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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's painful dilemma

In 2009, Palo Alto's elected leaders and top management responded to the financial walloping of the Great Recession by embarking...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Paco, on Dec 18, 2014 at 6:52 am | 3 comments | 1462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcoming the year of the dragon

For many of Chinese descent, the Chinese New Year is the most important holiday of the year -- a bit like Christmas and New...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One way to combat crime

With burglaries on the uptick throughout Palo Alto in 2012, Crescent Park stands out among the most targeted neighborhoods....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 1462 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal hits the jackpot in 19-6 victory over California

==I Tuesday's game with UOP delayed a day== Stephen Picotty, Brian Ragira and Kenny Diekroeger combined to drive in 15...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 10, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Military Madness

Despite sustained denials by the Pentagon, the leaked cables from WikiLeaks confirm that U.S. military special operations...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prop. 8 Decision: Constitutional protection for all: separation of church and State

A Prop. 8 decision ruling is coming out today. I hope that the value of equal rights for all, stands supreme. To opponents...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 27 comments | 1462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Socialist Korea

The fact that the missle test from socialist Korea failed is no surprise. The surprisng thing is that the socialists actually...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 16, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 25 comments | 1462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor spotted Friday likely unrelated to Russia's

Bay Area stargazers caught a glimpse of a meteor over the Peninsula Friday night, Feb. 15, but it probably wasn't related...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 1462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: 'A world without newspapers?'

What would it be like to exist in a world — or a community like Palo Alto — without newspapers? Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by real news, on Mar 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 1461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss misuses credit cards

Both of our other local newspapers had a story yesterday about the fact that Liz Kniss misused her credit card while a county...

Original post made by Write the story on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Princess Liz is right, on Jan 24, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 1461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smuggler kidnaps woman from Mountain View

An illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday after the family of a woman was unable to pay the extra...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Wow, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1461 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Area could see record-breaking temperatures

After weeks of stormy weather, the forecast for the coming days calls for sunshine and high temperatures that could break...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 31, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 1461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:14 am | 2 comments | 1461 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Development Center staff could grow

While layoffs, vacancies and retirements continue to shrink the workforce at Palo Alto City Hall, city officials are planning...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 9, 2011 at 10:05 am | 17 comments | 1460 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes 'multi-pronged' approach to fixing downtown's parking problems

Faced with booming downtown development and a severe parking shortage, Palo Alto officials endorsed Monday a wide range of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 20, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 10 comments | 1460 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood-association embezzler is sentenced

The former administrative manager of a Palo Alto neighborhood association received a six-month suspended sentence and must...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by never, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 1460 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls ready for the next big step

==BI NorCal basketball== Of the five local prep basketball teams that will take the floor on Thursday night in the second...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 10, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1460 Views

SPORTS

Pinewood girls advance to the championship game

The night started with three local teams playing for championship berths in the CIF NorCal basketball playoffs. The evening...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by Eastside Parent, on Mar 14, 2011 at 8:40 am | 3 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Implications of the Castro St (and other) Caltrain Ped Crossing Project

The project to "upgrade" the Castro St (Mountain View) pedestrian crossing is taking shape. They are putting in permanent...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

New smartphone app does the thinking for you

In what programmers far and wide are hailing as a revolutionary milestone for smartphone technology, a Palo Alto start-up...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 1460 Views
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