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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may stop publishing agendas in newspapers

The Palo Alto City Council will consider tonight (Monday) whether to scrap a local ordinance that requires the city to publish...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jo Ann, on Sep 27, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 12 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A curriculum of despair in high schools?

[Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.] It seems to me that Palo Alto high schools have somewhat of a culture of despair...

Original post made by mona on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by cp, on Jan 14, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 1714 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High golfer helps win Pro-Am junior title

==B Nature Valley First Tee Open== Palo Alto's Michelle Xie, representing The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Champions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by janie, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Check out the Weekly's unintentional cover

Is it just me, or did anyone else read it as something besides "MILE" since the bottom bar of the capital E was buried in...

Original post made by Hmm on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by To Not So Funny, on Aug 22, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 9 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

I goofed at an intersection.

I was distracted and inadvertently pulled forward into the intersection of Middlefield and Charleston after having stopped...

Original post made by Embarrassed Person on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 1714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

$2,500 per year allowance for aspirin

How about some REAL STRUCTURAL CHANGE!!!! In addition to healthcare plan, Managers and Professional Personnel and Council...

Original post made by city worker on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 22, 2009 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two agencies to take up Cubberley issue Monday

The future of Cubberley Community Center hangs in the balance as two public agencies prepare to take up the issue Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 11, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 9 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian's red-light-camera bill vetoed

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian to set new restrictions on red-light cameras hit the wall Thursday when Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chuck, on Mar 20, 2012 at 10:32 am | 16 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Popular city clerk says farewell to Palo Alto

After 15 years and 653 meetings, Palo Alto City Clerk Donna Grider bid her final adieu on Monday night in an emotional ceremony...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Penny Ellson, on Nov 4, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 1713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reminder for Pranksters

The offense of malicious mischief or vandalism in California is committed when you maliciously deface, damage, or destroy...

Original post made by Reminder on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Another parent, on Oct 20, 2009 at 8:12 am | 5 comments | 1713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible sexual assault at Palo Alto's Greer Park

A 22-year-old woman was found partially clothed and passed out in Greer Park on Saturday morning (Aug. 20) in what Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 23, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 35 comments | 1713 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad invited to US U23 national rowing camp

==B Of local note== US Rowing has invited Rachel Ersted, a 2010 graduate of Palo Alto High and current sophomore at the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by jess, on Apr 4, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guns

If you have a hammer in your hand, everything is a nail. If you have a gun, everything is a target....

Original post made by Jon S on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 8, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 28 comments | 1713 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto woman sees hope in federal health law

Sosepa Tonga recalled the day last year when she went to a free clinic in Menlo Park seeking medical care. A new immigrant,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 17, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 20 comments | 1713 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malala Yousafzai

http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130110-france-honours-pakistani-schoolgirl-malala-yousafzai This young girl will...

Original post made by Susan on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 11 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killing the Cronkite thread - probably my fault

Last night at 9:30 I clicked the "report objectionable content" link on a Cronkite thread post and followed up with a posting...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 7 comments | 1712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heat wave rolling into Bay Area

Weather across the Bay Area is expected to warm up beginning this weekend and continue through next week, according to a...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by heat wave?, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 13 comments | 1712 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Parking prosperity Read the letter to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14882 posted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Long, on May 16, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What Happened to the Homecoming Court in PAUSD?

Anyone know when and why it ended? We still have Spirit Week, the Homecoming football game with floats and the Homecoming...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Sep 10, 2013 at 1:23 am | 5 comments | 1712 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Heat, winds spark 'Spare the Air' alert

For the third day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is declaring today a Spare the Air day. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 1712 Views
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