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PALO ALTO ISSUES

County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joes at T&C Size

Does anyone know the size of the TJ's going in at T&C? It sure looks small, at least compared to the MP and MV stores they...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 35 comments | 4195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garland re-opening may be put off to 2012

An unexpected slowdown in elementary enrollment growth has prompted Palo Alto school officials to recommend postponing the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 43 comments | 2855 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Tuesday

Hot weather and light winds predicted for Tuesday have prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a Spare...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 2147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How much more housing can Palo Alto handle?

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Original post made by Arthur Keller on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Native, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 124 comments | 10094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kohls signs up at San Antonio

The old Mervyn's site appears to be on its way to becoming Kohls. The only Kohls I have been in is at the Great Mall and...

Original post made by Mom of boys on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by I saw a Kohl's sign, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 2927 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto councilman John Barton won't seek another term

Palo Alto City Councilman John Barton announced Thursday he will not be seeking another term on the nine-member council in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:41 pm | 14 comments | 2934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are Certain Topics (ex: Sarah Palin) No Longer Allowed?

Given that my post earlier today citing the Yahoo news story on Sarah Palin ("Sarah Palin resigned to cash in on fame") was...

Original post made by Inquiring Minds Want To Know! on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jul 15, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 34 comments | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games recruiters feel the crunch

Recruiters for the 2009 National Senior Games are looking for as many as 4,000 local volunteers for the biennial event, which...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by SrGamesVolunteer, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2092 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tuesday: Global Day of Action for Troy Davis

Lytton Plaza, Tuesday May 19th at 7.30 is where you can show your opposition to the pending execution of Troy Davis. There...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by Marcantonio Luisi, on Jul 15, 2009 at 8:54 am | 10 comments | 2178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto workers march against wage cuts

Facing salary reductions and uncertainty over future benefits, dozens of workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union sang...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by the watcher, on Jul 14, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 43 comments | 6432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto researcher wins Presidential award

Palo Alto resident Alex Sox-Harris, a researcher whose work aims to improve mental-health care, is one of 100 recipients...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 14, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 2473 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Moonlight Run draws record crowd

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Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by vito, on Jul 14, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 6 comments | 3033 Views

AROUND TOWN

best weather forecast for Palo Alto?

There are a lot of on-line weather forecasts. Some of them give very different predictions. Which one do you think is most...

Original post made by Sarah on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by An Engineer, on Jul 14, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 2121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who won the Chili Cookoff?

There were several articles hyping up the Chili Cook-off this year, but neither the Daily, Weekly, nor Post has ran anything...

Original post made by Koa on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beasly Sculpture for Mitchell Park

An article in the weekly says the Palo Alto Public Art Commission has voted to spend their entire $280,000 budget for an...

Original post made by larry on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 14, 2009 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 1963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell outlines budget fixes

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Campbell Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hugo, on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 17 comments | 2428 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group wants city to pay Children's Theatre legal fees

Members of a group that raised money to defend Children's Theatre staff during a misguided police investigation are now asking...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Riddled with problems !!!, on Jul 13, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 17 comments | 2384 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Historic Palo Alto landmark to become office space

New tenants will be moving into the former First Church of Christ, Scientist, located at 661 Bryant St. in Palo Alto, but...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by mea, on Jul 13, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 9 comments | 3196 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks split a doubleheader

It was a bad start, but good finish for the Palo Alto Oaks as they split their Western Baseball Association (Stan Musial...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2167 Views
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