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PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP pledges $25 million to Children's Hospital

HP will give $25 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital over the next decade, as well as develop a research initiative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA resident, on May 3, 2011 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 1372 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mitt Romney wants to get rid of Planned Parenthood

After Koman's disastrous decision and the resultant outpouring of support for Planned Parenthood, one would imagine an otherwise...

Original post made by Dorothy on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jax, on Apr 23, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 27 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened this morning at 8:00?

Electricity off in part of my house and traffic signals out, firetrucks heading toward 101 on Embarcadero Rd....

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Feb 17, 2010 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major quake could hit area in next 30 years

There is a 63 percent chance that a major earthquake with a magnitude of at least 6.7 will hit the Bay Area in the next 30...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by JeffO, on Jan 27, 2011 at 4:55 pm | 17 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 1372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Watch candidate interviews online

The Palo Alto Weekly conducted interviews this week with all four candidates for Palo Alto Unified School District Board...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by involved parent, on Oct 5, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College wrestling pioneer Lee Allen passes away

Two-time Olympian Lee Allen, a pioneer of the Menlo College women's wrestling program and head coach for nearly a decade,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Ali Nazari, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Forum: Budget cuts hitting community colleges

A "community dialogue" on the funding crisis faced by community colleges will be held Wednesday night at the Los Altos Library,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Foothill Parent, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:21 am | 11 comments | 1371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Indecent exposure arrest at MV Rite Aid

A 55-year-old transient man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure on May 5 outside of the Rite Aid on Grant Road...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1371 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to express support for Newtown families

The Postal Service in Newtown, Conn., has set up a post office box for cards and letters of support for shooting victim families,...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 9 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by ThomasD, on Dec 29, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 1371 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Airplane Noise

The deadline for submittal of public comment for the Environmental Assessment report for FAA actions has been extended to...

Original post made by Catherine on Apr. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 71 comments | 1370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out about their hopes

Words like "perseverance" and "sagacious" peppered the speeches of eighth-graders vying to be named "Youth of the Year" last...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Laurie Hunter, on Nov 15, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 1370 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12s advance but two Palo Alto all-star teams eliminated

==B Little League baseball== Bret Rodrigues and David Farnham each hit home runs to spark Menlo-Atherton to a 5-2 win...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1370 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football, volleyball teams begin state title defenses

The curtain goes up on special seasons for the Palo Alto football and girls' volleyball teams on Friday. The big question...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2011 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1370 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Governor Romney on Equality

"I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for America's gay and lesbian citizens,...

Original post made by Equal Mom on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on May 10, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 27 comments | 1370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What I think of the Palo Alto Police!

Today an interesting incident occurred. I happened upon a very distraught women in Palo Alto. She was obviously going through...

Original post made by James on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Jan 10, 2012 at 11:31 am | 4 comments | 1369 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn and Priory girls all advance

The Sacred Heart Prep boys' soccer team had the second-best record of any team, boys or girls, heading into the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Feb 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1369 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cold plus no wind means 'Spare the Air' days

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert, which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mack, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 1369 Views
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