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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, union battle over wage cuts

Facing salary reductions and uncertainty over future benefits, dozens of workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union sang...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pets flood local shelter during hard times

As head of Palo Alto Animal Services, Sandi Stadler has a unique perspective on how the recession is hurting Peninsula residents....

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on Apr 13, 2010 at 11:27 am | 10 comments | 2810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A first step on bridge

Representing one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the state, it was not surprising to see the City Council fall head...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by peanuts, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 19 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few sign up for new 'transitional' program

Despite its origins in Palo Alto, a new law compelling California school districts to offer "transitional kindergarten" has...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 2810 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial set for Zumot

Bulos Zumot, owner of the downtown Palo Alto shop Da Hookah Spot, will go to trial on arson and murder charges in September...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by JennyNoAngel, on Mar 23, 2011 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2810 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama: The smell of fear

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Original post made by Diana E. on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by opimist for obama, on Sep 10, 2008 at 12:44 pm | 25 comments | 2810 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford professor Steven Chu named energy secretary

President-elect Barack Obama has nominated Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Director Steven Chu to serve as Secretary of Energy,...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 19, 2008 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 2810 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SAFE CA Act

Save CA is a way to reduce cost and save taxpayers' money. SAFE CA Act press conference to replace the death penalty...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 2810 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to hire 'sustainability coordinator' next year

Palo Alto's war on waste will soon have a new general leading the charge. City officials plan to hire a sustainability coordinator...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 16 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stolen Walter Hays school computer recovered, man arrested

A $2,000 computer stolen from Walter Hays Elementary School in a burglary on the first weekend in June has been recovered...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:10 am | 24 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto tests new energy-efficient streetlights

Palo Altans may soon notice a whiter glow beaming out of local streetlights and dimmer greens and reds directing cars and...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by SteveU, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 15 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group wants city to pay Children's Theatre legal fees

Members of a group that raised money to defend Children's Theatre staff during a misguided police investigation are now asking...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Riddled with problems !!!, on Jul 13, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 17 comments | 2809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 2809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Pros And Cons Presentations

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Original post made by Public Pros And Cons Presentations on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 6, 2008 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 2809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senioritis? Better shape up, Gunn official says

Any Gunn High School 12th grader basking in a bout of "senioritis" got a nudge back to reality last week. Assistant Principal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 27, 2010 at 12:23 am | 23 comments | 2809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto school burglary was eighth this year

The theft of four laptop computers from Terman Middle School last week was the eighth burglary at a Palo Alto school this...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by Disappointed, on Nov 19, 2008 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 2809 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers with...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on May 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2809 Views

SPORTS

Oaks' run in World Series ends with loss to defending champion

The Palo Alto Oaks had their stay in Houston shortened by a day or so after dropping a 5-0 decision to defending Stan Musial...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by oaksfan, on Aug 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Calling for equality by candlelight

People opposed to the passage of Proposition 8, which bans same-sex marriage in California, gather for a candlelight vigil...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2008
Last comment by No on 8, on Nov 14, 2008 at 6:33 am | 38 comments | 2809 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 21 comments | 2809 Views
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