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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tomato Thievery

This past summer, we decided to try growing tomatoes for the first time. We found that the best place for sunlight was outside...

Original post made by Alan on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 4, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 36 comments | 4306 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney to receive 'Access to Justice' award

After City Attorney Gary Baum of Palo Alto is done with city claims, lawsuits, legal policies and meetings, he volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Duane Linden, on Oct 4, 2009 at 11:49 am | 9 comments | 2021 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

All high-speed rail options still on the table for Palo Alto

When the high-speed rail line comes through Palo Alto at speeds of 125 mph, the trains could run at-grade, completely underground...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by SMART Observer, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Palo Alto labor negotiations set for Oct. 6

Despite a rise in bad feelings between Palo Alto's largest labor union and the City of Palo Alto, city officials and the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kerry, on Oct 4, 2009 at 9:22 am | 39 comments | 2621 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto managers talk of joining Teamsters

Seeking a greater voice in negotiations with the city, Palo Alto's 242 management employees are considering joining the International...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by reality, on Oct 4, 2009 at 8:08 am | 53 comments | 3429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Panhandler Victor Frost arrested for shouting racial epithets

Victor Frost, a local panhandler who is running for City Council, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly shouting racial...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by disco davis, on Oct 4, 2009 at 2:38 am | 55 comments | 2458 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto gun buy-back nets dozens

Sparked by the tragic death of a toddler accidentally shot by his 12-year-old cousin on Jan. 7, East Palo Alto Police and...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Oct 4, 2009 at 1:05 am | 2 comments | 2388 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opening doors to the City Council?

Fourteen candidates -- four lawyers, two Realtors, two school volunteers, three consultants, a retired property manager,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Oct 3, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2277 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rushes to a big 41-7 football victory in opener

The Gunn football team is on a two-game winning streak, its first since 2003, following a big 41-7 thumping of visiting Lynbrook...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Junior Sakalia, on Oct 3, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's Wrong With The City's Plan For Tree Replacement? - Citizens' Discussion and Decision at 10/3 Cal Ave Farmers' Market

Come to the Citizen's Discussion, Brainstorm, and Decision Meeting Noon Tomorrow, Sunday, October 5, California Avenue Farmer's...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Noel, on Oct 3, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

City must compromise Read the letters here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11710 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Oct 3, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Congressman Jim Trafficant says Israel/Jews have too much influence in DC

Have you seen this latest video? In it, former Congressman Trafficant talks about dangerous influence Israel has over the...

Original post made by food for thought on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 3, 2009 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 1923 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

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 maguro_01, on Oct 3, 2009 at 6:31 am | 27 comments | 2698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Aging Palo Alto school facilities compared

I moved here from Europe and was shocked to see how delapidated the school facilities are in Palo Alto. It is one of the...

Original post made by Marta on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 3, 2009 at 1:57 am | 27 comments | 2233 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto man identified as plane crash victim

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Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Tracy Burton, on Oct 3, 2009 at 12:56 am | 16 comments | 3987 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto boosts outreach effort on high-speed rail

Palo Alto is planning a series of events to raise awareness about the proposed high-speed rail system even as the state Rail...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wonderful Moonlight Walk !

Our family enjoys this walk year after year .. thanks for organizing !...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Oct. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1783 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Board of Contributors: Did Palo Alto fail to see the sky for the trees?

If you listen to town chatter or scan the local press, you might think no one in Palo Alto appreciates the clearcutting of...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Darwin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Citizens want lead in California Ave. tree selection

Not waiting for the city to direct the California Avenue tree selection, an ad hoc group of residents took the initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 50 comments | 9382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 5917 Views
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