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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World Bank report: Biofuels have forced global food prices up by 75%

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Original post made by Jarred on Jul. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter E. Wallis, on Jul 6, 2008 at 6:30 am | 3 comments | 2503 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Boot Camp in Palo Alto?????

Latest Paly tradition is that seniors have camouflage theme for first day of school to intimidate the rest of the student...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Aug 20, 2012 at 9:18 am | 10 comments | 2502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt under way in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are searching on foot and by helicopter for a man who crashed a stolen vehicle into a patrol car during...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 1, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents celebrate Obama over breakfast

The former site of the Obama headquarters in Palo Alto remains empty, a "for lease" sign taped to the window, but a block...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Jan 23, 2009 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report potential abuse, police say

Palo Alto Police Agent Dan Ryan held a sheaf of papers with Town Square postings. Friends of Heather Russell who said they...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 7, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art community opens up

Oleg Lobykin considers himself "a product of globalization," just like so many others in Silicon Valley. Like many in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 2, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Boo, Hiss!, on May 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 5 comments | 2502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weddings

Hillary Thagard and Tim Persyn Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=9785 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by John McManus, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tall Tree Award winner William Alhouse dies Thursday

William Alhouse, a longtime Palo Alto resident, real-estate agent and community volunteer, died Thursday (Feb. 24). Alhouse,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Dwight Harbaugh, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 10 comments | 2501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do our leaders live?

It is fair to ask where our various city leaders live, by neighborhood. By this, I mean council members and various board...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:30 am | 49 comments | 2501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA Land Grab SCAM, now passed through Assembly

Please be aware that the California High Speed Rail Authority is now poised with this law, already approved by the Assembly,...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 17 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Giving teens space to be themselves

A couple of Friday nights ago, a crowd of more than 30 teens got together at St. Albert the Great Church on Channing Avenue,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by LivetoDance, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:55 am | 5 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow opens search for new principal

Fairmeadow Elementary School is searching for a new leader following an announcement that Principal Eric Goddard will become...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thankfull Parent, on Apr 11, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 2501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Annual youth art show opens Friday in Palo Alto

In its fifth year, Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Speaks Out is again giving local teens a place to process, express, explore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI investigates attack on county communications

Most of the 52,000 landlines, Internet connections and cell phones in the Santa Clara County area were restored Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2501 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto resident named to Sailing Hall of Fame

Palo Alto resident Stan Honey, winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 2501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alert system merger launches Aug. 11

Palo Alto's Community Emergency Alerting and Notification System (CANS), which notifies residents and businesses during emergencies,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Patricia Robinson, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deaths

JoAnne Horsfall Beasley Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=3552 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by One of Tesler's GC, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2500 Views
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