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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Liz Kniss to join Caltrain board

Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss will join the Caltrain board of directors in early December, giving Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 9 comments | 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest two in Skyline shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Nov 15, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 2305 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letters

Oughta be a law Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13908 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 15, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 2804 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Nov 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 49 comments | 5974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Creek project trickles ahead despite spiking costs

An ambitious proposal to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek might have to be split into phases after a new analysis...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jen Joo, on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 3496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hotels see rise in occupancy

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto's hotels appear to be filling up again -- a welcome sign for city officials who have seen...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by not in denial, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Demise of the bicycle bell

Am I the only one who thinks that bells on bicycles make a lot of sense. In the same way that a Prius is silent and people...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Agree!, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:32 am | 9 comments | 2335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

University South

A perfect location with a strong sense of community Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18951...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Jared Bernstein, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 1 comment | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angry parents derail school-calendar vote

A Palo Alto school district plan to shift first-semester final exams to before the December break starting next year was...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by equality, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:50 pm | 199 comments | 8577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Whooping Cough

Found a study published by the Royal Society, the prestigious U.K. based science group, saying the whooping cough outbreak...

Original post made by mom on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by a dad, on Nov 14, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bravo to 'Boulevard'

A struggling writer, a delusional former film star and a decaying mansion in one of L.A.'s swankiest neighborhoods are center...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 14, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 4431 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto planners clash over 'private meetings'

A Palo Alto policy that "strongly discourages" private meetings between planning commissioners and project applicants could...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 14, 2010 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 2860 Views

AROUND TOWN

A gift to downtown shoppers: Relaxed parking regulations

In the spirit of holiday goodwill, the City of Palo Alto will temporarily relax restrictions in city parking garages to give...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 14, 2010 at 5:02 am | 6 comments | 2311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Sandbag Saturday, November 20, 2010

Palo Alto community members are needed to help make and deliver sandbags to their neighbors who can not do the work themselves....

Original post made by Paul on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 13, 2010 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 2350 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

U.S. high schools falling behind internationally

Many of America's high schools -- perhaps one in 10 -- are "dropout factories," former West Virginia Governor Bob Wise told...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 42 comments | 4081 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>CLOUDY VISION? ... <CharStyle>Palo Alto's planning commissioners have been brainstorming for months to come up with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by Watched it on TV, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2533 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Fair Game'

Political junkies already know the tale of Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson. Those who don't know about the sordid affair are...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Older and Wiser, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 5081 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority officials investigated over trips

The state agency charged with ethics enforcement has launched an investigation into whether California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by getalife, on Nov 13, 2010 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 2328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

News Digest

<B>Board examines Mandarin Immersion Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13895...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 12, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2937 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more Happy Meals

First Liz Kniss banned them, and now San Francisco is saying "Just Say No" to Happy Meals at McDonald's. It may seem trivial...

Original post made by JT on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 7 comments | 2018 Views
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