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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Light opposition to Palo Alto foam-container ban

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Step up to the plate, PA, on May 23, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 55 comments | 4335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reports of swine flu climb in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department reported today 14 additional probable cases of swine flu, now referred to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Judy C., on May 23, 2009 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 1866 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

Coffee shop returns to Midtown Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10134 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by resident, on May 23, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 3754 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Voters Voice Outrage

The results are finalized in California, and taxpayers finally took a stand. Propositions 1A through 1E were soundly...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by James, on May 23, 2009 at 9:07 am | 43 comments | 4652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Math causes hoarding in Anchorage

Will this be happening in PA over the next three weeks?: "Yesterday was the last day of school at my local elementary....

Original post made by Parent on May. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2086 Views

SPORTS

Stanford down and out of Super Regional

The Stanford softball team didn't lose at home very often. The only teams which did it this year have combined for 19 of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by PWho, on May 23, 2009 at 6:40 am | 2 comments | 2228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to action: support a PA pedestrian mall

please join our facebook group and voice your opinion there: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=72967272956 i posted...

Original post made by james thompson on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Mark, on May 22, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 30 comments | 4299 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Goats for the greater good

Pet a goat, change a life? Stanford students, faculty and staff did just that Thursday, as the Stanford Goat Project (sponsored...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Karla Kane, on May 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 2391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former school board member Gail Price enters Palo Alto council race

Gail Price, who spent eight years on the Palo Alto Board of Education, is now seeking a seat on the City Council. Price,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by B Allyn, on May 22, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 16 comments | 2293 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Coleman makes quite a hit in CCS opener

Allie Coleman spent the fall with the Palo Alto volleyball team. As the squad's setter, she most often put the ball in position...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on May 22, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2133 Views

RESTAURANTS

Works in progress

Some new restaurants take longer to iron out all the kinks, especially ones that are trying to master being both a restaurant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mandy MacCalla, on May 22, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 3251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot in both legs

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto man is in stable condition at a local hospital after getting shot in both of his legs early...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by hoollywoodwest, on May 22, 2009 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 2003 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto website to get facelift -- or makeover

Palo Alto's official website -- a longstanding object of confusion, anger and ridicule in a city that likes to flaunt its...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 22, 2009 at 10:14 am | 16 comments | 2088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-round schools here?

Japan has year-round academics - they get 2-3 weeks off in April or May as their break. Would a year-round program work...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by belle, on May 21, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 23 comments | 2423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found Turtle

8 1/2 long turtle/tortise found on our doorstep on 5/21. Call if you are missing a pet! (650) 207-3105...

Original post made by michelle on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have Gunn and Paly announced the winners of the ACSA leadership award?

I am wondering who received the award this year....

Original post made by Curious on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly Student, on May 21, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Modern Media Headlines and what do you trust?

Is it my imagination, or are headlines completely out of touch with reality concerning our economy? I saw, even in the...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by I remember, on May 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 15 comments | 1707 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Facilities Protest

Police are responding to 340 Bonair Siding where 35 protesters have forced their way into a building. Follow the action...

Original post made by qq on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1819 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police confirm May Zhou committed suicide

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Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by sunny, on May 21, 2009 at 10:29 am | 9 comments | 5066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardening for the birds

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12331 posted Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:21...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on May 21, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2194 Views
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