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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chicago Politics and Obama Governance

I perceive a fascinating development as Obama announces his senior team. He is taking "the City that works" philosophy...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 13, 2008 at 7:55 am | 28 comments | 2322 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: The best gift of all for the holidays ...

I recently attended a full-day workshop sponsored by Kara, our Palo Alto-based nonprofit devoted to grief support for children...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lanny, on Dec 13, 2008 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 1944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eminent Domain and more is on the way for Palo Alto

The high speed rail will create a significant amount of eminent domain in Palo Alto (or worse - the state may just seize...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Dec 13, 2008 at 2:09 am | 147 comments | 9306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wind, water and sun beat other energy alternatives, Stanford study finds

http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2009/january7/power-010709.html...

Original post made by Green, Greener, Greenest on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2008 at 1:12 am | 1 comment | 1952 Views

AROUND TOWN

'They opened the doors'

Behind the turquoise doors of Cubberley Community Center's classrooms, men and women of all ages, from Asia, Europe and other...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Naturalized Citizen, on Dec 12, 2008 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto water may be a little murky

The City of Palo Alto announced Wednesday that residents might notice a slight change in the quality of the city's water...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hetch Hetchy fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 1945 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave area parking

The parking situation near Cal Ave for the Evergreen Park residents on College, Ash, Birch & Oxford has gotten out of control....

Original post made by Andrea on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by RS, on Dec 12, 2008 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 2063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA, Stanford split on mitigating huge projects

Palo Alto and Stanford University officials remain sharply divided over mitigating housing and traffic impacts of Stanford's...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 12, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 33 comments | 2509 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: PA Knights win in national football playoffs

The Palo Alto Knights faced the biggest team they had ever seen in the consolation semifinals of the American Youth Football...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 12, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may boost wages for big city projects

Contractors bidding on Palo Alto's major capital projects may soon be required to pay their workers wages on par with the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 12, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 13 comments | 2093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City: Composting violations too minor to alert council

A local composting facility may be a crucial component of Palo Alto's green movement, but as city leaders learned this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by No B.S., on Dec 12, 2008 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four Women in Palo Alto, 1938

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10360 posted Wednesday, December 10, 2008,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2008 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 2059 Views

AROUND TOWN

New 'traditional fountain' for California Avenue

When California Avenue businesses asked Palo Alto officials in 2005 to give the gritty fountain at the end of the commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by Andrea, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:52 am | 41 comments | 2498 Views

SPORTS

Noyola, Taylor named first team All-Americans

Lindsay Taylor and Teresa Noyola attended high schools within easy walking distance of each other along the Embarcadero,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Dec 12, 2008 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 2093 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto 'chase' driver being sought for attempted murder

The man who allegedly led Palo Alto police on a high-speed chase last week has been identified and is being sought on an...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Liberal Newspaper, on Dec 11, 2008 at 10:47 pm | 16 comments | 1975 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Multiple shootings in EPA in four-hour period

Four people were shot in two separate incidents in East Palo Alto on Friday night and Saturday morning, leaving as many as...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by anita smith, on Dec 11, 2008 at 8:22 pm | 64 comments | 1967 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodstock Nation

For those of us who can remember the Woodstock concert in 1969, this link may help us, at least me, that the event was less...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Daniel Eggink, on Dec 11, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Star One Credit Union

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Original post made by qq on Oct. 27, 2007
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 11, 2008 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The preschool puzzle

Mothers and fathers worry that choosing the "wrong" preschool will leave their children unprepared for kindergarten —...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Emilie Doolittle, on Dec 11, 2008 at 11:02 am | 16 comments | 3543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

MV teens arrested for threatening 11-year-olds

Three teenagers were arrested Friday on several charges, including committing a hate crime, after they allegedly threatened...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by JustMe, on Dec 11, 2008 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 1930 Views
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