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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car fire ignites foothills fire -- quickly doused

A burning car ignited a small and slow-moving grass-and-brush fire Friday afternoon, which was quickly extinguished by multiple...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 2108 Views

SPORTS

No losing streak for Palo Alto football

The one thing that can be said about the Palo Alto football team is that head coach Earl Hansen most often finds a way to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Paly Alum '82, on Sep 29, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 3 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exhibition by artist Kevin Bean at Mohr Gallery

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Kevin Bean, Backyard Paintings & Geometric...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Sep. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

A timeline of the negotiations

Since May, negotiators from the City of Palo Alto and Service Employees International Union Chapter 521 have been meeting...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raising 'authentic, courageous, confident' girls

"Raising Authentic, Courageous, Confident Girls" is the title of a PTA-sponsored program to be held Thursday, Sept. 24, at...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by gunn parent, on Sep 28, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 27 comments | 3245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burns' priorities: 'Community policing,' relations

Designated Palo Alto police Chief Dennis Burns said Tuesday he will focus on improving community relations and community...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mickey Murphy, on Sep 28, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 9 comments | 2132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barrie Coate Cal Ave Videographer: Please Help Me Find Him

Our citizen’s event yesterday with Barrie Coate at the California Avenue Farmer’s Market was special, timely, extremely...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by mj, on Sep 28, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1955 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High taxes driving biotech from CA

We are taxing ourselves into oblivion. California cannot continue along this track. "Genentech cited income-tax disparity...

Original post made by John on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Harold H., on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 18 comments | 2220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carry this to its logical conclusion, on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Clearcutting' surprises city manager, council

A major tree-removal project in California Avenue's business district caught both City Manager James Keene and City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis Grant, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 62 comments | 4833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Australian school recorded message

This has been forwarded to me from several sources and I am told it is true. It is possibly something we should listen to...

Original post made by Parent on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly completes new, green headquarters

After 30 years in downtown Palo Alto, the Palo Alto Weekly is moving to new headquarters — an environmentally friendly,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by EJ, on Sep 28, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 7 comments | 43110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amateur Radio License Course Starting October 7

TECHNICIAN CLASS AMATEUR RADIO LICENSE COURSE STARTING OCTOBER 7 Do you know a prospective new ham looking for help in...

Original post made by Kevin Weiler on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1932 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Volunteers prepare for disaster in Palo Alto

Al Dorsky listened intently to the call coming in over the MURS -- multi-use (two-way) radio system. A reedy voice emanated...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn Taylor, NPC Midtown 2, on Sep 28, 2009 at 11:18 am | 10 comments | 2468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our teens deserve a safe haven...

Hi all, The Palo Alto Family YMCA has been operating a Ventura Teen Center at the Ventura Activities Center for years,...

Original post made by Teen Parents on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Teen Parent, on Sep 28, 2009 at 10:33 am | 6 comments | 2053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2129 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside driveway

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Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Armen, on Sep 27, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 12 comments | 3312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Asian enrollment in Palo Alto schools grows

Asian enrollment is growing in Palo Alto public school classrooms, where the ethnic make-up this fall is 52 percent caucasian,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 27, 2009 at 8:41 pm | 78 comments | 3832 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renowned Arborist Barrie D. Coate To Speak at Sunday's Cal Ave Farmer's Market

Renowned arborist Barrie D. Coate will speak on tree selection for the replanting of California Avenue at noon, Sunday (tomorrow),...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 27, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2687 Views

SPORTS

Support Stanford Football

With a charismatic coach now in his third season, one of the top recruiting classes in the nation here as freshmen, and returning...

Original post made by Julie Lythcott-Haims on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Sep 27, 2009 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 1900 Views
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