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PALO ALTO ISSUES

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by julian, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 32 comments | 3497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Altan Dorothy Beckett, 104, dies

Dorothy Beckett, a 104-year-old Palo Alto woman and former Wimbledon tennis player, has died. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13814...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by g, vizvary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2238 Views

SPORTS

M-A has high hopes, but wants less drama this football season

The Menlo-Atherton football team's 2008 campaign had more drama and turmoil than a Hollywood script. Call it "High School...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tim Parry, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2279 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11/01- Never Forget the Ideology that wants to Annhilate Freedom

I am amazed that I see no remembrances, no stories, nothing, on this day. In memory of those who died from all over the...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Info Palo Alto - nowhere to bike in Palo Alto??

There was an "Info Palo Alto" section included in my Palo Alto Weekly today. Page 33 is titled "where to hike, bike, sail,...

Original post made by biker on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 14 comments | 2298 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sporting, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1570 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto 'Envisioning Peace' mural unveiled

An unveiling of an innovative mural, "Envisioning Peace," Friday evening celebrated both East Palo Alto teens and the community's...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by bea, on Sep 14, 2009 at 10:59 am | 4 comments | 2633 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pot: popular or not?

Marijuana gardens and their armed caretakers pose significant dangers to local residents and law-enforcement officers, but...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Concerned parent, on Sep 14, 2009 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 3610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wrong information in Info Palo Alto about our County Board of Education

I noticed that Info Palo Alto, the annual PA Weekly publication, lists our representative to the County Board of Education...

Original post made by Ze'ev Wurman on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Sep 14, 2009 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters

Town hall behavior Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11601 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2009
Last comment by signs for bikers, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Page Mill: Change East Palo Alto boundaries

Page Mill Properties, the largest landlord in East Palo Alto, is asking San Mateo County to remove a section of East Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Update, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:29 pm | 39 comments | 3005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Mateo man killed in motorcycle crash

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Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by American, on Sep 13, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 38 comments | 3796 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Fresh Start' program clears criminal records

A Santa Clara County program could help hundreds of residents convicted of certain misdemeanors to have their convictions...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Trent, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 2395 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Long's in Midtown Decides it's a CVS Liquor Store

CVS is renovating the former Long's building in Midtown Center. If you haven't already seen it, stop by the store; CVS has...

Original post made by Jeff Weitzman on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Sep 13, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 32 comments | 2938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools face even bigger budget gap

Palo Alto schools will be hit with a "structural deficit" of $5.7 million -- about 4 percent of its operating budget and...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 13, 2009 at 9:08 am | 13 comments | 2200 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The influential 50

Since the 1950s, African Americans have made their mark in every sector of information technology, including semiconductors,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2009 at 8:23 am | 10 comments | 3701 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City council e-mail addresses

I got my PAlo Alto Info magazine insert in yesterday's PA Weekly. I noticed, on the page where our city council is discussed,...

Original post made by Marvin on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 13, 2009 at 4:40 am | 3 comments | 1737 Views

SPORTS

Wake Forest deflates Cardinal with late TD

The Stanford football team has seen these games get away before, and was insistent it would not happen again. The Cardinal...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Luckfan, on Sep 12, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2083 Views

SPORTS

Lichtman dots the stat sheet in Stanford win

Junior Cassidy Lichtman enjoyed another diverse evening as the Stanford women's volleyball team made it two in a row at the...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by John Grout, on Sep 12, 2009 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict is in on 'Montagues and Capulets' case

A 16-year-old teen whose attempted murder case took on modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by DA did his job, on Sep 12, 2009 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2057 Views
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