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AROUND TOWN

'Green teams' to host bike-education event Sunday

"Bike Palo Alto!" -- a bike-education event with safety tips, bicycle maintenance and displays of bike accessories -- will...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by volunteer, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:38 pm | 8 comments | 3257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police Report Log Anomaly

Recently, Mark Petersen-Perez, who has a dispute with the Palo Alto Police about a prior alleged domestic violence case,...

Original post made by Dudley Doright on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 5 comments | 2527 Views

SPORTS

They're trying to make a name for themselves

==BI USA Swimming Nationals== It will do no good to search the USA Swimming web site for the bios of Jasmine Tosky and...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by dylan, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:48 pm | 1 comment | 3676 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Election meetings are upcoming -- and online

Two free, public "Pros & Cons" meetings covering the state propositions and local measures on the Nov. 2 ballot will be held...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by pat, on Oct 9, 2010 at 8:20 pm | 1 comment | 2415 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Better safe than sorry

10 steps to a safer home Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=18250 posted Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by gfi question, on Oct 9, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 5 comments | 2273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Fitting in" in high school

My child is a new comer to PAUSD high school. So far he still has a hard time "fitting in" because most of the kids come...

Original post made by NewKidInTown on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by alan, on Oct 9, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 8 comments | 2255 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Weekly to hold open house Sunday

The public is invited to tour the Palo Alto Weekly's new three-story building on Cambridge Avenue and enjoy refreshments...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Barbara Bailey Slone, on Oct 9, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 3 comments | 2478 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

State Legislature Says 'Who Cares' To California Retailers

Up until a few days ago, the proposed state budget contained a provision that would require large out-of-state online retailers...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 2036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto district in top 5; achievement gap lingers

Struggling students were spotlighted Wednesday as fifth- and sixth-grade teachers gathered at Jordan Middle School to parse...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:25 am | 22 comments | 3918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters

Library dismay Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11638 posted Friday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Fed Up, again, on Oct 9, 2010 at 6:38 am | 6 comments | 2311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conlon, Gordon vie for Assembly District 21 seat

Democrat Rich Gordon and Republican Greg Conlon, rivals for the California State Assembly District 21, agree upon one thing...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 2 comments | 3464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate on Measure R firefighters' proposal Oct. 6

A pro-and-con debate of Palo Alto's Measure R -- which would mandate voter approval for any cutback in Fire Department staffing...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by so, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 32 comments | 2836 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opponents of firefighter measure raise $58,000

A coalition of former Palo Alto mayors has raised more than $58,000 to defeat a ballot measure that would lock in firefighter...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 24 comments | 2872 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Social, environmental advocate Mary Davey dies

Mary Davey, who divided her energies between supporting environmental and social causes, died Saturday evening at Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joel, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 22 comments | 8232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote YES on Measure E

Foothill College and De Anza College are among the best community colleges in the nation. Today, community colleges are becoming...

Original post made by KEN HOROWITZ on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Senior, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 10 comments | 2496 Views

RESTAURANTS

The real deal

Kirk's Steakburgers is a quasi-fast-food haven smack dab in the middle of Town & Country Village's tony new eateries. It's...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Helen Harmon, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 5800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

two bicyclists hospitalized after being hit by cars in Palo Alto on Thursday

Mercury-News is reporting that two bicyclists were hit by cars on Thursday in separate indicidents. Both bicyclists were...

Original post made by commuter on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge nixes M-A plans for night football

A San Mateo County judge, in a preliminary injunction issued Tuesday (Oct. 5), agreed with a group of Atherton neighbors...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by peter got spanked, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:30 am | 23 comments | 3513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors at Stanford

Standford has some major projects on the table and this would be a good time to ask for public benefits, such as reduced...

Original post made by senior on Oct. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2115 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Van Bragt pleads 'no contest' to murder charge

Herman "Tim" Van Bragt pleaded "no contest" today in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose for the March 7, 2008,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by IRS Tax Attorney, on Oct 8, 2010 at 7:58 am | 6 comments | 3188 Views
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