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AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast switch to digital taking place

Finally, Comcast has begun to switch the upper channels to digital and I'm very unhappy. My TV is much easier to use than...

Original post made by nat on Jun. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto SEIU Negotiations

From the Weekly online: "The [Palo Alto] police union will defer its negotiated salary increases, department managers will...

Original post made by Nat on Jun. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deaths

Frances Martin Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12525 posted Friday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alisi (alice) Fineasi, on May 4, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report boosts backers of new compost plant

Palo Alto could save millions by building a waste-to-energy plant in the Baylands, according to a new analysis that is likely...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jun 27, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 15 comments | 1809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto #29 on the list of best schools for your real estate buck

From http://realestate.yahoo.com/promo/the-best-schools-for-your-real-estate-buck.html Not such a surprise, considering...

Original post made by PArent on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 1809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges to be filed in EPA fire

Criminal charges will not be filed against the owner of a former veterans boarding house in East Palo Alto, despite numerous...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 12, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A growing dream

Gardener hopes to bring community together with new Free At Last Gardening Club Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13999...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by HEAVEN SENT, on Sep 30, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 1809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Meeting tonite at 7:00, Jordan Middle School

Do we need more dog runs? Should we ban dogs from school campuses? Should we enforce the leash law? Discussion with the community...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter buzz in midtown at 4am?

A helicopter buzzed our house in midtown at around 4am July 19. It was going low and very slow. So low that we could feel...

Original post made by sleepless in palo alto on Jul. 19, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 26, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 7 comments | 1808 Views

SPORTS

It'll be a jolly good show at the Summer Olympics

Most newly turned 16-year-olds can't wait to get their driver's license and start cruising around town. Palo Alto High junior...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto firefighter pleads no contest to fraud

A former City of Palo Alto firefighter could face four years in prison for scamming on her worker's compensation claim, according...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long jury wait could mean death for Alvarez

The longer a jury takes to decide the sentence for Alberto Alvarez, the stronger the possibility the jurors could recommend...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more Happy Meals

First Liz Kniss banned them, and now San Francisco is saying "Just Say No" to Happy Meals at McDonald's. It may seem trivial...

Original post made by JT on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 7 comments | 1808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly, you are slipping

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Original post made by Resident on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 31, 2008 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit of past/current Contractual assignments by City of P.A.

It would be very interesting and (possibly) explosive in content if someone did a past 10 year audit on how many friends...

Original post made by the watcher on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jun 23, 2009 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 1807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CalTrain threatening MORE cuts to service

During the opening segment for the afternoon/evening news, KGO 810 AM is carrying a story, complete with quote from spokesman,...

Original post made by Norm on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on Apr 2, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 5 comments | 1807 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Crime rate has dropped in East Palo Alto

Violent crimes have declined significantly in East Palo Alto this year, with homicides dropping by 43 percent and shootings...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by funkybobo, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1807 Views

SPORTS

A shocker: Stanford women fall in Final Four

There's not much else the Stanford women's basketball senior class needed to accomplish to take its rightful place in Cardinal...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Andrew, on Apr 6, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 13 comments | 1807 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Case of the Disappearing Analysis Report by the CBO

Concerning the next "stimulus" plan being steam-rolled through Congress as we speak, there was an analysis by the Congressional...

Original post made by Perspective on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by In Touch, on Jan 27, 2009 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1807 Views
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