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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City of Palo Alto finds high-speed rail allies

As they seek a greater say on the state's proposed high-speed rail system, Palo Alto officials are finding allies both within...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by If it is being rushed through, what are they hiding?, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:00 am | 60 comments | 3610 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn celebrate football titles

Two games. Two must-win situations. When it was all over, the Palo Alto and Gunn football teams had themselves a league championship,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 2508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave Tree Replanting - Citizens' Group Info Table at Sunday's (11/15) Farmers' Market

To further increase public awareness and understanding of the California Avenue street tree replanting plan (released by...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Nov. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Schipsi was strangled before fire

Jennifer Schipsi, the 29-year old Palo Alto woman whose remains were found in a burned house on Addison Avenue last month,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by beenthere, on Nov 14, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 29 comments | 2708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Growing numbers are biking, walking to school

The number of Palo Alto students who bicycle or walk to school has risen steadily in the past decade, according to the PTA...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 14, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 14 comments | 2722 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football returns to the Top 25

The Stanford football team has something else to celebrate Sunday: its first appearance in the AP Top 25 poll in eight years. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 14, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2418 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Craigslist ad leads Palo Alto police to stolen bike

Palo Alto police arrested an alleged bike thief Wednesday after he posted an ad on Craigslist for a bicycle that had been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by alan, on Nov 14, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 15 comments | 3048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, district share 'exploding' health costs

Entry-level teachers in Palo Alto will continue to earn $51,422 a year under a union agreement discussed by the Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Good Public Education, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 15 comments | 2366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents to weigh in on Edgewood Plaza

Just weeks after a lawsuit regarding Palo Alto's Edgewood Plaza was settled, a public meeting about redeveloping the Joseph...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by TK, on Nov 14, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What happens if a candidate concedes from SNAFU reporting of counts..then wins after his opponent has been sworn in?

http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2009/11/its_not_over_recanvassing_shows_ny23_race.html Lesson here..never concede...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 7 comments | 2228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Admitted officer-killer testifies

Sometimes barely audible, soft-spoken 26-year-old Alberto Alvarez Thursday morning described how he often sold drugs in East...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 14, 2009 at 11:55 am | 11 comments | 2233 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

I hope Obama succeeds in these policies to purge Republicans and stifle EPA employee dissent

1) Purging Republicans from Federal employment rolls.. http://www.chcoc.gov/Transmittals/TransmittalDetails.aspx?TransmittalId=2588 Great...

Original post made by Perspective on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Nov 14, 2009 at 10:04 am | 14 comments | 2034 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctors refuse to test for swine flu

Both my children had severe flu, but their pediatrician refused to test whether it was a regular flu or swine flu, saying...

Original post made by Palo Alto parent on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 14, 2009 at 7:24 am | 22 comments | 2797 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Death Penalty is WRONG!

Mr. John Mohammed did not deserve to be killed. What are we about? Is it an eye for an eye? This man deserved our mercy,...

Original post made by Joan on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Agree with Midtown Mom, on Nov 14, 2009 at 7:03 am | 17 comments | 1977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

rape on Alma Street pedestrian bridge?

Saw this article in the Almanac about a rape occurring yesterday afternoon on the Alma Street pedestrian bridge (between...

Original post made by William on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by William, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:55 am | 5 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

GRT-Inventing ways to save lives

GRT is inventing a mechanism for trains that will deploy so the train doesnt kill anybody. Any donations and contributions...

Original post made by Person on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food Allergy Awareness

I just wanted to share a link for anyone looking for information on food allergy related issues. In the United States, 12...

Original post made by Estevan on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Nov 13, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 5 comments | 1833 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto gives green light to Mi Pueblo

The supermarket Mi Pueblo will move into East Palo Alto after all, after the City Council approved its liquor license and...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by tell it like it is!, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 47 comments | 3453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing's 801 Alma St. project approved by council

Palo Alto's seven-year-long quest to build a dense, affordable-housing complex in a transit-friendly downtown location surged...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 70 comments | 4982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Improvements eyed for Oregon Expressway

A busy stretch of Oregon Expressway in Palo Alto will soon see major renovations, including timed signals, new bike lanes...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Do the job properly, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 14 comments | 2626 Views
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