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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sergeant bows out after storied career

He launched his career by catching the College Terrace rapist and spent the next 30 years building sources, patrolling Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Guido Fatcine Banutza, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:29 am | 28 comments | 3123 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"California falling, U.S. Following"

This is the headline for a large column today by Patrick J. Buchanan in today's (Sunday, June 28th) San Jose Mercury News,...

Original post made by Kate on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 11, 2009 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Special Education and PAUSD

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Original post made by Parent of middle schooler with Dyslexia on Nov. 8, 2006
Last comment by Joseph, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 4 comments | 4752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man shot, killed in East Palo Alto Thursday

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto late Thursday night has been identified as city resident Derrick Earl Powell Jr., according...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by KBeaslikedat, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 2332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games "bigger than Beijing" for Palo Alto

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Original post made on Aug. 2, 2008
Last comment by scott, on Jul 10, 2009 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 2519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police calls

<B>Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11302 posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by well..., on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 2215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Does anyone know why Stanford has installed new fencing on Peter Coutts Rd from Page Mill to Stanford?

In the last two weeks, Stanford has quickly and quietly (I say quietly because it didn't take 9 years of meetings to install...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace developer offers revisions

Days before the City Council is scheduled to review a controversial plan to rebuild JJ&F Food Store, and put up offices and...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by cieboy, on Jul 10, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 9 comments | 1899 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Chili competitors cook up a hot July 4

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Original post made on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by toppdogg, on Jul 10, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 3543 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Train kills pedestrian in Redwood City

A train fatally struck a male pedestrian in Redwood City Wednesday night, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cecelia M. Horn, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (July 18-19)

[http://www.c/marketplace/about.html Connoisseurs' Marketplace]The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace -- a festival featuring...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 2058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill construction planned through early August

Pavement and electrical work on Page Mill Road and Oregon Expressway that sparked road rage last week will extend into August...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:05 am | 9 comments | 2783 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan to receive Congressional Gold Medal

An 85-year old Palo Alto woman will receive the Congressional Gold Medal, the White House announced July 1. Margaret Phelan...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Radar, on Jul 9, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 23 comments | 2616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Popular Palo Alto medical assistant murdered

A beloved medical assistant at Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Palo Alto Center was reportedly murdered in Mexico during the...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sylvia J. Smitham, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 2367 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Documentary of a maverick

Former U.S. Rep. Pete McCloskey had only one comment about a documentary on his life, airing on Sunday (July 5) at 6:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 9, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 3138 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

OT advice

I would like to hear from parents who have experience with starting occupational therapy with an older child (13). Is it...

Original post made by amom on Jul. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2438 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP Looking for a Voice

Full disclosure: I am a registered Democat. And I think it is important that there are two healthy political parties...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 10:21 am | 35 comments | 2321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

100 acres of foothills to blaze today

Don't be alarmed if you see smoke billowing up from Skyline Boulevard today (Wednesday). Fire officials plan a "prescribed...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by RR, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:07 am | 9 comments | 2221 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

hundreds of people killed in Xinjiang , China this week

For the last few days, the headline news story in most European newspapers is about the mass killings in western China's...

Original post made by jenny on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 3:29 am | 7 comments | 1778 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,974 views

Sing and celebrate
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Surviving Family Holidays
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