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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is dealing with the "Dog Matter" barking up the wrong tree?

Every decade or so, the "Dog Matter" pops up in Palo Alto -- no relation to the little piles rarely seen in these post-PooperScooper...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by It's not the dog, it's the owner, on Nov 26, 2009 at 1:27 am | 36 comments | 3044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand probe of 'egg war' investigation

Angry Palo Alto High School parents are calling for a probe by the school board and district superintendent into how Paly...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 150 comments | 15593 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP and Castilleja advance in NorCals

The first big step has been taken by three local teams in the CIF Northern California girls' volleyball playoffs as Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by Viking Fan, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Counties getting bigger doses of H1N1 vaccine

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are about to get larger doses of H1N1 vaccines because they have so far come up short...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Otherwise Better, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 10 comments | 2290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beasley sculpture approved for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's new Mitchell Park Library and Community Center will feature at its entrance a blockish, arch-shaped sculpture...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rethink the 1%, on Nov 25, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 81 comments | 9239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

high air pollution warning for Thanksgiving Day

Winter Spare the AirAlert, November 26 A Winter Spare the Air Alert has been called for tomorrow, Thursday, November 26,...

Original post made by please spare the air on Nov. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ClimateGate intensifies....

This scandal does not appear to be going away. Given its implications, it is much bigger than Watergate. Note to PA Online...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has just welcomed a new member to assist its admittedly flagging community-outreach...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulcok, on Nov 25, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 32 comments | 6446 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal plans go awry at NCAA championship

What was supposed to be a colorful, celebratory day turned into a successful roundup for the Cowboys and bitter disappointment...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by goloxc, on Nov 25, 2009 at 10:17 am | 15 comments | 6930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Driving high schoolers to school - why???

I have been a high school parent for several years and my kids have always ridden bikes to school, or if they had a lot to...

Original post made by High School Parent on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by yes mommy dearest, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 36 comments | 3500 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto cuts managers' benefits

Palo Alto's professional and management workers will give up their bonus payments, receive no salary increases and pay for...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 46 comments | 3389 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters respond to gas leak on Cambridge

A gas leak on Cambridge Avenue in Palo Alto prompted city officials to shut off gas service to area businesses Monday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sonny, on Nov 24, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 8 comments | 2030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man attempts to steal shoes, falls into creek

A man who allegedly attempted to steal a pair of shoes from Macy's Men's Store in the Stanford Shopping Center today reportedly...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Thanks, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 2975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn to kill all squirrels -asap!

There is an on going debate within the Gunn staff, YOUR OPINION IS NEEDED! A few employees at Gunn High have had wires on...

Original post made by Gunn Employee on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 24, 2009 at 8:03 am | 19 comments | 2502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

"Rogue" principal Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11903 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 24, 2009 at 1:44 am | 12 comments | 2657 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sherman Avenue development put on hold

A proposal for a new four-story mixed-use building at 385 Sherman Ave. is on hold after the Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:27 am | 3 comments | 2426 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women a win from College Cup; final is sold out

Top-ranked Stanford will play host to Boston College in the quarterfinals of the NCAA women's soccer tournament Friday at...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by pele, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wees in title hunt

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wee football team is right on schedule to achieving its goal of reaching the postseason and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kelston tovo, on Nov 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 2011 Views

SPORTS

Stanford can't make it 19 straight over the Bruins in volleyball

For the sixth time this season, the Stanford women's volleyball team went to five sets before a match was decided. That's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly announces new online 'virtual edition'

A new enhanced digital version of the Palo Alto Weekly will now be available on Palo Alto Online. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Annie, on Nov 23, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2747 Views
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