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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Online conversation with Tyler Hanley, Palo Alto Online editor

Tyler Thank you for your comments which I have noticed dotted around various threads. As I don't read threads which don't...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 23, 2008 at 11:09 am | 35 comments | 2517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fry's executive accused of embezzling $65 million

A Fry's Electronics executive and Palo Alto resident has been accused by the IRS of embezzling more than $65 million to finance...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:16 am | 35 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redevelopment planned for San Antonio center

The Mountain View City Council approved a "gatekeeper" request last week that could lead to a massive revamp of San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto should have a say, on Feb 8, 2009 at 1:50 am | 35 comments | 2351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm causes some damage in Palo Alto

Sunday's strong storm that moved through the area toppled an oak tree onto a Palo Alto home, damaging the house, a car and...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by here now, on Feb 18, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 35 comments | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Herriot files appeal in Channing House case

Sally Herriot, the 90-year-old Channing House resident who fought being moved against her will from her independent-living...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by Phil w, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:39 am | 35 comments | 2780 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama's safety net: the TelePrompter

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0309/19663.html If anyone cares to see how he goes off the rails, when his teleprompter...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Mar 9, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 35 comments | 1816 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reported near University Avenue

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in San Francisquito Creek near University and Woodland avenues in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 35 comments | 1779 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Popular San Mateo County beaches may close

Ten San Mateo County beaches, including an elephant-seal rookery and a popular hostel and lighthouse, could be closed if...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Jun 4, 2009 at 11:04 am | 35 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sonya Raymakers' services set Friday afternoon

Sonya Raymakers' stunned parents, Bonnie Packer and Bob Raymakers, were surrounded by family and friends in their south Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Karin, on Jun 6, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 35 comments | 1781 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP Looking for a Voice

Full disclosure: I am a registered Democat. And I think it is important that there are two healthy political parties...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 9, 2009 at 10:21 am | 35 comments | 1841 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Honduras

The OAS is now expelling Honduras because its democratically elected Congress, and Supreme Court, are trying to stick with...

Original post made by Perspective on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by update, on Dec 21, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 35 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trader Joes at T&C Size

Does anyone know the size of the TJ's going in at T&C? It sure looks small, at least compared to the MP and MV stores they...

Original post made by Jim H. on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by chris, on Jul 15, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 35 comments | 3490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school students put Columbus on trial and sentence him to life in prison

Do people realize that we have gone too far? I was shocked to read about 4th grade students at Fort Cherry Elementary who...

Original post made by Masha on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 35 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Energy secretary: 'U.S. lagging in clean-tech race'

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Maroons are everywhere, on May 28, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 35 comments | 1879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly changes fall schedule to allow longer classes

Palo Alto High School this fall will move to a daily schedule featuring longer class periods with fewer classes each day,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on May 11, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 35 comments | 1979 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents give mixed reviews to new math textbook

Palo Alto's new elementary school math curriculum gets mixed reviews from parents, according to results of a recent survey....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Midtown dad/tutor, on May 13, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 35 comments | 2204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hard Choices: Balancing Palo Alto's budget gap

Here's your chance to weigh in on how the City of Palo Alto should close its projected $7.3 million budget gap in fiscal...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 19, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 35 comments | 4035 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New 600-seat theater proposed for Paly

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will consider plans for a $22.4 million, 600-seat performing arts center for Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:37 am | 35 comments | 2340 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar finds someone home -- suspect arrested

A young burglar who entered a Palo Alto home was shocked to open a bedroom door and find a resident sitting at his home-office...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jas, on Jul 5, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 35 comments | 3352 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Court halts Calif. gay marriages pending appeal

That was an fast decision----http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100816/ap_on_re_us/us_gay_marriage_trial "A federal appeals...

Original post made by Sharon on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 20, 2010 at 7:56 am | 35 comments | 5517 Views
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