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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Children's Theater closed door policy

The new policy at PACT mandates that parents are not allowed to accompany their children to an audition, which is conducted...

Original post made by Ok on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by a Palo Alto resident, on Jul 30, 2009 at 11:13 pm | 33 comments | 2855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery prices

I am curious about grocery price comparisons. How do Piazza, Safeway, TraderJoes & MollieStones compare? Are Piazza prices...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 2, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 33 comments | 3578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police mid-level managers forming own group

Seven Palo Alto police captains and lieutenants are breaking off from the larger city management and professional group to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by anon, on Oct 5, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 33 comments | 1503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes expanding plastic-bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against non-reusable bags is expected to spread far and wide next year, when the city plans to expand...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:38 pm | 33 comments | 2323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities changes tests for gas workers

Dogged by a federal investigation and accusations of fraud in its gas division, Palo Alto's Utilities Department has quietly...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 33 comments | 2175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burns sworn in as Palo Alto police chief

Facing a crowd of city officials, state dignitaries, law enforcement colleagues and family members, Palo Alto Police Chief...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 33 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to debate future of Palo Alto Bowl

Palo Alto Bowl would make way for a new Hilton-operated hotel if the City Council votes to approve the project tonight. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:21 am | 33 comments | 1574 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 2885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested for Palo Alto kidnap, rape, attempted murder

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the kidnap, rape and attempted murder of a Palo Alto woman on early Saturday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 10:31 pm | 33 comments | 3032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police rescue animals crammed in Palo Alto trailer

More than 40 dogs and cats were seized from a Palo Alto trailer home last Thursday in what the police are calling one of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by BVtrash, on Aug 15, 2011 at 8:11 am | 33 comments | 2279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Suicide 'psychological autopsies' planned

"Psychological autopsies" of Palo Alto students who died by suicide will be conducted to "try to understand the youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 33 comments | 2895 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: Palo Alto officer taped, released private info

A Palo Alto police officer who secretly recorded a phone conversation between an East Palo Alto tenant activist and an official...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Zee, on Oct 24, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 33 comments | 1901 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big projects at Gunn, Paly, to break ground soon

Groundbreaking is likely in June for major new academic buildings at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. The Board of Education...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 25, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 33 comments | 2565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

South Palo Alto leads growth, diversity trends

The demographic data that the U.S. Census Bureau released Tuesday is likely to confirm and quantify the observations of residents...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 22, 2011 at 11:52 am | 33 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto High's 'rejection' wall returns

As college acceptances and rejections roll in, some students at Gunn High School are sharing their rejections for all to...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:50 am | 33 comments | 2780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto trash rates face years of hikes

Palo Alto residents could soon be asked to pay for recycling and see their garbage rates soar by nearly 80 percent in the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Charlie, on Apr 5, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 33 comments | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocer eyes Edgewood Plaza for new market

A North Carolina-based, European-style specialty market is eyeing Edgewood Plaza to launch its first West Coast store. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Careful what you wishfor, on Apr 24, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 33 comments | 1854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School official calls for a change in teacher 'mindset'

Palo Alto teachers must change their "mindsets" if the school district is ever to escape state sanctions for having a substantial...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 5, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 33 comments | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

New bike boulevard planned for Palo Alto

Winding trails, colorful bike lanes, prominent signs and a new bicycle boulevard snaking southward from the middle of the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by maps, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 33 comments | 2250 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will California become the first state to go into federal receivership?

California is on the verge of true bankruptsy, which is illegal, well at least it is illegal to not balance our state budget....

Original post made by Kevin on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 11, 2011 at 11:08 am | 33 comments | 1446 Views
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