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PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail station a tough sell in Palo Alto

High-speed trains could glide through Palo Alto within a decade or so, but they probably won't be stopping at University...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 104 comments | 10793 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ann Ravel joins U.S. justice department

More than 400 attorneys and colleagues of Santa Clara County Counsel Ann Ravel gathered Thursday evening at a reception to...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by stefan calhoun, on Aug 30, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2022 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky second in 200 free at Pan Pac swimming

Palo Alto High junior Jasmine Tosky took the silver medal in the women's 200-meter freestyle to help the USA take the team...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Paul William, on Aug 29, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2980 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton video remains online despite complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 29, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 13 comments | 2939 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's compost debate could go to voters

Palo Alto's sprawling landfill in Byxbee Park wasn't always the most divisive stretch of city land. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Aug 29, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 3954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto children head back to school

Tonayah Brown hopped on the Embarcadero Shuttle, grinning as she plopped down in the seat next to her friend Kerissa Almendis....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by mkyr, on Aug 29, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 18 comments | 4276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian bill gives needy kids health coverage

Thousands of previously uninsured children in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties could soon be helped by a state Senate bill...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Connecting the Dots, on Aug 29, 2010 at 7:04 am | 12 comments | 2880 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

State apologizes to Italian Americans

The little-known government internment of 10,000 Italian Americans in California during World War II was acknowledged as...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Shame on Walter, on Aug 28, 2010 at 2:54 pm | 19 comments | 3618 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

28,000 people have died in drug violence since 2006

Fourteen drug-related slayings were reported on Friday in different locations in the Pacific beach resort of Acapulco, popular...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 28, 2010 at 11:26 am | 4 comments | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Inspiring' Paly High sophomore dies in sleep

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Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by jackie wells, on Aug 28, 2010 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 5159 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank

A man wearing a lime-green reflective vest vaulted over a counter at Luther Burbank Savings in Palo Alto at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by any member, on Aug 28, 2010 at 1:46 am | 10 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet CSMA's Preschool Teachers this Saturday, Aug 28

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) is hosting a FREE "Meet Our Preschool Teachers" event on Saturday, August 28 from...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Aug. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2006 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

165 University Ave: Silicon Valley's 'lucky building'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-10944196 Nice story and video from BBC about Palo Alto's start-up building now owned...

Original post made by Tristan on Aug. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2757 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public weighs in on Caltrain budget woes, cuts

Caltrain has received hundreds of messages from members of the public about potential ways to address its budget deficit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 27, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 42 comments | 4704 Views

SPORTS

Rain doesn't put damper on the 'beached' Fuerbringer

Stanford grad Matt Fuerbringer and partner Nick Lucena advanced to the third round of the $380,000 Milner Open on a rainy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by John, on Aug 27, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs says blame your neighbor for poor iphone signal reception

AT&T wants to put up more cellular antennas, but NIMBYs in the San Francisco Bay area are making each one a 3 year process....

Original post made by Steve on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:11 am | 19 comments | 3057 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tempers rise as Palo Alto, fire union begin talks

Depending on who the speaker is, the Palo Alto Fire Department is either a bare-bones outfit fighting to retain its staff...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by From Miss Vinay Alexander,, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:01 am | 53 comments | 4047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fantastic voyage

When Ora Tamir emigrated to California in 1980, she brought Israel with her. The expanses of desert she remembered from her...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by jack, on Aug 27, 2010 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 3746 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Test scores up as East Palo Alto schools re-open

Children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park headed back to schools Thursday where achievement test scores are inching...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sol, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 2482 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Garbage workers strike in San Mateo County

Garbage workers in San Mateo County started a 48-hour strike Wednesday (Aug. 25) to protest stalled contract negotiations...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 6 comments | 2527 Views
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