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PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Bay Labor Council Mailer

Did anyone else get an expensive four-color mailer today with labor council endorsements for City Council candidates? ...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by Its about construction jobs, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 6 comments | 2971 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Angry residents disrupt Cal Ave tree meeting

Residents' outrage over the clearcutting of 63 mature trees along California Avenue disrupted a community meeting to discuss...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 15, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 45 comments | 9343 Views

SPORTS

Rainy day puts a damper on Stanford football

Most days during the football season, senior running back Toby Gerhart doesn't mind his bicycle trips around the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by ltk, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court ruling gives boost to high-speed rail

Design work can proceed on the planned Peninsula segment of high-speed rail despite flaws in the environmental analysis of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:13 am | 22 comments | 2380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Karen Holman

There's a reason why just about every leading conservationist and neighborhood leader in Palo Alto is supporting Karen Holman's...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by BuiltMyOwnHome, on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:05 pm | 10 comments | 2861 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto loses its starting QB to a cracked collarbone

The most difficult portion of Palo Alto's football season is just about to begin with four tough contests in the final five...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 14, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2169 Views

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 | 3148 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 | 4010 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 | 3982 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. 1845 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 | 2999 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 | 1646 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 | 1679 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 | 1723 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 | 2878 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 | 2190 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 | 2815 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 | 1839 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 | 3674 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 | 3085 Views
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