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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sniffing out danger at home

Breathing indoors can be bad for your health Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=10840...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Keusch, on Jan 31, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 2994 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents can 'scope' high-speed-rail studies

State and federal transportation officials will host three public meetings this month to discuss the environmental impacts...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Jan 31, 2009 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 1948 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planning Commission approves 'Tree House'

A leafy apartment complex for low-income residents is breezing through the city's approval process. The Tree House, a tiered...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by LT, on Jan 31, 2009 at 9:09 am | 14 comments | 2393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Football player arrested on assault charges

Benjamin Kain-Williams of Atherton, football player at Menlo College, has been arrested in connection with a potentially...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jan 31, 2009 at 3:12 am | 4 comments | 2311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area 'spare the air' alert is issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today is a winter "Spare the Air" day, banning residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by A long time resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 2021 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Sheehan wins title in prestigious wrestling tourney

Just getting to the second day of the Mid Cal Invitational wrestling tournament at Gilroy High is an accomplishment. With...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greg Stewart, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2406 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gives Alma Plaza the green light

Alma Plaza is coming. After five hours of debate, dozens of public comments, a series of convoluted proposals, a sequence...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 50 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

ej Taylor named as new Children's Theatre assistant director

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Original post made on Sep. 18, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 15 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park vintner dies in apparent suicide

The San Mateo County coroner has identified Donn Paul Reisen, 60, of Menlo Park as the man who died from an apparent self-inflicted...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 30, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 14 comments | 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Parent education event Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10359 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by paly parent, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 2715 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 62 comments | 4084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Verdict in Walgreens arson case: Guilty

A jury delivered a guilty verdict this morning in U.S. District Court in San Jose against a man accused of starting a four-alarm...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by TwoSides, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm | 4 comments | 2226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto council to honor former police chief at Monday night meeting

From the Mercury News: On Monday, the city of Palo Alto will officially honor retired police chief Lynne Johnson for 34...

Original post made by JustMe on Jan. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly vs. Gunn

We're planning on moving to PA this coming year and of course one of the factors we're considering is schools, particularly...

Original post made by Reymundo on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jan 30, 2009 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 5137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto To Restructure The American Dream

Palo Alto has a job opening for an Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability. The goal is for our city to become a...

Original post made by Long Time Resident on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:49 am | 13 comments | 2397 Views

SPORTS

Tips for helping the environment

The local nonprofit environmental organization Acterra offers Earth Week tips for helping to reduce greenhouse gases. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto crash victim is 59-year-old woman

The woman who died when her car crashed near Foothill Expressway and Page Mill Road in Palo Alto on Friday has been identified...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jan 30, 2009 at 1:08 am | 3 comments | 2416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Helping Kids Thrive' program Sunday in Palo Alto

Helping parents, teachers and students deal with student stress will be the subject of a Palo Alto PTA Council program Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:16 am | 1 comment | 2983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets record number of applicants

A record number of prospective freshman students -- 30,349 -- have applied to Stanford University, more than 20 percent more...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Joanne, on Jan 29, 2009 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 1987 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Condi Returns to Stanford - Welcomes debate over the ideas she promoted while serving in the Bush Administration

This is great news, although not unexpected. Condi will clean up over at Stanford...there is nobody at Stanford who can...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 1921 Views
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