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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 | 1963 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 | 2746 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 | 2480 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 | 5282 Views

MOVIES

Tomorrow'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. 4, 2010
Last comment by James Nixon, on Aug 4, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 5550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small plane flops into water at Palo Alto Airport

A single-engine plane crash landed as it approached Palo Alto Airport shortly before 6 p.m. today (Friday), but the sole...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Aug 4, 2010 at 11:46 am | 22 comments | 3378 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail officials head for Washington with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 4, 2010 at 5:37 am | 31 comments | 4058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly launches 'Palo Alto' apps for iPhone, Android

Two mobile-phone applications that will give iPhone and Android users access to Palo Alto news, sports and other local information...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 19 comments | 12811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto voters to decide on even-year elections

Palo Alto voters will decide in November whether the city should switch to even-numbered years for local elections, the City...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by common sense, on Aug 3, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 10 comments | 2995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

CHSRA to take 1-2 lanes of Alma Churchill to Charleston

Hi, Has anyone noticed that the latest Draft Addendum/Errata to the SF-SJ alternatives analysis, dated June 2010, states...

Original post made by Marie on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by bucky, on Aug 3, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 6 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto seeks to tame unruly permitting process

Palo Alto officials have launched a new initiative to revamp the city's convoluted and much maligned building and permitting...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 28 comments | 4611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parade today symbolizes hope in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto is expanding its annual celebration of National Night Out this year with a parade today from St. John's Church...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by peter hernandez, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2564 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks advance to championship game

Bryan Beres smacked a grand slam and drove in six runs to power the Palo Alto Oaks to a 10-0 baseball victory over the Pasadena...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2768 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks headed to the World Series

Steve Espinoza wanted to make a special phone call on Sunday evening to Alice Makjavich, widow of former Palo Alto Oaks'...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Oaks fan, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 3826 Views

SPORTS

Local track and field athletes wrap up efforts at national Junior Olympics

The East Palo Alto Greyhounds' Midget Girls' 400 relay team had the best finish of any local competitors at the USATF National...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ebonni Stuart, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 3264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning (July 31) in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 3, 2010 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 2691 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Residents urge Palo Alto to collect traffic-stop data

A group of Palo Alto residents is trying to convince the city to retain the Police Department's practice of collecting demographic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by Time-To-Move-On, on Aug 2, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 13 comments | 2745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police release sketch in juvenile-assisted burglaries

Palo Alto police have provided more details and released a sketch in a search for a young boy and adults engaged in a residential-burglary...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 20 comments | 3895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Event: August 21st 5K/10K run for Palo Alto Community Child Care

The Baylands Summer Run is a 5K/10K in the Palo Alto Baylands on August 21st that benefits Palo Alto Community Child Care!...

Original post made by Philip H on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 2, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 2595 Views

SPORTS

Let her celebration begin: Azarenka wins Bank of the West title at Stanford

A day after her 21st birthday, Victoria Azarenka became the latest Bank of the West Classic champion. She beat Maria Sharapova,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Member, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2900 Views
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