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AROUND TOWN

Things quiet at polls, but not as quiet as June

The box of mail-in ballots at the Christian Reformed Church in Palo Alto filled to the brim early Tuesday afternoon, prompting...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Court allows demolition of Juana Briones House

Jaim Nulman and Avelyn Welczer got one step closer to building their dream home on the site of the historic Juana Briones...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Samuel, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 82 comments | 9205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to add amenities to El Camino Park

Council, recreation officials hope massive new reservoir would lead to more field spaces, park amenities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 2246 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters loan $35,000 to Measure R campaign

Palo Alto's firefighters union has loaned $35,000 to its campaign in support of Measure R, a ballot measure that would freeze...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 23 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto voters switch city elections to even years

Palo Alto's century-old tradition of holding city elections on odd years came to an end Tuesday when voters approved Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2744 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

More City Officials on "leave" re Cal Ave trees?

Is it just a coincidence that two high level City officials have gone out on extended leave shortly after their names came...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1867 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Incompetence of Secretary of State and SC Registrar of Voters

I am astounded at the technical incompetence exhibited by the offices of California Secretary of State and the Santa Clara...

Original post made by Ze'ev Wurman on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ze'ev Wurman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 2355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide report blasts community colleges

A scathing new report is questioning the effectiveness of California's 112 community colleges, stating that remedial education...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by paly parent, on Nov 3, 2010 at 7:54 am | 18 comments | 8696 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local election results to be posted online tonight

Results for key local races in Tuesday's (Nov. 2) election will be posted on Palo Alto Online starting at 8 p.m. that night....

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 3, 2010 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 4618 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 3689 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election 2010: The battle over Measure R

Friends and foes of Measure R have the same message for the voters of Palo Alto: If you vote for the other side, you are...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cardinal, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 85 comments | 6524 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sea Scout building moved

The Sea Scout building in the Palo Alto Baylands will be picked and moved on Friday morning to a site 200 feet away. The...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 2, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 24 comments | 4303 Views

SPORTS

Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by world championship, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 2293 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Abandoned vehicle: no response, no removal

My wife called the Palo Alto police to ask that a rusted, abandoned 3-wheel trailer that somebody just dumped on the strip...

Original post made by Fugu on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cam, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 13 comments | 3124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Enough already!!

I am sorry I already voted!! Had I still had the ballot here, I would not vote for anybody who calls me for any candidate...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 1903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where can I read up on what/who to vote for?

Haven't had time to study the issues or candidates and cannot vote off of the sample ballot catalog. However, as my duty...

Original post made by Slacker on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by voted, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

More than 100,000 Santa Clara County mail-in ballots need to have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1701 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Diego man killed by Caltrain Friday in Belmont

A man who was fatally struck Friday afternoon by a Caltrain approaching the Belmont station has been identified by the San...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by jane doe, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 2994 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls take 32-1 mark into final week of regular season

==BI Prep volleyball roundup== Palo Alto can take a step closer to winning its fifth straight SCVAL De Anza Division girls'...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 2488 Views
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