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PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees ready for planting

Fifty trees have arrived in Palo Alto to re-green California Avenue, according to Catherine Martineau, executive director...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by SANDRA BEGES, on Jan 31, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 16 comments | 3150 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail meeting Thursday in Palo Alto

Peninsula residents concerned about the state's proposed high-speed rail project will have a chance to ask questions and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Jan 31, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 41 comments | 2717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Palo Alto needs new 2010 priorities

With one exception, every member of the Palo Alto City Council who will convene Saturday for a day-long retreat has served...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 31, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 5 comments | 2483 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Devincenzi lashes back at councilman's criticism

Former California Avenue business leader Ronna Devincenzi told the Palo Alto City Council Monday night that she is being...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Home Truths, on Jan 31, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 32 comments | 3124 Views

SPORTS

Paly, SHP boys take over first in their leagues

The Palo Alto and Sacred Heart Prep boys' basketball teams had a golden opportunity on Friday night. Both had a chance to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paly, on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 2188 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Daily editor takes plea deal in porn case

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, pleaded no contest to...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 6:53 am | 9 comments | 2827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

MediaNews: Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation in an impending bankruptcy, what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by crickett, on Jan 31, 2010 at 1:40 am | 2 comments | 9448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park girl, 14, still missing -- a walk-away

Police are looking for Jennifer Blair, a 14-year-old resident of Menlo Park who was last seen leaving her residence in the...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 30, 2010 at 11:50 pm | 26 comments | 3855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Taking the Frenzy Out of College Admissions; Paly Event

The Paly PTSA is honored to host renowned college admissions expert Lloyd Thacker, a college admissions officer and college...

Original post made by Maureen Simons on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 30, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 2071 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian: State school budget not based in reality

This year's state budget for education is the "least reality-based proposal" state Sen. Joe Simitian has seen from the governor...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 30, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Hospital renewal Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12359 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Jan 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments | 2182 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

the benefits of global warming

According to USA Today, there are many benefits to global warming. The melting polar ice cap opens up many new commercial...

Original post made by polar bear on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:39 am | 3 comments | 1865 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 2489 Views

AROUND TOWN

I love it!

A Palo Alto blog called ad LIBS! Perfect! Thanks for the post about the LA Theater Company doing Robert Kennedy! Will...

Original post made by Ano Nymous on Jan. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What does Palo Alto think of the Progressive, Populist Power in this Admin?

So, gotta ask..what do Palo Altans think of the POTUS using his podium last night to condemn a Supreme Court decision...are...

Original post made by Connecting the Dots on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 1905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to get tough over trash hazards

Mounds of tree branches, trash, bags of garbage -- and even a dead body once -- littering a vacant lot and adjacent business...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Rt, on Jan 29, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 3116 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Memorial service for Brian Taylor set for Saturday

A memorial service for Brian Bennion Taylor, 19, will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at noon in Menlo Park at The Church of Jesus...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Blanchard Family, on Jan 29, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 16 comments | 4022 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California controller: State will run out of cash before April

Here we go again. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14249833?source=rss . At what point do we understand that this state...

Original post made by John on Jan. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1952 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents clash over high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 29, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 57 comments | 5216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council tackles weaker survey results

Focusing on the weaker areas of Palo Alto rather than its strong points, the City Council Monday night wrestled with how...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2191 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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