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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Greg Scharff

Greg Scharff was born in South Africa and lived in Los Angeles, Woodstock, N.Y., Maine, New York and Berkeley before settling...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by End the civil war, on Oct 12, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 3660 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ELECTION 2009

Stories, editorials, videos and photos about the upcoming election on Nov. 3, 2009, focused primarily on the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PUBLIC AGENDA: School board, budget update

The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education will hear a budget update, an assessment of how the district is...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SRI receives $6.3 million mental health grant

Menlo Park-based SRI International has received a $6.3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA uses zeppelin to scan Bay Area atmosphere

NASA launched its first airborne science mission aboard a zeppelin earlier this week when scientists took off from Moffett...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The candidates next door

Fourteen candidates -- including 13 newcomers and one political veteran -- will be jostling for five seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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BOOKS

Fire burns 3,500-square-foot Atherton home

Investigators were at a 3,500-square-foot home in Atherton Saturday afternoon trying to determine was caused a fire there,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
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SPORTS

O'Hara records a hat trick in Cardinal soccer win

Stanford roundup Senior forward Kelley O'Hara scored three goals and sophomore Lindsay Taylor had a goal and two assists...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by SUIndian31, on Oct 12, 2009 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Former mayor, against better judgment, weighs in on 'trees'

Good common sense should tell me not to get into the middle of a fight and the one currently going on about the California...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 11, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 2224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two motorcyclists severely injured at Sky Londa

Two motorcyclists were severely injured after colliding at Skyline Boulevard and Highway 84 in Woodside early Sunday afternoon,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 11, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 2757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge may rule Friday on Peninsula rail plan

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High-Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Irvin, on Oct 11, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate denounces labor backing

As Palo Alto continues its heated negotiations with the Service Employees International Union, one City Council candidate...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:29 am | 79 comments | 5957 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Government retirement benefits: national perspective

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/10/AR2009101002360.html Washington Post article on underfunded...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 11, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to return whistles to underneath trains

Amid sustained complaints from residents since Caltrain moved its train whistles to the tops of its engines, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident close to tracks, on Oct 10, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 20 comments | 2795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all used bikes -- African kids need 'em

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Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Otai Robert, on Oct 10, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 3 comments | 3485 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Manager, council surprised by Cal Ave tree cutting

A major tree-removal project in California Avenue's business district caught both City Manager James Keene and the City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Unicorns don't bow, on Oct 10, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 113 comments | 5495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Palo Alto needs a citywide WiFi network

Operating efficiency and success in today's society requires being connected to a data network. Read the guest opinion...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Dubious, on Oct 10, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 19 comments | 2990 Views

RESTAURANTS

Pizazz Coupons Expired

Anyone know why all of the Pizazz coupons are expired? http://pizazz.paloaltoonline.com/site-bin/cpscon.exe/S?cpid=paloaltoonline&loc=7&srt=6 The...

Original post made by qq on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Oct 10, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 4978 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto and Gunn will meet for the 45th time in football

Only twice this decade has the Gunn football team defeated rival Palo Alto, first in 2000 and again two years later. Since...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by PRINCE #31, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 5 comments | 3117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Everyday Mathematics' authors to visit Palo Alto

Authors of Everyday Mathematics, the new textbook in Palo Alto's elementary classrooms this fall, will visit Palo Alto Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 108 comments | 7376 Views
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