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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 | 2226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More chamber music for the Peninsula

While they're in the area this spring to play chamber-music concerts in San Francisco, several renowned musicians are also...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2029 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford center joins artist in lawsuit over Obama images

Artist Shepard Fairey and Stanford's Fair Use Project filed suit against the Associated Press Monday asking for protection...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on May 21, 2009 at 9:02 am | 10 comments | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Steve Jobs wins 6-1 vote for demolition permit

The Woodside Town Council, on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, directed town staff to prepare a demolition permit that will allow...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by charles, on May 21, 2009 at 12:46 am | 18 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may forego land for police building

After seeing their plans to build a new public-safety building sink in a deepening recession, Palo Alto officials are now...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by george, on May 20, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 38 comments | 2407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family: City negligence caused mom's death

The daughters of Phyllis Seidman, the Palo Alto resident who was fatally struck while crossing Cowper Street in her wheelchair...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by safe streets, on May 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 41 comments | 11393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly seek help in planning campuses

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are seeking parent and community members to augment their facilities steering committees,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on May 20, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1825 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge, historic 'Cooley Landing' dredge salvaged

Mechanical components of a massive dredge abandoned at the end of Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto -- the site of a future...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on May 20, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 11 comments | 2972 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution, defense rest in Burpee trial

The prosecution and defense both rested their cases Tuesday afternoon in the trial of Palo Alto High School graduate Todd...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 20, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2128 Views

SPORTS

Paly, Castilleja softball teams are ready to deliver in CCS

Palo Alto softball coach Jake Halas had a lot on his mind. His wife is still waiting to deliver twin sons and his softball...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 20, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Todd Burpee's girlfriend won't testify in trial

Todd Burpee's girlfriend took the Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination during a closed hearing on Monday...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by His Ex Girlfriend, on May 20, 2009 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 2300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto City Council could see big shift in 2010

The nine-person Palo Alto City Council could potentially seat five new members next year, as Vice Mayor Jack Morton and Councilwoman...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 20, 2009 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 2123 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothills fire-management plan stalls

A long-awaited proposal to reduce fire danger in the Foothills by creating evacuation trails, trimming fire-prone vegetation...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ed Whisler, on May 20, 2009 at 10:41 am | 5 comments | 1881 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feeling sheepish...?

Sheep and goats take a sunbathing break from grazing at the Emily Renzel Marshlands along East Bayshore Road Tuesday. The...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 7992 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: How to fund high-speed rail AND tunneling

With the passage of Proposition 1A last November and Congress's approval of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on May 20, 2009 at 12:17 am | 7 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Palo Alto

Blossoming magnolia trees grace the streets, offering sweet fragrances in early spring. An abundance of multi-colored azaleas,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by charles chisom, on May 19, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Large Fire Behind East Bayshore Post Office

PAPD, PAFD, EPA, and Menlo are all responding code 3 to a large fire in the creek near the East Bayshore Post Office, The...

Original post made by qq on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 19, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 10 comments | 2310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre rejection challenged

After being rebuffed by Palo Alto's planning commission last month, a developer is now taking his proposal for a block-wide,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Poor Mr Smailey, on May 19, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1985 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls swim to silver on golden day at CCS

It was the fastest swimming meet in Central Coast Section history and Palo Alto's Jasmine Tosky and Sarah Liang were wearing...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by SwimMom, on May 19, 2009 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 2380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

baylands scoop

This morning about 8 police cars were speeding to the baylands. Then a crashed car was towed away. What's the scoop?...

Original post made by Stacy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 1880 Views
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Transitions
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Recreating the Planning and Transportation Commission: Part 2: Credibility and Confidence
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Come hear the music!
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