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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown farmers' market set for Earth Day debut

Late Wednesday afternoon, a nondescript alleyway off Forest Avenue filled up with stands of kale, leeks, watermelon radishes,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by susan, on Jun 11, 2009 at 9:49 am | 2 comments | 3660 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

World Health Organization declares global swine flu pandemic

(CNN) -- The World Health Organization raised the swine flu alert Thursday to its highest level, saying H1N1 has spread to...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 11, 2009
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council 'repudiates,' apologizes for theater probe

An official city letter containing a full-blown public apology and "repudiation" of "errors and injustices" in the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bud, on Jun 11, 2009 at 8:39 am | 21 comments | 2568 Views

SPORTS

Top two seeds survive in Little League tourney

The No. 1- and 2-seeded teams in the Palo Alto Little League City Tournament needed rallies to pull out victories on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Little League mom, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic around Fabian Way and San Antonio horrible!!!

Hi - Just wondering if anyone knows if the cities of Palo Alto and Mountain View have a plan for this area. The traffic...

Original post made by Michele on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:29 pm | 5 comments | 1838 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another domestic terrorist attack

Last week, a doctor was assassinated in Kansas. Today, a man with a criminal record of terrorism attacks the U.S. Holocaust...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Press Coverage Way Off Base

Please be aware that the press is trying very hard to talk to students in Palo Alto about the tragedies that have occurred...

Original post made by Concerned for our kids on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 10 comments | 2160 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Seeks Sustainability Coordinator

Palo Alto is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The deadline is Monday,...

Original post made by Deep Throat on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 6 comments | 1840 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto youth soccer team wins two big tourneys

It has been a highly successful season for the Palo Alto 93B Blue team, a boys' Under-16 CYSA squad that captured back-to-back...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by #1 fan, on Jun 10, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2706 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police arrest murder suspect

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Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by epa res, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 2839 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Menlo Park for brandishing gun

A small number of apartment residents were evacuated and taken to the Menlo Park Civic Center today after a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by dsr, on Jun 10, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 2620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rabbi cites 'grief, dread, confusion' of suicides

With loving memories of Gunn senior Sonya Raymakers, who died at the Caltrain tracks Tuesday, clergy members and friends...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 10, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 100 comments | 6710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need someone to talk to about your reactions?

A short-term program to make psychiatric counselors available to talk with persons affected deeply by two recent suicides...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:39 am | 17 comments | 2638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supreme Court's Kennedy to speak at Stanford

Stanford University's newest class of graduates will be ushered into the "real world" this weekend by U.S. Supreme Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Big Al, on Jun 10, 2009 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 2202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Burt: Audit 'exonerates' Children's Theatre staff

The new auditor report on the Palo Alto police investigation of the Children's Theatre has exonerated the theater's staff...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jun 10, 2009 at 3:43 am | 44 comments | 3000 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Days before graduation, Gunn students grieve

What should have been a day for Gunn High School seniors to sign yearbooks and recall happy memories from the past four years...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by CBD, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2680 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parking Permits for Evergreen Park Residents

Have you ever tried to park on College Ave, Birch St, Ash St or Oxford Ave during the week? Its nearly impossible. Cars are...

Original post made by Andrea on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Belle, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 10 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whom to call for help

The Palo Alto School District has released the following list of resources people can call on in a crisis. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Addison parent, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 27 comments | 3414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High Speed Rail Harms Environment MORE than Air Travel.

If you need another reason to oppose High Speed Rail (in addition to the many others discussed at length in other threads...

Original post made by Anna on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 9, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A challenge to Gunn

A challenge to Gunn So we have done it again Here we are in this beautiful part of the world We have beautiful children And...

Original post made by val blanchette on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by mother of tuu, on Jun 9, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 2074 Views
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