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AROUND TOWN

A turkey's eye view of Thanksgiving

A white turkey hen walks in her pen at Deer Hollow Farms in Mountain View on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Two turkeys at Deer Hollow...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 26, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 2240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain opens new California Avenue platform

A new platform for northbound riders at Caltrain's California Avenue station in Palo Alto opened on Saturday, part of $35...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 26, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 23 comments | 2543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hold Woodside man at gunpoint

Alan Lucas, an 82-year-old Woodside man living in the 100 block of Marva Oaks Drive, came home around 2 p.m. Tuesday to find...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Real Problem With Sarah Palin

I view Gov. Palin as having some inate capabilities that a succesful politician must have, and the potential to go from her...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 26, 2008 at 4:16 pm | 241 comments | 8295 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Johnson's retirement saddens department

Reactions to Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson's announced retirement range from sadness to a recounting of the good she...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Not Just a "Misspeak", on Nov 26, 2008 at 3:40 pm | 13 comments | 1909 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wisdom from the past

The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 2117 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three more from Stanford join Obama transition team

Two more Stanford University faculty members and a senior researcher have been named as advisors to the transition team of...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 26, 2008 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 2221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woodside resident finds burglars inside home

"A Woodside resident was restrained by intruders Tuesday afternoon after interrupting a burglary at his home, according to...

Original post made by Kim on Nov. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air Nights

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Original post made by Walker on Dec. 18, 2006
Last comment by Greg K, on Nov 26, 2008 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 5122 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bush Pardons

Care to project who will get pardoned before he leaves office?...

Original post made by A Boomer on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 26, 2008 at 9:17 am | 37 comments | 3038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief Johnson cites progress in police professionalism; plans to 'takes some time off'

Embattled and soon-to-retire Police Chief Lynne Johnson says she will take time to relax, pet her cat, Theophilis, travel...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 26, 2008 at 3:46 am | 15 comments | 3126 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations instead of parties

The economy is a perfect reason to give back instead of buying extravagant gifts or hosting over the top parties. Take this...

Original post made by paly parent on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2110 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Remember your Eartquakes from Pennsylvania, A woman speaks out to Slow the Earth's Rotation

Please call publisist @ Mirimax re: Mr. George Clooney...

Original post made by Ms. Clooney on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Johnson's retirement saddens department

Reactions to Palo Alto Police Chief Lynne Johnson's announced retirement range from sadness to a recounting of the good she...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Nov 25, 2008 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1916 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The "Broken Windows" Theory of Crime Proves Correct

http://www.economist.com/science/displaystory.cfm?story_id=12630201&CFID=31056247&CFTOKEN=41038121 Recently, I've noticed...

Original post made by Sanford Forte on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 2086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robbery suspect had been struggling mentally

Jeffrey Owen Smith, the Palo Alto man arrested Tuesday night and charged with robbing a purse from a woman in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 20 comments | 10101 Views

SPORTS

Who uses Mayfield astro turf soccer field?

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Original post made by Carol on Sep. 5, 2006
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 25, 2008 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 7838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Excellent Play at Gunn High School

The Gunn Theatre department is producing 'The Visit' by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. This is a tragedy/comedy about a time when...

Original post made by kludged on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Maria C., on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upgrade, flood basin next for PA golf course?

private courses have kept golfers off the links at the Palo Alto Muni, which has seen play decrease by 16 percent between...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Jennifer, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:59 am | 8 comments | 2023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What if...?

What if, as a condition of the bailout, the auto industry was to be required to convert their retiree pension and medical...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:00 am | 24 comments | 2334 Views
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Palo Alto standby Osteria sold to new owners
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Trust But Verify
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The Remedy to Inadequate Citizen Input? More of the same
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 970 views

Hope for Palo Alto's High-Schoolers
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 773 views

Play Ball! College Season Begins - Applications Live
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 764 views