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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library commission Chair Susie Thom resigns

Susie Thom, who for eight months has chaired the Palo Alto Library Advisory Commission, abruptly and immediately resigned...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sick of FoPAL Directors, on Sep 26, 2009 at 12:52 am | 53 comments | 3661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Donahue's yellow jacket trap to be unveiled summer 2008

Paul Donahue's been inventing contraptions since his boyhood in Berkeley, when he and his buddies zoomed down hills in a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by outdoors, on Sep 25, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 2685 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest three for arson

Three teens have been arrested in connection with a series of arsons at Hoover Elementary School, according to a joint statement...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by It's too Hot, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 19 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors split over 801 Alma Street project

A proposal to build a five-story complex with shops, offices and 96 apartments for low-income residents in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Joop Verbaken (NFLS2), on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 3536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PALO ALTO STORY PROJECT

Seven new Palo Alto Story Project videos have now been posted. Heard the one about the plane that crashed into a family's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Helen, on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 3706 Views

SPORTS

Litchtman's versatility leads Stanford in Pac-10 opener

There are days when Stanford junior Cassidy Lichtman comes to practice not knowing exactly what she'll be doing. Coach John...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Season Tix holder, on Sep 25, 2009 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 2422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bags shelved at supermarkets

Plastic bags, once an inescapable fixture of the supermarket experience, have quietly and unceremoniously floated out of...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 24 comments | 2628 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Free Press -vs. - BAILOUT Media

Ever wonder why Palo Alto Online deletes or lock stories that point to the failings of the press or the dishonesty of the...

Original post made by Harold H. on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Harold H., on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 37 comments | 2473 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ISRAEL

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Jul. 2, 2006
Last comment by GET OVER IT, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 5 comments | 4534 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

frost prejudice

I was at Whole Foods yesterday and passed by Frost and a black man who was sitting in a wheel chair. Frost was yelling racial...

Original post made by anna on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by brigette, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

New scam at "Quality Lube" type oil changers...

I recently got a post card for a $25 oil change. When I went in the guy swore up and down that my car needed an $80 oil...

Original post made by Rwolf01 on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 24, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 2938 Views

SPORTS

Gerhart considers an extra year at Stanford

Senior running back Toby Gerhart could return to the Stanford football team for a fifth season. "There's a chance," he said....

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by John, on Sep 24, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

we're number 4!

Palo Alto fourth-priciest in national home price survey Mercury-News article: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_13403087...

Original post made by John on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Grandma, on Sep 24, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 12 comments | 1878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Labor union imposes a Thursday furlough

Workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union have scheduled a "self-imposed furlough" for this Thursday in a bid to win community...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Oldtimer, on Sep 24, 2009 at 11:44 am | 45 comments | 3075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burns confirmed unanimously as police chief

Dennis Burns officially took over the top job in the Palo Alto Police Department Monday night after an enthusiastic City...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Never Forget, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:41 am | 8 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Lytton Plaza in the works

Gerardo Villicana (right) and Felix Seura of Jos Albanese Inc. concrete construction work on removing the demolished bricks...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:00 am | 15 comments | 2084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Shrek' donkeys seek retirement fund

Perry, the Barron Park neighborhood donkey that was the model for the "Donkey" character in the Shrek movies, and his pen...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:00 am | 10 comments | 3661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Providing homes for birds and native bees

Native plants can attract bees to urban gardens Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13924...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by The Honeybee Conservancy, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:29 am | 1 comment | 2335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen purse from car in driveway

Has anybody else had this happen to them recently? The police do not seem to care or want to help....they referred me to...

Original post made by whymeinoldpa on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 5 comments | 2075 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge: Sit-lie law could be discriminatory

The uneven enforcement of Palo Alto's sit-lie ordinance against well-known panhandler Victor Frost could be discriminatory,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Eliot, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 38 comments | 2995 Views
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