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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto faces $5.8 million deficit in 2009

Palo Alto is facing a budget deficit of $5.8 million dollars this year and will soon have to start cutting programs, a new...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 6, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 37 comments | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Education, environmental advocates win Tall Tree Awards

Palo Alto's 2009 Tall Tree Awards, announced today (Friday), will honor community activist Carolyn Tucher, environmental...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Robin Robinson, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2053 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Counter on CAL Ave.- not worth it

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Original post made by Gira on Dec. 4, 2006
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 5474 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exercising the mind

Despite the talk about brain-fitness games, a single software program will not magically prevent the decline of the brain,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kari Martell, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto revamping ambulance-billing system

Palo Alto is revamping its ambulance-billing process after an audit revealed widespread delays and errors in the current...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Payoff yet to come for most prep soccer teams

Talk about waiting until the last moment. That's the situation a handful of local soccer teams find themselves in heading...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by John Colbert, on Feb 6, 2009 at 4:29 am | 1 comment | 2248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial date set for man in toddler killing

A 34-year-old man accused of owning the gun a 12-year-old boy used in the accidental killing of an East Palo Alto toddler...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 5, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 5 comments | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Henna workshop headed for Palo Alto Main Library Saturday

Palo Alto Main Library will become a venue for artistic expression on Saturday, Feb. 7, when the library hosts a henna workshop...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents: Less housing around East Meadow

A coffee shop would be nice, a garden would be great, and a bike path would be fantastic, but please, please, please no more...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:52 pm | 66 comments | 4124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto suspect who hit cop returns to area

Pascual Nuno Martinez, 50, arrived back in Santa Clara County Sunday night after being successfully extradited from Kansas...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 2201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facing off

For the third time in one day, Palo Alto High School junior Olivia Diamond logged in to Facebook. She clicked on her inbox,...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' declared in Bay Area

The 10th winter "Spare the Air" day has been declared by the Bar Area Air Quality Management District because of poor air...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mushlane, on Feb 5, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 8 comments | 2502 Views

RESTAURANTS

Jamba Juice - what a waste

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Original post made by Parent on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by Carlos Mercdao, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 26 comments | 5755 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo assault victim's condition still serious

A Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early on the morning...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail worries Peninsula residents

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by supporter, on Feb 5, 2009 at 10:22 am | 105 comments | 7780 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto housing could rebound by end of year

The dizzying days of rapid sales with competing offers, plentiful loan money and no contingencies are long over, but the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 5, 2009 at 9:00 am | 3 comments | 2491 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Breaking the Cycle of Bullying' program tonight

A free public program "Breaking the Cycle of Bullying" in schools will be held tonight (Feb. 4) startng at 7 p.m. at Walter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Michael Dreiblatt, on Feb 5, 2009 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 2285 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

North Korea preparing long-range missile test

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D96493480&show_article=1 If it happens, and it demonstrates that N. Korea can...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2009 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 2055 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Federal credit union, Director

A while back the Credit Union came up here on the forum? Here is a little information. On the Bio for Cal-fire Director Ruben...

Original post made by fireman on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 4, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 13 comments | 3812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can this marriage be saved?

George is in the history department of a prestigious New England college, but his career is in the swamp. So says his wife,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Severo Ornstein, on Feb 4, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 3249 Views
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