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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Joe the JOKE Smitian, Trees vs Solar Panels Joe. Is steering clear of the Cal Ave tree crime

AKA Nanny Joe. He needs a new more fitting name. Sen Joe "The Joke" Simitian felt that trees are more important than Solar...

Original post made by fireman on Oct. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2006 Views

SPORTS

Stanford flying high after beating the Bruins

If there were any lingering doubts that the Stanford women's soccer team should be ranked first in the nation, they were...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Go, Stanford!!, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 2682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1870 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents fight to save sycamores at Paly

A proposal to remove 13 large trees from the Palo Alto High School's sycamore-lined entrance from Churchill Avenue was headed...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Arrbor Day, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 59 comments | 3279 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton council members incensed at being denied report

Atherton City Council members and residents alike are agitating for the release of an investigator's report probing charges...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous Jane, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

BOOKS

Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 3865 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local Executives Arrested for Insider Trading

They are alleged to have targeted Google and SUN, one was a McKinsey Director from here another is a local executive from...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Where the Truth Lies, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 2227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reminder: Join the Fight to Save the Palo Alto Bowl From Demolition!

Hi you all, As a reminder, please join the cause JOIN THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE PALO ALTO BOWL! http://www.move.to/savethepaloaltobowl Also,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1923 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nancy Shepherd

Nancy Shepherd has never served on the Palo Alto City Council, but her list of supporters and endorsers -- which includes...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 18, 2009 at 11:00 am | 8 comments | 2728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gail Price

Gail Price is new to city politics, but the veteran urban planner, education volunteer and former Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by David Lieberman, on Oct 18, 2009 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 2632 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy 1 year ago versus today

Reading the paper this morning, I see 3 glaring points: 1) 1 year ago, Valley unemployment was about 6%, today it is about...

Original post made by Common Sense Economist on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense Economist, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:20 am | 7 comments | 1808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman - Skip That Box

Karen Holam has been involved in at least three local issues: 1. Closure of roads in the Downtown North Neighborhood, including...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 16 comments | 2144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brian Steen

Brian Steen hasn't ventured into local politics before, but he figures he'd fit right in on a City Council where the word...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Be careful, on Oct 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revising business-tax guidelines

Palo Alto officials are revising the rules for implementing a new business-license tax in response to criticism from a vocal...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 16, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 43 comments | 2414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: Early flu shots save lives, money

Starting a vaccination campaign a few weeks earlier could save nearly 600 lives and more than $150 million in a city the...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 16, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 9 comments | 3222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Worth a look

Art Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11659 posted Friday, September 25,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Oct 16, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace development wins key approval

A proposal to expand and rebuild the popular JJ&F Food Store as part of a dense, office-heavy development on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2354 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm dumps 4.5 inches of rain, half fills creeks

Tuesday's rain-and-wind storm dumped approximately 4.5 inches of rain in the Palo Alto Foothills as of 5 p.m. but area creeks...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 2156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's holding California back from a water deal?

A slim majority (51%) also said there should be "fundamental changes" in the Constitution. But 69% objected to reducing the...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

enrollment numbers

Does anyone know what the current enrollment numbers are at our middle schools and high schools? I have heard that the numbers...

Original post made by paloaltomom on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomom, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1818 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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