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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill Palo Alto campus may be rebuilt slowly

Foothill College could expand the square footage it occupies at Palo Alto's Cubberley Community Center by 43 percent and...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by ron greenlee, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1714 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 | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Over zealous hands-free cell phone law enforcement

I have always used handsfree devices if I am using a cell phone while driving. The other day, I was talking on the bluetooth,...

Original post made by John W on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 23, 2009 at 7:59 pm | 16 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

More Drug Raids...

EAST PALO ALTO East Palo Alto Homes Targeted In Drug Raid (11/3/2009) Authorities arrested seven people Thursday...

Original post made by Kilo on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Nov 12, 2009 at 11:00 am | 3 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's friend recalls night before fatal fire

Shortly after Bulos Zumot blew out the candles on his birthday cake at the DishDash Restaurant in Sunnyvale, he found himself...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jwoody, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 1714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Seeks Sustainability Coordinator

Palo Alto is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The deadline is Monday,...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 6 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Government retirement benefits: national perspective

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/10/AR2009101002360.html Washington Post article on underfunded...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Oaks

Menlo Oaks is a neighborhood that refuses to be defined by outsiders. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10820...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andralaura Uitu Tainamu, on May 26, 2010 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From "Permanent Majority" to "as low as a party can go"

Wow. Did you see this? http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/21/AR2009052103759.html It explains the...

Original post made by Paul on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 11:40 am | 17 comments | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Angeles: "Students taught Arizona Immigration Law un-Amerikan!"

Students taught that Arizona immigration law is un-AmeriKan! Articles - Articles of Interest (on www.freedomradio.us) LOS...

Original post made by food for thought on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Rand, on Jun 14, 2010 at 11:22 am | 13 comments | 1713 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 | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to raise water rates

Palo Alto's water rates would spike by 25 percent for the average residential customer if the City Council approves the latest...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Clean House, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | 26 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utilities Manager Communications

The recently adopted Palo Alto budget eliminated some General Fund staff positions. The Utilities Department is a different...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2010 at 2:30 am | 6 comments | 1712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Democratic forces clash over Measure S

If voters approve Measure S, each member of the current council would get a one-year term extension and local elections would...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud resigns

Palo Alto's City Auditor Lynda Brouchoud will step down from her position next month, leaving the city with another gaping...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by J94301 , on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man pleads no contest in death of EPA toddler

A 34-year-old man pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday to illegally storing a firearm a 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Another mom, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our high schools are getting too big? Maybe not...

Interesting NYT article on Brockton (MA) high - a turnaround and now a success story with 4100 students. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/28/education/28school.html?_r=1&hp "A...

Original post made by Me Too on Sep. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school gets new campus

East Palo Alto students will plant black bamboo at their new charter high school campus Saturday to honor a Japanese family...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 17, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1712 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

D-Day-Order of the Day: 6 June 1944

More D-DAY thoughts and postshttp://www.thedonovan.com/ SUPREME HEADQUARTERS ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE You...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric cars charge into Palo Alto

Visitors to Palo Alto's annual celebration of electric vehicles this Saturday could detect a special buzz in the air. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Aug 29, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 12 comments | 1712 Views
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