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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto to run for state Assembly seat

Palo Alto City Councilwoman and former Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto has announced she will run for the state Assembly seat held...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by California Ave. Insider, on Nov 4, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 45 comments | 3174 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council race may not be decided tonight

Candidates for Palo Alto City Council will be partying tonight, but by evening's end they may not know which five of them...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 4, 2009 at 6:24 am | 7 comments | 1835 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Five for City Council: Klein, Price, Holman, Scharff, Shepherd

The Palo Alto Weekly recommends Larry Klein, Gail Price, Karen Holman, Greg Scharff and Nancy Shepherd for election to the...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Vivian Wells, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:09 pm | 36 comments | 5040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular JLS Middle School teacher dies

Students at JLS Middle School learned Thursday of the loss of Stephen Carothers, a teacher at the school since 1991. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sadaf, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 37 comments | 5834 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials plow farmers market

Palo Alto's seven-month long experiment with farm-fresh produce at City Hall is coming to an anticlimactic conclusion because...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by EU, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 29 comments | 15294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes waste-to-energy facility

Palo Alto's future compost facility should be an anaerobic digesting plant capable of processing the city's yard trimmings,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ellieg, on Nov 3, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 16 comments | 2752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man, 29, dies in motorcycle crash

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office today identified a motorcyclist who died after crashing on state Highway...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by SJC, on Nov 3, 2009 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 3012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly delegation apologizes to Gunn for egg fight

They said they were sorry -- and they would pay. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=14374...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 49 comments | 3415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Nov. 4)

[http://www.arts4all.org/attend/calendar.htm Music: CSMA Faculty Concert] Faculty musicians from the Community School of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by kaylie kiersteader, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly

I used to think that Palo Alto was a great place to raise my kids, now I am beginning to wonder. The bar is high here....

Original post made by Sharon Witte on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Scrambled, on Nov 3, 2009 at 12:46 pm | 32 comments | 2804 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thank You Palo Alto

I don't live in Palo Alto, but I found this Forum after it was mentioned in my town's Square Forum (Pleasanton). I recently...

Original post made by Georgia on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Nov 3, 2009 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's tallest building gets 'gold'

A 15-story, 43-year-old high-rise building in downtown Palo Alto has received one of the highest federal-standard green-building...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by lazlo, on Nov 3, 2009 at 7:07 am | 4 comments | 2913 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk

CANDY FOR A CAUSE ... Nestled in a quaint neighborhood on the Palo Alto/Los Altos border is this area's newest candy store....

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by K Neely, on Nov 3, 2009 at 4:07 am | 1 comment | 4969 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steel plates in the streets?

Does anyone know why Palo Alto seems to have more steel than asphalt paving the streets these days? And poorly placed steel...

Original post made by Sore Tires on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 1884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Paly Spirit Week continues as 'egg war' probed

"Spirit Week" activities were back to normal Thursday at Palo Alto High School while officials continued to investigate a...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jack mehoff, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 17 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission urges caution on tree replanting

Palo Alto should slow down and carefully consider its vision for the California Avenue Business District before replacing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Fines are Educational, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 25 comments | 2125 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Trees chopped before city's OK was final

Not only did the City of Palo Alto fail to communicate a plan to cut down 63 mature trees on California Avenue last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by D, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:40 pm | 162 comments | 9760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No way out?

That June night when Vici Kelley finally left her husband started off like many others in their household. It was dinnertime,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 4:39 pm | 8 comments | 2396 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

How to help

There are steps you can take to help if you suspect (or know) a friend or family member is in an abusive relationship, according...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by panama, on Nov 2, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 2096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

gas hook up question

Has anyone converted their wood burning fireplace to a gas log set up having a home built on concrete slab?? I need to run...

Original post made by laura on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1836 Views
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