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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why filter your news through reporters? Get it direct from the source.

I notice that the press release page of the official City of Palo Alto web site has a new header: "Why filter your news through...

Original post made by news junkie on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by R, on Aug 9, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Gates talks bald facts with Stanford students

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Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 9, 2010 at 11:12 am | 5 comments | 4338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alma Street sidewalk/curb project starts Monday

A "concrete rehabilitation" project along Alma Street in south Palo Alto will begin Monday (Aug. 9), funded by a $209,000...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surprise: Tesla, Toyota to build an electric car

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a surprise announcement today that Palo Alto-based electric car company Tesla, Inc., and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tax subsidy for wealthy buyers, on Aug 9, 2010 at 8:05 am | 13 comments | 3334 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early Morning Fire at Cubberly Community Center

Passed it on middlefield at around 5am. Looks like a lot of hardware was out. You could smell smoke and steam in the air,...

Original post made by Rwolf on Aug. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2340 Views

MOVIES

"Truth" is scarier than fiction

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Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 11 comments | 10168 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Waste not, want not? Palo Alto's garbage challenges

Trapped by a garbage system that's draining city funds, Palo Alto seeks to overhaul its obsolete waste-management model....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Makes sense, on Aug 8, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 4904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to appoint task force for rail outreach

Five neighborhood leaders, four business representatives, an environmentalist, a member of Canopy, a bicyclist, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by TwoHundredThousand$, on Aug 8, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 20 comments | 3766 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

proposed refuse rate changes

Looking at the increase rates, the people that generate the least trash (20-gal) pay $1.25 a gallon while people that generate 32-gal...

Original post made by chavey@gmail.com on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2098 Views

BOOKS

Getting the word out

What writer hasn't dreamt of holding that bound volume in hand, relishing the fresh-ink aroma, standing with pride at the...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 5466 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford prof: Prop. 8 will be 'unconstitutional'

A Stanford Law School professor, Michael Wald, is predicting a federal judge will rule that Proposition 8, the state law...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 34 comments | 13616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate dumpster fire at Gunn

A dumpster containing wood and metal debris burned in a suspicious fire at Gunn High School in Palo Alto Tuesday night, police...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Oblivious, on Aug 8, 2010 at 12:02 am | 8 comments | 3148 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View march celebrates Prop. 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station Wednesday evening to celebrate the decision delivered...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hixson's parents, on Aug 7, 2010 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

News About Fire in EPA, Westside?

I saw a brief news story about a fire on Clarke, on the westside of EPA. Earlier tonight I saw fire trucks & cop cars, but...

Original post made by Hmmm on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 7, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Palo Alto council members blast firefighters' measure, launch 'Safe Palo Alto'

Palo Alto's former elected leaders are joining the current City Council in opposing a ballot measure that would freeze staffing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by establishment-phobe, on Aug 7, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 32 comments | 4450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pre-Jump Start Day JLS Middle School Questions

I'm sure that these questions will be answered at the JLS Jump Start Day, but I'm curious now. Are the 6th grade student...

Original post made by Parent on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by JLS Parent, on Aug 7, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 2822 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cities issue rail challenge: 'build right or not at all'

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by KTB, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 23 comments | 5721 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Middle Men'

Oh, Hollywood. You're always messing with our heads. The opening titles to "Middle Men" say it's "Inspired by a True Story,"...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by paypal, on Aug 7, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 8532 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA plans multi-agency fight against animal abuse

People who abuse animals are just as apt to inflict violence upon other people and could face hefty fines and jail time,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 7, 2010 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteer readers to be recognized Sunday

Actress and former schoolteacher Jane Seaman of Los Altos Hills has spent 15,000 hours -- or 1.7 years of her life -- reading...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by JoAnne, on Aug 6, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 3 comments | 4709 Views
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