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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes fresh look at managers' salaries

The City of Palo Alto's group of managers and professionals would get a 2 percent raise this year under an agreement the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 9, 2013 at 5:53 pm | 17 comments | 1663 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feds rebuke district over email to parents

A letter sent to all Duveneck Elementary School parents on April 15 by the school's principal about a new investigation into...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Object, on May 9, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 85 comments | 13475 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget review kicks off on happy note for Palo Alto

After years of budget deficits, staff cuts and service reductions, Palo Alto officials found themselves in a delightful and...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Unfreeze, on May 9, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 8 comments | 2600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident honored for chasing down a drunk driver

When Michael Finley saw the flash go by and heard the crashing metal, he didn't think twice about what he was about to do. Read...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by michael finley, on May 9, 2013 at 8:33 am | 6 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Officials to present 'lessons learned' from civil rights probe

Palo Alto school officials will present "lessons learned" from a federal civil rights investigation into a bullying case...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Answers, on May 9, 2013 at 1:20 am | 28 comments | 2413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to launch class-action lawsuit against battery makers

Palo Alto on Monday became one of California's first public agencies to charge into the legal battle against global companies...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on May 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 4 comments | 2019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes contest to design new bike bridge

Architects from Palo Alto and beyond could soon be asked to flap their creative wings and help the city design a new bridge...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by sabrina, on May 8, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 58 comments | 6548 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys tennis advances to CCS semifinals

==B Monday's prep roundup== The top-seeded Menlo School boys' tennis team took another big step toward defending its title...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Grammar Guy, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto puts Mitchell Park Library Contractor on Notice

Since there isn't a story in the Palo Alto Online about this. Here's the Merc Story. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_23196464/palo-alto-puts-mitchell-park-library-contr...

Original post made by Anonymous on May. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 831 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Six people injured in East Palo Alto shooting

Five people were shot and a 6-year-old girl was injured in East Palo Alto on Sunday afternoon near a McDonald's on University...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on May 7, 2013 at 8:37 pm | 13 comments | 1661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Katsy Swan: The Midpeninsula's garden designer

Katsy Swan traces her love of flower arranging and gardening back to her years at the University of Kentucky, where botany...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Community Volunteer, on May 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 3894 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paul C. Roberts' article called "Truth is Offensive"

Have you seen the article by Paul Craig Roberts at http://www.infowars.com/truth-is-offensive.com infowars.com/truth-is-offensive.com...

Original post made by food for thought on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by father of ronnynomics, on May 7, 2013 at 7:34 pm | 5 comments | 1393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Richard Curtis to challenge theater firing

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Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by OPar, on May 7, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 97 comments | 4343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver charged in deaths of Palo Alto family

A Canadian truck driver faces charges in the 2011 deaths of a Palo Alto family of four, who were killed in a fiery crash...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frank Hall, on May 7, 2013 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 2517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to launch class-action lawsuit against battery makers

Palo Alto on Monday became one of the first public agencies to charge into the legal battle against global companies accused...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Not-Impressed, on May 7, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 776 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers rank among the best in CCS

Local swimmers rank among the best in the Central Coast Section heading into the section prelims on Friday and finals Saturday...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on May 7, 2013 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1355 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marsh Mosquitos back for a second year of feasting?

I was over at Greer park this morning and got nailed by mosquitos - half dollar size welts on my hands which was about the...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bites, on May 7, 2013 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 1416 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: There's the beef

There's no question that the Peninsula is on the cutting edge when it comes to technology, but as for more traditional items,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 6, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 5 comments | 1512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B>A FLOCK OF GROCERS ... </B>Going out for a quart of milk will get a lot easier, with four new grocery stores getting closer...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mrs M, on May 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 1750 Views
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