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BOOKS

Review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People' by Condoleezza Rice

One of the defining moments in former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's childhood came during a visit to Santa Claus...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:19 am | 16 comments | 3428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 3427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feeling the squeeze

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Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Jun 18, 2008 at 10:21 pm | 46 comments | 3425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Website Is A Joke

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Original post made by Amazed on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by paw, on Oct 16, 2007 at 3:19 am | 22 comments | 3424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is this an incentive to use CalTrain?

As an infrequent commuter, I was running to catch the 8:36 CalTrain yesterday. To my chagrin, the last parking spot in the...

Original post made by Perturbed Parker on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Time&Environment, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:15 am | 45 comments | 3424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hits the brakes on new housing vision

Palo Alto's official housing vision, already years overdue, will undergo further revisions after residents around Maybell...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Massive scam, on May 22, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 3424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents question chemical-hazards report for CPI

Barron Park residents who live near a technology firm with a track record of dangerous chemical releases told city leaders...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Feb 23, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 3424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Should Elem. School Foreign Language Instruction Look Like?

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Original post made by Paul Losch on Mar. 25, 2007
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 25, 2007 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 3424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park rolls out robots for outdoor movie night

Once upon a time, drive-in movies were a big family pastime, and they were part of the collective culture. But those big...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 6 comments | 3424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downed phone lines snarl traffic on Highway 101

Traffic in both directions was disrupted for about 45 minutes on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City this morning after phone...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by PG&E or AT&T, on Sep 6, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 3423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Iraq's Oil

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 26, 2007 at 9:33 pm | 9 comments | 3423 Views

MOVIES

Cinematic saints and sinners

The year in film offered moviegoers an array of characters to cheer for and cringe at. This year's list of notable heroes...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wm, on Jan 7, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 3422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone know why helicoptors are hovering near 101?

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Original post made by Green Gables Resident on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Marvin, on Jul 17, 2007 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 3421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor: 'Green revolution' will aid economy

The faltering economy could force Palo Alto to cut programs and delay a new public-safety building but it should not keep...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 50 comments | 3419 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto mulls 'neighborliness' grant program

Palo Alto residents looking to throw block parties, launch neighborhood-watch programs or promote other events geared at...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Trying to figure it out, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:20 am | 34 comments | 3419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ranks 4th nationally in housing prices

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by prices are just too high and you know it, on Dec 23, 2008 at 9:27 am | 52 comments | 3419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board plans to reopen Garland

With K-5 enrollment up by 200 students this year, plans are underway to change school boundaries and reopen Garland Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Hindsight is easy, on Dec 17, 2008 at 10:56 am | 32 comments | 3418 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's long 'eruv' saga

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Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Not Dr Ferragamo, on Jan 3, 2008 at 11:24 am | 30 comments | 3418 Views

BOOKS

John Adams, David McCullough--Share the journey

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Original post made by Elizabeth Henin Misich on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Henin Misich, on Jun 14, 2008 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 3418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bowling Alley and Motel Sold

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Original post made by Resident on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by eric, on May 15, 2007 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 3417 Views
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