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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former school board member Gail Price enters Palo Alto council race

Gail Price, who spent eight years on the Palo Alto Board of Education, is now seeking a seat on the City Council. Price,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by B Allyn, on May 22, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 16 comments | 2665 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Coleman makes quite a hit in CCS opener

Allie Coleman spent the fall with the Palo Alto volleyball team. As the squad's setter, she most often put the ball in position...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on May 22, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2596 Views

RESTAURANTS

Works in progress

Some new restaurants take longer to iron out all the kinks, especially ones that are trying to master being both a restaurant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Mandy MacCalla, on May 22, 2009 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 3967 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto man shot in both legs

A 30-year-old East Palo Alto man is in stable condition at a local hospital after getting shot in both of his legs early...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by hoollywoodwest, on May 22, 2009 at 10:42 am | 21 comments | 2343 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto website to get facelift -- or makeover

Palo Alto's official website -- a longstanding object of confusion, anger and ridicule in a city that likes to flaunt its...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on May 22, 2009 at 10:14 am | 16 comments | 2447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year-round schools here?

Japan has year-round academics - they get 2-3 weeks off in April or May as their break. Would a year-round program work...

Original post made by Parent on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by belle, on May 21, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 23 comments | 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found Turtle

8 1/2 long turtle/tortise found on our doorstep on 5/21. Call if you are missing a pet! (650) 207-3105...

Original post made by michelle on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2110 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have Gunn and Paly announced the winners of the ACSA leadership award?

I am wondering who received the award this year....

Original post made by Curious on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly Student, on May 21, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Modern Media Headlines and what do you trust?

Is it my imagination, or are headlines completely out of touch with reality concerning our economy? I saw, even in the...

Original post made by Perspective on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by I remember, on May 21, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 15 comments | 1850 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Facilities Protest

Police are responding to 340 Bonair Siding where 35 protesters have forced their way into a building. Follow the action...

Original post made by qq on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2002 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police confirm May Zhou committed suicide

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Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by sunny, on May 21, 2009 at 10:29 am | 9 comments | 6391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardening for the birds

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12331 posted Tuesday, May 12, 2009, 11:21...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grace, on May 21, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 2688 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More chamber music for the Peninsula

While they're in the area this spring to play chamber-music concerts in San Francisco, several renowned musicians are also...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford center joins artist in lawsuit over Obama images

Artist Shepard Fairey and Stanford's Fair Use Project filed suit against the Associated Press Monday asking for protection...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on May 21, 2009 at 9:02 am | 10 comments | 2454 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Steve Jobs wins 6-1 vote for demolition permit

The Woodside Town Council, on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, directed town staff to prepare a demolition permit that will allow...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by charles, on May 21, 2009 at 12:46 am | 18 comments | 2560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may forego land for police building

After seeing their plans to build a new public-safety building sink in a deepening recession, Palo Alto officials are now...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by george, on May 20, 2009 at 11:29 pm | 38 comments | 2684 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family: City negligence caused mom's death

The daughters of Phyllis Seidman, the Palo Alto resident who was fatally struck while crossing Cowper Street in her wheelchair...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by safe streets, on May 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 41 comments | 11850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn, Paly seek help in planning campuses

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools are seeking parent and community members to augment their facilities steering committees,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Johnny, on May 20, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2065 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge, historic 'Cooley Landing' dredge salvaged

Mechanical components of a massive dredge abandoned at the end of Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto -- the site of a future...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Paula, on May 20, 2009 at 7:50 pm | 11 comments | 3891 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution, defense rest in Burpee trial

The prosecution and defense both rested their cases Tuesday afternoon in the trial of Palo Alto High School graduate Todd...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 20, 2009 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views
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