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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 | 2588 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 | 2500 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 | 2372 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 | 2596 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 | 1684 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 | 2230 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 | 1932 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 | 2775 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 | 2255 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 | 4084 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 | 2032 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. 1836 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 | 2403 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 | 9461 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 | 6194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Evalucation at JLS today?

Did something happen at JLS today or were classes evacuated for a fire drill? ...

Original post made by JLS parent on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another JLS parent, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Kohl's in Mountain View

The new Kohl's opened today with few parking spots in the vicinity and long lines at the checkout. Many customers appeared...

Original post made by Shopper on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Overcharging, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fisherman Schools Hannity on CA Water Problems

Hannity blamed the high unemployment rate in the San Joaquin Valley on the lack of water for farmers, and blamed that solely...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 2, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 19 comments | 2850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers energize building plans at Gunn, Paly

Teachers brought their passions to the Palo Alto school board Tuesday night, presenting the thinking behind major renovations...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian attends summit on distracted driving

State Sen. Joe Simitian -- the lawmaker responsible for California's "hands-free" cell phone law -- is one of about 200 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by waste of a lawmaker, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 2087 Views
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