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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Giving kudos where kudos are due to Obama

Thanks and congrats to Pres BHO for firmly stating the obvious at Buchenwald.......

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by A veteran, on Jun 8, 2009 at 6:32 am | 7 comments | 1719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA uses zeppelin to scan Bay Area atmosphere

NASA launched its first airborne science mission aboard a zeppelin earlier this week when scientists took off from Moffett...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Legislature Says 'Who Cares' To California Retailers

Up until a few days ago, the proposed state budget contained a provision that would require large out-of-state online retailers...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 1719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza textbook program wins award

A program started in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, geared toward encouraging the widespread adoption of...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 9, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments | 1719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bikes as an IQ Test

Clearly many bikers don't know how to read. "Stop" means stop for all vehicles on Bryant St., including people riding bikes....

Original post made by Moochie on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Moochie, on Aug 20, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 43 comments | 1718 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School boys top Menlo-Atherton in Roche Invitational water polo finale

==B Saturday's prep roundup== ==I Paly girls sixth in Mitty volleyball== Despite bringing in some of the top teams from...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Sep 18, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

we're number 4!

Palo Alto fourth-priciest in national home price survey Mercury-News article: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_13403087...

Original post made by John on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Grandma, on Sep 24, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 12 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Citizens voice concern over extracted groundwater

Old Palo Alto resident Sue Kemp saves water by the cup in her kitchen to use in her garden. When she noticed a fire-hose-sized...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Linda Siri, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Hazmat' concern shuts down VA hospital briefly

A mysterious substance brought to the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital Tuesday night caused Palo Alto fire officials...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 5, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1717 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in Friday crash on Embarcadero

The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix walked away with minor injuries late Friday after the car hit the center median on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 1717 Views

SPORTS

Kosty named National Coach of the Year

==BI Tennis players advance at NCAAs== Stanford's John Kosty was named the AVCA Division I-II National Men's Volleyball...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by sportsfan, on May 27, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama and Missle Defense

OK, so we now see Obama defending one great president (Reagan) and one very good president (GW Bush). Reagan won the cold...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Winkle, on Dec 15, 2010 at 7:11 am | 51 comments | 1717 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by c-z, on May 30, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 7 comments | 1717 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Planning and Transportation Commission, zoning amendments

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to consider adopting the Private Streets Initiative ordinance and consider an ordinance...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clinics ready annual flu vaccines

With flu season approaching, local clinics and pharmacies are gearing up to offer flu vaccines to the public. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 1717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail authority lags in response to auditor's report

Six months after State Auditor Elaine Howle released a scathing report about California's proposed high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by YIMBY, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 11 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Paly's new schedule

Later start time (8:15), 3-4 classes per day (besides all 7 on Mondays). Early dismissal on Tuesdays (2:25), Tutorial (65...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by New Schedule, on Sep 21, 2010 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 1716 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA officially creates conviction-integrity unit

After a series of misconduct allegations against the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, including the suspension...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Try Again, on Mar 20, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1716 Views
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