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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 | 2860 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 | 2974 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 | 4557 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 | 3179 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 | 3645 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 | 2624 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 | 3403 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 | 2902 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. 2984 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 | 3411 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 | 2935 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 | 4278 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 | 5400 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 | 3130 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 | 8485 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 | 2984 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 | 2100 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain unveils new website

It's now easier to access train schedules and information with the new Caltrain website, launched this summer. Caltrain spent...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Sethro, on Jul 22, 2010 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 2322 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Albanese makes it all official

Stanford announces signings It was the first day that high school seniors could sign national letters of intent with the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congratulations Jeremy Lin - signing with Warriors

Congratulations to Jeremy and Paly http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17624#add_comments...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jul. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2222 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