/2012/12/concord_braces_for_ban_on_sing.html...

Original post made by Fred on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Love it or leave it, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:43 am | 7 comments | 1950 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's Ron Unz Leads Effort to Raise Minimum Wage in California

From today's NY Times Ron Unz, a Silicon Valley millionaire, rose to fame by promoting a ballot initiative that essentially...

Original post made by Fred on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 7, 2013 at 10:14 am | 14 comments | 9701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Manger Performance Review

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Original post made by Fred Balin on Jul. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renowned Arborist Barrie D. Coate To Speak at Sunday's Cal Ave Farmer's Market

Renowned arborist Barrie D. Coate will speak on tree selection for the replanting of California Avenue at noon, Sunday (tomorrow),...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 27, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barrie Coate Cal Ave Videographer: Please Help Me Find Him

Our citizen’s event yesterday with Barrie Coate at the California Avenue Farmer’s Market was special, timely, extremely informative,...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Sep 28, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's Wrong With The City's Plan For Tree Replacement? - Citizens' Discussion and Decision at 10/3 Cal Ave Farmers' Market

Come to the Citizen's Discussion, Brainstorm, and Decision Meeting Noon Tomorrow, Sunday, October 5, California Avenue Farmer's...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Noel, on Oct 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1492 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave Trees– If You Care, You Must Be There: Thursday 6:30 pm, Escondido School

Tomorrow evening is a critical juncture in a push to erase the euphemism from “civic engagement” and the oxymoron from “government...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 1961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave Tree Replanting - Citizens' Group Info Table at Sunday's (11/15) Farmers' Market

To further increase public awareness and understanding of the California Avenue street tree replanting plan (released by...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Nov. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed Budget: Reduce Engine Service, Increase EMS, Trim OT

Fire engine service from one of the Palo Alto Fire Department's six round-the-clock stations would be reduced, possibly dramatically,...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hail to the Residents

Excerpted from prepared comments at last week’s invitation-only "Meet the Candidates" at the home of Janet Dafoe: It’s...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by anon, on Aug 11, 2014 at 7:58 am | 8 comments | 546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs, Apple, and Palo Alto

Steve Jobs rarely looks to the past; it is the present state of his art and his inexorable drive toward the next big thing...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Svatoid, on Oct 6, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 16 comments | 5367 Views

AROUND TOWN

From CAADA to BACA: Heads Up!

It has been a little over two years since the trees fell on California Avenue, but clearly understanding the seminal events...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Dec. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2084 Views
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The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
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