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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama may speak at mosque in Cairo - will he cover the word Allah in the mosque?

Obama's handlers went to great effort to cover the letters IHS, symbolizing Jesus when he spoke at Georgetown University....

Original post made by George on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 2, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

"2009 Songwriter of the Year," Jeffrey Halford and the Healers -- Performing at Little Fox Theater in Redwood City -- Saturday, June 13

(REDWOOD CITY, CA) ā€“ Acclaimed Americana ā€˜nā€™ Blues, singer/songwriter/guitarist Jeffrey Halford & The Healers has been...

Original post made by Publiciteeguy on Jun. 2, 2009
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RESTAURANTS

Noisy restaurants boo!

It's gotten so bad that I hesitate to go someplace I haven't been before. Recently I've had dinner at several places where...

Original post made by Restaurant customer on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 2, 2009 at 3:27 am | 13 comments | 3301 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Savage withdraws from Palo Alto council race

Daryl Savage, chair of the Palo Alto Human Relations Commission, announced Monday she will not be seeking a seat on the City...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Don't know her, on Jun 2, 2009 at 2:20 am | 2 comments | 2090 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Flaws in Children's Theatre investigation

Lax recordkeeping, careless police work and convoluted relationships between top Palo Alto officials and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 2, 2009 at 12:57 am | 11 comments | 1974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest man for cleaver attack on California Avenue

Police have arrested the man suspected of attacking a fellow restaurant employee with a cleaver on California Avenue in Palo...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jun 1, 2009 at 11:40 pm | 32 comments | 2153 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto council resets public safety building

A discussion of the fate of the ill-fated "public safety building" in Palo Alto was suspended until June 1 by the City Council...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by bikes2work, on Jun 1, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 1995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy's silver lining: Lower bids for Palo Alto

The deepening recession may be walloping Palo Alto's revenues and threatening its services, but it is also allowing city...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail draws a crowd to Atherton

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments | 1991 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain to back Meg Whitman for California governor

The stage at an Orange County rally where she is scheduled to appear Friday has been draped with oversized banners with...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 1, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 18 comments | 2156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Susan Charles of Ohlone to retire in June

Susan Charles, the popular principal of Ohlone and one of the Palo Alto school district's most experienced leaders, will...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 31, 2009 at 11:30 pm | 34 comments | 3601 Views

AROUND TOWN

how pure is palo alto tap water?

Is there anyplace I can see an analysis of our tap water? Is it worth it or recommended to buy one of those water filter...

Original post made by water drinker on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by thirsty, on May 31, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 2831 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget cuts threaten schools-officer job

The Palo Alto Police Department stands to lose a records specialist, a school-resource technician and a volunteer coordinator...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 31, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 3 comments | 1993 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Some kind of Fire in South Palo Alto this afternoon?

Anybody know where the fire is? The smoke is pretty thick. I just saw a firetruck going slow speed down the street - looks...

Original post made by Parent on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by PV Parent, on May 30, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 8 comments | 2098 Views

RESTAURANTS

How do you give feedback to restaurants?

I want to understand how people give feedback to their favorite small business. Do you take the initiative and ask to talk...

Original post made by Nick on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Restauranteur, on May 30, 2009 at 7:43 am | 6 comments | 3575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town and Country (Ellis Partners) ousts another popular store

Tomorrow, Friday May 29th, is the last day for the lovely Box Works, a store that has been at Town and Country for very ...

Original post made by Kate on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Shop elsewhere, on May 30, 2009 at 12:11 am | 6 comments | 2005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 29, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 36 comments | 2450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's Asian population

Citywide totals Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10965 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 29, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 93 comments | 4628 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cleaver attack sets off California Ave. manhunt

A bloody assault with a meat cleaver early Wednesday night in an Asian restaurant on California Avenue in Palo Alto left...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on May 29, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 48 comments | 2814 Views
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