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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees: City acknowledges communication error

Calling it an "unacceptable mistake," Glenn Roberts, the City of Palo Alto's public works director, acknowledged Monday his...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by CHinCider, on Sep 27, 2009 at 9:45 am | 26 comments | 2304 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America's Fight for Uganda

In recent days, months, and years, many Americans and American organizations continue to fight for peace and for the safety...

Original post made by james on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Yup, on Sep 27, 2009 at 7:02 am | 2 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Glimmers of change in stress-filled high schools?

When she convened her first student stress conference six years ago, Stanford lecturer Denise Clark Pope never imagined the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by laura, on Sep 27, 2009 at 5:23 am | 20 comments | 2804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Canopy reacts to axing of California Ave. trees

Palo Alto's tree stewards, Canopy, the nonprofit that has worked to maintain and expand the city's urban forest by planting...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Will, on Sep 27, 2009 at 12:22 am | 96 comments | 8683 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Another Public Works communications disaster

The abrupt felling last week of 63 mature holly oak trees in Palo Alto's California Avenue commercial district has triggered...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 26, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 26 comments | 2256 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-alarm fire chars downtown restaurant

A two-alarm fire broke out at Evvia Estiatorio in downtown Palo Alto Thursday at approximately 2:30 p.m. No one was injured,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 26, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 36 comments | 4148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens are safer drivers when they have to ask permission

KTVU has a video on their home page today but the written text is here http://www.ktvu.com/news/21122336/detail.html A...

Original post made by Parent of Teens on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent of teens, on Sep 26, 2009 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Text of Susie Thom's letter resigning from library group

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13831 posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Governing by ego, on Sep 26, 2009 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library commission Chair Susie Thom resigns

Susie Thom, who for eight months has chaired the Palo Alto Library Advisory Commission, abruptly and immediately resigned...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sick of FoPAL Directors, on Sep 26, 2009 at 12:52 am | 53 comments | 3421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Donahue's yellow jacket trap to be unveiled summer 2008

Paul Donahue's been inventing contraptions since his boyhood in Berkeley, when he and his buddies zoomed down hills in a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by outdoors, on Sep 25, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 2508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest three for arson

Three teens have been arrested in connection with a series of arsons at Hoover Elementary School, according to a joint statement...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by It's too Hot, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 19 comments | 2432 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors split over 801 Alma Street project

A proposal to build a five-story complex with shops, offices and 96 apartments for low-income residents in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Joop Verbaken (NFLS2), on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 3399 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PALO ALTO STORY PROJECT

Seven new Palo Alto Story Project videos have now been posted. Heard the one about the plane that crashed into a family's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by Helen, on Sep 25, 2009 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 3344 Views

SPORTS

Litchtman's versatility leads Stanford in Pac-10 opener

There are days when Stanford junior Cassidy Lichtman comes to practice not knowing exactly what she'll be doing. Coach John...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Season Tix holder, on Sep 25, 2009 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bags shelved at supermarkets

Plastic bags, once an inescapable fixture of the supermarket experience, have quietly and unceremoniously floated out of...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by citizen, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 24 comments | 2526 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Free Press -vs. - BAILOUT Media

Ever wonder why Palo Alto Online deletes or lock stories that point to the failings of the press or the dishonesty of the...

Original post made by Harold H. on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Harold H., on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 37 comments | 2408 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ISRAEL

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Original post made by Jag Singh on Jul. 2, 2006
Last comment by GET OVER IT, on Sep 24, 2009 at 6:26 pm | 5 comments | 4463 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

frost prejudice

I was at Whole Foods yesterday and passed by Frost and a black man who was sitting in a wheel chair. Frost was yelling racial...

Original post made by anna on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by brigette, on Sep 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 4 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

New scam at "Quality Lube" type oil changers...

I recently got a post card for a $25 oil change. When I went in the guy swore up and down that my car needed an $80 oil...

Original post made by Rwolf01 on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 24, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 2762 Views

SPORTS

Gerhart considers an extra year at Stanford

Senior running back Toby Gerhart could return to the Stanford football team for a fifth season. "There's a chance," he said....

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by John, on Sep 24, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 2094 Views
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