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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 bru, on May 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 62 comments | 4228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tunnel or trench?

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Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 28, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 8 comments | 3669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Valley's Emotional Landscape, Exhibit of Works by Robert C. Schick at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Visit Mohr Gallery from June 8 - July 26, 2009 to see the exhibition of works on paper by Mountain View artist Robert C....

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on May. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2490 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From "Permanent Majority" to "as low as a party can go"

Wow. Did you see this? http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/05/21/AR2009052103759.html It explains the...

Original post made by Paul on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 11:40 am | 17 comments | 1888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wed 9:35PM: Just got a PAPD phone alert - assault w/ deadly weapon 100 Block of Calif. Ave.

Suspect is male, approx. 50yo, Asian, 5'6". Helicopter and K9's are looking for him right now....

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Les, on May 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 12 comments | 2288 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed at gunpoint in south Palo Alto

A woman walking to her Palo Alto apartment Thursday night was robbed by a man holding a shotgun. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lady, on May 28, 2009 at 9:21 am | 22 comments | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California Supreme Court to rule on Prop. 8

The California Supreme Court announced Friday it will rule Tuesday on the validity of Proposition 8, the state's voter-approved...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 28, 2009 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 2228 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is it time for Nancy Pelosi to resign?

Her stances on waterboarding are all over the place, a real theatre of the absurd. She refuses to privide honest answers,...

Original post made by Kevin on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on May 28, 2009 at 6:50 am | 90 comments | 3537 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Palo Alto firefighter gets probation

Former Palo Alto firefighter Tanya August, 39, could have spent four years in state prison for fraudulent worker's compensation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on May 28, 2009 at 6:46 am | 10 comments | 2195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Help Balance Palo Alto's Budget by Cutting Pay of High Income City Employees?:

On another thread, a user posted a link to a list of city salaries for 2006. (http://www.bayareanewsgroup.com/multimedia/mn/news/salaries_paloalto.pdf)....

Original post made by Anna on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 20 comments | 2711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad

Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by City Employee, on May 27, 2009 at 11:32 am | 31 comments | 2650 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 27, 2009 at 10:49 am | 30 comments | 10317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Help East Palo Alto youth get that first job, connect with caring adults, and build their future!

East Palo Alto's Sponsored Employment Program A first job means so many things for a young person. But in East Palo Alto...

Original post made by Michael Levin on May. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2037 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

County: Reassessment firms trick homeowners

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Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ryan, on May 27, 2009 at 1:58 am | 2 comments | 3664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a city, one block at a time

Xander Hughes, a third-grader with a knack for engineering and constructing elaborate Lego structures, is one of 48 elementary-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent Alum, on May 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 3 comments | 2065 Views

SPORTS

Menlo rolls to NorCal tennis championship

It should have been an exciting time for members of the Menlo School boys' tennis team, when they wrapped up the program's...

Original post made on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on May 26, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2843 Views

SPORTS

Stanford lacrosse players honored

Stanford junior midfielder Lauren Schmidt earned a pair of awards over the weekend as part of the Women's National Championships...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2380 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen Mountain View police car found

A Mountain View Police Department patrol car that was stolen at a concert Friday night after an officer left his keys inside...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 26, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 42 comments | 3781 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Garbage Containers/Composting

As a board member and resident of a large condo complex in Palo Alto, I was wondering if anyone else has recently discovered...

Original post made by Peter Williams on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by apartment manager, on May 26, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day?

Stolen police cars, stimulus money, and new golf fees ... but where are the stories about Memorial Day? ...

Original post made by BP on May. 25, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on May 26, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 2135 Views
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