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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto takes aim at binding arbitration

Palo Alto residents could be asked to choose between their elected leaders and their firefighters in the November election....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Jul 26, 2010 at 3:02 pm | 39 comments | 3242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police release sketch of suspected burglar

Palo Alto police have provided more details and release a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Adult, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 38 comments | 3677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto chief transportation official named

Jaime Rodriguez, a traffic engineer who has worked for Milpitas and several other Bay Area cities, has been named Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jay Johnson, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 7 comments | 3132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building a better 'burb

The Long Island- and Maryland-based Rauch Foundation, whose efforts focus on issues relating to children, leadership and...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford goes electronic with newest library

When Stanford University unveils its new engineering library Aug. 2, students will notice that the shelves now hold fewer...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by old Stanford, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:07 am | 9 comments | 3034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big changes afoot at Gunn, Paly

Teenagers heading back to school this fall will find dramatically altered landscapes at Gunn and Palo Alto high schools. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Parent14, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:46 am | 45 comments | 4806 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Top Secret America' includes Silicon Valley firms

More than 50 Silicon Valley-area companies have been named by the Washington Post as part of "Top Secret America," a network...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:26 am | 12 comments | 3309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may switch to even-year elections

Palo Alto officials could soon switch to even years for local elections -- a move that would save the city about $200,000...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Fatima, on Jul 25, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 21 comments | 3783 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with big baseball tournaments looming

The Palo Alto Oaks aren't scheduled to play their final semipro baseball game of the summer until August. 15. The two biggest...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Crystal & Will Mosby (godfather), on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2748 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Martha Kanter pushes to boost student performance nationwide

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jul 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 3556 Views

AROUND TOWN

'For Sale' signs popping up

I realize this is the time of year when people put their homes up for sale, but why are there so many "for sale" signs this...

Original post made by CJ on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:39 am | 20 comments | 2956 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3.5 quake near Daly City stalls BART trains

A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck just offshore from Daly City Friday afternoon (July 23), causing brief shutdowns of BART...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3052 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stopping hunger by losing weight

Shedding weight is a common New Year's resolution, and countless diet plans focus on watching calories. But Pounds for Poverty,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jul 23, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 4 comments | 3496 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park firefighters sue over overtime, travel

Surprised is how Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District said he felt upon learning that...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 7 comments | 3006 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge upholds Palo Alto sit-lie law

Palo Alto panhandler Victor Frost must stand trial for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, Santa Clara County Superior...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by A. Carter, on Jul 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 28 comments | 4484 Views

SPORTS

The journey continues for Jeremy Lin

The ink had hardly dried from Jeremy Lin's signature on a Golden State Warriors' contract and the reaction was swift, positive...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Robby, on Jul 23, 2010 at 6:01 am | 6 comments | 5643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Agenda

CITY COUNCIL ... The council plans to discuss the Alternatives chapter in the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by bbebop, on Jul 23, 2010 at 2:04 am | 1 comment | 3209 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin just a phone call away from the NBA

Jeremy Lin is waiting for a phone call, but not just any phone call. This call will begin a process that could change his...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 22, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 20 comments | 8761 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

80-year-old killed in hit-and-run accident

An 80-year-old Mountain View man is dead and a Saratoga woman is in custody after a fatal hit-and-run accident on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by narnia, on Jul 22, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 3109 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where to find reviews besides Yelp?

I heard Yelp only posts reviews if a business is paying them money. Are there any review sites which are not biased? Is it...

Original post made by Consumer on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Posting tip, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:25 am | 4 comments | 2130 Views
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