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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto 'Airport Day' to be held Saturday

The Palo Alto Airport Association is holding its biennial Airport Day event this Saturday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lived in Minnesota, on Sep 13, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 15 comments | 4556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto 'proactive' in ensuring gas safety

Palo Alto residents who are concerned that a gas-line explosion similar to the one in San Bruno on Thursday evening could...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by John, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:33 pm | 18 comments | 3597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Faith groups lobby for teen 'connectedness'

Palo Alto's religious congregations have taken an active role in community discussions about the social and emotional health...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Sep 13, 2010 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A rare anti-socialist film getting raves in Europe

"The Ditch" appears to have some hope of getting serious recognition in Venice. It is about a socialist reeducation camp...

Original post made by Gary on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gary's back, on Sep 13, 2010 at 10:30 am | 48 comments | 9932 Views

AROUND TOWN

where is my print edition of palo alto weekly?

I have been missing the paper copy in the past two weeks, and I am wondering whether there is a change in PA Weekly policy,...

Original post made by where is my paper on Sep. 12, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Sep 13, 2010 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Calmer alternatives

What were the other Arastradero traffic calming ideas that were rejected before the current one was implemented? I'm no civil...

Original post made by David on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Another parent, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 29 comments | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto committee has 'no confidence' in rail

Palo Alto took its most extreme step to date to oppose the state's proposed high-speed rail line Thursday morning when a...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 98 comments | 6692 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officials report on devastating San Bruno blaze

State and local elected officials joined the San Bruno police and fire chiefs this morning at a press conference to answer...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 14 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breaking the Ramadan fast

The sun had set, everyone had completed their Maghrib prayer, and the smell of grilled chicken filled the room. Everyone...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by ashley, on Sep 12, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 4132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shifts housing strategy

Palo Alto, a city with a reputation for affluence and astronomic property values, is banking on small apartments scattered...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Some Facts, on Sep 12, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 36 comments | 4190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wall Street Journal says HP bribery scandal is widening

This is a $44.5 million bribery scandal that took place between 2001-2006. HP executives allegedly bribed Russian government...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 12, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 4 comments | 1978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Castilleja head takes aim at 'leadership barrier'

Castilleja School today marks a changing of the guard for only the fifth time in its 103-year history. Nanci Z. Kauffman,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by JEA, on Sep 11, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 8 comments | 3662 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democratic Gun Bills Dead

AB 1810, AB 1934, and AB 2358, all defeated. http://www.examiner.com/la-in-los-angeles/chuck-devore-republicans-kill-open-carry-ban-california Chuck...

Original post made by qq on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Perespective, on Sep 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 1959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Highway 101 at a standstill - 11:40 a.m. today

Highway 101 at Palo Alto is stopped dead in both directions, frontage roads stopped, nothing moving. Avoid it for the time...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 11, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 3604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Businesses, universities get Second Life

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Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Teflon II, on Sep 11, 2010 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 3034 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad is calling the signals for rising football program

Three wins in two years may not seem like much but for the Lewis & Clark football team it's a sign of good things to come....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on Sep 11, 2010 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2543 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain suicide attempt in Menlo Park this afternoon?

I heard that someone parked his car on the Caltrain tracks in Menlo Park at around 4:30 this afternoon. Train was able to...

Original post made by train rider on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 11, 2010 at 5:13 am | 6 comments | 2617 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park resident appeals BevMo approval

Beverages & More won a battle in the years-long fight to open a Menlo Park store, but will they win the war? After the Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lets C Now, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 2373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto-based contractor Vance Brown awarded $5.75 million in Woodside construction dispute

Arbitrators awarded Palo Alto-based housing contractor Vance Brown Corp. a total of $5.75 million from Woodside homeowner...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by local gurl, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 9 comments | 3005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four-legged firefighters

Goats graze on dry grass just off East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto Wednesday. The city brought them in as a fire-prevention...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Gotmygoat, on Sep 10, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 807 Views
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