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AROUND TOWN

Alert police sergeant helps nab burglar suspects

A resident surprised two burglars stealing electronic items from his home in the 800 block of Oregon Avenue just before noon...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by george, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 21 comments | 1926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three Palo Alto division managers to retire

Three of the four division managers in the city's large Community Services Department will retire this fall in a sweeping...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Lynn Krug, on Aug 24, 2009 at 6:51 pm | 21 comments | 1612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto properties buck the down-market tide

Palo Alto properties appear to be holding their own in value, according to the Santa Clara County Assessor's 2009 Annual...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by I don't get it, on Aug 23, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 21 comments | 1941 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA residents protest arrival of sex offender

A crowd gathered Thursday night outside an East Palo Alto residence where a man considered a sexually violent predator by...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pat xxx, on Oct 5, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 21 comments | 1584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school campus rises on motel row

A surprising new enterprise has blossomed this month along El Camino Real's "motel row." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13888...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 21 comments | 2441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police hunt for high-tech Peeping Tom

Palo Alto police are investigating a report of a man using his cell phone camera to record videos up women's skirts at Fry's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:21 am | 21 comments | 1880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

$5.7 million schools budget gap will get bigger

Palo Alto schools' projected $5.7 million "structural" deficit for next school year is expected to rise to $8 million in...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Erin Mershon, on Nov 18, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 21 comments | 2330 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Global warming fraud cabal

A hacker seems to have gotten into a major university database in England, and it looks really bad for those true believers...

Original post made by Jim on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Dec 4, 2009 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 2472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 21 comments | 1789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre clears final obstacle

By an 8-1 vote Monday night, the Palo Alto City Council approved the College Terrace Centre, a controversial project that...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bambi, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 21 comments | 2339 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto makes coaching change with boys' basketball team

Bob Roehl hasn't seen the Palo Alto boys' basketball team play in person this season. He also hasn't met any of the players....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by "Lazy" Brown's Relative, on Jan 2, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 21 comments | 2228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: The road from Copenhagen runs through Palo Alto

At the COP15 climate-change conference in Copenhagen, I watched the world's leaders try to address the problems of catastrophic...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 20, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 21 comments | 1769 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Palo Alto scammers are hurting more than just the people that fall for their scams

My name is Ilana Sheats and I am a student at UC Santa Cruz. I have lived in Palo Alto my whole life; I am a Paly graduate....

Original post made by Ilana Sheats on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Ilana Sheats, on Feb 7, 2010 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 1755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to discuss Cubberley sale with Foothill

Palo Alto's stalled proposal to sell 8 acres of Cubberley Community Center to Foothill College officially reemerged Monday...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by JW, on Mar 25, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 1917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto teen, Portola Valley boy missing

A 15-year-old Palo Alto girl and her 12-year-old Portola Valley boyfriend went missing Wednesday night or early Thursday...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by do something dumb, on Sep 4, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 21 comments | 2504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Conway Cruickshank, on Dec 14, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 21 comments | 2797 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for 'budget of loss'

Palo Alto's proposed budget for the next fiscal year contains a sliver of good news and a heap of bad. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Not resident, on May 13, 2010 at 6:48 pm | 21 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rents at former Page Mill apartments rolled back

Matthew Martin got an unexpected surprise in the mail this week: The Woodland Park Apartments tenant saw his rent go down...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 10, 2010 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 1717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council members may take pay cuts

Seeking to send the community a sober message about Palo Alto's budget woes, a City Council committee agreed last week to...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on May 12, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 21 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto dumps plan to fine non-recyclers

Palo Alto is backing off a controversial proposal to fine residents who flagrantly violate its sweeping new recycling ordinance. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Bob Smith, on May 19, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 21 comments | 1907 Views
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