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AROUND TOWN

The pursuit of happiness on the Fourth

Staying home for a holiday weekend has its perks. With a range of Fourth of July events nearby, locals can celebrate our...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Penny, on Jul 2, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 2363 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto stays cautious on wage policy

Palo Alto won't be requiring contractors to pay workers union-equivalent wages for public-works projects any time soon, a...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by energyman, on Jul 2, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 4175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal stimulus funds create new jobs at SLAC

With 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds flowing into science-research firms in Silicon Valley, officials at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Amalia, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2928 Views

AROUND TOWN

new Facebook building is bad for Palo Alto businesses?

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_12729574 With their old downtown location, employees would...

Original post made by Donald on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Jul 2, 2009 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 2056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views

RESTAURANTS

Lookin' for love in all the right places

They say love can be found in unexpected places — but sometimes it's right in front of you. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Li, on Jul 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 3912 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local nonprofits get $1M in 'safety net' grants

Thirty-two San Mateo County nonprofit organizations will share $1 million in "safety net" grants from the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Piercey, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2377 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hyatt Classic quells gastroenteritis outbreak

The gym, pool and dining room at Palo Alto's Classic Residence by Hyatt were back to business as usual Monday morning after...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by moi, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2414 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gym allocation policy to be considered tonight

How much should Palo Alto's scarce gym space be restricted to residents only? Recreation leaders will consider such questions...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by My 2, on Jul 1, 2009 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 2375 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why the Cop car @ Piazza's

A PAPD Black & White has been parked in front on the Mountain Mikes side of Piazza's since Thursday and none of the staff...

Original post made by Dave on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by south palo, on Jun 30, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 4 comments | 2079 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student beaten and robbed by three men

A Stanford student was beaten and robbed by three men early Wednesday morning, police said. The 19-year-old student...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 6 comments | 2051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA school goals: money, math, emotional health

Money, math and emotional health of students are among the top-five possible "focused goals" for the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 30, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 56 comments | 3270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

real estate hype

Does anybody else out there object to the new Real Estate link on the website, that keeps touting the specific and astronomical...

Original post made by ben bernanke on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Jun 30, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 2071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate Change: The Number of Skeptics is Swelling Everywhere

From the June 26, 2009 Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124597505076157449.html Steve Fielding...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 30, 2009 at 7:09 am | 17 comments | 1967 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rescue team responds to crash off Highway 92

A vehicle went down a steep embankment near westbound state Highway 92 in unincorporated San Mateo County Sunday night, blocking...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 30, 2009 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 2348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do not open Foothills Park

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Original post made by Anne T. on Jul. 16, 2007
Last comment by Ying, on Jun 29, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 48 comments | 249070 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto reexamines 'Open City Hall'

Palo Alto's Open City Hall forum, a website that gives residents a chance to vote and comment on pressing local issues, should...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Cal, on Jun 29, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 7 comments | 2400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama appoints Envoy to Muslims

http://thehill.com/leading-the-news/obama-names-envoy-to-muslim-communities-2009-06-27.html Above is a link to the The...

Original post made by Perspective on Jun. 28, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 29, 2009 at 5:57 pm | 13 comments | 2023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Most students get outside help in math

Parents of more than 57 percent of Palo Alto's elementary school students provide supplemental math assistance outside of...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 59 comments | 6685 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where is the restaurant link on home page?

Hey, PA online. There used to be a very useful restaurant link on the home page, but it appears to be gone. I have used it...

Original post made by Diner on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by sravan, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 3314 Views
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