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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 | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly receives seven Press Club awards

Karla Kane of the Palo Alto Weekly staff picked up a first-place award tonight for an entertainment review of "The Good Game,"...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney to receive 'Access to Justice' award

After City Attorney Gary Baum of Palo Alto is done with city claims, lawsuits, legal policies and meetings, he volunteers...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Duane Linden, on Oct 4, 2009 at 11:49 am | 9 comments | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Letter to Warren Buffett

The following is a letter that Menlo Park resident Jennifer Bestor wrote to billionaire Warren Buffett concerning her research...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by NO, on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 5 comments | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner identifies Sept. 2 plane crash victims

The third victim from Thursday's plane crash into the Redwood Shores lagoon that killed all three passengers aboard has been...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 1757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor

<B>Caring about residents Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/03/21/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 1757 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks input on police-chief search

The City of Palo Alto wants input from residents as it embarks on a search for a new chief of police. The city is holding...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Mar 26, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 1756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B>HOLD THE APPLAUSE ... </B>City Manager<B> James Keene</B> earned an unexpected standing ovation from the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by city worker, on Jul 31, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Budget Preview or Budget Cuts

Here is the link to the City Manager's Budget Preview detailing the 119 positions that are slated to be eliminated. 70 of...

Original post made by David on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Veritas, on Apr 10, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

10% of Paly Students Absent on Tuesday

Should we be doing more to encourage sick high school students to stay home? 200 kids were out on Tuesday: http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=9079...

Original post made by palo alto mom on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ada, on Nov 11, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 6 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News Digest

Police to be on special 'Safe Passage' alert Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12307...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 24, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto test score trends analyzed

Palo Alto's elementary and middle school students are making progress in closing the achievement gap, with students of all...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 15, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 18 comments | 1756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two kidnap man in stolen U-Haul, police say

Two men kidnapped another man and drove him around Menlo Park and East Palo Alto in a stolen U-Haul van Thursday night, making...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:36 am | 6 comments | 1756 Views

SPORTS

Atchoo runs record mile at MPSF championship

Stanford junior Michael Atchoo ran the mile in 3:57.14 to break school and meet records at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by ed gee, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1756 Views

SPORTS

Top Oregon high school running back commits to Stanford

==BI Of local note == Portland's Central Catholic High senior running back Cameron Scarlett, ranked among the top 30 players...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by John Thomas Whitcomb McCoy, on Dec 16, 2014 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedestrian killed on Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park

A person was struck and killed by a train in Menlo Park Sunday evening, Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew said. Caltrain's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Sep 13, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 1756 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Smokers win big victory in Sunnyvale!

Less than a month after the Mountain View City Council passed its controversial draconian anti-smoking ordinance which takes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Apr 18, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 6 comments | 1756 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 | 1756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

College Terrace Centre wins key approval

With any luck, construction on a new JJ&F Food Store, offices and low-income housing &#8212; all part of the proposed College...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 4, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 1755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Head of Cal. Ave. business group steps down

The volunteer head of a non-profit group representing California Avenue-area merchants and residents has stepped down after...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Jan 22, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1755 Views
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