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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Candidates pledge to shake up high-speed rail

Rich Gordon has a simple solution for improving the California High-Speed Rail Authority, the agency charged with building...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by listen to their words..., on May 11, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 34 comments | 14379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vote for Jeff Rosen for district attorney

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr has had nearly 3 1/2 years to prove she can effectively manage the sixth...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by dan, on May 11, 2010 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 2727 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

VTA bus 88 stopped and police searched

My daughter rides VTA bus 88 home from Gunn HS. Today the police stopped the bus, boarded, searched, and questioned a few...

Original post made by grace on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by One Parent, on May 11, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2211 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama Unwired.

Obama, told a class of graduating university students. "You're coming of age in a 24/7 media environment that bombards...

Original post made by Plugged In on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 23 comments | 2137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power out?

Anyone else out there experiencing a power outage? We are in Midtown. No answer at the power outage hotline......

Original post made by Midtowner on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Craving coffee, on May 11, 2010 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 1860 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This morning's power outage?

We woke up without power in Los Arboles. City's web site is down, and calling the power outage number gives us busy signal....

Original post made by Aleks on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Aleks, on May 11, 2010 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 2539 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

power out in North Palo Alto

Power is out at 700 block of Channing too.....anywhere to see posted reason or estimated time of power back?...

Original post made by donna bendotoff on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 11, 2010 at 6:59 am | 3 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reading PaloAltoOnline on the iPad

Dear PaloAltoOnline, Having just purchased a new iPad from the Apple store in PaloAlto and now reading and posting to...

Original post made by Anon. on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Frank Bravo, on May 11, 2010 at 5:42 am | 7 comments | 2036 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three stores cited for selling booze to a minor

Three adults at three different stores were cited in Menlo Park last Saturday (May 1) for allegedly selling alcohol to a...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 4:00 am | 3 comments | 2176 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

PG&E 'power grab' threatens Palo Alto

Palo Alto for more than a century has reaped rewards from its city-owned utilities, chiefly its electric utility. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 11, 2010 at 3:23 am | 7 comments | 2666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Addison Principal to Replace Duveneck Principal

Any feedback on John Lents? Our principal is moving on to become the Director of Elementary Education. Our school was just...

Original post made by Parent on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Why, on May 11, 2010 at 2:20 am | 5 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's budget gap: Enforcing the code

Brian Reynolds' job is on the line. Proposed Palo Alto budget cuts could shrink the city's two-person code-enforcement team...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by JO, on May 10, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 32 comments | 4248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interfaith group seeks better teen 'connections'

Spurred by last year's string of Palo Alto student suicides at the Caltrain tracks, an interfaith group is exploring ways...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 10, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 23 comments | 3851 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men win national volleyball title

Senior setter Kawika Shoji raced toward toward the Stanford cheering section with arms wide as if in disbelief. He had just...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by dk avid vb fan, on May 10, 2010 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 2807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros & Cons Presentations, June Primary Ballot Measures

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 7-9 pm Channing House 850 Webster St. Palo Alto, CA 94301 Pros & Cons June Primary...

Original post made by League of Women Voters on May. 10, 2010
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dreams of Palo Alto

Hi folks, At the risk of sounding sappy, I thought that there may be some folks who feel they have out-of-the-ordinary...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on May 10, 2010 at 8:49 am | 2 comments | 1983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child hit in Terman crosswalk - Arastradero too dangerous!

This morning fire trucks raced by as we were headed to Gunn. All traffic stopped and we could see the flashing lights at...

Original post made by Michele on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by My kids walk and bike to school, on May 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bathroom-remodeling starts fire in Menlo Park home

A husband and wife who recently purchased a house in eastern Menlo Park will be forced to sleep elsewhere for a time following...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by LadyGooGoo, on May 9, 2010 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2021 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Karl Rove says the wingnuts are crazy

Karl Rove films a TV commercial urging everyone to fill out their US Census forms honestly and completely. Story in the...

Original post made by Karl on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by food for thought, on May 9, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 2090 Views

SPORTS

Track and field trio turns in top marks at league championships

The remainder of the high school track and field season will be very interesting indeed for at least three local athletes...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Evan Smith, on May 9, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 3012 Views
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