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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How China's taking over Africa, and why the West should be VERY worried

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Original post made by Sharon on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Boycott Interracial Marriage, on Jul 21, 2008 at 6:18 pm | 36 comments | 2724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery store to open at Alma Plaza in 2012

A supermarket will be the first retail tenant at the new Alma Plaza development in Palo Alto, city officials announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by food, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:21 am | 35 comments | 2724 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Outage left nearly 5,000 customers without power

An early morning power blackout struck thousands of Palo Alto residents on Saturday and lasted several hours, a Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Engineer, on Jul 24, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers energize building plans at Gunn, Paly

Teachers brought their passions to the Palo Alto school board Tuesday night, presenting the thinking behind major renovations...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2723 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver pinballs through downtown Palo Alto

A man with a history of diabetes -- and convictions for driving under the influence -- rammed into several cars and narrowly...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by SafetyWoman, on Dec 7, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 22 comments | 2723 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man exposes self to middle-school girl -- twice

Mountain View police are searching for a man they believe exposed himself to a local middle-school-aged girl twice in the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by jess, on May 12, 2012 at 8:58 am | 4 comments | 2723 Views

SPORTS

Farewell, Coach Nolan

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Original post made by S. Lucky on Oct. 20, 2008
Last comment by Danny, on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2723 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Zelinger a state winner in Heisman contest

When the application for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award became available earlier this school year, Castilleja senior...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by suepprsue, on Nov 22, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 2723 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto boys, girls grab division victories over Gunn

==B Wednesday's prep basketball== The Palo Alto boys' and girls' basketball teams continued their winning ways against...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by member, on Jan 26, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 4 comments | 2723 Views

SPORTS

Top Oregon high school running back commits to Stanford

==BI Of local note == Portland's Central Catholic High senior running back Cameron Scarlett, ranked among the top 30 players...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas Whitcomb McCoy, on Dec 16, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2723 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poll shows McCain in 5-point lead over Obama

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Original post made by Meg on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 29, 2008 at 6:30 pm | 14 comments | 2723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle dwellers, residents seek common ground

Voicing compassion and a desire for both sides to find an alternative to a proposed vehicle-habitation ban, Palo Alto's vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pudding Head, on Sep 22, 2011 at 7:13 pm | 38 comments | 2723 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rinc rec swim closed 6/8/08

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Original post made by Jake on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 16, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 2722 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Gerhart named to AFCA All-American team

The first of what could be many postseason honors has arrived for Stanford senior running back Toby Gerhart. Gerhart, who...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jimbo, on Dec 5, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 2722 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Howe swims well at Arena GP meet

Sacred Heart Prep junior Ally Howe went from being a big fish in a small pond to quite the opposite, yet held her own during...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook acquires new talent from Gowalla

Social-networking giant Facebook confirmed Monday that members from the Austin, Texas, company Gowalla will be moving to...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 7 comments | 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

Residents around the city are removing, adding and updating their water heaters. Among these listings from July 8 to Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

A quick fix for your bathroom

Even if you can't afford the time and expense of a complete bathroom renovation, you can still make dramatic changes without...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2722 Views

RESTAURANTS

Persian delights

At Kolbeh in Mountain View, there are enticing appetizers, delicious kabobs, delightful wraps, earthy soups, redolent salads,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Nov 28, 2016 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 2722 Views
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Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
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