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Election 2007: Stories, links and resources

City council, school board races to come before Palo Alto voters

Palo Alto voters will be faced with two major races when Election Day arrives Nov. 6, 2007. Eleven candidates are vying for four seats on the Palo Alto City Council, and six candidates are seeking to fill three seats on the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education. Visit this special "Election 2007" page for current and past stories about the races, useful links to election-related resources and other documents about this year's election.

PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL

VIDEO: Council candidates talk about Palo Alto issues (10/23/07)

Editorial: Espinosa, Burt, Yeh, Dykwel for City Council (10/10/07)

Pre-election buzz about the 'I' word (10/10/07)

Palo Altans meet council candidates at forums (10/5/07)

Finances, infrastructure and the city's future (10/2/07)

Council candidates take the money -- and run (10/1/07)

From handshakes to high-tech (9/12/07)

Debbie Mytels drops from council race (8/29/07)

Frontrunners emerge as City Council slate is finalized at 12 (8/17/07)

Home stretch for Palo Alto City Council filing (8/10/07)

Dykwel and Burt first into council race (6/1/07)

Council favors campaign limits, but this year? (5/23/07)

Council campaign off to slow start (5/9/07)

PALO ALTO BOARD OF EDUCATION

Editorial: Caswell, Klausner, Hausser for Palo Alto school board (10/17/07)

School board cover story: 'C' is for campaign (10/16/07)

About the school board candidates (10/16/07)

School board votes during the past year (10/16/07)

Klausner leads school-board fundraising (10/3/07)

Voters get first peek at school-board hopefuls (9/25/07)

Six school board candidates to vie for three spots (8/10/07)

Four so far in Palo Alto school board race (6/22/07)

MEASURES/OTHER

Voters asked to approve new reservoir site (10/16/07)

Race called off for two local elections (8/15/07)

Palo Alto council accelerates broadband plan (7/10/07)

Hotel tax increase to go before council July 9 (6/20/07)

Council chooses potential broadband partner, site for emergency wells (3/7/07)

UPCOMING FORUMS

School board: All-Candidates Forum. Sponsored by the Palo Alto Council of PTAs. Thursday, Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m., at Barron Park Elementary School, 800 Barron Ave.

School board: All-Candidates Coffee. Sponsored by the Palo Alto Council of PTAs. Friday, Oct. 26, 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Jordan Middle School, 750 N. California Ave.

School Board Candidates Forum, sponsored by PACE & the Silicon Valley Mom's Blog. Friday, Oct. 26, 7-9 p.m., Palo Alto Family YMCA on Ross Road.

School Board Candidates Forum, sponsored by the Palo Alto Council of PTAs. Monday, Oct. 29, 7-9 p.m., Terman Middle School, 655 Arastradero Road.

School Board Candidates Coffee, sponsored by the Palo Alto Council of PTAs. Thursday, Nov. 1, 8:15-9:15 a.m., Walter Hays Middle School, 1525 Middlefield Ave.

School Board Candidates Coffee, sponsored by the Palo Alto Council of PTAs. Friday, Nov. 2, 8:15-9:30 a.m., Fairmeadow Elementary, 500 Meadow Drive.

CANDIDATE WEBSITES

City Council

Pat Burt

Dan Dykwel

Sid Espinosa

Tim Gray

Mark Nadim

Greg Schmid

Yiaway Yeh

Board of Education

Melissa Baten Caswell

Claude Ezran

Wynn Hausser

Barbara Klausner

Pingyu Liu

Camille Townsend

LINKS

City of Palo Alto election information

California Secretary of State

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters

Shape the Future (San Mateo County official election site)

League of Women Voters

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