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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Speech--E Pluribus Unum

President Obama: "We are shaped by every culture, drawn from every end of the Earth, and dedicated to a simple concept:...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 16 comments | 1825 Views

AROUND TOWN

No bike racks at our sports parks

I have just returned from Hoover Park and was surprised to find that there is no safe place to lock bikes. Many of the players...

Original post made by Sport Family on Apr. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sports Family, on Apr 12, 2009 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 1825 Views

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Obama's speech

Is PAUSD going to broadcast Obama's speech aimed at the children? Is this left upto individual schools? I am all for...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 6, 2009 at 10:11 am | 24 comments | 1825 Views

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Obama Haters in Palo Alto

Yes neighbors, there are, or were Obama haters right here in Palo Alto today ... and yes, that is our socialist Post Office...

Original post made by Anon. on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 9, 2010 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1825 Views

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For the Greater Good or The Last Election The San Francisco Mime Troupe Comes to Mitchell Park, Palo Alto

Over fifty years ago the founding director R.G. Davis began a tradition of free theatrical performances in parks that lives...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Carol Brouillet, on Aug 24, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City-Supported King Plaza Farmer's Market?

I just read that our City Council is going to consider bringing an organic foods vendor to King Plaza every Wednesday. It's...

Original post made by Let\'s Spread the Green Around on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 31, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 1824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre clears another hurdle

After five years of revisions and negotiations, the controversial College Terrace Centre development in Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 1824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt this week when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 15 comments | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Origami Club' unfolds at College Terrace Library

Maya Homan sat at a folding table outside the College Terrace Library turning a colorful square of paper into a boat. With...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2011
Last comment by Zoe, on Aug 20, 2011 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A girls win team title at Serra track invitational

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Menlo-Atherton girls' track and field team displayed its depth as the Bears scored 55 points...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another Mountain View crime spree

Most of these crimes happened in Los Altos, but the crooks were reportedly from Mountain View: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14337553 Arson,...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 4, 2010 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

<B>JJ&F memories Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14136 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Loves israel, on Dec 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jon Huntsman, Paly Dropout, Candidate for President of the USA

Dropping out of Paly to join a band called "Wizard", and becoming a candidate for President in 2012 http://www.vxec.com/2011/06/watch-who-is-jon-huntsman/...

Original post made by Bystander on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by SP Phil, on Jan 3, 2012 at 1:10 am | 9 comments | 1824 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Streets initiative will not impact Alma Plaza

A citizen initiative to create street-width requirements in Palo Alto will not apply to the controversial Alma Plaza development...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 22, 2009 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 1823 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto priorities should be the budget gap and hospitals

When I stepped down from the Palo Alto City Council two years ago I didn't stop caring about Palo Alto's well-being as a...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by long term, on Jan 25, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 9 comments | 1823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cyclist's mother calls his death 'murder'

Mary Ann Parker told her son, John E. Peckham, to "Be careful" when he left on a training ride Friday that ended in a fatal...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 19, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1823 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

home-grown religious terrorists tried to use WMDs to mass murder police officers

9 Christian terrorists arrested in Michigan. They planned to kill a police officer, then bomb his funeral that would be...

Original post made by Hutaree on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 31, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 5 comments | 1823 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto re-opens Woodland Ave. after flood repairs

Residents of a flood-prone neighborhood in East Palo Alto can rest easier now that the first phase of repairs to the San...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Jun 19, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1823 Views

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Wall Street Journal says HP bribery scandal is widening

This is a $44.5 million bribery scandal that took place between 2001-2006. HP executives allegedly bribed Russian government...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 12, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 1823 Views

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Re-inventing a classic

Like many local residents, the Zankich family never forgot the Parisian burger served at Mountain View's Linda's Drive-In...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Melanie Austin, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:28 am | 3 comments | 1823 Views
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Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
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The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
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My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
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I'm glad I turned on the TV
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