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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Somethings never change

From today's PA Weekly: (http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10137) "BOWING OUT ... When Mayor...

Original post made by Marvin on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by bob, on Dec 24, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We need a new Public Works Director

The new City Manager should consider whether Glenn Roberts should be replaced as Public Works Director. Even when streets...

Original post made by Glenn Roberts Must Go on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by It's Time for a Change, on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 2308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA police investigating attempted abduction

Palo Alto police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy by a woman who told him she had been sent...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by police sketch of suspect, on Dec 24, 2008 at 1:19 pm | 18 comments | 2524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Sea Scout building restoration begins

The boat-shaped Sea Scout building that sits on the edge of the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve no longer sinks into the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by J., on Dec 24, 2008 at 1:05 pm | 5 comments | 2455 Views

SPORTS

Davey's homecoming is special

A special moment will probably occur sometime before the Stanford men's basketball team takes the court for Tuesday's 8 p.m....

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Greg Whitney, on Dec 24, 2008 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 2389 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What the U.S. can learn from Japan's failed experiment with "zombie businesses"

"illing zombies isn't typically the responsibility of America's president or treasury secretary. But if the country is going...

Original post made by Jarred on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 24, 2008 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reopening Garland Elementary is a top priority

Pushed by new housing, the Palo Alto Unified School District is likely to grow by 1,221 students in the next five years:...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 24, 2008 at 8:59 am | 33 comments | 2461 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What on earth prompted the Shut-down of the Blago thread?

Shutting down the thread on Blago was a perplexing decision. It was a valid discussion, and I was enjoying reading the pros...

Original post made by Perspective on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 7:49 am | 21 comments | 2139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hospice for US Automakers

The more I read, listen and think about what Detroit's condition is, the more I think about the decision I had to make around...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 4:06 am | 3 comments | 1779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paulson asks for another $350 billion

The Bush thieves are trying to rob the treasury of everything before they leave! http://www.cnbc.com/id/28312876, it just...

Original post made by stock trader on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 24, 2008 at 3:52 am | 9 comments | 1871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phyllis Seidman memorial service set for Jan. 4

A memorial service and reception for Phyllis Seidman – who died Dec. 2 after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by Rick Ford, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm | 4 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield project gets final nod for 436 homes

At long last, Mountain View City Council members have approved one of the most controversial and complicated housing developments...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hope it fails, on Dec 23, 2008 at 2:33 pm | 13 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto ranks 4th nationally in housing prices

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by prices are just too high and you know it, on Dec 23, 2008 at 9:27 am | 52 comments | 3795 Views

SPORTS

2008 BOYS' ALL-LEAGUE FOOTBALL TEAMS

ALL-PAL BAY DIVISION== Offensive Player of the Year: ==Jason Simpson (Woodside) Sr. Defensive Player of the Year: ==Sekope...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Dec 23, 2008 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 3782 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thanks, Steves

A few years ago, two young men carefully toggled a program into a little box of components - as they finished up someone...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Dec. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:32 pm | 6 comments | 2228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

paly out of the US News top 100 high schools ranking

http://www.usnews.com/directories/high-schools/index_html/state_id+CA/page_number+1/page_size+10/sort+alpha/name+/award+1+2+3+4/school_name+/county+Santa%20Clara%20County/detail+les...

Original post made by futurepalyparent on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Dec 22, 2008 at 8:51 pm | 14 comments | 2664 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal women's volleyball goes down swinging

Cynthia Barboza, Foluke Akinradewo, Erin Waller and Jessica Fishburn don't need to explain, apologize or otherwise discuss...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Miguel, on Dec 22, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigating possible attempted abduction

Palo Alto police are investigating an attempted abduction of an 11-year-old boy by a woman who told him she had been sent...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 22, 2008 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2032 Views

RESTAURANTS

Who's coming to dinner?

According to downtown restaurant owners and managers, business has slipped dramatically in the past year, sparking concern...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by MXY, on Dec 22, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 4381 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Taking the leash law into their own hands

Which laws are okay to break, and who gets to decide? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=4660...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mama, on Dec 22, 2008 at 12:09 pm | 23 comments | 9782 Views
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