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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers 'prevailing wage' experiment

Palo Alto may soon become a laboratory for studying the impacts of union-level wages on local capital projects. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 11, 2010 at 3:20 am | 5 comments | 2491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fast food

Fast food just got a whole lot fresher. On Thursday, a mobile food bank stopped by the Onetta Harris Community Center in...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jan 10, 2010 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fiber fanatics

Piles of fabric scraps — from 4-inch squares to half-yard swaths — beckon from a large table, where they've been...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by barri, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2610 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park police seek driver in hit-and-run

A black Acura hit a large tree, knocked down a fence, tore through a lawn and smashed into three parked cars in a driveway...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Troll, on Jan 9, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 2119 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

6.5 earthquake in Northern California 4:27pm Saturday

Anyone feel it? CNN reports property damage and power failures: http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/01/09/california.earthquake/index.html...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook's Breast Cancer Awareness Statuses

As any facebook user can testify, the color coded statuses this week has brought a worldwide awareness to breast cancer in...

Original post made by FB user on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by TMI, on Jan 9, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

Ahjalee Harvey Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12250 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anau Hafoka, on Jan 9, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 2649 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting antibiotics for a science fair project

We need 2 antibiotics for a science fair project. Erythromycin 250mg 2 tablets Tetracycline 250mg 2 tablets Any help...

Original post made by Need Help on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Medical proffesional, on Jan 9, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 8 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

H1N1 vaccine now available to public

Starting this week, all Santa Clara County residents will have an opportunity to receive the H1N1 flu vaccine. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2010 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 1915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What are the real issues with global warming?

Does anyone know of an Internet site that lays out the best arguments for and against global warming? I am not interested...

Original post made by Kerry on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by To Kerry, on Jan 9, 2010 at 6:58 am | 31 comments | 2524 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Proposal in Menlo Park would restrict lawn size

A political battle is brewing in Menlo Park between environmentalists and property rights advocates over residents' lawns,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jan 9, 2010 at 5:55 am | 28 comments | 2950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to offer 'education update' in Palo Alto

State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will hold an "Education Update" Jan. 23 in Palo Alto, reviewing K-12 education funding...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Also Concerned, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

IT'S BACK!!!! Board votes to revisit MI as a choice program

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Original post made by Simon Firth on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Ed Chi, on Jan 8, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 234 comments | 12606 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Truck mishap jams traffic at El Camino/Page Mill

A large delivery truck that apparently backed up too far at the We Fix Macs store on El Camino Real early this morning caused...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by JG, on Jan 8, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 15 comments | 3014 Views

SPORTS

Early soccer showdown for Palo Alto, Gunn boys

The first big showdown of the SCVAL De Anza Division boys' soccer race for Palo Alto arrives on Tuesday. That's when the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by DD, on Jan 8, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 2313 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowlers arrested, suspected of bike thefts

Two teenagers who may have been responsible for a chain of bike thefts in the Crescent Park neighborhood were arrested this...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gee, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 23 comments | 2741 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb threat empties Palo Alto City Hall

An anonymous caller warned city officials Thursday morning (Jan. 7) -- at nearly the same 10:05 a.m. time a moderate earthquake...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jan 8, 2010 at 3:39 pm | 14 comments | 5954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business owners create bike rack that's state of the arc

About a year ago, Jeff Selzer launched an ambitious crusade: to get the bicycles parked in downtown Palo Alto the respect...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jan 8, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 3253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave. tree replanting begins Monday

Following the surprise removal of 63 mature street trees on Palo Alto's California Avenue in September, workers will begin...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy, on Jan 8, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 40 comments | 2719 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping what matters

Palo Alto developer Roxy Rapp tried to save the Palo Alto Bowl. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12222...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Thanks for nothing, on Jan 8, 2010 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 2603 Views
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