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PALO ALTO ISSUES

a vote for Carly is a vote for Barbara Boxer

New statewide polls say that extremist Republican candidates like Carly Fiorina have no chance against the Democrats in the...

Original post made by Carly on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by vote for the policy, on Jun 1, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 1879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto fires back at fire union president

A heated dispute between the City of Palo Alto and its firefighters' union -- even before the two sides sit down to negotiate...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 1, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 96 comments | 4706 Views

SPORTS

The Cardinal road to Omaha will start in Fullerton

NCAA baseball Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger will be getting his first taste of the postseason on the college level...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Joe Baldwin, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Change student testing,' ranking U.S. education official says

A top federal education official laid down a challenge to Silicon Valley Thursday: Use cutting-edge cognitive science to...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 1, 2010 at 9:47 am | 16 comments | 2770 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

University Ave. apartment complex on fire

I just drove back from downtown and there is a huge plume of smoke and trees on fire on or near University. It looks terrible....

Original post made by Anon. on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by report, on May 31, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 12 comments | 3024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters battle three-alarm blaze in Palo Alto

Firefighters are combating a three-alarm blaze tonight at an apartment complex in Palo Alto, a fire captain said. Read the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on May 31, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 4 comments | 1932 Views

SPORTS

It's not the baseball ending that Paly wanted

It was not supposed to end this way, not after the sensational season compiled by the Palo Alto baseball team. Everything...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by j, on May 30, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 4 comments | 2974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Too many pests? Palo Alto parks try traps

When sun-seekers lie on the lawn at the tiny Sarah Wallis Park near California Avenue these days, they can rest assured they...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by I Agree, on May 30, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 3100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto pilots stress safety after fatal accident

By AOPA ePublishing staff Palo Alto, Calif., area pilots turned out in force May 20 to prove their commitment to air safety...

Original post made by petercarp on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on May 30, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2012 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Palo Alto school administrators to retire

The Palo Alto Unified School District announced a spate of retirements Wednesday, including the coordinator of the district's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hopefull, on May 30, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 27 comments | 3940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assessed property values drop in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office has released some bad news, giving cities and school districts an early heads up...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by yes, on May 30, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board considers 'suicide prevention'

A school community is never prepared for the news that one of its students has died by suicide. But if a proposed suicide...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Misha, on May 30, 2010 at 1:38 am | 25 comments | 3170 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sex tape leads to alleged extortion and arrests

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by John, on May 29, 2010 at 4:23 pm | 14 comments | 3426 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A rewarding bit of doodling

If you checked Google's [http://www.google.com/ homepage] Thursday (May 27), instead of the company's trademark logo, you'd...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by , on May 29, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 3546 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

James Flood school vandalized, ransacked

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Setting the record straight, on May 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 2714 Views

SPORTS

Local track and field athletes set for CCS championships

A total of 16 local athletes plus three relay teams will compete for berths in the CIF State Meet when take on the section's...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on May 29, 2010 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post traumatic stress

Is anyone of you out there feeling or experiencing this? My depress and anxious child was just feeling a little better, and...

Original post made by Midtown Parent on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on May 29, 2010 at 10:05 am | 6 comments | 2242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to host meeting on rail design tonight

Palo Alto will host the first of two meetings tonight (Tuesday) to gather residents' input about the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ninimbys, on May 28, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 10 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

plane crash at PA airport, 5:15pm Friday evening

Mercury-News says a plane crashed just short of the PA airport: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15185106...

Original post made by Bill on May. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2309 Views

SPORTS

Paly's new baseball coach is an old one

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Max Pinto, on May 28, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 12 comments | 4849 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