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AROUND TOWN

Local homeless programs are in jeopardy

InnVision, which operates the Urban Ministry outreach program for homeless people in Palo Alto, along with a winter shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by chrisk, on Dec 4, 2008 at 10:15 am | 8 comments | 1939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Our Town: Stanford growth challenged

When Stanford received a new general use permit (GUP) in 2000 from Santa Clara County, the approval allowed Stanford to build...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Stanford researcher, on Nov 29, 2008 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 1815 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may delay costly bike-sharing program

Palo Alto may scrap its plans for a Paris-style bike-sharing program in favor of a more regional and less costly approach. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 5:41 pm | 27 comments | 1943 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Paly advances to CCS football championship

Palo Alto will play in its fourth straight Central Coast Section football championship game following a 38-8 blasting of...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by hraffel, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 12 comments | 2240 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guest Opinion: The best gift of all for the holidays ...

I recently attended a full-day workshop sponsored by Kara, our Palo Alto-based nonprofit devoted to grief support for children...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lanny, on Dec 13, 2008 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 1822 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Police tampered with Taser recordings

An audio-video forensics expert has called into question the integrity of Palo Alto police conduct following a March 15 incident...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:32 am | 32 comments | 2211 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton gets second chance in CCS football

For the Menlo-Atherton football team, this year is all about last year when the Bears saw their sensational season end in...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Community member, on Dec 1, 2008 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Johnson's retirement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10001 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 2, 2008 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 2062 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police lured, pulled man from van before Tasing

Testimony began Monday in the criminal case of a homeless man who became violent and was Tased by Palo Alto police officers...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Judith LoVuolo-Bhushan, on Dec 4, 2008 at 7:22 pm | 32 comments | 2701 Views

SPORTS

Property Committee to discuss Paly fields

Plans to improve the soccer and baseball fields at Palo Alto High School may be timely, but some community members questioned...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by John Dusterberry, on Dec 5, 2008 at 9:27 am | 4 comments | 2091 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill would require more use of renewable energy

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that would require state utilities to buy one-third of their energy...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 3, 2008 at 3:05 am | 4 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feeding body and soul

In a small warehouse off Bay Road in East Palo Alto, more than 100 people gathered for a Thanksgiving celebration Nov. 23,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2008
Last comment by ???, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 1892 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friends, family recall 'amazing, loving' Seidman

The memorial service for Phyllis Seidman, who died Tuesday night after she was struck by an SUV in Palo Alto Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Driver, on Dec 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 128 comments | 4395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto delays local bike-share program

Palo Alto has temporarily scrapped its plans for a local bicycle-sharing program to pursue a leading role in a regional project....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Bernard & Jane Leitner, on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1913 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford president takes 10 percent pay cut

Stanford President John Hennessy and Provost John Etchemendy, along with members of the university's cabinet, are taking...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Lori, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 1736 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Castilleja advances to state volleyball finals

Payback can be sweet. The Castilleja girls' volleyball team learned that with its biggest victory of the season, one that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Proud Parent, on Dec 3, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PA police arrest couple on drug, other charges

A man and a woman from San Jose were arrested by Palo Alto police Tuesday afternoon on drug and other charges triggered by...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:54 am | 7 comments | 1746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fire damages Palo Alto day health center

A fire damaged an adult day health center in Palo Alto on Sunday night, and a gas can left at the scene left no doubt that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 1901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate change heralds more wildfires, rising bay waters

If greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate the San Francisco Bay will inundate 240 square miles of area lowlands,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 7, 2008 at 1:38 am | 9 comments | 1823 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto begins quest for a national youth football title

Youth football history can be made by the Palo Alto Knights' Varsity squad next week, which is making its sixth appearance...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sammi Thielen, on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2072 Views
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