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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dining for health and friendship

Nearly every Monday night a room at Palo Alto's First Baptist Church in Old Palo Alto is transformed into a healthy-eating...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by James Holloway, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 2921 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lockerbie outrage: What did Brown and Obama know, and when did they know it?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/6076926/Lockerbie-bomber-release-pressure-mounting-on-Gordon-Brown.html There...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 28 comments | 2429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ranks third on list of 'top-earning towns'

Palo Alto trails behind Bethesda, Md., and Greenwich, Conn., in CNN Money Magazine's 2010 list of "top-earning towns." Median...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gene786, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 6940 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

National theater group salutes Pat Briggs

A national children's theater group is honoring Pat Briggs for her 49 years as director of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre....

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 2415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves $3.8M in budget cuts

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday approved $3.8 million in cuts, about 2.5 percent of the district's operating budget. The...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Erin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 77 comments | 4840 Views

SPORTS

Howe makes a splash for PASA swim team

Ally Howe has yet to swim a stroke for her new high school team at Sacred Heart Prep, but the 14-year-old already has made...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Nan, on Jul 28, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 3322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Got photos?

Local shutterbugs now have a new way to share their best photos with the public. Palo Alto Online has introduced an online...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Teacher Mom, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:54 am | 6 comments | 3016 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intensive summer school draws to a close

Nearly 100 high school students are immersed in a new summer-school offering in Palo Alto this year — two-semester...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 28, 2010 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 3049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altans have mixed views of news trends

Palo Alto historically has been covered by multiple daily newspapers, including the Palo Alto Times (later the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Daniela Sala-Millet, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 3794 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

drill baby drill - new oil spill off Louisiana

At least they have cleanup equipment in the area already. AP news story: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5goAO1X4EEp6JwVmrPYUu5-o8oqdAD9H7HTQ01...

Original post made by drill baby drill on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by good grief, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:01 am | 2 comments | 2303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Acres

A safe neighborhood, near many schools Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17705...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by a parent, on Jul 28, 2010 at 1:58 am | 1 comment | 2806 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reward offered for info about Hoover Park fire

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in connection with a July 7 fire that...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Native PA, on Jul 27, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 12 comments | 2801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief destroys small street tree to steal bicycle

A bicycle thief cut down a small street tree in order to lift the target bike over the stump in front of the Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by robit noops, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 30 comments | 4377 Views

SPORTS

Barte gets a taste of the WTA Tour lifestyle

Stanford senior Hilary Barte discovered a whole new world this summer playing several tour events, including the $700,000...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by pov, on Jul 27, 2010 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 2998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council to debate $139 million budget

Several controversial Palo Alto budget proposals -- to set a fee for actors who participate in Children's Theatre, charge...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2010 at 6:16 am | 15 comments | 3271 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Dr. David Druker of PAMF dies at home Friday

David Druker, M.D., president and CEO of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a longtime practicing physician, died at his...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2010 at 5:32 am | 5 comments | 4094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate binding arbitration tonight

Palo Alto's effort to strike the binding-arbitration provision for police and firefighters from the City Charter will take...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Louis, on Jul 27, 2010 at 12:22 am | 6 comments | 2423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Linn, on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:39 pm | 9 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chicken run

Days are short and so is money. Chicken, anyone? Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10005...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Feature story: The retirement-home dilemma

Those who work with the elderly say many residents who raised families in the community want to stay here, if they can afford...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by WOW, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 8 comments | 3849 Views
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