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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 | 4716 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

We shouldn't let 'Planned Community' zone steal our public benefits

My beautiful hometown, Pomona, was destroyed by rapacious development. The orchards are gone, along with its beauty, charm...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Still more, on Aug 6, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 22 comments | 4044 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves library, compost contracts

Contracts for library rebuilding and and energy-and-compost feasibility study were approved Thursday night in a special City...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Bryan Long, on Aug 6, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 2759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

BAD water in Palo Alto

I received a recorded phone call from the Palo Alto Utilities Dept. yesterday alerting me of "water in the 600 block of Arastradero...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Aug 6, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments | 2314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alert system merger launches Aug. 11

Palo Alto's Community Emergency Alerting and Notification System (CANS), which notifies residents and businesses during emergencies,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Patricia Robinson, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2593 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why isn't hp being asked to pay for employee housing?

My headline is meant in a whimsical way. Why does Stanford go under the gun on housing, but when thousands of hp employees...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by HPEngineer, on Aug 6, 2010 at 11:30 am | 18 comments | 3948 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Baylands brush fire caused by kids with matches

Two children playing with matches set fire to dry grass and brush along a trail at the end of Geng Road in Palo Alto, near...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by lol, on Aug 6, 2010 at 2:26 am | 2 comments | 2528 Views

BOOKS

Today's events (Aug. 5)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/245/24553 Lecture: Yoga and Ecology] Speaker Radhanath Swami gives a lecture on how a...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy, on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:12 am | 1 comment | 5198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dead Trees at Jordan Middle School

There used to be a time when our School Board and Staff took pride in the appearance of school property - not anymore. There...

Original post made by Neighbor on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 5, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 9 comments | 2679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops plan to repeal binding arbitration

Palo Alto's proposal to repeal the binding-arbitration provision in the City Charter died Monday night when the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by who cares, on Aug 5, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 24 comments | 3254 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cost of renting versus buying a house in PA

Can someone please explain why anyone in their right mind buy a house in Palo Alto these days? In our midtown cul-de-sac...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Ouch, on Aug 5, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 229 comments | 26686 Views

SPORTS

Former PASA teammates dual head-to-head at the USA Swimming Championships

There was a distinct Palo Alto feel to the women's 400 free relay Wednesday at the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by College Grad, on Aug 5, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View march celebrates Prop. 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station Wednesday evening to march in celebration of the decision...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2804 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park police release sketch of robbery suspects

Menlo Park police are asking the public to help them find two suspects in a home-invasion robbery in Menlo Park on July 31....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jarule, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 2909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto City Council to discuss youth well-being

The "best collective thinking of local and national experts" on how to prevent teen suicide will be presented to the Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 5, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 8 comments | 3066 Views

SPORTS

Two Stanford women on hoops watch list

Stanford junior Nnemkadi Ogwumike and senior Kayla Pedersen have always been women's basketball players to be watched. The...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Aug 5, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 3053 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Your Tax Dollars at Work

If you are wondering how your tax dollars are being spent in Palo Alto; I was amazed this morning to find a crew is presently...

Original post made by JW on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Elle, on Aug 5, 2010 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1928 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Water District OKs $40M flood protection project

Santa Clara Valley Water District board members unanimously approved a sweeping project Thursday (July 29) designed to protect...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Crazy waste of Palo Alto Time, on Aug 5, 2010 at 4:43 am | 3 comments | 2661 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

BP drilling off the Libyan coast

The Financial Times or London revealed this morning that BP has plans for deep water drilling in the Gulf of Sirte off the...

Original post made by Bill on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Good sense, on Aug 4, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Philanthropist, Sunset publisher Bill Lane dies

Former Sunset magazine publisher and philanthropist Bill Lane died Saturday, following a rich life of community dedication...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Robert Markstein, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 13 comments | 5119 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 31

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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