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AROUND TOWN

Court issues injunction against pesticide use

A federal injunction affecting eight Bay Area counties will temporarily halt the use of using 75 pesticides in and adjacent...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Carrie, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 3363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three local men named to California Hall of Fame

Three local residents are among 14 Californians chosen as this year's inductees into the California Hall of Fame. Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 2845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo visits Avenidas to talk health care

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (center) answers questions from constituents about health care reform while Avenidas CEO Lisa Hendrickson...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by what a mess, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 2560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing the night away

The music of the Argentine tango filled the air Thursday night at the Campus for Jewish Life in south Palo Alto. Photos by...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Chantal, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 7464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum to retire

Palo Alto City Attorney Gary Baum will retire in October to pursue a career in private practice and spend more time on pro...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 21 comments | 5144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills home engulfed by blaze

A fire engulfed a home in the foothills across from Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve today, July 4, narrowly missing an...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 12 comments | 3141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big hike in Palo Alto refuse-pickup rates coming

Palo Alto residents and businesses face a big increase in refuse-pickup and dump fees in the next year to make up for a $6.3...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Novice, on Jul 8, 2010 at 11:23 am | 9 comments | 2915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain rider, on Jul 8, 2010 at 9:40 am | 30 comments | 4461 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek more witnesses in Lewis killing

San Mateo police detectives looking for additional witnesses to the slaying of community rehabilitation leader David Lewis...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tim B., on Jul 8, 2010 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 2566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Well written article from the public WSJ site on why the Keynes Model is failing ( again)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703615104575328981319857618.html Failed the first time it was tried under...

Original post made by Anti-Keynesian on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Good laugh at Republicans expense, on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:07 am | 15 comments | 2413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Empire of Thirst - Water in the West

If you are interested in learning why increasing population in the Bay Area is a recipe for disaster, this exhibit shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:21 am | 9 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Middle-aged man robs Menlo Park bank

A man estimated to be about 40 to 50 years old with gray hair robbed the Bank of the West branch at 900 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by middle aged white guy, on Jul 7, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 2633 Views

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Pictures of Resistance Opening Reception

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pictures of Resistance: The Wartime Photographs of Jewish Partisan Faye Schulman Oshman Family JCC...

Original post made by Jan Greenfield on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2240 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Minnis takes polo jobs at Harvard

Ted Minnis wanted so much to win a Central Coast Section water polo title with his Castilleja team. He looked forward to...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 7347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christopher Hitchens Diagnosed: Esophageal Cancer Cancels Book Tour

Sad newshttp://www.postchronicle.com/news/entertainment/tittletattle/article_212310150.shtml He has been a resident of...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Wish him well, on Jul 7, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 2675 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building community, creating income and employment

The benefits of urban beekeeping are substantial. Despite the conventional view of the city as a slough of pollution, urban...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Independence Day with flavor

Hundreds of eager chili eaters were on hand for the 29th annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off Sunday at Mitchell Park...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by JF, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

San Mateo County supervisor to step down

San Mateo County District 1 Supervisor Mark Church announced Tuesday he will step down from the Board of Supervisors in January....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2733 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula cities issue new challenge to rail authority

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 7, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 2067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Achievement gap' still dogs Palo Alto schools

Despite years of efforts to combat it, a long-standing academic achievement gap persists in Palo Alto schools. African-American...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by HelpUsIn94303, on Jul 6, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 116 comments | 12687 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

VOTE HERE