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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Big Brother dressed in green?

Palo Alto has the proud distinction of being one of the first communities to implement recycling just over 40 years ago....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Take Your Hands Off My God-Given Right to Pollute I Say!, on Mar 17, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 18 comments | 2948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto employees boogie for Google

On Monday, the quest to impress search-engine giant Google took a disco turn in Palo Alto as city staff and residents exuberantly...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 17, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 19 comments | 3380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Fire Union Seeks Job Protection

What is the feelings from citizens about Palo Alto Fire Union's petition to protect jobs? SJ Mercury New has the story: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14689689...

Original post made by David on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ha ha, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 1568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's fiber hopes now rest with Google

Palo Alto's fruitless and frustrating quest for a citywide high-speed Internet network flickered back to life Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:04 pm | 36 comments | 3659 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto hesitant about landfill-gas contract

Palo Alto should reconsider its renewable-energy goals before it makes any long-term commitments to a "green energy" provider,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 3033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto pays $1.45 million for car accident

Palo Alto has agreed to pay $1.45 million to a resident who was permanently injured in an accident caused by a city worker...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by JACKIE, on Mar 17, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 12 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why does Gunn have Tuesday off but not Paly?

Sophomores (and Juniors/Seniors who have not passed) are taking the California Exit Exam on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings....

Original post made by palo alto mom on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by paly student, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 7 comments | 1794 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Albanese just perfect on the mound

Tuesday's prep roundup Castilleja softball pitcher Sammy Albanese was at her best on Tuesday. That certainly was not good...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lorrie Duval, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 4 comments | 2732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faye McNair-Knox named 'Woman of the Year' by Assemblyman Ruskin

Faye McNair-Knox, Ph.D., executive director of One East Palo Alto Neighborhood Improvement Initiative, honored today as "Woman...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Employee of another EPA nonprofit, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 3453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen-tank leak equalizes, fixes itself

A hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning stopped on its own about noon as the pressure in the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Doug, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:27 am | 25 comments | 2355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Adult school website earns international award

The Palo Alto Adult School has been honored for the "excellence" and "functionality" of its website by the Learning Resources...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Can't compare to the city, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 1915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 2094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men rob Willow Road gas station

Two men armed with handguns held up three employees at the 76 gas station on Willow Road Monday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by TheObServant, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen local teens told a national audience Friday night that stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mama, on Mar 16, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 45 comments | 3825 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2009 Girls' All-League Tennis Teams

==B ALL-WEST BAY ATHLETIC LEAGUE== ==B FOOTHILL DIVISION== ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Giannina Ong (Menlo) Fr. ==B First...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planning commission rejects housing limits near Foothills Park

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to limit house sizes near Foothills Park was soundly rejected by the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:42 am | 17 comments | 3126 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Larger classes top list of proposed school cuts

Boosting elementary school class size by one student and cutting discretionary funds for school principals are among $3.7...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Love the politicians, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 47 comments | 2985 Views

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Paly student-run website a national-award finalist

Palo Alto High School's student-run online news website is among the finalists for a national scholastic journalism award...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1827 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Green Zone'

Those naysayers who questioned the appropriation of the Iraq War for entertainment purposes in the newly minted Best Picture...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 5170 Views

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Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2678 Views
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