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AROUND TOWN

Right turns - how come so many drivers do not know this?

Cars turning right need to pull into the bike lane when the lines break, not turn right when they are at the corner. This...

Original post made by Driver on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 12, 2010 at 12:10 am | 32 comments | 2707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Red Light Cameras?

What does everyone think about they proposed red light traffic cameras Mayor Burt spoke of in his State of the City Address?...

Original post made by Curious Resident on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Arem, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:57 pm | 40 comments | 6441 Views

SPORTS

Stanford stuns second-seeded Sun Devils

The Stanford men's basketball team finally figured out a way to beat Arizona State and making free throws was certainly not...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 2438 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto comes up short on composting options

Palo Alto's quest to keep a composting facility within city borders could be imperiled by expensive land and opposition from...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Mar 11, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 48 comments | 4007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

A garden of public delight

In the last decades of her life, Elizabeth Gamble could be spotted leaving buckets full of cut flowers from her bountiful...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by candice, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2690 Views

SPORTS

NorCal survivors take their best shots in the second round

Four local high school basketball teams will take the floor on Thursday night in the second round of the CIF Northern California...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by E.A. N, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2507 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto drops 'prevailing-wage' study

Palo Alto has scrapped its plan to study the impacts of union-level wages on capital projects after the City Council concluded...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 11 comments | 4294 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Business owners unsure about county health plan

Palo Alto business owners appear to be hesitant about joining a new county health care plan for uninsured workers, despite...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 12 comments | 2407 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Herbert Hoover Graduation 1968 flyer

Here is Herbert Hoover Graduation 1968 flyer. It's very worn and not easily readable....

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Mar 11, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 5900 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Koloto's friend testifies about deadly night

Donald Lee, a friend of a Otto Emil Koloto of Gilroy -- accused of killing 27-year-old Philip Lacy during a robbery in downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by yup, on Mar 11, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 2639 Views

HISTORIC PHOTOS

Herbert Hoover Graduation 1968 flyer

Here is the front cover to the Herbert Hoover Graduation 1968 flyer....

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help Mark your calendars, everyone! Put everything else...

Original post made by Michael on Mar. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team takes another first in a science contest

For the second time in a week, Palo Alto High School's science club has earned top honors in a regional competition. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by bob keeler, on Mar 10, 2010 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 2699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students score in Bay Area Science Bowl

Five Palo Alto High School students will fly to Washington D.C. next month to compete in the national championships of the...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Kev, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 5 comments | 2856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Widow maker' tree limb nearly hits resident

A large tree limb from an aged eucalyptus tree nearly struck a Crescent Park resident and has sparked a debate about the...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Widow Maker Defined, on Mar 10, 2010 at 8:35 pm | 41 comments | 10914 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google now has bicycle map option

As from today, google maps now have a bicycle route option. Having checked this for our school routes, I find that the routes...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Lance, on Mar 10, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VTA bus-line service reduced in Palo Alto

Service on the much-fought-over Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) bus line 88 will be cut in half and the Jordan Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Luis Figueroa, on Mar 10, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 4119 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardy Park - danger to the playground area?

Just read that the Eleanor Pardy Park's Eucalyptus Trees are in danger of falling down or fallen branches are in danger of...

Original post made by crescent park resident on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Lois, on Mar 10, 2010 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1940 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto tightens policy on Taser-use by police

Palo Alto police officers will no longer be allowed to fire Tasers unless the person they use it against poses an immediate...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:52 am | 12 comments | 4400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers ban on 'last-minute proposals'

Palo Alto should ban last-minute submissions by developers and require city staff to release reports earlier, three City...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by It's a good idea, on Mar 9, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 2091 Views
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Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

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