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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Scharff leads the pack in campaign cash

Greg Scharff, a local attorney making his first bid for Palo Alto City Council, is now leading the 14-candidate field in...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Ryan Vertelny, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 30 comments | 2464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child poverty on the rise, local foundation says

In a sign of how the recession has affected California's children, statewide enrollment in the Free or Reduced Price School...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 17 comments | 2298 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Grant Road Open Space Fights Not Over; Please Join Our Cause!

Hi you all, Please join our cause to preserve and protect the over-century-old open space on Grant Road in Mountain View,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by K-Mart, on Nov 8, 2009 at 1:04 pm | 7 comments | 2136 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys join M-A girls as league water polo champs

The Central Coast Section water polo playoffs get under way this week and there should be little surprise to who the top-seeded...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by PA parent, on Nov 8, 2009 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 2370 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 strikes law for DUIs?

State Senator Leland Yee from San Mateo is proposing a 3 strikes law for DUI convictions. Is this a nanny law or a public...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 8, 2009 at 11:31 am | 3 comments | 2114 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carnegie taps ex-Foothill College president for initiative on math

Bernadine Fong, retired Foothill College president, has been tapped to take on one of the biggest challenges facing U.S....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ironic, on Nov 8, 2009 at 8:49 am | 4 comments | 2791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo College wins third straight football game

Cruz Castillo threw for 264 yards and four touchdowns as the Menlo College football team downed visiting Lewis & Clark, 26-14,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
Last comment by DO.C., on Nov 8, 2009 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hoping for change

With the temperature in the low 60s Tuesday evening, Caroline Camhy Rothstein, dressed in a black and red ski jacket, sat...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Midtwon Parent, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:47 pm | 7 comments | 2280 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Do hard times mean more domestic violence?

One could almost hear a figurative sigh of relief when news filtered into the 16th annual Domestic Violence Council Conference...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Connie Valentine, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 2576 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election count not final but outcome remains firm

About 14,100 out of 36,100 of Palo Alto's eligible voters, or 39 percent, took part in the election, according to figures...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1848 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election results further cemented after update

An update from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Wednesday afternoon showed no changes in Palo Alto's election outcome....

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by A Frost Fan, on Nov 7, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 13 comments | 2805 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why No H1N1 Vaccines in Palo Alto?

So, I've heard of folks in other cities and counties in the Bay Area getting access to H1N1 (my niece in Marin, friends in...

Original post made by Where are they? on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 7, 2009 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 2052 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate change is a contact sport, expert says

An "insider's discussion" of the decades-long battle to bring the dangers of global warming to public awareness will be held...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2009 at 2:09 am | 10 comments | 2509 Views

SPORTS

Prep football teams still in the running for playoff berths

This we know for sure: The Sacred Heart Prep football team has qualified for the Central Coast Section playoffs for a second...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by JC, on Nov 7, 2009 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Sandbag Saturday' needs more volunteers

Palo Alto emergency services officials need some help Saturday: community volunteers willing to deliver and fill sandbags...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls' volleyball looks for high seed for CCS playoffs

The numbers have been downright staggering for the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team this season. The Vikings rode a 30-match...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Vikes, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Average' Palo Alto students rank high statewide

"Average" students in Palo Alto may be smarter than they think: They are competing in a "rarefied" atmosphere laden with...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by anonmous, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2225 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SEIU plans to stay on the job -- for now

Palo Alto's largest labor union voted Tuesday night to oppose city-imposed benefit reduction and vowed to take "strong actions"...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Another Ex Employee, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:30 pm | 107 comments | 4153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service Saturday for Ariel Shaker

A memorial service has been set for 1 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7) for Ariel Shaker, the lifelong Palo Alto resident who was killed...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Moi, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A new start for Palo Alto leadership

Experience won in Palo Alto's City Council election, along with women candidates and a newcomer who did his homework well...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 7 comments | 2114 Views
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