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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fire alarm today at JLS?

Does anyone know why the fire alarm sounded at JLS this afternoon? It was just after school got out....

Original post made by Another parent on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court bars 87 SEIU city workers from striking

If Palo Alto's largest labor union were to go on strike, 87 workers would be barred from participating, a Superior Court...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by pleb, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 53 comments | 5310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A new breed of volunteer

In the wake of an unemployment rate that has risen to 12 percent in Santa Clara County, volunteerism has also increased --...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by erez avraham, on Oct 19, 2009 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 3366 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Hazardous' storm moving in on Midpeninsula

Midpeninsula officials and residents are bracing for the first big storm of the season tonight through Wednesday, deemed...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa Maloni, on Oct 19, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 43 comments | 2561 Views

SPORTS

Recreational Tennis?

I'm new in town and have been wanting to take some tennis lessons and perhaps join some group where I can play some recreational,...

Original post made by Tennis? on Oct. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2118 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raising the blue flag

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier (left), helps Debra Van Duynhoven, assistant to city manager for sustainability, and City...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 2275 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Joe the JOKE Smitian, Trees vs Solar Panels Joe. Is steering clear of the Cal Ave tree crime

AKA Nanny Joe. He needs a new more fitting name. Sen Joe "The Joke" Simitian felt that trees are more important than Solar...

Original post made by fireman on Oct. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2014 Views

SPORTS

Stanford flying high after beating the Bruins

If there were any lingering doubts that the Stanford women's soccer team should be ranked first in the nation, they were...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Go, Stanford!!, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 2719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents fight to save sycamores at Paly

A proposal to remove 13 large trees from the Palo Alto High School's sycamore-lined entrance from Churchill Avenue was headed...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Arrbor Day, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 59 comments | 3311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton council members incensed at being denied report

Atherton City Council members and residents alike are agitating for the release of an investigator's report probing charges...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous Jane, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

BOOKS

Know Knew Books could be in its final chapter

The sign spells out Know Knew Books' bleak economic state in big red letters, amid the window display of books, action figurines...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 3965 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Local Executives Arrested for Insider Trading

They are alleged to have targeted Google and SUN, one was a McKinsey Director from here another is a local executive from...

Original post made by Sharon on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Where the Truth Lies, on Oct 18, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reminder: Join the Fight to Save the Palo Alto Bowl From Demolition!

Hi you all, As a reminder, please join the cause JOIN THE FIGHT TO SAVE THE PALO ALTO BOWL! http://www.move.to/savethepaloaltobowl Also,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1930 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Nancy Shepherd

Nancy Shepherd has never served on the Palo Alto City Council, but her list of supporters and endorsers -- which includes...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Voter, on Oct 18, 2009 at 11:00 am | 8 comments | 2767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gail Price

Gail Price is new to city politics, but the veteran urban planner, education volunteer and former Palo Alto Board of Education...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by David Lieberman, on Oct 18, 2009 at 10:47 am | 7 comments | 2669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy 1 year ago versus today

Reading the paper this morning, I see 3 glaring points: 1) 1 year ago, Valley unemployment was about 6%, today it is about...

Original post made by Common Sense Economist on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense Economist, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:20 am | 7 comments | 1814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Karen Holman - Skip That Box

Karen Holam has been involved in at least three local issues: 1. Closure of roads in the Downtown North Neighborhood, including...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 16 comments | 2148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brian Steen

Brian Steen hasn't ventured into local politics before, but he figures he'd fit right in on a City Council where the word...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Be careful, on Oct 17, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto revising business-tax guidelines

Palo Alto officials are revising the rules for implementing a new business-license tax in response to criticism from a vocal...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 16, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 43 comments | 2425 Views
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