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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities look to install flood-warning system for creek

Residents near the San Francisquito Creek received their latest wake-up call from the fickle creek on Dec. 23, when a heavy...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 2286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accused of testing fraud

A family is accusing the Palo Alto Unified School District of testing fraud, claiming their daughter's teacher for two years...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by No sympathy, on Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 2285 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate new burglary in old Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating another burglary of an occupied home in old Palo Alto, the third following a similar pattern,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by Shocked!, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 5 comments | 2285 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys complete sweep of lacrosse crowns

In another memorable overtime victory, the Palo Alto boys' lacrosse team capped its outstanding inaugural season Saturday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Congrats Paly, on May 17, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adios Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin's inauspicious departure speech from the Alaska Governorship is yet one more nail in her political coffin. Petty,...

Original post made by A Boomer on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:09 am | 32 comments | 2285 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Size and Scope of an HSR Station - Lets Get Real

http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6322 Here's a very informative summary of what Mt. View is looking at when...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

150,000 expected at Palo Alto weekend art festival

Art lovers are expected to arrive in droves to Palo Alto's University Avenue this weekend for the annual Palo Alto Festival...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by bob, on Aug 20, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature: Mountain View's medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by James, on Aug 6, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama fundraises in the Bay Area

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a series of fundraisers in San Francisco and Atherton Wednesday and Thursday,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by protector in chief, on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 2285 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Streets & Sidewalks or Five New Libraries

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Original post made by Bill Bechtold on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Shame, on Oct 24, 2008 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 2284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Flaws in Children's Theatre investigation

Lax recordkeeping, careless police work and convoluted relationships between top Palo Alto officials and Children's Theatre...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 2, 2009 at 12:57 am | 11 comments | 2284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Schwarzenegger Wants ACORN Investigated

"Raising the stakes involved in the scandal surrounding the anti-poverty group ACORN, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 28 comments | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves Paly fields' project

After some deliberation and plenty of positive input from the community, the Palo Alto Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any online classes which can replace Living Skills?

My son is a Paly sophomore who is taking music and language so he doesn't have any room for electives. Next year, when he...

Original post made by Mom of a Paly kid on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Experienced Mom, on Jan 18, 2012 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 2284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Big payout for disabled-parking violations

Scofflaws who park illegally in disabled-parking spots have become one of the biggest moneymakers for the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by annoyed, on Jun 12, 2009 at 7:37 am | 9 comments | 2284 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 | 2284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch in Mountain View sex assault

Mountain View police are asking for help in catching the man who sexually assaulted a woman last month outside her home on...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Feb 10, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 7 comments | 2284 Views
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