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AROUND TOWN

Citizens want lead in California Ave. tree selection

Not waiting for the city to direct the California Avenue tree selection, an ad hoc group of residents took the initiative...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:29 pm | 50 comments | 9464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Midtown explosion, fire draws extra help

A reported explosion in an Eichler home at 452 Maureen Ave. had firefighters out in force today. The affected area was in...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Suwen, on Oct 2, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 97 comments | 6202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Evalucation at JLS today?

Did something happen at JLS today or were classes evacuated for a fire drill? ...

Original post made by JLS parent on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Another JLS parent, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:48 pm | 2 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Kohl's in Mountain View

The new Kohl's opened today with few parking spots in the vicinity and long lines at the checkout. Many customers appeared...

Original post made by Shopper on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Overcharging, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2280 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fisherman Schools Hannity on CA Water Problems

Hannity blamed the high unemployment rate in the San Joaquin Valley on the lack of water for farmers, and blamed that solely...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 2, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 19 comments | 2852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers energize building plans at Gunn, Paly

Teachers brought their passions to the Palo Alto school board Tuesday night, presenting the thinking behind major renovations...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Student, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 2417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian attends summit on distracted driving

State Sen. Joe Simitian -- the lawmaker responsible for California's "hands-free" cell phone law -- is one of about 200 people...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by waste of a lawmaker, on Oct 2, 2009 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested after attacking taxi driver

Palo Alto police arrested a 31-year-old man Saturday afternoon after he allegedly tried to choke a cab driver following a...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Miguel Carlson, on Oct 2, 2009 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2679 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City halts work on Cal Ave tree planting and streetscape plan pending public meetings

Just discovered a press release posted yesterday on the City web site, following up on the City Manager's remarks at the...

Original post made by friend of trees and Cal Ave on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mama, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Hoover Stanford University Budget Cuts

As an anonymous faculty member I would like to raise the issue of Budget Cuts at Stanford. Firstly I think that the current...

Original post made by Bea on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Agree, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:07 am | 8 comments | 1871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Alcohol and drugs in high school, then and now

I am a native Palo Altan — a Paly graduate, class of '64. My husband and I raised two boys who also graduated from...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Barbara Slone, on Oct 1, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 7 comments | 2739 Views

SPORTS

Gunn just special enough for a 25-20 football victory

Despite having played three games and with its SCVAL El Camino Division opener just a week away, there's still plenty to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Wife of the photographer, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 2414 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

College Students Raise Awareness of Situations in Uganda

LeHigh University has just welcomed a new club to campus, Schools 4 Schools. Schools 4 Schools, run by young volunteers,...

Original post made by james on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Any USA Equivalent?, on Oct 1, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Officials: Wood-burning grill sparked Evvia fire

A two-alarm fire at Evvia Estiatorio in downtown Palo Alto Thursday erupted when a flame above the restaurant's wood-fired...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:15 am | 6 comments | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto launches reusable-bag campaign

On the heels of its ban on plastic grocery bags, the City of Palo Alto launched its Bring Your Own Bag campaign in the parking...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:25 pm | 14 comments | 2222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is anyone else having problems with ATT cell phone service?

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Original post made by Mary on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Snowy, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 12 comments | 3929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos home damaged by explosion

An apparent natural-gas explosion severely damaged a home in unincorporated Los Altos shortly after 8 a.m. today. The Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Sep 30, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1773 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Wind fells tree, blocks 84 and Skyline Tuesday

A fallen tree that blocked State Highway 84 at state Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard) in Woodside for more than four hours...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by robit noops, on Sep 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 2311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A growing dream

Gardener hopes to bring community together with new Free At Last Gardening Club Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13999...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by HEAVEN SENT, on Sep 30, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2114 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Breaking: Fire in Midtown

If you see smoke coming from mid-town, there's an Eichler on fire west of Middlefield. PAFD on scene....

Original post made by Nut Head on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Norm, on Sep 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views
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