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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters offer to help close budget gap

The president of the Palo Alto Professional Firefighters Union has offered to save the cash-strapped City of Palo Alto $700,000...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mel, on May 11, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 22 comments | 2417 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Shopping Center cuts week-night hours

In a "seasonal trial period," Stanford Shopping Center last month moved the week-night closing time of the mall's small shops...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 11, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 2062 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain unveils plan to stop weekend service, raise fares, add $1 bike fee

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_12318079...

Original post made by Greg on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 11, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 44 comments | 2907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dragged out of Menlo council meeting

A roomful of spectators looked on as police officers dragged a longtime Menlo Park resident out of the council chambers at...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Throwemout Carol, on May 11, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 15 comments | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Smart grid' could protect city from power outages

What Dexter Dawes, chairman of Palo Alto's Utilities Advisory Commission, now calls "chump change" could spiral into a project...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on May 11, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 2155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

Just another reason why Sarah Palin should never become President (or VP). FINDLAY, Ohio A student at a fundamentalist...

Original post made by You\'re All Going to You-Know-Where! on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2009 at 5:44 am | 22 comments | 2122 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to calm furor over business tax

Faced with heated criticism from the business community, Palo Alto officials have agreed to slow down plans for a new business-license...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on May 10, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 17 comments | 2283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police warn seniors of 'grandson' scam

A phone call from "your favorite grandson" may not be as heart-warming as it sounds. Palo Alto police are warning elderly...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on May 10, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 10 comments | 2219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bristol Palin to campaign for teen sex education

http://www.candiesfoundation.org/ ...

Original post made by bristol on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ha!, on May 10, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 11 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six large pines at Mitchell Park must come down

Six large "stone pine" trees shading a children's play area at Mitchell Park must be removed as hazards, Palo Alto City Manager...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2009 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transforming the teaching profession - Joel Klein

It would be interesting to know what teachers think about these recommendations. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joel-klein/transforming-the-teaching_b_200616.html ...

Original post made by Interested on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by David Cohen, on May 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto joins lawsuit against rail agency

Palo Alto has decided to join the ongoing lawsuit against the state agency charged with running a high-speed rail from San...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Mediator, on May 10, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 48 comments | 2526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Serious Bike Crash in Foothills Park

A 25yo male has had a serious mountain bike crash in Foothills park. The location of the crash is not very accessible...

Original post made by qq on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on May 9, 2009 at 10:28 am | 10 comments | 2111 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREE Mothers Day Cards made just for you at Pacific Art League today

we are making FREE Mother's Days Cards at Pacific Art League, TODAY From 11 AM to 3PM custom, just for you really,...

Original post made by Matthew on May. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1897 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost: 10 months. Found: a sense of purpose

It's called the "paradox of choice." Kids are raised and given every possibility in life; the world is their oyster, and...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on May 9, 2009 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2049 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Jerry Rice Jr. commits to UCLA

Menlo School senior football standout Jerry Rice Jr. may be running up and down the field in Stanford Stadium one of these...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by Tommyj, on May 9, 2009 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 11743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dalton committed to state mental hospital

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Original post made on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Steve Jarrett, on May 8, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 5 comments | 2872 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SM County nurses set two-day strike

Nurses in San Mateo County plan a two-day strike on May 17 and 18. The California Nurses Association issued a 10-day strike...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Shanna, on May 8, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 1781 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dragged by car in Palo Alto purse snatch

As a car drove by a man and woman walking in a downtown Palo Alto alley Wednesday night, one of the car's passengers reached...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on May 8, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: Controlling our communities' high-speed-rail future

In November, Californians voted for Proposition 1A, high-speed rail. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10893...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by David Lieberman, on May 8, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 10 comments | 2546 Views
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