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PALO ALTO ISSUES

'New look' for Palo Alto city website unveiled

Prospects for Palo Alto's much-maligned city website got considerably brighter today -- literally and figuratively -- when...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:36 pm | 20 comments | 3131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how to lie with photographs

Various right-wing media outlets have been broadcasting or publishing a photograph showing 100,000 or more people at their...

Original post made by donald on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 24 comments | 2401 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Organized crime ring foiled by Palo Alto cops

An alert Bank of America teller aided Palo Alto police in capturing a member of an organized crime ring Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by anglo, on Sep 15, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 2086 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Safeway clerk pleads not guilty on meth charges

A 32-year-old Safeway employee who allegedly sold methamphetamine out of the Menlo Park store's parking lot was arraigned...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 15, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

City View

Board of Education (Sept. 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11586 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A Big Thank You!

A Big "Thank You," to the generous folks who enjoyed the Top Shelf concert at First Lutheran Church last Monday evening....

Original post made by Nathan Winterhof on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley HS, and Wilbur JHS multi-year Reunion

Original post made by Bruce Camenzind on Sep. 15, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley HS, and Wilbur JHS multi-year Reunion.

Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Foothill Park Oak Grove Picnic Area, which is at the bottom end of the park, by the Quarry. Suggested...

Original post made by Bruce Camenzind on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed in parking lot on Sand Hill Road

Two men broke into an occupied vehicle in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park at about 7:25 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 1997 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Defensive medicine, the real elephant in the room

Price Waterhouse has identified defensive medicine as *the* major cost inflator in our medical system: "Our research found...

Original post made by Jeremy on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:07 am | 6 comments | 1781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tenants win injunction against Page Mill

East Palo Alto's biggest landlord suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a San Mateo County judge granted an injunction barring...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill tenant, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:31 am | 25 comments | 2687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Major changes in store for Paly, Gunn

Architects presented "conceptual designs" for sweeping renovations at Palo Alto and Gunn high schools to the Palo Alto Unified...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:23 am | 26 comments | 2870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting Palo Alto home value reassessed for tax

We bought our PA house less than 5 years ago and applied first for informal Prop 8 value review which was denied by County...

Original post made by Ada on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 15, 2009 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 1818 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Flags

As I drove around our city this morning, I saw not one flag displayed on this anniversary of the worst tragedy on American...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:47 am | 17 comments | 1815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Main Library expansion would add group space

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Original post made on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by OZoYsKPRh, on Sep 15, 2009 at 3:48 am | 10 comments | 4260 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford tops leaderboard at U.S. Collegiate

==I Hillman, Barte earn weekly honors== The sixth-ranked Stanford men's golf team fired a 2-over-par 290 Monday in the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by sqjiEwCYpjqYLvN, on Sep 15, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Page Mill could lose control of properties

Page Mill Properties, the largest landlord in East Palo Alto, may soon lose control of its 1,700 apartments in the Woodland...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 14, 2009 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 2818 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by julian, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 32 comments | 3439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Dorothy Beckett, 104, dies

Dorothy Beckett, a 104-year-old Palo Alto woman and former Wimbledon tennis player, has died. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13814...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by g, vizvary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2209 Views

SPORTS

M-A has high hopes, but wants less drama this football season

The Menlo-Atherton football team's 2008 campaign had more drama and turmoil than a Hollywood script. Call it "High School...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tim Parry, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2237 Views
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