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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 | 2589 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 | 3943 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 | 2517 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 | 5188 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 | 2672 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 | 3247 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 | 26666 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 | 2859 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 | 2799 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 | 2900 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 | 3061 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 | 3046 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 | 2658 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 | 2446 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 | 5105 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 | 5450 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 | 3283 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 | 3971 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 | 12518 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

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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