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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ideas abound at high-speed-rail workshop

Residents from five Palo Alto neighborhoods, Menlo Park and Atherton, defined their visions for the planned California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 9, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 18 comments | 9544 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dan Dykwel

Dan Dykwel is a businessman who supports a new business tax; a school volunteer who doesn't have children in the school system;...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 9, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SJ offers students free swine flu shots and PAUSD does not?

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_13493660?source=most_viewed What? We have more time and money to take our students on our...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another Concerned Parent, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1986 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police hunt for high-tech Peeping Tom

Palo Alto police are investigating a report of a man using his cell phone camera to record videos up women's skirts at Fry's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:21 am | 21 comments | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Any one know what's being built on the old Palo Alto Joe's / Kiki's Candy Bar site?

There is a new multi-story tilt-up being constructed on the old Palo Alto Joe's / Kiki's Candy Bar site at 3750 West Bayshore...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Oct 9, 2009 at 6:50 am | 3 comments | 2123 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn tune up with volleyball titles

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls' volleyball teams are both coming off tournament titles on the weekend and will need to take...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by ysk, on Oct 9, 2009 at 12:30 am | 9 comments | 2516 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beltramo's, Draeger's fight BevMo's move to MP

Six local alcoholic beverage vendors -- including Beltramo's and Draeger's -- have formed an organization to oppose the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why comment anonymously in Town Square?

I do not understand why most people post comments anonymously. Don't they stand behind the remarks they make? By designing...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by anonymousaswell, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 19 comments | 2192 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Heart' award goes to Jerry and Joyce Shefren

In medical school "we were not taught about end-of-life care," Dr. Jerry Shefren told a full-house audience at the annual...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sabrina, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 2593 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The demise of the dollar

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/the-demise-of-the-dollar-1798175.html China, along with several other...

Original post made by Dean on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 37 comments | 2695 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents seek more retail, parking at Cal. Ave.

Residents and businesses around California Avenue in Palo Alto have no shortage of ideas when it comes to the future of their...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by J, on Oct 8, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 19 comments | 3457 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park discovers $400,000 accounting error

Menlo Park city management has discovered a major accounting error in the budget for the current fiscal year relating to...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Facts, on Oct 8, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2116 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto church, others to aid tsunami victims

The First Tongan United Methodist Church of Palo Alto is sponsoring a food drive for victims of last week's tsunami and earthquakes...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 8, 2009 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2278 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park council approves El Camino project

A real estate development project at a site that many say would be ideal location for multi-family housing could proceed...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:30 am | 6 comments | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could a tunnel bring Palo Alto together?

California's high-speed-rail project could offer Palo Alto and its neighboring cities a rare opportunity to revitalize their...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Skeptic, on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:04 am | 44 comments | 5449 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors' resistance prompted scaled-back Eden Housing

The Eden Housing development at 801 Alma St. in Palo Alto was once envisioned as a win-win-win situation for all parties...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Svetlana, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 2028 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

MOBILE PHONES SAVE THE BANANAS IN AFRICA -UGANDA

I found this article about a banana disease scientist and his cell phone. Uganda isn’t as flooded with technology like...

Original post made by JAMES on Oct. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Asian domestic-violence website launches

Asian and Pacific-Islander victims of domestic violence can now receive help through a new website. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 7, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2333 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested for hate crime

A 26-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Wednesday evening for a hate crime, police say, after he allegedly yelled a...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Race Card Denied, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 13 comments | 2283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

H1N1 vaccine arrives at county health dept.

The first shipment of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine -- 14,000 doses -- have arrived in Santa Clara County , health officials reported...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by proof, on Oct 7, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 7 comments | 2114 Views
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