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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why do Palo Altans disagree so harshly?

I am beginning to feel very embarrassed by the way many of my fellow Palo Altans who disagree with other Palo Altans react....

Original post made by Civil Minded Palo Altan on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 74 comments | 4631 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto should nourish, not abandon, its airport

The Palo Alto Airport has become a focus for discussion as the city's Composting Blue Ribbon Task Force has recommended using...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Ralph B, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 18 comments | 4019 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge jump in Palo Alto retirees' health benefits

Palo Alto's quest to reduce its ballooning retiree medical liability jumped forward Monday night when the City Council agreed...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Otis, on Aug 8, 2009 at 11:01 am | 65 comments | 5140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Goldman Sachs Part III - 97% right market calls

High Frequency Trading, insider contacts, and 97% market calls: Goldman Sachs has it all it needs to make money. The data...

Original post made by resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by R Wray, on Aug 8, 2009 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hit by car -- in his living room

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Original post made on May. 7, 2008
Last comment by Ex Palo Altan, on Aug 8, 2009 at 8:43 am | 58 comments | 3948 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Convention backers ready to 'reboot California'

A statewide movement for a California constitutional convention is gaining steam, backers said. Several hundred local civic...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 8, 2009 at 7:41 am | 21 comments | 3017 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to cancel Garland re-opening

The Palo Alto school district is retreating from a plan to re-open Garland Elementary School, amid budget uncertainties and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 1871 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are prayers in order for the national economy?

I have previously asked such a question about the California economy. I have not heard anything, in a serious sense, to...

Original post made by James on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 7, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

The soundwall on Bayshore at Loma Verde is Ugly

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Original post made by ugly, ugly, ugly on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by So much ugliness in town, on Aug 7, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 25 comments | 2815 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Mountain View 7-Eleven at knifepoint

Mountain View police are looking for a man who they say used a knife to rob a 7-Eleven store on Old Middlefield Road last...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 2121 Views

AROUND TOWN

College Terrace Centre gets an early 'go ahead'

A controversial proposal to build offices, housing and an expanded JJ&F Food Store on El Camino Real inched closer to reality...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:28 am | 27 comments | 2959 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Human error blamed for Children's Theatre probe

Palo Alto's botched investigation into the Palo Alto Children's Theatre was plagued more by human errors than by procedural...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sunshine, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:43 am | 21 comments | 2544 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man with knife detained on University Avenue

A man with a knife was detained by police after reportedly entering HSBC Bank on the 500 block of University Avenue this...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Complainers, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:52 am | 6 comments | 2131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed in Edgewood Road crash identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office Thursday identified 38-year-old Gina Gould of Half Moon Bay as the woman killed in...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 3010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Altos Schools to Run Deficit of $3 Million This Year

An article in the Daily Post refers to a quote by Bob Golton that PAUSD will be in the red by at least $3 Million and up...

Original post made by MJM on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by boardwatcher, on Aug 6, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Most Likely, Sculptures by Brian Wasson at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents an exhibition of sculptures by artist Brian Wasson in Mohr Gallery from...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto sees spiking costs of retiree benefits

A spike in retirements and rising costs of health care have pushed Palo Alto's liability to its retirees to $129.7 million,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by bankruptcy, on Aug 6, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 51 comments | 2992 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small grass fire smokes up Foothills Park

A small but smokey grass fire in the Wild Horse Valley area of Palo Alto Foothills Park blackened less than a quarter acre...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2128 Views

SPORTS

Silver medal for Palo Alto's Tosky

Jasmine Tosky may have been the youngest swimmer in the finals of the women's 400 IM on Wednesday night but that didn't seem...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Herbo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leadership Mountain View Recruiting for the Class of 2010

Each year Leadership Mountain View, a nonprofit run by the Chamber of Commerce, brings together several dozen people who...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Aug. 6, 2009
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,343 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 643 views

 

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