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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police officers defer $800,000 in raises

In a move that will save Palo Alto about $800,000 during bleak financial times, the city's police union has voted to defer...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Not important, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 84 comments | 6132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FaceBook "NEW" Privacy Settings

Parents, I'm posting this link to alert you of the recent changes FaceBook has made to their privacy settings. Please...

Original post made by JustFYI on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 1811 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: $4.8 million 'error' is third big gaffe

The disclosure last week that Palo Alto budget officials only recently became aware of an additional $4.8 million deficit...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by paloaltomarino, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:28 am | 43 comments | 3953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner is Palo Alto school board president

Outgoing Palo Alto Board of Education President Barb Mitchell passed the gavel Tuesday night to Barbara Klausner. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by JLS parent, on Dec 10, 2009 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 2487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Son of Barry Bonds arrested in Menlo Park

The son of Barry Bonds, who holds the lifetime and single-year Major League home run records, was arrested in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by stool, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:59 am | 24 comments | 1963 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Muni Vishwa Nadan arrested for indecent exposure near Gunn HS

This story was published in the Mercury-News yesterday. I don't know why paloaltoonline hasn't picked it up yet. Anyone...

Original post made by Sarah on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by enraged, on Dec 10, 2009 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 2943 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Palo Alto hires guard for rail crossing

The Palo Alto Police Department has hired a security company to help monitor the West Meadow Drive rail intersection -- a...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Caltrain Rider, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 53 comments | 3574 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two pit bulls shot after they killed a small dog

An East Palo Alto police officer shot two pit bulls that had mauled a small dog being walked by its owner Wednesday evening...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 9, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 58 comments | 186351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When do Paly juniors get their PSAT scores?

Other schools in other communities already have scores in hand. I've heard that ETS sends the scores to the schools and...

Original post made by paly parent on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Senior Parent, on Dec 9, 2009 at 6:53 pm | 1 comment | 1974 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

AT&T Cell Phone Service Dead at Big Game - Will it Be There in An Emergency?

AT&T's network was swamped, dead and not functional during the Big Game near the stadium -- for hours. What if you really...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by boycott AT&T, on Dec 9, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 28 comments | 2705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encore

Ensconced in her family's living room, Starr Johanssen stared peacefully down at the black and white keys that lay silent...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by derek, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cameras for running red lights in PA?

Too many people are running red lights when the signal is CLEARLY already read. Not just turning from yellow to red. I live...

Original post made by Pro-Big Brother on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by jb, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 68 comments | 261927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Richard May, Alvarez

The section on Richard May is on lockdown, with only registered users being able to comment. I am a registered user, still...

Original post made by CommonSense on Dec. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vigil Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier

Community members are holding a vigil on Wednesday for 6-year-old Lisa Xavier, the Menlo Park girl who was killed last month...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Laurel mom, on Dec 9, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 7 comments | 1995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caring for your Parents

Hello fellow Palo Altans, I want to write about something I’m knowledgeable about that most everyone will have to deal...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Dec 9, 2009 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2173 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic Signal Light Down at Churchill and ECR

On my way to work this morning there was a traffic signal light blocking lane three and the turn lane from Churchill onto...

Original post made by McGrude on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 9, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving home

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

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by New Grad Nurse, on Dec 9, 2009 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 2312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

White As Snow

It's raining, the cold, nasty rain of early December in Dublin, the worst time of year, too cold to be outside, but too warm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Peter Pennoyer, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:16 am | 1 comment | 2065 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Will a new thread on the Senate Health Bill be deleted?

Yes, I am biased...I will say that up front. I am very suspicious of a Bill that shut out and down any and all Republican...

Original post made by Senate Health Bill on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by KPI, on Dec 8, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 32 comments | 3355 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Apple buys Palo Alto-based Lala music startup

Lala Media, Inc., a "cloud-based" music-streaming startup based in downtown Palo Alto, has been purchased by Apple Computer,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Not Nimby, on Dec 8, 2009 at 5:57 pm | 6 comments | 2104 Views
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