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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to Action--revamp of San Antonio Shopping Center

As outlined in the mercury news (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15107642) The city of Mountain View is looking...

Original post made by Concerned resident of Palo Alto on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 24, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 8 comments | 2178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witnesses sought in East Palo Alto abduction

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 29-year-old man who allegedly abducted his daughter from her Woodland Avenue home...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on May 24, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 2186 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Painted lady' butterfly migration hits Palo Alto

Thousands of painted lady butterflies are passing through Palo Alto and surrounding communities month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by brandy, on May 24, 2010 at 11:20 am | 68 comments | 14638 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Albanese finally gets a CCS playoff victory

==BI CCS softball== Castilleja senior softball pitcher Sammy Albanese has accomplished much in her successful career,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on May 24, 2010 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2297 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion may have killed deer in La Honda

A deer that was found dead in San Mateo County's La Honda area this morning appears to have been attacked by a mountain lion,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by ChococatSF, on May 24, 2010 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 2379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea Party says Obama is being too tough on BP

Watch the video of Rand Paul calling Obama Un-American for criticizing BP's oil spill cleanup efforts: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/21/rand-paul-obama-sounds-un_n_584661.h...

Original post made by drill baby drill on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 24, 2010 at 5:36 am | 17 comments | 1974 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buy Arizona, Boycott San Francisco

Arizona is doing the only rational thing it can do, since the federal government is purposely ignoring the immigration problem....

Original post made by John on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Politely RTM etc, on May 24, 2010 at 5:32 am | 45 comments | 3048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Snake on California Ave 5 pm Sunday?

Did anyone else see a few folks trying to corral a big snake at California Ave near Hanover / Harvard Streets around 5 pm...

Original post made by College Terrace on May. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Out of bounds? Drawing the line between 'motivational' and 'abusive' coaching in Palo Alto high schools -- Part 1

Some coaches generate explosions of parent and player complaints. Others inspire impassioned praise and loyalty. Sometimes...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by PA student, on May 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 168 comments | 20033 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged ATM thief, post office burglars arrested

A man suspected of stealing three Stanford Federal Credit Union ATM machines was arrested on Tuesday by Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by k2 everest, on May 23, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 7 comments | 3418 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

UNDER FIRE ... Tension between the Palo Alto City Council and local firefighters flared up Tuesday night, when the council's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 2454 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Genetically Modified Soy causes Infertility

Russian biologist Alexey V. Surovand and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM)...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sue Jonez, on May 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 2411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alberto Alvarez murder trial submitted to jury

Comparing the defense summation to the Wizard of Oz, a San Mateo County prosecutor implored jurors in the Alberto Alvarez...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by loving memory, on May 23, 2010 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 4408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may keep crossing guards, traffic team

Facing a crowd of Palo Alto children wearing bike helmets backed by concerned parents, a City Council committee voted unanimously...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 22, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 54 comments | 3230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House

I want to respond to a bit of downputting of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's choosing the Juana Briones house...

Original post made by Jeanne McDonnell on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 22, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 5 comments | 1875 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Education that is not really supported

Stanford hospital has proposed a new PNDP (staff level criteria) for its' nurses. This staff level criteria is based on...

Original post made by RN for Education on May. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save the Crossing Guards: Charge for Highschool Parking

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but do Palo Alto high schools really provide free parking for students who...

Original post made by Alex Green on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by ha_farloungtzen, on May 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 7041 Views

AROUND TOWN

100th birthday

Florence Sund Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12991 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by luckyjane9@yahoo.com, on May 22, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may break 50-foot barrier for buildings

Palo Alto, a city with a history of opposing high-rise developments and promoting the small, eclectic neighborhoods, is now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by TimH, on May 22, 2010 at 10:28 am | 44 comments | 3644 Views

SPORTS

Editorial: Reforming Palo Alto's high school sports

With 1,600 high school students (44 percent) participating on 95 athletic teams in 17 sports, the sports programs at Gunn...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paly Coach, on May 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 6 comments | 3509 Views
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