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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto business tax set for November vote

Palo Alto's longstanding plan to institute a business-license tax is now one vote away from becoming a reality -- a citywide...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by mgunn, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:03 am | 11 comments | 2865 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sally Kiester, Stanford scholar and community leader, dies at 70

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Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Imelda Valente Rubi, on Aug 5, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 3512 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: Architectural Review Board, Palo Alto Bowl site

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to discuss the Weed Abatement Report and consider an ordinance to increase the budget...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 5, 2009 at 6:19 pm | 7 comments | 2103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Changes in Middle School Sports Program

I have just received this email detailing changes in the program. Hello Parents of Middle School Athletics Participants, ...

Original post made by JLS Parent on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

In harsh economy, food bank waives fee

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties is waiving its annual fee for its 300 partner agencies, the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford to test emergency sirens Friday

Palo Alto residents and businesses near the Stanford University campus may hear emergency sirens as the university activates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dragonfly7, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 2144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Taking gardening to new heights

Roof garden insulates, cuts down on energy use Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13307...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 5, 2009 at 3:40 am | 2 comments | 2335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen identified in fatal collision on Highway 84

Kyle Tsang, 18, of Millbrae was identified as the teenager killed July 26 in a head-on collision on Highway 84, about 4.5...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by some guy, on Aug 4, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 3 comments | 2975 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California budget deal: Are prayers needed?

This poliitcal deal is an attempt to kick the problem down the road. Arnold and the Democrats have failed to deal with the...

Original post made by James on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by James, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1852 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre wins key approval

With any luck, construction on a new JJ&F Food Store, offices and low-income housing — all part of the proposed College...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 4, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 1994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks, torch relay open Senior Games

More than 40 runners brought the excitement of the Olympics to downtown Palo Alto Saturday evening, carrying the first solar-powered...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 2668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City vows more discretion after theatre audit

The Palo Alto Police Department is vowing to be more discreet and collaborative during future high-profile investigations...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 4, 2009 at 5:40 am | 3 comments | 2057 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedestrian hit at intersection near Draeger's

A car struck a pedestrian in the notoriously problematic intersection by Draeger's market in Menlo Park on Sunday. The 75-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1878 Views

BOOKS

New Book Review Offering from the Library

Attention Palo Alto Book Lovers! Would you like to read reviews by others in your community? Or have you wondered what...

Original post made by Kathy Shields on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 4575 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by been here, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 21 comments | 2871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games ready to roll

Nearly 10,000 highly motivated athletes of a certain age are poised to descend on Palo Alto as the 2009 Senior Games begin...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1787 Views

SPORTS

Avis speeds to time trial victory

Palo Alto High grad Charlie Avis may never hit for the cycle but he's a big hit in cycling. Avis continued his rapid ascent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 2415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto couple accused of big 'rebate' fraud

A Palo Alto husband and wife have been charged in federal court in San Jose with defrauding a computer networking company...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 2:50 am | 12 comments | 2926 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Resident interrupts burglary on Seale Avenue

A resident on Seale Avenue entered her garage and interrupted a burglary in her home on Sunday. The resident entered the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 2:44 am | 25 comments | 1983 Views

AROUND TOWN

A shocking victory for Bartoli in Bank of West

Marion Bartoli gave the Bank of the West Classic a French artisan look Sunday, stunning Venus Williams, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4, in...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
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