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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High taxes driving biotech from CA

We are taxing ourselves into oblivion. California cannot continue along this track. "Genentech cited income-tax disparity...

Original post made by John on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Harold H., on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 18 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carry this to its logical conclusion, on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Clearcutting' surprises city manager, council

A major tree-removal project in California Avenue's business district caught both City Manager James Keene and City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis Grant, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 62 comments | 4358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Australian school recorded message

This has been forwarded to me from several sources and I am told it is true. It is possibly something we should listen to...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly completes new, green headquarters

After 30 years in downtown Palo Alto, the Palo Alto Weekly is moving to new headquarters — an environmentally friendly,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by EJ, on Sep 28, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 7 comments | 42891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amateur Radio License Course Starting October 7

TECHNICIAN CLASS AMATEUR RADIO LICENSE COURSE STARTING OCTOBER 7 Do you know a prospective new ham looking for help in...

Original post made by Kevin Weiler on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1810 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Volunteers prepare for disaster in Palo Alto

Al Dorsky listened intently to the call coming in over the MURS -- multi-use (two-way) radio system. A reedy voice emanated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn Taylor, NPC Midtown 2, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:18 am | 10 comments | 2361 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our teens deserve a safe haven...

Hi all, The Palo Alto Family YMCA has been operating a Ventura Teen Center at the Ventura Activities Center for years,...

Original post made by Teen Parents on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Teen Parent, on Sep 28, 2009 at 10:33 am | 6 comments | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1938 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside driveway

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Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Armen, on Sep 27, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 12 comments | 3107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools grows

Asian enrollment is growing in Palo Alto public school classrooms, where the ethnic make-up this fall is 52 percent caucasian,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:41 pm | 78 comments | 3681 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renowned Arborist Barrie D. Coate To Speak at Sunday's Cal Ave Farmer's Market

Renowned arborist Barrie D. Coate will speak on tree selection for the replanting of California Avenue at noon, Sunday (tomorrow),...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 27, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2462 Views

SPORTS

Support Stanford Football

With a charismatic coach now in his third season, one of the top recruiting classes in the nation here as freshmen, and returning...

Original post made by Julie Lythcott-Haims on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 27, 2009 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1840 Views

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 | 2362 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 | 1835 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 | 2844 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 | 8794 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 | 2288 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 | 4226 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 | 1776 Views
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