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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jumbo home OK'd by Palo Alto planners

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by joe, on Mar 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, principals, set to get tenure tonight

The Palo Alto school board tonight is slated to confer tenure on 36 teachers and administrators, including the principals...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by another Gunn parent, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 18 comments | 3645 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High turnout expected at 'Citywide Yard Sale'

A record number of participants have registered this year for the biennial citywide yard sale in Palo Alto. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Garage Seller, on Mar 28, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 5 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown merchants baffled by parking problem

What good is free and abundant downtown parking when visitors don't know it's there? That's one of the questions Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Barbara, on Mar 28, 2010 at 10:30 am | 30 comments | 3310 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court throws out case due to police error

A case in which a Palo Alto man was arrested on three felony drug and weapon charges was thrown out because Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 23 comments | 3561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice returns to Stanford -- and criticism

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice returned to the Stanford campus on Monday after eight years in the Bush administration...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Unbelievable, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:19 am | 41 comments | 2600 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn theft of Haiti funds far less than reported

The value of a Haiti earthquake relief fund stolen from a Gunn High School classroom last weekend was far less than the $200...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands park debate raises question of 'How green is green?'

Palo Alto in the 1960s had parks, but city fathers often wanted to use them for parking lots, firehouses, developer deals...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Mar 27, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 4215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight at Opportunity Center lands one man in jail

An argument in the day room of Palo Alto's Opportunity Center Saturday night erupted into a physical attack involving a frying...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by david SHIPPEN, on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:50 am | 19 comments | 2339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bothun pleads not guilty on child porn charge

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Original post made on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Kevin C, on Mar 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 14 comments | 3658 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fiber competition heats up

http://www.pcworld.com/article/192647/google_fiber_candidates_top_5_desperate_cities.html This is going to be fun to watch. ...

Original post made by Fiber news on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 27, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senioritis? Better shape up, Gunn official says

Any Gunn High School 12th grader basking in a bout of "senioritis" got a nudge back to reality last week. Assistant Principal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 27, 2010 at 12:23 am | 23 comments | 2545 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

High-speed rail Read the full letters to the editor here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12679...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The art of remembrance

Faced with creating a quilt panel in memory of her late husband, Enrico, Zeina Daoud felt overwhelmed. How could she depict...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gloria Schulz, on Mar 26, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 4808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recycling and Composting ORDINANCE?

Are people aware of what's being considered for this ordinance? Take a gander at this: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=19015 "...resulti...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rolling my eyes, on Mar 26, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 49 comments | 3895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UCs putting kids on waitlists? What New Purgatory is This?

Well, we got through the torture of the college applications and are getting acceptances, rejections, and surprisingly, waitlistings...

Original post made by Michele on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Mar 26, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 20 comments | 3097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thoughtful suggestions for streamlining Palo Alto city government

This comment includes two proposals to streamline city government and increase productivity without reducing services and...

Original post made by Marie on Mar. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1967 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women are as good as Gold-Onwude

Stanford guard Ros Gold-Onwude went ballistic on Iowa's scouting report. Whatever the Hawkeyes had planned, the fifth-year...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Nomellini, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vanity plate

Saw a BMW yesterday with the license "NOT4LIZ". I almost don't want to know the story behind that plate. That lets imagination...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 26, 2010 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto planners approve big foothills home

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the Foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 26, 2010 at 3:12 am | 7 comments | 1346 Views
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