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AROUND TOWN

Higher than expected July water usage

Hi Readers, I am hoping for some advice. I am the Treasurer for the Greenmeadow neighborhood Board of Directors. The water...

Original post made by Rachel on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:42 am | 5 comments | 1925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board raises bond rate

Anticipating slower growth in property values, the Palo Alto school board Wednesday raised the rate property owners will...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by midtown resident, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:37 am | 14 comments | 2896 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain to reduce horn volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 11, 2009 at 8:53 am | 18 comments | 4099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2009 Senior Games to draw 13,500 athletes to PA

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Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Barbara Buddington, on Aug 11, 2009 at 8:07 am | 6 comments | 2770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior Games a winner with local merchants

The 2009 Summer National Senior Games are bringing in the gold to Palo Alto businesses, merchants say. But exactly how much...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:45 am | 3 comments | 1965 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain horns getting louder

Locals who have complained recently that horn blasts from Caltrain locomotives have gotten louder aren't imagining things....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 10, 2009 at 8:51 pm | 40 comments | 3427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraudulent Band of America on-line survey

Do not open a fraudulent official looking Band of America survey. We received one today. In return for doing this survey...

Original post made by Mary Carlstead on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Aug 10, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why the sirens this morning at 6:45 and then helicopter?

I heard lots of sirens and then around 7:30, a helicopter flying around for awhile. Criminal fleeing or car wreck? ...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by JFP, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 2023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juana Briones School principal resigns

Juana Briones Elementary School Principal Michael O'Neill has resigned, having accepted a new position on the east coast,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Friend, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:10 am | 9 comments | 2647 Views

SPORTS

SHP ends its football season with its only loss

There were a few long faces and bowed heads on the Sacred Heart Prep sideline as Sacred Heart Cathedral took to the field...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 9, 2009 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 2668 Views

SPORTS

Editorial: Senior Games redefine what 'senior' means

A remarkable event will be rolling out over the next two weeks in the Palo Alto area: Nearly 10,000 older athletes will be...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New compost plan riles Palo Alto Airport fans

Palo Alto's intense debate over what to do with local yard trimmings after the current composting facility closes in 2012...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 56 comments | 3332 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why do Palo Altans disagree so harshly?

I am beginning to feel very embarrassed by the way many of my fellow Palo Altans who disagree with other Palo Altans react....

Original post made by Civil Minded Palo Altan on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 74 comments | 4577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto should nourish, not abandon, its airport

The Palo Alto Airport has become a focus for discussion as the city's Composting Blue Ribbon Task Force has recommended using...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ralph B, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 18 comments | 3938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge jump in Palo Alto retirees' health benefits

Palo Alto's quest to reduce its ballooning retiree medical liability jumped forward Monday night when the City Council agreed...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Otis, on Aug 8, 2009 at 11:01 am | 65 comments | 5042 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs Part III - 97% right market calls

High Frequency Trading, insider contacts, and 97% market calls: Goldman Sachs has it all it needs to make money. The data...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hit by car -- in his living room

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Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Ex Palo Altan, on Aug 8, 2009 at 8:43 am | 58 comments | 3908 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Convention backers ready to 'reboot California'

A statewide movement for a California constitutional convention is gaining steam, backers said. Several hundred local civic...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2009 at 7:41 am | 21 comments | 2956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to cancel Garland re-opening

The Palo Alto school district is retreating from a plan to re-open Garland Elementary School, amid budget uncertainties and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 1845 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are prayers in order for the national economy?

I have previously asked such a question about the California economy. I have not heard anything, in a serious sense, to...

Original post made by James on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 7, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2399 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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Candidate kickoffs: First weekend
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Opus One
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