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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MOBILE PHONES SAVE THE BANANAS IN AFRICA -UGANDA

I found this article about a banana disease scientist and his cell phone. Uganda isnít as flooded with technology like the...

Original post made by JAMES on Oct. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto family launches relief effort for Japan

As Palo Alto officials explore ways to help the residents of Tsuchiura, Japan, a local family has launched a relief fund...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Mar 17, 2011 at 10:16 am | 12 comments | 1448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Amazing GOP debate

I am amazed at what i saw and heard during the last debate!One of our finest, an American soldier asked the candidates a...

Original post made by Emmy Hill on Sep. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 25 comments | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City tackles hardest survey results first

Focusing on Palo Alto's weaknesses rather than its strengths, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how it could improve...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by from the under-served part of town, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver smashes through school wall at Addison

A young driver did several thousand dollars in damage to a building at Addison Elementary School on Saturday evening, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by would have saved a whole lot of trouble, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | 27 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Paly teams make a splash at league swim finals

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls staged another stirring battle while the Palo Alto boys atoned for last season's stumble from...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Noel, on May 7, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 1447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 10 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1446 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain whacks car on Alma Street on Friday evening

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16663833...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 24, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1446 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto is losing E.J. Floreal to the Bluegrass state

The Palo Alto High boys' basketball and track teams have some big shoes to fill for the 2012-13 seasons, now that senior...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help Mark your calendars, everyone! Put everything else...

Original post made by Michael on Mar. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk

MADAME TAM EXPANDS ... It's only been six months since the tiny Vietnamese restaurant came on the scene, but Madame Tam Bistro...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Zohra Ashpari-editorial intern, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:41 pm | 3 comments | 1446 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 1446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stem-cell ruling threatens Stanford research

Stem-cell research by Stanford University researchers could be terminated under a preliminary U.S. District Court ruling...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 1445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by concernata, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trims managers' benefits, eyes reforms

Palo Alto took a giant step on its road toward reducing employee costs Tuesday night when it approved a contract that forces...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dig Deeper into Mgmt Pockets, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 12 comments | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher bonus, boundary change on board agenda

A bonus for teachers and a boundary change between Addison and Walter Hays elementary schools are among topics on the agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 7:24 am | 3 comments | 1445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

stalker on the loose in College Terrace

Apparently, the victim had his Facebook privacy setting set too low. Will a restraining order help? Photos of the stalker...

Original post made by Facebookie on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Facebookie, on Feb 8, 2011 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1445 Views
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It's Dog-O-Ween this Saturday!
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