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AROUND TOWN

Bicycle accident last night

Does anyone have any information about a bicycle accident last night at about 10 pm near the Embarcadero Rd./Middlefield...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 7 comments | 1984 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball takes home Harbor title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball team had an outstanding day at the 16-team Harbor Tournament on Saturday in Santa Cruz, winning...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by PalyVBall, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 2455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Larger Dog Run Planned for Greer Park Soccer Field

The Monday, September 21, 2009, City Council meeting includes Item #14 on the Consent Calendar for the adoption of an ordinance...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1756 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Avenue trees get the axe

The removal of 50 mature street trees lining the California Avenue business district has some residents, shoppers and merchants...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sleuth, on Sep 20, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Killing all the trees on California Avenue

Does anyone have an idea why the city is chopping down all the trees along the California Avenue shopping district. I can't...

Original post made by Jim Fruchterman on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kenneth Peter, on Sep 20, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 3687 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

was the 9/12 "tea party" staged by Fox News?

Fox News has admitted that their producers and reporters were cheer leadering to make the crowd look more interesting on...

Original post made by Heidi on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:33 pm | 12 comments | 2390 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Schwarzenegger Wants ACORN Investigated

"Raising the stakes involved in the scandal surrounding the anti-poverty group ACORN, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging...

Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 20, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 28 comments | 2216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library commission urges more books downtown

Seeking to quell community concerns over the proposed design of Downtown Library, Palo Alto's Library Advisory Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Diane Jennings, Library Director, on Sep 20, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 17 comments | 2022 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rip away the veil!

It is time to dump the farce of secret labor negotiations and conduct public business in public. "Is this your last best...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by air that laundry, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 1713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

the real reason kids aren't getting enough sleep

The average teenager sends almost 3000 text messages per month, often well after midnight. 21% of teenagers are repeatedly...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Sep 20, 2009 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was bicycle event - Friday evening

Friday at about 10 to 11 PM about 1,000 bicyclist passed by Charleston Rd. Does anyone know what event this was? Was it Critical...

Original post made by Alan on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 20, 2009 at 8:25 am | 6 comments | 1996 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burpee gets 43 years to life for assault, kidnap of Gunn student

Todd David Burpee, 22, received a 43 years-to-life sentence today for the kidnapping, sexual assault and beating/strangulation...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:17 am | 58 comments | 3817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home no more

Audrey Blabon, 79, waited patiently in a plastic chair last Thursday for her weekly doctor's visit at Casa Olga — one...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 20, 2009 at 2:51 am | 3 comments | 1912 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Walter runs for 321 yards and 6 TDs

Sacred Heart Prep's football team didn't quite know what to expect from visiting Valley Christian-Dublin in Friday's nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 19, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 2196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Swine Flu Vaccines For Our Students?

Is Skelly going to find a way to offer them at school? Our middle school and high school students can't afford to miss school....

Original post made by Mom on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 24 comments | 2505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State unemployment rate continues to climb

California's unemployment rate reached a record 12.2 percent in August, according to the latest figures from the state Employment...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 19, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 2023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The STANDUP ACT for teen drivers

We should be supporting this Act and keeping our kids safe while they learn to drive to benefit us all. http://www.saferoads4teens.org/standup-act...

Original post made by Parent of Teens on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parent of Teens, on Sep 19, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 6 comments | 2063 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

It's Heeeeere

Hell hath no fury like a taxpayer ignored! More than 100,000 people marched on Washington DC today. From the capitol to the...

Original post made by Harold H. on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 19, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 32 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tense labor talks continue in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's largest labor union continued its tense negotiations with the City of Palo Alto this week, with both sides saying...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by full disclosure, on Sep 19, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments | 2121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school enrollment climbs 2 percent

Palo Alto school enrollment this fall is 11,680 -- up 2 percent from last year but not as high as expected, the school district...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:27 am | 11 comments | 3609 Views
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