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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Has Joe Simitian (D)done anyting positive as Senator?

I have been looking at the leaders of this City, City Managers, Department heads, City Council members. I have seen and...

Original post made by fireman on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 8:48 am | 16 comments | 1985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why we need local fresh food

If you are interested in saving our local farmlands so that we can continue to buy fresh produce, and if you are interested...

Original post made by Resident on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 33 comments | 1985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1985 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making fitness fun

Wednesdays after school at the Palo Alto Family YMCA, fifth-graders from Fairmeadow and Palo Verde elementary schools come...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by pillyp, on Dec 20, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 1985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Come, Obama, Change My Life

Edna Canetti wrote this for MachsomWatch. The piece was translated from Hebrew by George Malent.. A Plea from Israel Come,...

Original post made by Marty Cohen on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Nov 24, 2008 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (July 18-19)

[http://www.c/marketplace/about.html Connoisseurs' Marketplace]The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace -- a festival featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

New farmers market bound for Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's effort to open a new farmers market downtown resurfaced Monday night when the City Council approved a staff proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds bid farewell to Bill Lane Friday

Hundreds of friends, family members and associates of Bill Lane heard anecdotes of his enthusiastic approach to life, his...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know the history of Ming's location

I took my girlfriend to dinner at Mings for Valentines day and I being a long-time Palo Altan was trying to remember where...

Original post made by nostalgiac on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by nostalgiac, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 8 comments | 1985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto family issues $100,000 challenge

A local family has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund for the second year in a row, in hopes of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mom by Gunn, on Dec 12, 2012 at 2:42 am | 4 comments | 1985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford gets first medical-stimulus funds

Eighteen Stanford University School of Medicine projects that had been stalled by budget shortfalls will receive $6.9 million...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by OK Fred, on Jun 17, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire districts revving up cross-border aid

When a wildfire ignited grasslands in Pearson Arastradero Preserve on Wednesday afternoon, the various city and county fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary science

I have to admit that I haven't paid a lot of attention to the PAUSD science curriculum. I remember something about balls...

Original post made by CA on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 26, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by agree with scdb, on Jun 15, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 1984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Menlo girls hoping to repeat some track history

The CIF State Track and Field Championships in 2005 was a special one for the local area as Gunn's Tori Tyler and Menlo School's...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidential Pardon Request Website

Comedy Central has setup a web form for requesting a Presidential Pardon while the getting is good. Have fun with it! http://blog.indecision2008.com/2009/01/12/geta-your-own-of...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 13, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How are we going to pay this year after year?

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/toby_harnden/blog/2009/02/26/25_57348__what_barack_obamas_budget_will_cost_each_taxpayer Ok,...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1984 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 1984 Views
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