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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate Victor Frost hospitalized -- heart

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Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Eliot, on Nov 17, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 995 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Meeting tonite at 7:00, Jordan Middle School

Do we need more dog runs? Should we ban dogs from school campuses? Should we enforce the leash law? Discussion with the community...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense expert: Officer May broke rules

A use-of-force expert for Alberto Alvarez, who is on trial for the murder of East Palo Alto Police Officer Richard May, testified...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Thanks, Rick, on Nov 17, 2009 at 5:44 am | 15 comments | 3060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our High Schools Should Start Later!

Here's new research about the tie between sleep deprivation and teen depression: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/11/13/MN1E1AFT5P.DTL&tsp=1 Our...

Original post made by Caring About Teens on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 31 comments | 3917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pitching in for kids in East Palo Alto, eastern Menlo Park

Two foundations have organized to raise support for public school children in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Lou Pelosi, on Nov 16, 2009 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2365 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

don't obstruct high speed rail

I find it disappointing that it looks like Palo Alto is going to become an obstacle in the construction of high speed rail....

Original post made by Tom - on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by taxpayer, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:59 am | 28 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why I have never adopted a cat from the PA Pound aka: The Kitten N*zi

Has anyone else noticed that there is a very dysfunctional air about the Palo Alto Animal Pound? So many times we have gone...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 16, 2009 at 8:30 am | 12 comments | 3398 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Bowl destruction plan on schedule Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

Are those opposed to the demolition of the only bowling alley for miles around planning to attend this hearing of the Planning...

Original post made by Nomorecondos on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by What city council, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 4 comments | 1800 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football shocks No. 11 USC, 55-21

It was a victory as complete as the final score as Stanford destroyed nationally ranked No. 11 USC on the Trojans' own field...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 15, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 2280 Views

SPORTS

Pedersen rises to the occasion

Kayla Pedersen scored 14 of her 22 points in the second half and grabbed eight rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Local teacher, on Nov 15, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gas prices stay high in Bay Area, drop statewide

The average price for gas remained above $3 in the Bay Area but has dropped below that mark statewide due to high supplies...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by John, on Nov 15, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2226 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Promising recovery from tree disaster

There may be a positive ending to the mid-September mass tree cutting in the California Avenue commercial district. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Looks really good, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

home invasion robberies in Mountain View and Palo Alto

http://cbs5.com/local/home.invasion.mountain.2.1313103.html I hope this is not a new trend....

Original post made by Sarah on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 15, 2009 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2429 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Internet Service Providers

I recently (the past month or so) have been losing my Earthlink DSL connection from time to time - very annoying. Anyone...

Original post made by Seeking Advice on Jan. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:17 am | 11 comments | 3201 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

City of Palo Alto finds high-speed rail allies

As they seek a greater say on the state's proposed high-speed rail system, Palo Alto officials are finding allies both within...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by If it is being rushed through, what are they hiding?, on Nov 15, 2009 at 8:00 am | 60 comments | 3610 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, Gunn celebrate football titles

Two games. Two must-win situations. When it was all over, the Palo Alto and Gunn football teams had themselves a league championship,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Ave Tree Replanting - Citizens' Group Info Table at Sunday's (11/15) Farmers' Market

To further increase public awareness and understanding of the California Avenue street tree replanting plan (released by...

Original post made by Fred Balin on Nov. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Schipsi was strangled before fire

Jennifer Schipsi, the 29-year old Palo Alto woman whose remains were found in a burned house on Addison Avenue last month,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by beenthere, on Nov 14, 2009 at 8:03 pm | 29 comments | 2708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Growing numbers are biking, walking to school

The number of Palo Alto students who bicycle or walk to school has risen steadily in the past decade, according to the PTA...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 14, 2009 at 4:47 pm | 14 comments | 2719 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football returns to the Top 25

The Stanford football team has something else to celebrate Sunday: its first appearance in the AP Top 25 poll in eight years. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 14, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2417 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Sing and celebrate
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