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AROUND TOWN

TravelBlog photo gallery: Update May 18, 2009

==B SEE LATEST TRAVELBLOG BELOW TOWN SQUARE:== Lifelong Palo Altan Keith Schuman embarked on a 14-month trek around the world...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Apr 9, 2009 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 2337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

RE: Grab bag news....Palo Alto Mediation not working...

Three tenants had disputes with their managers and contacted PA Mediation. There were several other tenants that had complaints,...

Original post made by Right to peaceful enjoyment on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Right to peaceful enjoyment, on Apr 8, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 1959 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama fails at NATO

Barack Obama did his usual campaign razzle dazzle among his acolytes in Europe, but when it came to real accomplishments,...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 25 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of the future

Stacey Yates knew she wanted her business, Skin Spirit, to become more environmentally friendly, but the director of the...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Inherent pollution of botox, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 3305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Men plead not guilty in assault of Menlo students

A former Menlo College football player and another man accused of felony charges in connection with the beating of two Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sleep expert offers advice to Palo Alto parents

"Ask the Sleep Doctor" is the title of a talk by Stanford children's sleep expert Rafael Pelayo, father of two. Pelayo's...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Apr 8, 2009 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 2241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'total cure' for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:03 am | 24 comments | 2784 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9.25% Sales Tax

I went out today and did some shopping, got my hair cut, and had dinner with my husband. Wow, it's very shocking to have...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 8, 2009 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 2058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Q&A with Harold Luft, director of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute

In the following edited Q&A with the Weekly, which will continue next Friday, Luft offers a glimpse into the health care...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by johnmayer76, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:57 am | 3 comments | 2554 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

US moves on Iran nuclear trade

"New York prosecutors joined with the Obama administration on Tuesday to shut down a China-based network that allegedly supplied...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 7, 2009 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 62 comments | 5514 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Getting to the basics of 'civic engagement'

Seeking to promote civic engagement, Palo Alto city officials are preparing to unveil a comprehensive "civic action plan"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by FYI, on Apr 7, 2009 at 6:08 pm | 21 comments | 2819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students post college rejections for all to see

In something of a tradition at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools, some seniors this week chose to post their college rejection...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Apr 7, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 13 comments | 21277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

can anyone clarify the Terman issue?

Hi new neighbors -- we recently moved to Palo Alto - love the sunny skies and friendly welcomes we've gotten...finally crawling...

Original post made by new girl in town on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by thrilled with Terman/Gunn, on Apr 7, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 14 comments | 2706 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Young Mountain View woman killed in Oakland

A young woman who was killed in Oakland early Tuesday was identified as 17-year-old Mountain View resident Tamara Thompson,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by adan, on Apr 7, 2009 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What did the Vatican Know?

looks like the Vatican knew about the pedophile priest problem for over 50 years and did nothing about it. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/03/us/03church.html?_r=1&hpw "The...

Original post made by Vatican watcher on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vatican watcher, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:05 am | 12 comments | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Dogs: arthritis medication -> Etodolac

Hi, Have you used Etodolac for your pet? If so, I am interested in finding out if your pet experienced any adverse reaction? My...

Original post made by Doggie\'s Mom on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Nora charles, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 2036 Views

SPORTS

Women's hoops season ends in the Final Four

For the next few days it may be hard for senior Jillian Harmon and her Stanford teammates to recognize their accomplishments...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Nora charles, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:20 am | 3 comments | 2317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Foothill-De Anza Chancellor Martha Kanter tapped by Obama

President Barack Obama has named Martha Kanter, chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District serving northerly...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Martha fan, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:04 am | 9 comments | 2566 Views
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