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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report spreads blame for Cal Ave tree debacle

A confidential personnel report cites multiple errors by several city staff members for a failure in public outreach in the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:27 am | 41 comments | 6876 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure R deserves overwhelming defeat

When the Palo Alto firefighters union began circulating petitions to place a protectionist measure on the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 2607 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits, flips ambulance on El Camino in Palo Alto

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:14 am | 29 comments | 5692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experiences switching from small, private middle school to Gunn or Paly?

Just wondering whether anyone else has switched their kids from a small, private middle school to Gunn or Paly and, if so,...

Original post made by Thinking about it on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Thinking about it, on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 2445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto resident and dentist killed on bicycle

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Original post made by Joel Davidson on Jun. 5, 2006
Last comment by Judy Lee-Squire, on Oct 30, 2010 at 8:16 am | 42 comments | 18038 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Lin makes Warriors' roster, but his playing status remains in question

When the Golden State Warriors open their 2010-11 NBA season on Wednesday in Oakland against the Houston Rockets, one very...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 2679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support Group for Kids with Parents who have Aspergers

All the support groups in this area are for parents with kids with Aspergers. There are just as many parents with Aspergers...

Original post made by Toni on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by Start one, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 2200 Views

BOOKS

Hundreds line up for former president Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Which Carter?, on Oct 29, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 16 comments | 6941 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls' tennis keeps a tradition alive with another title

==BI Thursday's prep roundup== One of the longest-running league winning streaks in any sport for some time has been a...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Theresa, on Oct 29, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 3107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families torn over school calendar proposal

Palo Alto families like the idea of first-semester high school finals before winter break but do not want the school start...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Steven, on Oct 29, 2010 at 2:39 pm | 36 comments | 4021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vitamin C and Swine Flu

With winter coming, I thought I would share a fascinating story I came across about this man who beat swine flu with vitamin...

Original post made by mother on Oct. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2397 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women put their unbeaten soccer mark on the line

Three matches remain in the regular season and the top-ranked Stanford women's soccer team appears headed for more postseason...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 29, 2010 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car collides with ambulance on El Camino Real

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by ***Briones Observer***, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:42 am | 3 comments | 1815 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 2920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School enrollment rides the roller coaster

With Palo Alto elementary classrooms filled to overflowing this fall, old timers wince at the memory of having closed 11...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Oct 28, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 46 comments | 8668 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Democratic forces clash over Measure S

If voters approve Measure S, each member of the current council would get a one-year term extension and local elections would...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget: Good news for Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto Unified School District is back in the black following Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Oct. 8 signing of the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sad employee, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 2573 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stem-cell research building opens at Stanford

Stanford University Wednesday (Oct. 27) celebrated the opening of a new $200 million stem cell research building, which the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Leon, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Unusual radio interference in Palo Alto lately

I'm getting serious interference with my home radio signal -- is anyone else having this problem? Who do I contact locally...

Original post made by Radio Listener on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by just thinkin', on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 15 comments | 2957 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tariq Aziz sentenced to the gallows

The liberation of Iraq by GWB, which was a truly a historical event of great dimensions, nevertheless produced a final accounting...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Support Iraqis, then and now, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 6518 Views
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