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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may extend building permits

Seeking to aid local developers during a merciless economy, Palo Alto officials are proposing adding one-year extensions...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2017 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Employee Salary Database

Where can I find a database that includes all the 2007-08 salaries paid to any and all city employee? The Merc published...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by PAResident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 9 comments | 5359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adult, young cougars sighted in Portola Valley

An adult mountain lion and a young mountain lion were spotted Saturday afternoon in Portola Valley, according to the San...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packed crowd celebrates Travis Brewer's life

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Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mary Ahern, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 3186 Views

SPORTS

Gall steps down after a decade of playing professional baseball

John Gall stepped in as a pinch hitter against San Diego Padres' relief pitcher Akinori Otsuki for his only at bat in a Major...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2331 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Safety on the tracks Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11563 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 2263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Endorsement article by Former City Council member Ladoris Cordell

There is a great article that got published by La Doris Cordell former judge, Palo Alto City council member and special counsilto...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1979 Views

AROUND TOWN

downtown library

Thank You very much Dear Council Members and library supporters, for sending the downtown library plans back for improvement!...

Original post made by larry on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Access to Council, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 8 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bags shelved at supermarkets

Plastic bags, once an inescapable fixture of the supermarket experience, have quietly and unceremoniously floated out of...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Shopper, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 19 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle accident last night

Does anyone have any information about a bicycle accident last night at about 10 pm near the Embarcadero Rd./Middlefield...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 1988 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball takes home Harbor title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team had an outstanding day at the 16-team Harbor Tournament on Saturday in Santa Cruz, winning...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by PalyVBall, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Larger Dog Run Planned for Greer Park Soccer Field

The Monday, September 21, 2009, City Council meeting includes Item #14 on the Consent Calendar for the adoption of an ordinance...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers and merchants...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sleuth, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Killing all the trees on California Avenue

Does anyone have an idea why the city is chopping down all the trees along the California Avenue shopping district. I can't...

Original post made by Jim Fruchterman on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kenneth Peter, on Sep 20, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 3694 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

was the 9/12 "tea party" staged by Fox News?

Fox News has admitted that their producers and reporters were cheer leadering to make the crowd look more interesting on...

Original post made by Heidi on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 12 comments | 2392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Schwarzenegger Wants ACORN Investigated

"Raising the stakes involved in the scandal surrounding the anti-poverty group ACORN, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 28 comments | 2226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library commission urges more books downtown

Seeking to quell community concerns over the proposed design of Downtown Library, Palo Alto's Library Advisory Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Diane Jennings, Library Director, on Sep 20, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 17 comments | 2032 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rip away the veil!

It is time to dump the farce of secret labor negotiations and conduct public business in public. "Is this your last best...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by air that laundry, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

the real reason kids aren't getting enough sleep

The average teenager sends almost 3000 text messages per month, often well after midnight. 21% of teenagers are repeatedly...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 20, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 2221 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was bicycle event - Friday evening

Friday at about 10 to 11 PM about 1,000 bicyclist passed by Charleston Rd. Does anyone know what event this was? Was it Critical...

Original post made by Alan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 20, 2009 at 8:25 am | 6 comments | 1998 Views
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