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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 10079 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No way out?

That June night when Vici Kelley finally left her husband started off like many others in their household. It was dinnertime,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 8 comments | 2464 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

How to help

There are steps you can take to help if you suspect (or know) a friend or family member is in an abusive relationship, according...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2176 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

gas hook up question

Has anyone converted their wood burning fireplace to a gas log set up having a home built on concrete slab?? I need to run...

Original post made by laura on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1859 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto takes control of football race

It has been a spirited homecoming week for Palo Alto High. First, the girls' volleyball team defeated Los Gatos in five games...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2009
Last comment by Not necessarily, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 2617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Number participating in 'egg war' dropped to 50

Only about 50 Palo Alto High School students -- far fewer than initial reports from stuents of 100 to 200 -- were involved...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist struck, injured in College Terrace

A bicyclist was injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while riding across El Camino Real in Palo Alto's College Terrace...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Terry Morse, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:57 am | 64 comments | 6131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure A tax plan needs more work

The debate over whether Palo Alto should have a business license tax has popped up periodically for at least four decades,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by PA resident, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:30 am | 26 comments | 4550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No-homework winter break OKd, for next year

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Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:11 am | 35 comments | 3989 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do hard times mean more domestic violence?

One could almost hear a figurative sigh of relief when news filtered into the 16th annual Domestic Violence Council Conference...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Fairplay, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 2681 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From there to hair

Even in a globalized economy, you can't outsource the hands-on job of haircutting. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11311...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Michael Mueller, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 5 comments | 4362 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where to turn for help

24-hour crisis hotlines: Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14360 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Most complaints against Palo Alto police 'unfounded'

The majority of citizen complaints against the Palo Alto Police Department last year were unfounded, a new audit has found....

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 36 comments | 2770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto "Sandbag Saturday" November 7, 2009

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1768 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain safety 'summit conference' Wednesday

A brief summit conference on safety along the Caltrain corridor will be held Wednesday morning involving representatives...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 7:15 pm | 15 comments | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto deaths topic of KQED Forum Tuesday

Philippe Rey, executive director of the Palo Alto-based Adolescent Counseling Service, will discuss factors contributing...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Nov 1, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 12 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Knockout mice' and the school of hard knocks

A Nobel Prize-winning geneticist stopped by to visit with fifth- through eighth-graders from East Palo Alto and East Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by (Elder) Mattew Townsend, on Nov 1, 2009 at 6:09 pm | 7 comments | 3131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Preventing teen suicides

The morning after a Gunn High School student died on the Caltrain tracks May 5, shell-shocked parent leaders and school officials...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by God has an answer, on Nov 1, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 48 comments | 22973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Average' Palo Alto students rank high in state

"Average" students in Palo Alto may be smarter than they think. They are competing in a "rarefied" atmosphere laden with...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 1, 2009 at 10:38 am | 79 comments | 3679 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Presidnt Obama: Get OUT of Aghanistan!!!

How many more mothers are going to be destroyed? America should never have gone to war in such a foreign place. Bush is...

Original post made by Joan on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Evil?, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:34 am | 6 comments | 1653 Views
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