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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may scrap weekend dog ban at Foothills Park

A confusing policy that allows leashed dogs to visit Foothills Park on the weekdays but bars them from the park on weekends...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Marty, on May 2, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 36 comments | 2450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court Justice Souter To Retire

In coming years, Souter’s replacement may well provide the fifth vote for: — the imposition of a federal...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by jacob, on May 2, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 16 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the road for Ole's Car Shop

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by cynthia, on May 2, 2009 at 9:19 am | 17 comments | 2810 Views

SPORTS

Runners look for fast times in Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational track meet at Stanford

The Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational track and field meet has produced a number of American and national records over...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by danf, on May 2, 2009 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 2422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Alcohol awareness Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10895 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 1, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Dream Green' at May Fete Parade Saturday

Northern California's oldest and largest children's parade -- the 87th May Fete Children's Parade -- marches through downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by May Fete Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 1968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents skip out on Palo Alto budget meeting

Closing a $10 million budget gap may prove easier for Palo Alto officials than getting residents to take interest in the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on May 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 9 comments | 1905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Palo Alto church featured Sunday in history presentation

The saga of an historic Palo Alto church building will be recounted Sunday by a woman who fought for more than two decades...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 1, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something wonderful

With magnificent melodies such as "Hello Young Lovers," "Something Wonderful" and "I Have Dreamed" — not to mention...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Big Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vacant building

Does anyone know why the old California Craft and Floral building at Forest and Alma has been vacant for so many years? ...

Original post made by WilliamR on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on May 1, 2009 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

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Original post made on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 am | 7 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: And the walls come tumbling down...

The long-abandoned California Craft and Floral building on Alma Street, near Forest Avenue, is abandoned no longer. This...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 7 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swine Flu response

PAUSD is not doing the most basic sensible preventative measures. Instead of waiting until the flu is in our schools...

Original post made by Patricia on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1853 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boething Environmental Lecture, May 7th

2009 Boething Lecture Dan Nepstad of the Moore Foundation Steps toward a Global Framework for Managing the Land...

Original post made by Peggy Vas Dias on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Meadow Circle Concept Plan workshop #2 Coming Up

------------EAST MEADOW CIRCLE CONCEPT PLAN WORKSHOP #2 COMING UP!------------ The second workshop for the East Meadow...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1858 Views

AROUND TOWN

permit process question

We are planning to improve our bath in ~60 yr old house in Palo Alto. It is a very small space and there really is no scope...

Original post made by homeowner on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 9 comments | 2001 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Freeway express-lane project speeds ahead

Under a plan for State Highway 85 and U.S. Highway 101, carpool lanes will be converted into express toll lanes, allowing...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by ROB, on Apr 30, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 3367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment growth slowing?

Kindergarten enrollment at Addison was down this year. No talk whatsoever of another bubble class. There was a reverse lottery...

Original post made by a d d i s o n on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Apr 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four Winds, American Indian Dance at CSMA May 3

Bring the whole family to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) on Sunday, May 3 to see this wonderful performance....

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Apr 30, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1762 Views
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