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AROUND TOWN

'Sandbag Saturday' needs more volunteers

Palo Alto emergency services officials need some help Saturday: community volunteers willing to deliver and fill sandbags...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 2102 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls' volleyball looks for high seed for CCS playoffs

The numbers have been downright staggering for the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team this season. The Vikings rode a 30-match...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vikes, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Average' Palo Alto students rank high statewide

"Average" students in Palo Alto may be smarter than they think: They are competing in a "rarefied" atmosphere laden with...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by anonmous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SEIU plans to stay on the job -- for now

Palo Alto's largest labor union voted Tuesday night to oppose city-imposed benefit reduction and vowed to take "strong actions"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another Ex Employee, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 107 comments | 3935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service Saturday for Ariel Shaker

A memorial service has been set for 1 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7) for Ariel Shaker, the lifelong Palo Alto resident who was killed...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Moi, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A new start for Palo Alto leadership

Experience won in Palo Alto's City Council election, along with women candidates and a newcomer who did his homework well...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 7 comments | 2056 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Highlights of Eshoo's responses on health care reform

The basics of the proposed health care-reform legislation currently before Congress were outlined by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 29 comments | 2397 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Peter Drekmeier Designates November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

On behalf of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Bay Area Affiliate, I would like to thank Mayor Peter Drekmeier and the...

Original post made by R on Nov. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suicide-prevention efforts focus on tracks

Changes to Caltrain's Meadow Avenue crossing are a top priority of Palo Alto city and school officials in a long list of...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 6, 2009 at 4:38 pm | 76 comments | 4067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider dropping online forum

The fate of Palo Alto's official online forum will be debated Monday night, when the City Council ponders whether to shut...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by A little knowledge, on Nov 6, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 18 comments | 2201 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre clears another hurdle

After five years of revisions and negotiations, the controversial College Terrace Centre development in Palo Alto is now...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fortune magazine says Palo Alto resident is the best CEO of the decade

Can you guess who it is? Hint: he lives on Waverley Street. And no, it is not Carly or Meg (or Larry or Sergey). http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/steve_jobs/2009/index.html...

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

It's Klein, Price, Holman, Shepherd and Scharff

Palo Altans chose experienced community-involvement veterans over political neophytes Tuesday, electing Larry Klein, Gail...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter K. MUELLER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 46 comments | 3024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A business tax defeated in Palo Alto

Palo Alto proposed business-license tax was soundly defeated by voters Tuesday, with 56.43 percent casting their ballots...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Nov 6, 2009 at 11:33 am | 61 comments | 3278 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials toast Palo Alto's newest Sister City

Japanese and Palo Alto officials celebrated Palo Alto's newest Sister City, Tsuchiura, with an international toast Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Get a life Walter, on Nov 6, 2009 at 12:02 am | 7 comments | 2188 Views

SPORTS

Luck's passing efficiency is well above average for Stanford

Stanford football coach Jim Harbaugh has been talking about Andrew Luck's "efficiency" in running the team in positive terms...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 2361 Views

SPORTS

Local runners need to get healthy in a hurry for CCS finals

In just one week, the top runners in the Central Coast Section will gather at Crystal Springs in Belmont and race over the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Nov 5, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facing competition, Midtown merchants band together

When Midtown native Mike Wallau opened up Mike's Cafe in 1995, "Midtown was a blighted area," he said. "I was the first new...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Nov 5, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 5 comments | 2156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto is #1

Everyone loves living in college towns. According to Coldwell-Banker, Palo Alto is the most expensive college town in the...

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime-scene photos shown in Alvarez trial

Family members of slain East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May abruptly left the courtroom as graphic crime-scene photographs...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Obey the Law, on Nov 5, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 2279 Views
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