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PALO ALTO ISSUES

More City Officials on "leave" re Cal Ave trees?

Is it just a coincidence that two high level City officials have gone out on extended leave shortly after their names came...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 1885 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Incompetence of Secretary of State and SC Registrar of Voters

I am astounded at the technical incompetence exhibited by the offices of California Secretary of State and the Santa Clara...

Original post made by Ze'ev Wurman on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ze'ev Wurman, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:00 am | 6 comments | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Statewide report blasts community colleges

A scathing new report is questioning the effectiveness of California's 112 community colleges, stating that remedial education...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by paly parent, on Nov 3, 2010 at 7:54 am | 18 comments | 9076 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local election results to be posted online tonight

Results for key local races in Tuesday's (Nov. 2) election will be posted on Palo Alto Online starting at 8 p.m. that night....

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 3, 2010 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 4768 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 2, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 3800 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election 2010: The battle over Measure R

Friends and foes of Measure R have the same message for the voters of Palo Alto: If you vote for the other side, you are...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Cardinal, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 85 comments | 6672 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sea Scout building moved

The Sea Scout building in the Palo Alto Baylands will be picked and moved on Friday morning to a site 200 feet away. The...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Nov 2, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 24 comments | 4345 Views

SPORTS

Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by world championship, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 2311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Abandoned vehicle: no response, no removal

My wife called the Palo Alto police to ask that a rusted, abandoned 3-wheel trailer that somebody just dumped on the strip...

Original post made by Fugu on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Cam, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 13 comments | 3142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1719 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Enough already!!

I am sorry I already voted!! Had I still had the ballot here, I would not vote for anybody who calls me for any candidate...

Original post made by Kate on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where can I read up on what/who to vote for?

Haven't had time to study the issues or candidates and cannot vote off of the sample ballot catalog. However, as my duty...

Original post made by Slacker on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by voted, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

More than 100,000 Santa Clara County mail-in ballots need to have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Angry Voter, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1703 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Diego man killed by Caltrain Friday in Belmont

A man who was fatally struck Friday afternoon by a Caltrain approaching the Belmont station has been identified by the San...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by jane doe, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 3037 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls take 32-1 mark into final week of regular season

==BI Prep volleyball roundup== Palo Alto can take a step closer to winning its fifth straight SCVAL De Anza Division girls'...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 2525 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SF Giants Win 1st World Series Pennant Since Move to West Coast!

OK, I realize that this is a business and all but it's a welcome distraction from the dismal economy and the less than ideal...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Earthquake Fever!!, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 1967 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Fire warns of phone solicitation scam

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is warning Bay Area residents of a telephone scam in which people...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman fights off assault on Stevens Creek Trail

Police say a 27-year-old Mountain View woman jogging Stevens Creek Trail on Sunday afternoon fought off a sexual assault...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stereeh, on Nov 2, 2010 at 7:58 am | 13 comments | 2400 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA-gang shooting trial gets underway

Opening statements are expected Monday in the trial of two men accused of fatally shooting one man and injuring another during...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2083 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police identify victim in Tuesday night shooting

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Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by A.T., on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:53 am | 7 comments | 4484 Views
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