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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents urged to 'Spare the Air'

Bay Area residents should consider walking or biking instead of driving on Saturday because the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by sarlat, on May 15, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Comcast digital switchover/Expanded Basic

I've been getting conflicting information and haven't gotten the Comcast box yet for the switch, which I'm told by a Comcast...

Original post made by nat on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on May 15, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 3274 Views

SPORTS

Close team races looming in CCS swim finals Saturday

It was all about breaking records when the Palo Alto girls' swimming and diving team headed into the 2008 Central Coast Section...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by michelle, on May 15, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2477 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bjarne 'Barney' Dahl of Cardinal Hotel dies -- he loved harpsichords

Bjarne "Barney" Dahl, longtime owner of the historic Cardinal Hotel in downtown Palo Alto who was responsible for its restoration,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by BOBBI FOX, on May 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 2865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police station boondogle

According to today's Daily Post, two city officials will tell the Council on monday that they should cancel the purchase...

Original post made by Marvin on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 15, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 11 comments | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dearth of Car Dealerships?

The headline and article summary stating that Palo Altans are "suffering" from a dearth of grocery stores, car dealerships...

Original post made by Dearthman on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on May 15, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 1952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democrats: CIA is out to get us

"Democrats charged Tuesday that the CIA has released documents about congressional briefings on harsh interrogation techniques...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 15, 2009 at 1:18 pm | 53 comments | 2562 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Insurance: The Canary in the Coal Mine

Original post made by sharon on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on May 15, 2009 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 1934 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on May 15, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1852 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Phyllis Seidman's family files claim against Palo Alto after SUV kills her on on Cowper Ave.

Phyllis Seidman was using her wheelchair in a crosswalk on Cowper Ave. (near Embarcadero Rd.) when an unidentified SUV driver...

Original post made by John on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2109 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Another fatality on Caltrain - poses questions

Another fatality today on Caltrain, the third in less than two weeks, should cause Caltrain to ask itself some tough questions....

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 15, 2009 at 4:56 am | 5 comments | 2135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by bernard, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 am | 191 comments | 13651 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault victim completes her emotional testimony

At times weeping into the arms of a court support person, "Jane Doe," the 18-year-old former Gunn High School student who...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 14, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 28 comments | 2968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World

The National Intelligence Council fires up the crystal ball and lays out some long-term global political,economic, social...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cheney on Colin Powell: "I didn't know he was still a Republican"

Former Vice President Dick Cheney took an extraordinary public swipe at Colin Powell Sunday, questioning in a TV interview...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 10, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 94 comments | 2974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can someone summarize Facebook lecture?

Anyone go to this? Can someone summarize for me? I can't leave my children at home alone. Thank you. FACEBOOK FOR...

Original post made by Ma on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 14, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 7 comments | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found: Iphone downtown area

I found an Iphone in the downtown area. If someone is missing one, I'll be taking to to the PAPD found department soon....

Original post made by RS on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 14, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 7 comments | 1987 Views

SPORTS

It's Menlo vs. Bellarmine in CCS tennis finale

It will be No. 1 against No. 2 when the Central Coast Section boys' team tournament title is decided on Friday at the Courtside...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Savides, on May 14, 2009 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2300 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psssst ... can you keep a secret?

Upon realizing that our interview will be taped and transcribed for publication, Phil Zimmermann undergoes a subtle metamorphosis....

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by DERoss, on May 14, 2009 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 2238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barron Park program trims 'achievement gap'

At-risk students are achieving meaningful gains in reading, mathematics and school attitudes in a small "College Bound" program...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 14, 2009 at 8:38 am | 47 comments | 3334 Views
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