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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planning commission rejects housing limits near Foothills Park

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to limit house sizes near Foothills Park was soundly rejected by the Planning and Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:42 am | 17 comments | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Larger classes top list of proposed school cuts

Boosting elementary school class size by one student and cutting discretionary funds for school principals are among $3.7...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Love the politicians, on Mar 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 47 comments | 3024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly student-run website a national-award finalist

Palo Alto High School's student-run online news website is among the finalists for a national scholastic journalism award...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1855 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Green Zone'

Those naysayers who questioned the appropriation of the Iraq War for entertainment purposes in the newly minted Best Picture...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:18 am | 24 comments | 5262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2694 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto wants more time to review rail document

Palo Alto officials are asking the California High-Speed Rail Authority for more time to review a new document analyzing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by galen, on Mar 16, 2010 at 7:00 am | 10 comments | 2215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto customers sing the praises of fiber

Palo Alto businessmen George Gindoyan and Steve Tidwell are the true believers. The executive director of Jazz Pharmaceuticals...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by K Young, on Mar 15, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 8 comments | 3221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A hard look at bullying

Sitting in the audience at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, seventh-grader Jeanette Freiberg ponders her acting career....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by dolphingirl1, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2690 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Is the nuclear/extended family going to return?

I was raised in a nuclear family with my grandparents living with us, as they entered old age. We also had my cousin living...

Original post made by Kerry on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nuclear family returned, on Mar 15, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 1706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Airport reps, public discuss February crash

Palo Alto Airport representatives met with community members Tuesday morning in an effort to improve communication between...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 84 comments | 2779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple vs. Google

There was a 4 page article in the New York Times last week about Palo Alto's most famous resident and his war with that company...

Original post made by Steve on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 15, 2010 at 3:12 am | 1 comment | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zibbibo fire-suppression system failed

The Zibbibo Restaurant fire Saturday afternoon was caused by a cooking fire that got out of hand and flared into a hood and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by ansul fire system, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 9 comments | 2504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Informational meeting Monday on Google plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. Monday on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 6 comments | 2133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City asks Dr. Phil Show to not focus on Palo Alto

Palo Alto city officials, including City Manager James Keene, have appealed to a senior producer at the Dr. Phil national...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by fjamesc, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 87 comments | 3862 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen leak poses little danger to homes

A whitish-vapor hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning is dissipating quickly and posing little...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by pop, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1756 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, farmers market at Lytton Plaza

The Palo Alto City Council will hold a joint study session with the Planning and Transportation Commission. The council also...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1693 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ploy nets burglary suspects in Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Deal Big, on Mar 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 2332 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Save Our State

California is being ruined by gridlock and dysfunction. Fortunately, there is a simple legislative fix: the California Democracy...

Original post made by SOS on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 14, 2010 at 6:03 am | 7 comments | 2053 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Angel Delgadillo recalled as a 'sweetheart' by friends

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Original post made on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by melissa, on Mar 13, 2010 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 3957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Priced out of the market /Fresh fruit market feels the squeeze

On weekend mornings throughout the Midpeninsula, fruit and vegetable vendors call out from stalls brimming with small mountains...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Mar 13, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 8 comments | 3896 Views
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