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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

There have been a few folks on my butt about getting this around.... There's a bit of a back story, but......... What...

Original post made by Norm on Nov. 1, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board majority may favor pre-break finals

A majority of Palo Alto Board of Education members suggested Tuesday they will support a proposed calendar that will end...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 47 comments | 4156 Views

SPORTS

Winning is the only stat that counts for Cardinal QB Luck

==BI Stanford breaks into AP Top 10== ==I Next: Arizona at Stanford, Saturday, 5 p.m.== Andrew Luck only worries about...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veteran librarian named Palo Alto interim director

Palo Alto resident Ned Himmel will serve as the city's interim library department director until a replacement for retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Diane C., on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 2639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Online does not work with Chrome or Firefox browsers (XP)?

When I try to view Palo Alto Online with the Chrome or Firefox browser (Windows XP), I get redirected to some kind of survey...

Original post made by reader on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dexter Dawes, on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:07 am | 4 comments | 2522 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: YES on Measure E: Foothill-De Anza tax

Faced with a huge dilemma of slashed state support and an escalating demand for classes and programs, the Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Butch Cassidy, on Nov 1, 2010 at 8:43 am | 6 comments | 2963 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vote carefully on Prop 19

On November 2nd, Californians will decide whether or not to legalize marijuana. I have no personal interest in this legislation...

Original post made by Amos Irwin on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Adobe, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teenagers Welcome to Trick-or-Treat!

I am very surprised by how much push back there seems to be from people about teenagers trick-or-treating. A recent article...

Original post made by Nancy Brown on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 11 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Audit: Rail authority not ready for federal funds

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has dished out more than $3.4 million in payments without reviewing the relevant...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 31, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 9 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto area pagans to celebrate Samhain

On Halloween night, when trick-or-treaters in peaked hats and green makeup roam Palo Alto's streets, a roomful of real witches...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Gaeilge, on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto part of regional bike-sharing program

Palo Alto and Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program....

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by more bike parking, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Channel Five announces movie on Slave Grown Chocolate

Five or six years ago Palo Alto was considering sanctions against non Fair Trade Coffee [which see]. At that time I wrote...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 31, 2010 at 7:18 am | 6 comments | 2121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Refrigerant leak shuts down Piazza's today

Fire Department officials temporarily shut down Piazza's Market because of a refrigerant leak this morning. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Oct 31, 2010 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 2471 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by car in Atherton, killed

A person was killed in Atherton this morning when a vehicle apparently hit a pedestrian, police said. The crash was reported...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by mel, on Oct 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 29 comments | 4209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pumpkin patches

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Original post made by Ada on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 7798 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure R deserves overwhelming defeat

When the Palo Alto firefighters union began circulating petitions to place a protectionist measure on the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 2608 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits, flips ambulance on El Camino in Palo Alto

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:14 am | 29 comments | 5693 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experiences switching from small, private middle school to Gunn or Paly?

Just wondering whether anyone else has switched their kids from a small, private middle school to Gunn or Paly and, if so,...

Original post made by Thinking about it on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Thinking about it, on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 2445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto resident and dentist killed on bicycle

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Original post made by Joel Davidson on Jun. 5, 2006
Last comment by Judy Lee-Squire, on Oct 30, 2010 at 8:16 am | 42 comments | 18043 Views
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