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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk: Rocket Fizz set to open downtown

Imagine this: soda that tastes like bacon. "And if you add a little salt, it tastes exactly like a crisp strip of sizzling...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by MN, on Oct 23, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 9 comments | 2733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto banking on a leaner Fire Department

Palo Alto's effort to transform its Fire Department into a leaner and more flexible organization with a greater emphasis...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 31 comments | 1510 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Workers break gas line at Foothill Expressway

Workers broke a natural gas pipeline at Foothill Expressway and Hillview Avenue early Friday morning, Oct. 19, causing Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Decline to state, on Oct 23, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 1582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Students Weigh in on School Board Candidates

Paly Students Have Spoken!! The Campanile, Paly�s award-winning student newspaper, has published their recommendations...

Original post made by Student Advocate on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 23, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 7 comments | 1693 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Change in 408 area code begins Saturday

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is reminding South Bay residents that they will have to dial area codes...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by No change, on Oct 23, 2012 at 11:43 am | 8 comments | 1367 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto in 'uncharted' territory on compost

The future of organic waste in Palo Alto remains hazy, but city officials hope to solve this messy and divisive dilemma by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by carla carvalho, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:18 pm | 18 comments | 3556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meteor zips over Bay Area, lands with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by melissa, on Oct 22, 2012 at 7:41 pm | 12 comments | 1645 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View council says no to Chick-Fil-A

Mountain View's City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday evening against allowing a Chick-Fil-A to open at 1962 El Camino Real, saying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by art, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 25 comments | 1354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Does Romney have a chance in California?

I know it seems next to impossible, but Romney is on a big run at this point. Can he, possibly, beyond all hope, even win...

Original post made by Sean on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Oct 22, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 992 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lawsuits settled for East Palo Alto plane crash

More than 2.5 years after a small plane slammed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood and cut power to Palo Alto, three lawsuits...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Brattle, on Oct 22, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scouts files allege molestation in Palo Alto camp

A former director at a Boy Scouts camp based in Palo Alto is among the thousands of people accused of sexually molesting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 61 comments | 1836 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Impacts of genetically engineered crops on pesticide use in the U.S. -- the first sixteen years

Genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant and insect-resistant crops have been remarkable commercial successes in the United...

Original post made by pa resident on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:02 am | 10 comments | 3889 Views

SPORTS

Another five-set volleyball thriller goes Stanford's way

==B Sunday's Cardinal corner == The second-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team played its third consecutive five-set...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by John G., on Oct 22, 2012 at 3:24 am | 1 comment | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stairs at Stanford stadium

I've never been to the Stanford stadium. Is it open and accessible to the public so that someone can run up and down the...

Original post made by Stairs? on Oct. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: For young persons, knowledgeable engagement equals volcano power

We've all heard the saying, "To assume makes an ass out of you and me." Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17692...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Oct 21, 2012 at 12:00 am | 1 comment | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ballot measure: Palo Alto sucked into statewide marijuana debate

After wafting through Los Angeles, San Jose and Oakland, California's cloudy debate over marijuana law will drift into Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 20, 2012 at 8:33 am | 24 comments | 1760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford demands anti-Prop. 37 ad be changed

A political campaign opposing California's Proposition 37 has landed in hot water with Stanford University after the university...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:58 pm | 8 comments | 1880 Views

SPORTS

Basketball titles captured by local middle school teams

The JLS Middle School 8th grade boys' basketball team won the league championship on Tuesday night, beating Abbot Middle...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by GOJLS, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:09 pm | 2 comments | 1735 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident is bewitched by witches

Each September and October Jan Steele's Palo Alto condominium falls under a magical spell. There are witches sitting on the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stanford, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1038 Views
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PAUSD Leadership Challenges
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