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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helping Henry

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Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Cialis, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 8024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phil Lacy's gold chain was his 'pride and joy'

Homicide victim Philip Lacy was enamored of the long, gold chain and heavy diamond-encrusted crucifix that played a central...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by what?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage leaves 54 homes without Oscars

A relatively small power outage knocked out power to 54 homes in southwesterly Palo Alto Sunday evening, disrupting the Academy...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Who Cares?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:45 pm | 14 comments | 2058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders rebuff queries by 'Dr. Phil'

Palo Alto school and city officials have rebuffed efforts by a producer for the "Dr. Phil" TV show to gather Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:16 am | 90 comments | 4954 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

College enrollment suffers under budget cuts

California's community colleges saw a drop in enrollment for the 2009-10 school year, but not due to lack of demand, according...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Shadenfreude- NOT, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:06 am | 3 comments | 2031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two kidnap man in stolen U-Haul, police say

Two men kidnapped another man and drove him around Menlo Park and East Palo Alto in a stolen U-Haul van Thursday night, making...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:36 am | 6 comments | 2277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can we get on the grid please!

Why is it that Palo Alto has a single point of failure for power to the whole city? Aren't electrical transmission systems...

Original post made by SG on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 7, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 1641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting passed an ordinance banning smoking in public places, including ATM lines...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:52 am | 32 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council to debate new cuts tonight

A proposed budget that would defer salary increases for police officers, impose new parking fees for Foothill College students...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Mar 6, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 13 comments | 2108 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Ghost Writer'

Few filmmakers make a better case that the story is in the telling than Roman Polanski. The director's 18th feature, the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sunil Singh, on Mar 6, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 5047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset calls Palo Alto #6 City of the Future

I post this somewhat tongue in cheek. http://www.sunset.com/travel/most-innovative-cities-00400000064623/page7.html Do...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by right..., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life in Midtown

Anyone use this? Anyone like or dislike it? Is it ever very busy? Do the hours work?...

Original post made by Interested? on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Article about the Democratic/Republican paradigm. (Isn't it time for something new?)

Don’t Look Now, But We’re Winning Jimm Motyka Jimmy On the Spot March 5, 2010 It’s happening. We weren’t...

Original post made by food for thought on Mar. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2284 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Won't CHSRA come clean?

I wonder why, whenever there's a computerized rendering of the HSR train in the media, we see the sleek train itself whizzing...

Original post made by Andrea on Mar. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2132 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Alice in Wonderland'

It couldn't have been too hard a sell: mega-bucks to burn and choice, tailor-made parts for director Tim Burton's two most...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Frances, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 5879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City wins electric-car charging station funds

Six new electric-car charging stations will be installed in the Palo Alto City Hall parking garage as part of a pilot program...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 6, 2010 at 8:26 am | 20 comments | 3147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Noreen Likins resigns after six years as Gunn High principal

Gunn High School Principal Noreen Likins is resigning at the end of the school year, she told Gunn teachers, students and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jacob, on Mar 5, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 34 comments | 5576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How you can help Palo Alto win Google Open Fiber

Palo Alto needs your help now to land a 'game changing' offer. Read the guest opinion here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12563...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Mar 5, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 2408 Views

AROUND TOWN

A rare quartet

With subtly colored berry branches, whimsical mice cavorting atop a book, abstract brushwork and panoramas that play with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 5, 2010 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2819 Views
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Behind contentious local politics: Failed and toxic leadership
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