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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Gender inequity the moral challenge of century'

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof kicked off Castilleja's fourth annual "Global Week" Monday, a week in...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1672 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1672 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 | 1672 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 | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 1672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Annual Meeting-- Crescent Park Neighborhood Assoc.

(Joint Meeting With "Three For The Creek") Tuesday, June 23rd, 7:00 To 9:00 PM, Art Center Auditorium, 1313 Newell Rd. The...

Original post made by Norman Beamer on Jun. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please think before you speak.

There are some rumors spreading around town concerning unpleasant and very tragic details of recent events. These details,...

Original post made by Another parent on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposal to Increase Hours Worked for Temporary Employees

The Consent Calendar on the City Council's December 14, 2009, agenda has a proposal to increase the number of hours a temporary...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Dec 17, 2009 at 1:25 pm | 5 comments | 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree removals eyed near Palo Alto golf course

The renovation of Palo Alto's golf course isn't set to begin until next year, but local golfers should see plenty of hard...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lorax, on Aug 18, 2013 at 8:15 am | 16 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student takes fourth place in the 'junior Nobel Prizes' of science fairs

http://www.orovillemr.com/news/ci_14688543 "Lynnelle Ye, 18, a senior at Palo Alto High School, finished fourth and will...

Original post made by Go Paly! on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 18, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Answers to the February 13th Community Meeting's questions

As many of you may recall the Advocates for Youth group sponsored a community meeting so that the district could provide...

Original post made by Greg Smitherman on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Rising Paly Mom, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 1671 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Weidemann pins down a CCS title

Stefan Weidemann had some specific goals when he began his senior season of wrestling for Gunn High this winter. His No....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by Trenton Marshall, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 1671 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wild Cheers for Congress Passing Medical Care destruction Bill!!

Or not..I see no wild headlines, no cheering online here. Could it be that most people know this is a disaster and are afraid...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 11, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Masked man robs Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint

Police are searching for a masked man who robbed a Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by BBR, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 1671 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycle Medications

It would be a great help if the recycle center could provide a mailbox-type bin for expired medications and had it available...

Original post made by GIGO on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by RS, on Jun 19, 2010 at 8:12 pm | 4 comments | 1670 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 | 1670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

College Terrace Gun Shots

Does anyone know about the gun shots that were heard around 10:45 tonight? Cops say it was fireworks, I don't believe them....

Original post made by neighbor on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 18, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 4 comments | 1670 Views
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