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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dennis Burns named Palo Alto police chief -- to lead changes

Dennis Burns will become Palo Alto's new police chief, City Manager James Keene announced today, following a 10-month selection...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Charles Bogle, on Sep 23, 2009 at 3:04 am | 68 comments | 4338 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto school administrator to take SJ post

Becki Cohn-Vargas, director of elementary education for the Palo Alto school district, has been appointed superintendent...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Good by Becki, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hot Lunches and Local Holidays

Hi, Wondering if your kids have commented on the new hot lunches this year or not. My kids said they taste the same. At...

Original post made by Mom with kids at PAUSD on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Agnostic, on Sep 22, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 4 comments | 1988 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police lieutenant ends 'security' job

The Palo Alto police lieutenant who moonlighted as a consultant for Page Mill Properties has ended his arrangement with the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Richard Alala, on Sep 22, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 23 comments | 3044 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Your request is being processed... Stadiums, Hotels Warned To Watch For Terrorists

It looks like the arrests in NY have revealed a larger terrorist plot. Najibullah Zazi, the Afghan immigrant at the...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 22, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do your kids pay for downloaded music?

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Original post made by Conflicted Parent on Jun. 28, 2006
Last comment by test, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:30 am | 22 comments | 9667 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More great news for education in Uganda Africa

At Uganda Children's Burden Centre, they not only try to help today's orphans, but they also strive to help future generations...

Original post made by james on Sep. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1891 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View man attacked with wooden sword

Mountain View police say a 79-year-old man was assaulted by his 26-year-old roommate wielding a traditional Japanese wooden...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Landlord, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 2032 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto passes its first football test, 48-21

Just like in the classroom, there are plenty of tests on the football field throughout the season. Palo Alto took its first,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tim Steele, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 2667 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may extend building permits

Seeking to aid local developers during a merciless economy, Palo Alto officials are proposing adding one-year extensions...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Employee Salary Database

Where can I find a database that includes all the 2007-08 salaries paid to any and all city employee? The Merc published...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by PAResident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 9 comments | 5463 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Adult, young cougars sighted in Portola Valley

An adult mountain lion and a young mountain lion were spotted Saturday afternoon in Portola Valley, according to the San...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packed crowd celebrates Travis Brewer's life

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Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mary Ahern, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 3254 Views

SPORTS

Gall steps down after a decade of playing professional baseball

John Gall stepped in as a pinch hitter against San Diego Padres' relief pitcher Akinori Otsuki for his only at bat in a Major...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2373 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Safety on the tracks Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11563 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 2336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Endorsement article by Former City Council member Ladoris Cordell

There is a great article that got published by La Doris Cordell former judge, Palo Alto City council member and special counsilto...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2066 Views

AROUND TOWN

downtown library

Thank You very much Dear Council Members and library supporters, for sending the downtown library plans back for improvement!...

Original post made by larry on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Access to Council, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 8 comments | 1610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bags shelved at supermarkets

Plastic bags, once an inescapable fixture of the supermarket experience, have quietly and unceremoniously floated out of...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Shopper, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 19 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle accident last night

Does anyone have any information about a bicycle accident last night at about 10 pm near the Embarcadero Rd./Middlefield...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 2010 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball takes home Harbor title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team had an outstanding day at the 16-team Harbor Tournament on Saturday in Santa Cruz, winning...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by PalyVBall, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2526 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 17,001 views

Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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