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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Santa Clara County fails air-pollution report

Santa Clara County received failing grades in both smog and short-term particle air-pollution levels, according to the 10th...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 4, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 24 comments | 3300 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto plans deep cuts to close budget gap

Faced with a $10 million budget shortfall in 2010, City Manager James Keene is proposing to trim employee compensation, delay...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 2941 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Utility Rates

It takes some plowing through - all those pages of numbers, etc. But hidden on the page listing " All Special Item Charges"...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2009 at 4:05 pm | 8 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father John Duryea dies at 88

Father John Duryea, who was excommunicated in 1976 after a third of a century as a Catholic priest -- much of it serving...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on May 4, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 2127 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

12 Amazing Shipping Container Home Designs

http://green.yahoo.com/blog/daily_green_news/8/twelve-amazing-shipping-container-houses.html This is inspirational architecture....

Original post made by Sun and Sand on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by George, on May 4, 2009 at 2:37 pm | 6 comments | 2176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life without a car

What are the pros and cons of getting rid of your car? Fifteen months ago, Palo Alto teacher Christina Nosek sat down to...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on May 4, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 9 comments | 3230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting suspects plead not guilty

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Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by LAYNA MOTULIKI, on May 4, 2009 at 1:00 pm | 3 comments | 3882 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bol Bark Explosion

Fire and Police are responding to two large explosions in Bol Park. PAPD is responding code 3. Smoke and fire can be seen...

Original post made by qq on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 4, 2009 at 11:54 am | 15 comments | 3730 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SPORTS: Stanford softball sweeps into first-place tie

Senior pitcher Missy Penna pitched a one-hitter and struck out 13 as the Stanford softball team completed a sweep of its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by davidctoneill@yahoo.com, on May 4, 2009 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2554 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Culture Quiz

Oh, Palo Alto, Sophisticated, educated, multi-cultural. Here's a one question quiz to see just how broad your horizons...

Original post made by Outside Observer on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 1938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, water-supply agreement

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to hold a joint meeting with the Utilities Advisory Commission to discuss the new...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on May 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2198 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD budget cuts

Does anyone have any real information about the 2009-2010 School Budget cuts and how they will affect class sizes at the...

Original post made by pausd parent on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 3, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 6 comments | 2206 Views

SPORTS

Watery sweep for Stanford women in Big Row

Fourth-ranked Stanford handed top-ranked Cal its first loss of the season in the first varsity eight event, 6:25.6-6:29.5,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by JL, on May 3, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack the Magic Negro

Rush Limbaugh has been playing a song on his radio show titled "Barack the Magic Negro". You can guess what the song is...

Original post made by Donald on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by Appleaire follow me, on May 2, 2009 at 11:51 pm | 23 comments | 2573 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may scrap weekend dog ban at Foothills Park

A confusing policy that allows leashed dogs to visit Foothills Park on the weekdays but bars them from the park on weekends...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Marty, on May 2, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 36 comments | 2668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court Justice Souter To Retire

In coming years, Souter’s replacement may well provide the fifth vote for: — the imposition of a federal...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by jacob, on May 2, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 16 comments | 2154 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the road for Ole's Car Shop

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by cynthia, on May 2, 2009 at 9:19 am | 17 comments | 3003 Views

SPORTS

Runners look for fast times in Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational track meet at Stanford

The Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational track and field meet has produced a number of American and national records over...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by danf, on May 2, 2009 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 2649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Alcohol awareness Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10895 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 1, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 2 comments | 2468 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Dream Green' at May Fete Parade Saturday

Northern California's oldest and largest children's parade -- the 87th May Fete Children's Parade -- marches through downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by May Fete Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 2162 Views
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