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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View council bans pot dispensaries

Mountain View City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in the...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Toalson, on Aug 6, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 2453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Real Estate Matters

When Zillow came online a few years ago, it was an instant challenge to real-estate appraisers and professionals and gave...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Get real, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Investing in Avenidas

A proposal by City of Palo Alto staff to raise money for the renovation and expansion of the city-owned building that houses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Never Would Use Avenidas, on Oct 24, 2015 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gay Curriculum Proposal Riles Elementary School Parents

A group of parents in a California school district say they are being bullied by school administrators into accepting a new...

Original post made by Concerned parent on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 25, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 19 comments | 2453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Schipsi's friends say she felt she was in danger

Two nights after the October 2009 death of his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, and a fire that ravaged their cottage, Bulos...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 29, 2011 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women's basketball has a busy home schedule

==BI Cardinal Corner== After opening last season on the road, the Stanford women's basketball team will begin its quest...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Big WBB Fan, on Sep 2, 2010 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Third of Muslim students back killings

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Original post made by E PLURIBUS UNUM on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 28, 2008 at 7:28 am | 18 comments | 2453 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto cop shot at during traffic stop

A suspect shot at a police officer during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto this morning, but no one was injured, a police...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 9 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big oak topples at Lucie Stern Community Center

A family stops to inspect rain-weakened roots of a venerable oak tree in front of the Lucie Stern Community Center that toppled...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Goodby Oak Tree, on Feb 21, 2009 at 11:52 am | 6 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crumpled Car Towed from Railroad Tracks at East Meadow

Does anyone know what happened the evening of Thursday, October 4 on the railroad tracks at East Meadow and Alma? A horribly...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton boys win basketball tourney title

Capping a successful three-game appearance at the North Monterey County Tournament, the Menlo-Atherton boys' basketball team...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Gharda, on Jan 22, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 2 comments | 2452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget: Good news for Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto Unified School District is back in the black following Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Oct. 8 signing of the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sad employee, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 2452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How much solar on new PAUSD construction?

With all the new PAUSD buildings, how many have Solar Photovoltaic Panels as part of their plans? What's PAUSD electric...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by lowest bidder = CHEAP work, on Dec 18, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 2452 Views

SPORTS

A few goals left for Paly girls' volleyball team

After 32 straight victories this season, it would seem that the Palo Alto girls'volleyball team has accomplished just about...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly student, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2452 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High grad Zhang wins gold at Pan Am Games

==BI Pan Am roundup== Palo Alto High graduate Lily Zhang helped the U.S. women's table tennis team take home the gold at...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 22, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upgrade, flood basin next for PA golf course?

private courses have kept golfers off the links at the Palo Alto Muni, which has seen play decrease by 16 percent between...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jennifer, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" December 13, 2008

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto City Council could see big shift in 2010

The nine-person Palo Alto City Council could potentially seat five new members next year, as Vice Mayor Jack Morton and Councilwoman...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 20, 2009 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 2452 Views
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