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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Droid theft in Palo Alto draws police, helicopter

Palo Alto police were out in force Tuesday night -- including the use of a Santa Clara County sheriff's helicopter -- to...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Oct 10, 2010 at 11:42 am | 60 comments | 4554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto residents not sold on local rail station

High-speed rail officials seeking to gauge Palo Alto's interest in a local rail station received an unambiguous message from...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:47 am | 27 comments | 2758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Facebook & Cyber-bullying

Facebook does not seem to be concerned with reports of false profiles, identity theft, and assorted totally sick, inappropriate...

Original post made by Suzanne Wolf on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Suzanne Wolf, on Oct 10, 2010 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 2349 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Green teams' to host bike-education event Sunday

"Bike Palo Alto!" -- a bike-education event with safety tips, bicycle maintenance and displays of bike accessories -- will...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by volunteer, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 3236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police Report Log Anomaly

Recently, Mark Petersen-Perez, who has a dispute with the Palo Alto Police about a prior alleged domestic violence case,...

Original post made by Dudley Doright on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 5 comments | 2477 Views

SPORTS

They're trying to make a name for themselves

==BI USA Swimming Nationals== It will do no good to search the USA Swimming web site for the bios of Jasmine Tosky and...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by dylan, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 3661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Election meetings are upcoming -- and online

Two free, public "Pros & Cons" meetings covering the state propositions and local measures on the Nov. 2 ballot will be held...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Oct 9, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 2397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Better safe than sorry

10 steps to a safer home Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18250 posted Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by gfi question, on Oct 9, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Fitting in" in high school

My child is a new comer to PAUSD high school. So far he still has a hard time "fitting in" because most of the kids come...

Original post made by NewKidInTown on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by alan, on Oct 9, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 8 comments | 2249 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Weekly to hold open house Sunday

The public is invited to tour the Palo Alto Weekly's new three-story building on Cambridge Avenue and enjoy refreshments...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Barbara Bailey Slone, on Oct 9, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2462 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Legislature Says 'Who Cares' To California Retailers

Up until a few days ago, the proposed state budget contained a provision that would require large out-of-state online retailers...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto district in top 5; achievement gap lingers

Struggling students were spotlighted Wednesday as fifth- and sixth-grade teachers gathered at Jordan Middle School to parse...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:25 am | 22 comments | 3909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Library dismay Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11638 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Fed Up, again, on Oct 9, 2010 at 6:38 am | 6 comments | 2306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conlon, Gordon vie for Assembly District 21 seat

Democrat Rich Gordon and Republican Greg Conlon, rivals for the California State Assembly District 21, agree upon one thing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 3442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate on Measure R firefighters' proposal Oct. 6

A pro-and-con debate of Palo Alto's Measure R -- which would mandate voter approval for any cutback in Fire Department staffing...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by so, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 32 comments | 2819 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opponents of firefighter measure raise $58,000

A coalition of former Palo Alto mayors has raised more than $58,000 to defeat a ballot measure that would lock in firefighter...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 24 comments | 2858 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Social, environmental advocate Mary Davey dies

Mary Davey, who divided her energies between supporting environmental and social causes, died Saturday evening at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 8197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote YES on Measure E

Foothill College and De Anza College are among the best community colleges in the nation. Today, community colleges are becoming...

Original post made by KEN HOROWITZ on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Senior, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 10 comments | 2491 Views

RESTAURANTS

The real deal

Kirk's Steakburgers is a quasi-fast-food haven smack dab in the middle of Town & Country Village's tony new eateries. It's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Helen Harmon, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 5749 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

two bicyclists hospitalized after being hit by cars in Palo Alto on Thursday

Mercury-News is reporting that two bicyclists were hit by cars on Thursday in separate indicidents. Both bicyclists were...

Original post made by commuter on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views
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