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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

Just another reason why Sarah Palin should never become President (or VP). FINDLAY, Ohio A student at a fundamentalist...

Original post made by You\'re All Going to You-Know-Where! on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2009 at 5:44 am | 22 comments | 1849 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters offer to help close budget gap

The president of the Palo Alto Professional Firefighters Union has offered to save the cash-strapped City of Palo Alto $700,000...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mel, on May 11, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 22 comments | 1967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto could lose $2.43 million to state

Already facing a $10 million budget shortfall in the coming fiscal year, the City of Palo Alto may be forced to let the state...

Original post made on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on May 13, 2009 at 11:50 am | 22 comments | 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

One Step Ahead of the EM Train Wreck

This was an interesting read; it's a potential preview of what we have to look forward to over the next few years. - Parent [The...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Barry Garelick, on Jun 9, 2009 at 9:38 am | 22 comments | 2384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman robbed at gunpoint in south Palo Alto

A woman walking to her Palo Alto apartment Thursday night was robbed by a man holding a shotgun. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lady, on May 28, 2009 at 9:21 am | 22 comments | 1755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Few repairs likely for Palo Alto roads, buildings

Antique bathrooms, outdated playgrounds and cracking asphalt may soon become the most visible symptoms of Palo Alto's economic...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Brian Wilson, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 22 comments | 2102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking permits ahead for College Terrace?

Commuters who park their cars in Palo Alto's populous College Terrace neighborhood could soon be required to find a new spot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stan, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 22 comments | 1956 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paper chase: Council candidates pull papers

Several prospective candidates visited the City Clerk's office Monday to pull candidacy papers. Councilman Larry Klein, former...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Another Clown, on Jul 20, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 22 comments | 2250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Booze theft from Longs Drugs results in arrest

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Palo Alto Tuesday night after allegedly stealing two bottles of alcohol from Longs Drugs...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 22 comments | 1857 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing drops retail, senior homes

Senior housing, offices and room for a hardware store have been scrapped from a controversial downtown Palo Alto proposal...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 9, 2014 at 11:42 pm | 22 comments | 2030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, county raids net $60 million in pot

Local and state officers seized and destroyed an estimated $60 million worth of marijuana growing in the foothills of Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockefeller, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 22 comments | 2256 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another mountain lion sighting in Woodside

A mountain lion sighting was reported tonight in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Aug 18, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 1563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain working to reduce horn volume

Less than a month after Caltrain raised the volume of trains' horns to meet federal regulations, the agency announced Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 8, 2010 at 11:34 pm | 22 comments | 1852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Endorsements; 'conflict of interest' or union bashing?

As the Palo Alto City Council race gets into high gear, at least two candidates have placed the issue of conflict of interest...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Me in Professorville, on Oct 31, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 22 comments | 1982 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama wins what?

Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize? It would be wonderful if I could think why he won? Yet this seems more like a soccer...

Original post made by Ray Banneke on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 9, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 22 comments | 1971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Court ruling gives boost to high-speed rail

Design work can proceed on the planned Peninsula segment of high-speed rail despite flaws in the environmental analysis of...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:13 am | 22 comments | 1700 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Doctors refuse to test for swine flu

Both my children had severe flu, but their pediatrician refused to test whether it was a regular flu or swine flu, saying...

Original post made by Palo Alto parent on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 14, 2009 at 7:24 am | 22 comments | 2454 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police report 22 auto burglaries in two days

Twenty-two vehicles were burglarized in Palo Alto since Tuesday (Dec. 1), according to Palo Alto police Agent Rich Bullerjahn....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by BAS, on Dec 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 2249 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Trouble in Denmark

As a fan of Obama I want my President to lead, but my disappointment with him is has been measured by his lack of achievements....

Original post made by Ready Kilowatt on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:41 am | 22 comments | 1621 Views

AROUND TOWN

4.2 quake rattles part of Palo Alto

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake centered about 6 miles outside of Milpitas rattled parts of Palo Alto at 10:09 a.m. this morning...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Aimee L'Mieuz, on Oct 3, 2011 at 8:14 am | 22 comments | 3010 Views
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