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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business-license tax debates continue

While supporters of Palo Alto's proposed business license-tax say it is a necessary and modest tax, opponents believe it...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by cake, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 43 comments | 3066 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revenues falling, Palo Alto prepares for cuts, layoffs

Dwindling revenues and stalled labor negotiations may force the City of Palo Alto to shelve its emergency-preparation program,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by you'll learn, on Oct 14, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 69 comments | 3871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed pre-K class targets 'achievement gap'

A cost-effective way to narrow the achievement gap is one goal of a three-year "Springboard to Kindergarten" pilot program...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by JSD, on Oct 14, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 18 comments | 3867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanks to Firefighters for Huli-Huli BBQ benefit

Last Sunday the Palo Alto Firefighters very kindly prepared "Huli-Huli" BBQ chickens, and also BBQ plates to benefit Gunn...

Original post made by Michele on Oct. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1773 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big payout for disabled-parking violations

Scofflaws who park illegally in disabled-parking spots have become one of the biggest moneymakers for the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on Oct 14, 2009 at 10:40 am | 21 comments | 2871 Views

AROUND TOWN

No Spooky Lake This Year?

Has Spooky Lake at Foothills park been canceled for this year? I can't seem to find it in the PA Enjoy catalog, or on the...

Original post made by Nut Head on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 1633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hazardous power lines

Folks, I read with great sadness about the couple and son who were electrocuted on Palm Beach when their Ham radio antenna...

Original post made by Ashok Srinivasan on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Electrified !!, on Oct 14, 2009 at 4:35 am | 3 comments | 1665 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: Early flu shots save lives, money

Starting a vaccination campaign a few weeks earlier could save nearly 600 lives and more than $150 million in a city the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto fourth in state among K-12 districts

Palo Alto ranks fourth statewide among K-12 school districts, as measured by the state Academic Performance Index. But "much...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mary, on Oct 13, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 12 comments | 2780 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are you ready?

Are you ready to have a law that prohibits any legal consideration of gender? I am all for equal opportunity, equal pay for...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 13, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 12 comments | 2106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tim Gray

Tim Gray wants to be the "finance guy" on the Palo Alto City Council. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14100...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Marilyn Thomas, on Oct 13, 2009 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 2664 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman multilates herself on train tracks

According to a Caltrain radio stream, a woman has mutilated herself along the tracks near the downtown station. An ambulance...

Original post made by JM on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by what I read, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:12 pm | 6 comments | 1813 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto probes Public Works over tree cutting

Palo Alto officials have launched an internal investigation into the Public Works Department to establish who was responsible...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Oct 13, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 79 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping 'affordable housing' affordable

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Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by roundmidnite, on Oct 13, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 19 comments | 2959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Fall Fashion Show with NBC Anchor Diane Dwyer

Come view the must-have looks for fall modeled by Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Hillsborough Auxiliary at a...

Original post made by angelita8 on Oct. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man stabbed, arrest made at Century 16

Police say a 25-year-old San Jose man was stabbed in the stomach and the heart Friday night as late-night movies were letting...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by bs, on Oct 13, 2009 at 11:16 am | 16 comments | 2400 Views

BOOKS

VIDEO/MULTIMEDIA

A compilation of video content from the Palo Alto Weekly and Palo Alto Online staff. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14063...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 13, 2009 at 5:57 am | 2 comments | 3649 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Doctor sentenced in Internet prescription case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Menlo Park resident who later committed suicide...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by One who knows, on Oct 12, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 2283 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'No reportable actions' on Children's Theatre issues

There was "no reportable action" from a closed session of the Palo Alto City Council that reportedly related to three issues...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by ???, on Oct 12, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 42 comments | 2942 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council candidate videos online

Fourteen candidates -- including 13 newcomers and one political veteran -- will be jostling for five seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2566 Views
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