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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council: State taking Palo Alto funds is 'dumb'

Calling it "dumb" and "irresponsible," Palo Alto officials condemned a state Department of Finance proposal to use local...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by brian wilson, on May 16, 2009 at 7:51 pm | 28 comments | 2783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Daughters file claim against Palo Alto over mother's death

Daughters file claim against Palo Alto over mother's death. The daughters of a 66-year-old woman who was hit and killed...

Original post made by Ada on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 16, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parrots

Can anyone tell me where the flock of conures (small green parrots) are roosting these days?Last summer I saw a few in midtown...

Original post made by Sue on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 16, 2009 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2255 Views

SPORTS

Menlo seniors lead way to CCS tennis title

This Senior Day for the Menlo boys' tennis team was a little big different. Instead of the team and parents honoring the...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by big dad, on May 16, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loss of school records districtwide, officials say

Five weeks of online grade records and class materials affecting hundreds Palo Alto middle and high school students may have...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by I.T. SCREWED UP, on May 16, 2009 at 6:17 am | 25 comments | 3054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty in assault on cabbie

A 31-year-old Burlingame man charged with a hate crime after he allegedly beat an East-Indian man at a Palo Alto gas station...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by Henry, on May 16, 2009 at 3:44 am | 14 comments | 2409 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents urged to 'Spare the Air'

Bay Area residents should consider walking or biking instead of driving on Saturday because the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by sarlat, on May 15, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast digital switchover/Expanded Basic

I've been getting conflicting information and haven't gotten the Comcast box yet for the switch, which I'm told by a Comcast...

Original post made by nat on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on May 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 3263 Views

SPORTS

Close team races looming in CCS swim finals Saturday

It was all about breaking records when the Palo Alto girls' swimming and diving team headed into the 2008 Central Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by michelle, on May 15, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bjarne 'Barney' Dahl of Cardinal Hotel dies -- he loved harpsichords

Bjarne "Barney" Dahl, longtime owner of the historic Cardinal Hotel in downtown Palo Alto who was responsible for its restoration,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by BOBBI FOX, on May 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 2832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police station boondogle

According to today's Daily Post, two city officials will tell the Council on monday that they should cancel the purchase...

Original post made by Marvin on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 15, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dearth of Car Dealerships?

The headline and article summary stating that Palo Altans are "suffering" from a dearth of grocery stores, car dealerships...

Original post made by Dearthman on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on May 15, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1947 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats: CIA is out to get us

"Democrats charged Tuesday that the CIA has released documents about congressional briefings on harsh interrogation techniques...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 15, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 53 comments | 2537 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Insurance: The Canary in the Coal Mine

Original post made by sharon on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 15, 2009 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 1912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 15, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1844 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phyllis Seidman's family files claim against Palo Alto after SUV kills her on on Cowper Ave.

Phyllis Seidman was using her wheelchair in a crosswalk on Cowper Ave. (near Embarcadero Rd.) when an unidentified SUV driver...

Original post made by John on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2088 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another fatality on Caltrain - poses questions

Another fatality today on Caltrain, the third in less than two weeks, should cause Caltrain to ask itself some tough questions....

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 15, 2009 at 4:56 am | 5 comments | 2127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by bernard, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 am | 191 comments | 13170 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault victim completes her emotional testimony

At times weeping into the arms of a court support person, "Jane Doe," the 18-year-old former Gunn High School student who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 2913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World

The National Intelligence Council fires up the crystal ball and lays out some long-term global political,economic, social...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1977 Views
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