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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidate pool grows to 14 in Palo Alto

Lawyers, realtors and education activists are dominating a crowded field of 14 Palo Altans seeking seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marilyn, on Oct 28, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 29 comments | 3231 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto volleyball wins its 24th straight match

One more big roadblock remains for the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team in its path to the SCVAL De Anza Division championship,...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2747 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of College Avenue prowler

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of a man who was peering into a second-floor residential window from a tree about...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Oct 28, 2009 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 2553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Talk to Me' is theme of Gunn T-shirt project

"Talk to Me" is the theme of a T-shirt project launched by two Gunn High School seniors following the third CalTrain death...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Maria Simbirsky, on Oct 28, 2009 at 11:10 am | 16 comments | 3956 Views

AROUND TOWN

It is not too late - Reduce Libraries

Why do we have so many libraries in Palo Alto? Reduce the number of library facilities down to one or two, total. If the...

Original post made by Wil on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Libraries will go on, on Oct 28, 2009 at 9:15 am | 9 comments | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to look at high school achievement

A proposal to boost kindergarten readiness, academic achievement results and plans for the Palo Alto High School football...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 28, 2009 at 7:59 am | 14 comments | 2517 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls defend PAL regular-season polo title

It was Senior Day for the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team on Monday. That in itself was plenty of motivation to win....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Oct 28, 2009 at 5:21 am | 2 comments | 2397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ESPN broadcaster suspended for taco remark

Can someone please explain why ESPN broadcaster was suspended for suggesting that Montoya is probably "out having a taco"? What...

Original post made by Bewildered on Oct. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2205 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighbors reviewing street safety after fatal crash

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Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:30 am | 13 comments | 3152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dance Canceled?

Why would Mitchell Park cancel the dance that was scheduled for Friday at the drop? I know lots of kids that were planning...

Original post made by Midtown Mom on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:17 am | 16 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

What makes the Campus 'Jewish'?

"... a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig trees, pomegranates, olive oil and honey" -- Deuteronomy 8:8 Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by A non Jewish PA resident, on Oct 27, 2009 at 9:08 am | 14 comments | 2977 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman accused of torching parent's house

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Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by friend, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:35 am | 9 comments | 3207 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Witnesses to history

One by one, they tell their war stories directly to the camera. They all weep. Mirako Sano, a little girl from Tokyo at the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 27, 2009 at 6:14 am | 3 comments | 2178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to study Fire Department costs, staffing

After six years of talking about it, Palo Alto is preparing a new analysis of staffing levels at its Fire Department -- information...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:57 am | 20 comments | 3673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may impose new SEIU contract tonight

The five-month dispute between Palo Alto and its largest labor union over a new contract is expected to hit a climax tonight,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by A. Martian, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:45 pm | 15 comments | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monta Loma

When Janice Heiler and her husband faced retirement, they considered leaving their home in the Monta Loma neighborhood of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by HP address, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 3 comments | 3659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bells to ring Saturday, 11 a.m., as global climate warning

Seven Palo Alto churches will ring their bells 35 times on Saturday, Oct. 24, as part of a global effort in more than 140...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by You Can't Fool A Knowledgeable Scientist, on Oct 26, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 16 comments | 1992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

87 Palo Alto seniors earn National Merit honors

Nearly 10 percent of next June's graduating classes of Gunn and Palo Alto high schools have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kmom, on Oct 26, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 20 comments | 2998 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revelations: Why the City Council wages War Against Its Own Employees

REVELATIONS IMPORTANT & DISTURBING HISTORY BEHIND THE CURRENT 2009 NEGOTIATIONS – September 30, 2009 IS...

Original post made by EdgeoftheKnife on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 26, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2068 Views
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