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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police receive $300,000 anti-gunfire grant

A new project to reduce gun violence in East Palo Alto has received a $300,000 "Smart Policing Initiative" grant from the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Malia, on Nov 3, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1674 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Customers camp outside Apple store in Palo Alto

After reading the story regarding the people who camped outside the Apple store in Palo Alto from noon Friday to Saturday...

Original post made by palo alto since 1960 on Apr. 4, 2010
Last comment by No friend of VF, but......, on Apr 5, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 6 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook "NEW" Privacy Settings

Parents, I'm posting this link to alert you of the recent changes FaceBook has made to their privacy settings. Please...

Original post made by JustFYI on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Novice Skiiers

I'm a single parent and I would like to take my two teenagers skiing this month. They have never skiied before. (Is that...

Original post made by Sandra on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Mar 29, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 1673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents happy with report on emotional health

Palo Alto parents who have pushed schools to pay more attention to student social-emotional health said they are pleased...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by gunns ok, on Jun 19, 2011 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 1673 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Excellent video describing the difference between a Democracy and OUR Constitutional Republic

What is the difference between a Democracy and OUR Constitutional Republic? You say, who cares? After seeing this video,...

Original post made by food for thought on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Aug 2, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 1673 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by k, on May 25, 2012 at 10:09 am | 20 comments | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

How good is our public transit?

Useful website which shows how useless public transit is in Palo Alto http://www.healthierplanethealthieryou.com/ Just...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 19, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 17 comments | 1673 Views

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Stanford may unwrap mysteries of mummy

A 2,000-year-old mummy thought to have been a young Egyptian priest will be examined at Stanford University today in an effort...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 20, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views

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New Lytton Plaza in the works

Gerardo Villicana (right) and Felix Seura of Jos Albanese Inc. concrete construction work on removing the demolished bricks...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 15 comments | 1673 Views

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Thankfulness

I wish everyone (YOU!) a very, very Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving! I am thankful that I grew up here in Palo Alto during...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Nov 30, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1673 Views

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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 | 1673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 23 comments | 1672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Listening for inspiration

East Palo Alto participants in the after-school program Foundation for a College Education got a chance to meet U.S. Supreme...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by npr, on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 1672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Entrepreneurs: Idea for Cars/auto industry

Here's an idea I'm hoping will reach some savvy engineering type: This is a huge technological challenge, but I'm sure...

Original post made by Ready to buy it on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 20, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views

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"2009 Songwriter of the Year," Jeffrey Halford and the Healers -- Performing at Little Fox Theater in Redwood City -- Saturday, June 13

(REDWOOD CITY, CA) – Acclaimed Americana ‘n’ Blues, singer/songwriter/guitarist Jeffrey Halford & The Healers has been...

Original post made by Publiciteeguy on Jun. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1672 Views

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Review: 'The Princess and the Frog'

Plenty of change arises in Disney's musical "The Princess and the Frog": people turning into frogs, love transforming two...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Beverly, on Dec 14, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 1672 Views

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"M-A on eBay" Online Auction is OPEN!

Menlo-Atherton High Schools ONLINE auction is now open! Sponsored by the schools Foundation for the Future, every dollar...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1672 Views
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Freebirds Palo Alto shutters, Pieology to move in
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Deny the 429 Univ Ave Project Appeal
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Ill have the Kraft Mac n Cheese w/Ketchup, Please
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