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AROUND TOWN

Religious groups to speak on supporting teens

Following two suicides and at least one attempted suicide by Palo Alto teens last spring, local religious groups have joined...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rajiv Bhateja, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 23 comments | 2056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bowlers fight to save Palo Alto landmark

A group of bowlers dismayed about a plan to demolish the Palo Alto Bowl plan to petition the Palo Alto City Council to save...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 22, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 23 comments | 1933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain calls for community-wide mental health effort

Caltrain and police boost track security, but warn that addressing mental health community-wide is the underlying challenge...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 27, 2009 at 5:55 am | 23 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unsightly Cans

It would seem to me that placing your trash, recycle and compost cans out of sight in your back, or side yard would be a...

Original post made by Richard Ford on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by evergreen park, on Sep 5, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 23 comments | 1734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Raising the blue flag

Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier (left), helps Debra Van Duynhoven, assistant to city manager for sustainability, and City...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 19, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 1556 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by About Tree House, on Nov 9, 2009 at 11:11 pm | 23 comments | 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver escapes before Caltrain smashes his car

Peninsula Caltrain commute service was delayed most of Monday evening when a driver escaped from her stalled car just before...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by A Mother, on Dec 28, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 23 comments | 1629 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Developer sues Palo Alto over affordable-housing

A Palo Alto policy that requires developers to dedicate portions of their residential projects to affordable housing is facing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by live nearby, on Dec 26, 2009 at 8:28 am | 23 comments | 2140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowlers arrested, suspected of bike thefts

Two teenagers who may have been responsible for a chain of bike thefts in the Crescent Park neighborhood were arrested this...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gee, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 23 comments | 2161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building communities within our high schools.

I attended a meeting about teen depression a few weeks ago. One of the speakers was a basketball coach at Paly. The point...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by A Mom, on Jan 28, 2010 at 11:27 pm | 23 comments | 2330 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Destination Palo Alto' may be scrapped

Visitors to Palo Alto's largest hotels may soon be asked to subsidize the city's effort to market itself as a world-class...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 23 comments | 1350 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board worries about class sizes, fund cuts

Palo Alto school board members voiced concern Tuesday over proposed budget cuts that would boost the size of ninth-grade...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by notonlyme, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 2096 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest gang members in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police and officers from surrounding jurisdictions seized six guns and arrested two known gang members and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 12, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 23 comments | 1999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by citizen, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 23 comments | 1452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Senioritis? Better shape up, Gunn official says

Any Gunn High School 12th grader basking in a bout of "senioritis" got a nudge back to reality last week. Assistant Principal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 27, 2010 at 12:23 am | 23 comments | 1730 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court throws out case due to police error

A case in which a Palo Alto man was arrested on three felony drug and weapon charges was thrown out because Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 23 comments | 1678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Best elementary school for below average student

It is possible that my 6 yr old child will be underperforming academically in school, as he is already behind most of his...

Original post made by Concerned mom on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by paparent, on Apr 4, 2010 at 11:43 am | 23 comments | 2698 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anaerobic digestion would protect the environment and save Palo Altans money

Imagine a scenario in which Palo Alto could make tremendous progress on its zero-waste and climate-protection goals while...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by EEng, on May 20, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 23 comments | 1817 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three ideas win 'There Oughta Be a Law' contest

Three ideas for new legislation have been selected by California State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) in his annual "There...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by the observer, on Mar 31, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 23 comments | 2216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents divided over eucalyptus removal

Still stung by the wholesale removal of 63 trees on California Avenue last fall, some Crescent Park residents are saying...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Apr 14, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 23 comments | 2107 Views
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