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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic, housing top list of citizen concerns

Traffic congestion and a dearth of affordable housing continue to frustrate Palo Alto residents, even as most of them continue...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1468 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh is nation's top college football coach

Stanford's Jim Harbaugh knows what he's doing as a football coach; at least at the college level. The Palo Alto, Michigan...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Golden Boy, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 9 comments | 1468 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

45% Say Cancel Rest of Stimulus Spending

From pollster Rasmussen Reports: "Forty-five percent (45%) of Americans say the rest of the new government spending authorized...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E customers lose power as storm continues

Thousands of PG&E customers are without power in the Bay Area today due to an onset of stormy weather that is drenching the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Fiscal Responsibility, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:42 am | 20 comments | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Schultz adds another honor to his resume

Menlo School grad Blake Schultz finished his illustrious basketball career at Williams College (Williamstown, MA) being named...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Henrietta, on Mar 25, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters gear up for election battle

Even as Palo Alto's firefighters union continues its drive to keep a labor-reform measure off the November ballot, it is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by George, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 36 comments | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly named best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly took top honors at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner Saturday, June 1, receiving first-place...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by cosco, on Jun 4, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 1468 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"While a number of serious mistakes have been made, they were made with good intentions." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12074...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Gone But Not Forgotten, on Dec 5, 2009 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A helping hand for kids

When Nina first wound up in a homeless shelter six years ago, escaping an abusive relationship, her main concern was immediate:...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Scruffy, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

SPORTS

Local track coaches nominated for prestigious international events

Stanford's director of track and field, Edrick Floreal, and local youth track coach Joy Margerum have been nominated for...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of options for Stanford as a handful of teams chase after NCAA title No. 101

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford's 100th NCAA title banner waves freely and predominantly among the varied collection of...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruin Fan, on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

downtown library

Thank You very much Dear Council Members and library supporters, for sending the downtown library plans back for improvement!...

Original post made by larry on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Access to Council, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 8 comments | 1467 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Senate Health Takeover Bill will affect every one of us...

Here is a link to the Heritage Foundation's analysis of the Senate Bill that is being rammed down our throats through every...

Original post made by Health Care Reform the Wrong Way on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous post, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 16 comments | 1466 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs bank in Ladera, makes off with $5,000

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the Monday morning robbing of Chase Bank in Ladera. About $5,000 was taken in the...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by middle height, on Apr 7, 2011 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 1466 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls capture Spikefest II volleyball crown

Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton had the top two Division I girls' volleyball programs in the Central Coast Section last season,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend 25th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of eager runners and walkers spent Friday evening at Palo Alto's Baylands Athletic Center for the 25th annual Moonlight...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Oct 7, 2009 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man gets nine months for August robbery

A Menlo Park man received a sentence of nine months in San Mateo County jail Monday (Oct. 18) after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 21, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain eyes providing 'initial' high-speed-rail service

With California officials looking toward Central Valley as the launching point for the state's controversial high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Davis FIelds, on Apr 20, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 1466 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Street traffic diverted while gas leak fixed

Traffic on Alma Street in south Palo Alto was diverted this afternoon while city Utilities Department crews repaired a gas...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:53 am | 6 comments | 1465 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

class rank

I am a new parent, and I don't know how the school give out class rank for the students. It seems they are ranking the students...

Original post made by A Gunn parent on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by A parent, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1465 Views
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